Thursday, August 29, 2002

The iMac-Like PC "The PowerMate is remarkable for another reason, too: It's a "green" computer. According to NEC, discarded PC's will exceed newly purchased PC's this year, adding 220 tons of computers to the landfill — including toxins like lead, barium, boron and cobalt. The PowerMate, on the other hand, is built without any such elements. The plastic case isn't sprayed with toxic flame retardants, as are other PC's, and it sips only a laptop-like 31 watts of electricity (compared with 150 watts for a typical desktop machine)." Let's hope it's a trend-setter in this regard, at least...
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