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CNET News: Intel's Bridge for the Digital Divide

Jun 16, 2006, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)

"A few things are likely to happen when you mix kids with notebooks, figures Wilton Agatstein, vice president of Intel's channel platforms group. Kids will drop them, lose them, and use them to goof off in class.

"That's why the Classmate PC--a sub-$400 notebook that Intel is developing for kindergarteners through high school students in emerging nations--will come with about 1GB of flash memory instead of a hard drive so it can withstand accidents better..."

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