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A $10 Laptop with a Little Masala and Naan on the Side

Laptops are getting cheaper and cheaper. The low-end, low-memory netbooks are around $300, and various charitable groups are still aiming for a $100 Third World lapper.

The Indian government thinks none of these machines are cheap enough. It wants a $10 laptop. Critics say this price point is a pipe dream, while the rest of us await further details from the Indian authorities.

Posted by Doug Barney on February 04, 2009


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