Come Earth Hour and Google embraced a black display (finally)!
Katty mailed me the above pic. She landed on google.co.uk during Earth Hour and couldn't resist taking a screenshot for me :)
Anyways, Blackle has been around for a year now. It was conceptualized after a blogger claimed that if the Google homepage had a black background, 750 Megawatt-hours a year of energy would be saved every year!
However, Google says:
"We don't do this permanently - because it saves no energy; modern displays use the same amount of power regardless of what they display"
Please leave a comment if you have a take on it! (cos' I don't have one!)