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Re: [vox] India touch screen computer



On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 09:40:24AM -0700, timriley@appahost.com wrote:
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: [vox] India touch screen computer
> > From: Brian Lavender <brian@brie.com>
> > Date: Sun, July 25, 2010 11:47 pm
> > To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> > 
> > 
> > Did you guys see this touch screen computer developed in India that is 
> > supposed to go for $35?
> 
> Nice scoop. It says, running Linux, "the tablet supports web browsing,
> video conferencing and word processing ..."
> 
> I'm assuming it runs Open Office and supports WiFi/ethernet. Hopefully,
> you'll be able to attach a keyboard (maybe USB). Just as the phone
> is growing, the laptop is shrinking.

I saw a number of people at OSCON using the iPad with a blue tooth keyboard.

> 
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-10740817
> > 
> > brian
> > -- 
> > Brian Lavender
> > http://www.brie.com/brian/
> > 
> > "There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
> > make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
> > way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."
> > 
> > Professor C. A. R. Hoare
> > The 1980 Turing award lecture
> > _______________________________________________
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> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
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Brian Lavender
http://www.brie.com/brian/

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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