Wednesday, November 16, 2005

"a $100, hand-cranked laptop computer"

~~~ I want one of these, sounds like a great tech-toy ~~ TP

Wed Nov 16, 2005

Technology News Article |
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