If you're aiming to be green these days, I'm afraid I have to counsel you to turn the power off on your next-generation video game console.
According to Reuters, an Australian research firm has concluded that machines like Sony's PlayStation 3 and Microsoft's Xbox 360 lead the field when it comes to consumer electronics that consume the most power.
And no, not using them is not enough. As the Australian researchers at Choice found, the machines continue to gobble up power, even when they're in stand-by mode.
The PS3 topped Choice's list, followed by … Read more