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So who's lining up for their OLPC?

by punterjoe / September 23, 2007 10:02 PM PDT

I just heard they're selling it in 'developed countries' at prices to subsidize the primary mission. The price I heard tossed around was in the $400 range.
So who's in? Anyone? ...Be the first on your block with a cranktop! ...OK, so they apparently phased out the crank... it's a unique color.... ...anyone? You & your friends can start your own mesh network...
...hmm, that might actually be a selling point if it enabled P2P without an ISP ...& ??IA sniffing.
Personally, I'm content with my dusty old AMD laptop.
...maybe if it played Halo3... (it's nearly the right color) Wink

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