Images: MIT cranks up $100 laptop

Images: MIT cranks up $100 laptop

Summary: MIT has developed a $100 windup-powered laptop targeted at children in developing nations.

TOPICS: Laptops, Hardware

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  • Power modules are intended to slide into the thick hinged section of the laptop, and a carry strap doubles as a cord for plugging the system into wall outlets.

  • The Media Lab portable is expected to perform several roles, as laptop, handheld and e-book.

  • The laptop will prominently feature electronic ink capabilities, in addition to its keyboard functions.

Topics: Laptops, Hardware

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