Wednesday October 31, 2007 3:28 pm
OLPC Doesn’t Reach Expectations
Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child vision seems to have hit a snag. Although the computer was supposed to cost a mere $100.00, the price has doubled since its release on its Web site. This is partially due to fewer orders for the plastic encased device than expected. Its 1.1 version software should become available December 7 but there is no exact date for the units themselves. Apparently what was to be worldwide distribution has been narrowed down to only Uruguay and Mongolia. It seems to us that there would be plenty of room for sales right here in the States, where many children are also without computers.
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