Linked by David Adams on Mon 26th Jul 2010 00:44 UTC, submitted by orfanum
Hardware, Embedded Systems India's Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal unveiled a touchscreen tablet that he claims they will be able to produce for just $35. The device is being aimed at students, and seems to be taking the One Laptop Per Child idea and running with it. "Despite the price, users will get a touch-screen, a PDF reader and a webcam for video conferencing. There has been no confirmation of its specifications but reports suggest 2GB of memory, Wi-Fi and Ethernet and power consumption at just 2W. Naturally, the device will run Linux."
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RE[2]: Smells Subsidized
by arpan on Mon 26th Jul 2010 19:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Smells Subsidized"
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I don't think that seatbelts or airbags are required to sell laptops. :-) So that won't make a difference.

Edited 2010-07-26 19:49 UTC

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