Buying an environmentally friendly “green” laptop 

by on November 30, 2008

Q: I am interested in buying a new PC laptop with all the new “green” technologies and I was wondering how I could do my part and buy an eco-friendly laptop. There’s a lot of information on the internet about OLED screens and solid-state drives, but I cannot find any laptops that are actually for sale with these technologies.

When will IBM, Dell, and the other major laptop makers be incorporating OLED, solid-state drives, and upgradeable parts? When will they announce their new models for the 2009 year?

A: I’m thrilled by your desire to “go green”! Allow me to start by providing some general tips for you to consider.

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