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Can You Save the Planet by Switching to a "Black" Google?

Aug 31, 2007, 03:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes)

"Over the past few weeks I've come across dozens of websites promoting the idea that switching over to using a version of Google that had a black background as opposed to a white one would save me money/electricity/the planet...

"The first thing that we needed was a baseline figure for power usage for both the LCD and the CRT. The LCD panel was fitted to a PC running Windows Vista with the default desktop while the CRT was on a system running Ubuntu, again with the default desktop..."

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