Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

India Working on $10 Laptop: One Very Cheap Laptop Per Indian

by Lambert Varias

The Indian government is currently working with private companies as well as several “elite technology institutions” to develop a 500 rupee ($10 USD) laptop. In contrast, the OLPC laptop’s screen alone costs $28.50 USD. The Times Online says that the project is already three years in the making, and that the Indian government expects to have a prototype of the laptop within months.

Here’s a stolen shot of the proto-protoype:

cheap_notebook

I hope they changed things up. Critics of the project claim that the whole thing is just a publicity stunt, coinciding with the forthcoming general elections.  On the other hand, India was able to develop a $1,780 USD car and a $14 USD phone, so we never know.

[via Gearlog]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (2):

  1. Bob Mu says:

    Those are very cheap laptops in India. I wish I can get a $10 laptop here. wholesale laptop battery

  2. laptop says:

    Very interesting blog thanks for information about the cheap laptop.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Back to the Future Funko POP! Delorean Won’t Hit 88 MPH

Back to the Future Funko POP! Delorean Won’t Hit 88 MPH

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

12th Doctor\

12th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by