Wed Nov 16, 2005
Technology News Article | Reuters.com:
By Andy Sullivan
TUNIS (Reuters) - Researchers unveiled a $100, hand-cranked laptop computer on Wednesday and said they hoped to place them in the hands of millions of schoolchildren around the globe.
About the size of a textbook, the lime-green machines can set up their own wireless networks and operate in areas without a reliable electricity supply, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers said at a United Nations technology summit."
Researchers unveil $100 laptop for schoolkids