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Declare Your Energy Independence With The Dark Energy Reservoir [Deals]

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Anything that keeps you juiced up and ready to go is a good thing, and with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you’ll never be stranded without power.

The Dark Energy Reservoir is the world’s most powerful, compact, and stylish portable charger. Be free, have fun, and stop worrying about your battery life, this charger has you covered for the long haul. And at only $114.99 through this exclusive offer, it won’t take all the power out of your wallet either!

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Apple Ranks 4th In EPA’s 30 Greenest Tech Companies List

Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the greenest tech company of them all? Not Apple, at least according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the Top 30 tech and Telecom companies that run on green power. But they weren’t far from the top.

According to the EPA’s ranking, Intel is the greenest tech company there is, having used over 3 billion kWh of green power in 2013. Next up, Microsoft, who took second place at just under 2 billion kWh. Google came in third with a distant 737 million kWH, and Apple came up in fourth place with 537 million kWH.

There is a consolation prize for Apple, though. While they may only be fourth greenest company in the EPA’s eyes, they did at least source more providers for that power than any other company on the list.

Apple’s Data Centers Will Be Powered By 100% Renewable Energy, Greenpeace Is Happy

Apple’s Data Centers Will Be Powered By 100% Renewable Energy, Greenpeace Is Happy

Following heavy complaints from activist group Greenpeace, Apple announced today that all of its data centers will be powered by 100% renewable energy. Apple has also received approval to build its 20-megawatt solar farm next to its other data center in Maiden, North Carolina.

60% of the energy powering Apple’s data centers will be created onsite, while the remaining 40% will be generated through negotiations with local energy providers, like Duke Energy.

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Saving Energy With Your Mac [Video How-To]

Saving Energy With Your Mac [Video How-To]

Have you ever found yourself thinking that your Mac takes too much power or that your MacBook battery is draining too quickly? If you have, you’ll want to check out this video. In it, I’ll show you some of the best, yet most overlooked options for saving energy on your Mac.