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Green Gadgets For Dummies

Joe Hutsko, Tom Zeller, Jr. (Foreword by)
ISBN: 978-0-470-46914-9
Paperback
360 pages
June 2009
US $24.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Settling into a Green Gadget Mindset.

Chapter 1: Mother Nature’s Green-Eyed View of Gadgets.

Chapter 2: Practicing Green Gadget Living.

Part II: Getting Green with Gadgets You Own.

Chapter 3: Saving Money (and the Planet) with Rechargeable Batteries.

Chapter 4: Maximizing Energy Savings for Your Portable Gadgets.

Chapter 5: Energy Savings All Around the House.

Part III: Minimizing Your Computer’s Carbon Footprint.

Chapter 6: Your Computer’s Energy Use.

Chapter 7: Reducing Energy Consumption in Windows.

Chapter 8: Conserving Power with Your Mac’s Energy-Saver Settings.

Part IV: Acquiring Green Gadgets and Gear.

Chapter 9: Knowing the Difference Between Truly Green and Greenwash Hype.

Chapter 10: Choosing Green Mac and Windows Computers.

Chapter 11: Buying Green Mobile Phones and Handheld Gadgets.

Chapter 12: Getting Green Gadgets for on the Go.

Chapter 13: Adding Green Gadgets around the House.

Part V: Ridding Yourself of Gadgets the Green Way.

Chapter 14: Donating, Gifting, and Selling Unwanted Gadgets.

Chapter 15: Erasing Your Personal Information before Getting Rid of Gadgets.

Chapter 16: Recycling and Properly Disposing of Hopelessly Useless Gadgets.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Cool Green PC Peripherals and Accessories.

Chapter 18: Ten Green Gadget Designs.

Chapter 19: Ten Green Gadget Buying Tips.

Chapter 20: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Green Gadgets.

Index.

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