The $100 laptop previewed

Posted on Saturday, November 05 2005 @ 3:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
More than a month ago I reported about the cheap $100 notebook and today a review poped up on the web.
While the actual prototype is being actively banged on (in preparation for a live, but tethered, demo at WSIS on November 16th), Negroponte keeps a cardboard mockup of the machine on the conference table in his office. It's a clever little thing - I had a hard time putting it down after picking it up. You can see a design close to the prototype I saw on the front page of Design Continuum's site - they're evidently doing the case design for the machine... and, actually, pretty far from the design reported on in the AP story about the project.
Read on over at World Changing.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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