ADzero Bamboo Phone Heads for Kickstarter Funding

With the number of bamboo backs, cases, and stick-on phone decals available, it’s no wonder that someone decided to make a phone out of bamboo too. Remember the Adzero bamboo phone? Well it looks like the specs have been finalized and it’s heading for crowdfunding through Kickstarter.

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Silva Bamboo MacBook Pro Case: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Laptop

Bamboo has become a nice, sustainable alternative to modern-day plastics. These days you can even find it on some computer accessories like laptop and cell phone cases, keyboards and mice. Silva’s Bamboo MacBook Case is a nice option if you’re looking for a case for your MacBook Pro. The entire case is crafted out of a solid sheet of bamboo.

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ADzero Bamboo Android Phone: Hopefully It Won’t Catch Fire

With all of the wooden backpanels for iPhones, I guess it was only a matter of time before we saw an entire wooden-hulled smartphone. This one, the ADzero, was designed by Kieron-Scott Woodhouse and it’s kind of cool.

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iBamboo Passive Acoustic Speaker Says No to Electricity

This simple, yet distinctive acoustic amplifier is made out of bamboo. It’s supposed to amplify sound enough so that you can rely on your iPhone’s tiny speaker to power the sound of your tunes.

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Wooden Computer Accessories: A Greener Take on Tech

060311_rg_WoodenCompAcc_01.jpgThere’s something attractive about wood, especially when it comes to computer accessories. The stark contrast between the technological and the natural is appealing. While many accessories tend toward metal and minimalism, it’s nice to see some that wouldn’t look out of place in a log cabin. From DIY projects to new products that were just released, we’ve compiled our favorites right here!

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Grove iPad 2 Cases: Wood is Good

If you loved that iPhone case by Grove and MapleXO, but just couldn’t get it because of the limited availability or price, then check out these wooden cases for the iPad 2. They join the other handcrafted bamboo iPhone 4 cases that Grove has got available.

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Bamboo iPad Wall Mount: Green, Renewable and Useful

iPad stands are a dime a dozen, but this is the first that I’ve seen that’s made out of plyboo, which is plywood made out of bamboo. I don’t know about you guys, but I find this mount strangely appealing.

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Bamboo Hard Drive: Uses Wood to Cool Down

072009_rg_bamdoodrv_01.jpgWe’ve learned by experience that not having any fans on external USB drives is a bad idea. These HDs get very hot. If they have no way of dissipating the heat they generate, they break. It’s an easy problem to solve. You just have to use a fan. The trouble is that most fans can get pretty loud. It’s just another noise that’s added to the cacophony of gadgets that pollute our environment with sounds and drones. But what if there was a better way of cooling down hard drives that was silent?

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Asus Goes Green With Bamboo Laptops

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Asus launched the Asus Bamboo Series notebook. This isn’t the first time that Asus has used natural products in their laptops. They have successfully used leather in the past. The bamboo just goes a step further. Wood is a great medium, a lot better than plastic. Bamboo is great to touch and feel. Asus also announced that these laptops will remain green throughout the phases of their life, from their conception, production and their eventual recycling and disposal.

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