CNET News: A $100 Laptop Prototype for $150
Nov 17, 2006, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stefanie Olsen)
"The One Laptop per Child project on Thursday showed off the
latest prototype of what's widely known as the $100 laptop for
school children in developing nations. The only hitch is that the
computer costs $150 to make.
"Walter Bender, president of software for the
Massachusetts-based nonprofit OLPC, said that higher-than-expected
costs for the laptop's display and battery (made of nickel-metal
hydride) hiked up the price..."