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You've probably had it drilled into your head that your gadgets are doing terrible, terrible things to the environment -- and not just 'cause they end up as toxic landfill in poorer countries. Many of your chargers and electronics continue to draw power even when they're off or your device is discon

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January 17, 2012 at 6:56AM
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Plug your cell phone charger into the wall. Feel it. Is it warm? Then like it or not, you're wasting electricity. AT&T would like to change all that with this new Zero charger, a tiny black brick which automatically cuts power to itself whenever your cell phone is disconnected. While it's not qu

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget question is coming to us from Randall, who isn't ashamed of his unbridled love for Ma Earth.\"I just moved into a new apartment and have been reading about all

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A new study in the UK entitled \"The Ampere Strikes Back\" (guffaw) has found us trending towards a gluttonous, energy sucking people. Ok, an even more gluttonous, energy sucking people. If we can oversimplify the matter: our desire to use energy undermines our attempts to conserve it. Fortunately, t

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As we all know, the biggest problem with conventional power strips are the unconventional plugs with whom the ol' girl mates. These boys come in all sizes and shapes resulting in at least one or two unusable sockets due to overlap. Well no more dear reader, at least not if the 2006 IDEA award winni

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