[svlug] OLPC XO ("$100 laptop") available to public

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Mon Sep 24 17:33:46 PDT 2007


BBC News tells me:

  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6994957.stm

  Computer enthusiasts in the developed world will soon be able to get
  their hands on the so-called "$100 laptop".

  The organisation behind the project has launched the "give one, get one"
  scheme that will allow US residents to purchase two laptops for $399.

  One laptop will be sent to the buyer whilst a child in the
  developing world will receive the second machine.

  The G1G1 scheme, as it is known, will offer the laptops for just two
  weeks, starting on the 12 November.

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-- 
-bill!
bill at newbreedsoftware.com
http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/




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