Google: Screw Blackle, We Save More Energy

 It’s a classic situation of “Don’t believe everything you read,” and in fact this post might even be one of those situations. Please to enjoy…

dark google

The Official Google Blog is debunking the popular “Black Google Saves Energy” myth that’s running around the WorldWildWeb recently.

[O]ur own analysis as well as that of others shows that making the Google homepage black will not reduce energy consumption. To the contrary, on flat-panel monitors (already estimated to be 75% of the market), displaying black may actually increase energy usage. Detailed results from a new study confirm this.

Google: Screw Blackle, We Save More Energy

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1 Response to “Google: Screw Blackle, We Save More Energy”


  1. 1 earth017 August 17, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    There are around 17 different versions of “black google” online. The best one I’ve found is http://www.cleanblack.com. Cleanblack is the only version that allows you to change the text colors of the google search results. Try it yourself by going to http://www.cleanblack.com/theme/


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