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10 'Green' Gadgets We Like

Well, it's Earth Day again today and the whole globe seems to be a little more eco-conscious this year. (We think it might have something to do with last year's spike in energy prices, so let's hope it lasts.) Of course, the gadget world is well aware of its dependence on electricity (and the sometimes toxic materials that end up at the dump when this stuff gets tossed), which is why the stream of eco-friendly gadgets just keeps growing. We picked ten of our current favorites, from whimsical solar lights for your garden and energy monitors for your home to laptops that use up less energy. For pictures and details, take a look at the gallery below.

Bill Gates at Microsoft -- a Look Back

    Posing for Teen Beat Magazine Back in 1983

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    At the launch of Windows 95

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    Introducing Windows 98 in 1998

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    Pie in the face in 1998

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    Unveiling Windows XP in 2001

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    At the World Economic Forum in 2008

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