High-Tech Camping Gadgets Allow Nature Lovers to Still Stay Connected

We may live in a digital world, but for many folks, that makes getting away from it all especially appealing. In fact, nearly six out of 10 households recently reported that one of their residents has gone camping. Spending time outside in nature provides a chance to detach from the gadgets on which we constantly… Continue reading High-Tech Camping Gadgets Allow Nature Lovers to Still Stay Connected

A Smartphone without a Contract? Yes, Please!

My husband and I wouldn’t know what to do without our smart phones. They’ve become such an integrated part of our lives that it’s difficult to remember how we got stuff done before them. But the one thing I lament about our smart phones is the fact that we have them on a contract. Those… Continue reading A Smartphone without a Contract? Yes, Please!

Geek-Ready Style: Eco-Friendly Bamboo Computer Accessories

Given the heat that always seems to be emanating from my HP DV2 laptop, I’ve been hunting for an eco-friendly cooling pad, or at least some sort of laptop stand. I had resigned myself to buying a used option until I came across this beautiful set at Viva Terra. The laptop stand is made of… Continue reading Geek-Ready Style: Eco-Friendly Bamboo Computer Accessories

HP’s DV2 Laptop is Energy Star Rated, but is it Green?

Whenever I’m researching a product that I need, I always try to consider whether an eco-friendly option is available in the Clever Shop List. In the world of technology, “green” usually translates as “energy efficient.” I won’t discount that as an important feature, because devices like computers and televisions tend to be energy hogs, and… Continue reading HP’s DV2 Laptop is Energy Star Rated, but is it Green?

Greening Your iPhone: 10 Great Eco-Friendly Apps

You may love the Earth and all its inhabitants, but a diva is a diva, and an eco diva must have a way to stay in touch with all her people. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t quick to covet the iPhone 3G as soon as I saw the first ad. Thanks to… Continue reading Greening Your iPhone: 10 Great Eco-Friendly Apps