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Old 23rd July 2010, 04:41 PM
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India develops 35-dollar laptop

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/10072..._technology_it
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

Well, it looks as though Microsoft and Intel can kiss their arse good-bye. We will soon all be getting our computers from India.

Obviously the touch screen gets over the Keyboard issues which is good for Idners.
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

yes on MS being hurt...no question.

Intel.. I am not so sure .

They have mobile Internet devices and femtocells/ Wipro IP in China .

Below $100, but not $35 for sure.

Slate, tablet , mobile phone and forearm flexible displays.

The bigger injured party is Nokia, the dominant handset in India.

The make your own phone/ laptop world is a back to future ...Altair/ Sinclair kind of story...
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Old 23rd July 2010, 11:37 PM
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

and when the cost falls below $10, there will be a laptop installed on every street corner in the world with access to the net.
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

ipad is simply too expensive. i'm waiting for an android tablet.
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

It's out, a tablet actually and not a laptop but I can't retrieve the original yahoo story to compare the products.

http://www.tgdaily.com/hardware-feat...nches-in-india

and http://dvice.com/archives/2011/10/india-launches.php

35$ as promised thanks to a 15$ government subsidy

exciting times
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

It's running Android apparently, which means little support in terms of non-latin scripts, average at best.

Lots of people complaining on code.google.com and want full unicode support since at least 2008.
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

The 7-inch tablet, equipped with 256MB of RAM, 800-by-480 pixel resolution and 2GB flash storage was designed and manufactured in Montreal by Datawind
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Re: India develops 35-dollar laptop

It will at least mean Apple won't get away with bullshit pricing in India.
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