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LinuxDevices: Chinese $150 Linux Mini-PC Races OLPC to Market

Apr 24, 2006, 18:15 (3 Talkback[s])

"A Chinese company is touting an inexpensive Linux-based computer as a way to close the 'digital divide.' YellowSheepRiver's $150 'Municator' appears to be available now, with a three-month leadtime, suggesting it could reach market well ahead of MIT's $100 'One Laptop Per Child' (OLPC) device.

"The OLPC project was announced last fall, with laptop manufacturer Quanta Computer of Taiwan stepping forward to offer its manufacturing services shortly afterward. However, no specific delivery commitments appear to have been reached..."

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