The $100 laptop costs $140. Renamed the “Children’s Machine 1”

With a 500-unit field test ready to begin in September, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program has announced that the much-anticipated, now-$140 laptop will be called Children’s Machine 1 (CM1). Although MIT failed to reach the $100 price point, the Linux-based laptop is a remarkable achievement.

Read this article from Ars and previous news about the CM1 ($100 laptop) from Whats New Media.  Add what you know about the project to the Whats New Media Wiki.

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  1. Pingback: Your $100(+) Laptop has shipped! « What’s New Media?

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