07 Jan '12, 10am

New Chargers to Tackle Vampire Power

New Chargers to Tackle Vampire Power

In our increasingly mobile life, the need for technology to make things even easier has become almost mandatory. Our mobile devices like cell phone , laptop, Kindle, iPad , iPod, iPhone, Blackberry and others use up a lot of energy both during their manufacture and use. Not only do they use electricity when they are charging, they also continue to draw electricity when they are plugged in but turned off. This ‘vampire power’ or ‘vampire energy’ or ‘phantom load’ costs US consumers alone, $3 billion a year. This is something that electronics company Bracketron is hoping to change. Bracketron targets the mounting and accessories market for today’s mobile and handheld technologies. They have recently launched a new line of eco-friendly chargers for mobile devices and batteries that features the GreenZero Technology. According to the company, this technology eliminates vampire...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/new-chargers-tackle-v...

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