$100 Laptops Could Sell to the Public
Posted on January 11, 2007The One Laptop Per Child program was created to help disadvantaged children get access to computers and the Internet. The BBC reports that the backers of the program are considering selling the laptops to the public possibly in a two for one plan that would allow one of the laptops to go to a child in the developing world.
Here are some specs about the laptops from the One Laptop Per Child FAQ.
- Dual-mode display including a full-color, transmissive DVD mode and a black and white reflective sunlight-readable mode.
- 500MHz processor and 128MB of DRAM, with 500MB of Flash memory
- No hard disk drive
- Four USB ports
- Wireless broadband