The $99 Cherrypal laptop - it runs Linux and you can buy it RIGHT NOW (but is it for real?)

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Jan 8, 2010 7:26 AM EDT
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Everybody's heard about the One Laptop Per Child concept, and the ups and downs of that project, its wavering connection to free, open-source software and the fact that it still hasn't reached the $100/unit price it set out to meet. But what if I were to tell you that another company not only is committed to offering a $99 laptop to the world but is already doing it. (Or so the story goes; there are problems, principally with a crucial part of this whole feel-good enterprise - actually getting the machines delivered to those who order them.)

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Looks like scam.... wooood 0 877 Jan 9, 2010 8:28 PM
Cherrypal - Scam or snip? neuromancer 0 1,149 Jan 9, 2010 10:15 AM

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