Plastiki's San Fran to Sydney voyage raises awareness about plastic waste

Plastiki hails a new mono-polymer created by 100 per cent PET plastic

No modifications were made to the computers onboard the Plastiki (except for the screen savers) -- they are pretty much the same types that you can buy off the shelves -- but the crew implemented optimal power management plans that those of us near a power outlet so often forget about and neglect. The units on board the boat included: HP Elitebook 2530p, HP ProBook 5310m, HP Mini 5102, HP Mini 311. These are all relatively low-power machines -- you won't find any high-end graphics and CPUs among them.

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