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Technetra: PCs For The People, By The People--Will The People Buy Them?

Jun 06, 2005, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Adkins)

[ Thanks to Robert Adkins for this link. ]

"The world on the other side of the digital divide regularly reverberates with announcements of cheap PCs. In India, where there is constant talk by government and non-government organizations, the next generation Simputer, called Mobilis, has been just released with great fanfare by Encore Software together with the Ministry of Science and Technology. At US $200+, Mobilis incorporates various home grown technologies and is targeted at low-end office automation and military applications. At the same time, other companies, like Xenitis and Celetronix are introducing similarly priced low-end PCs which use more standardized components..."

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