We all know how much laptops are in demand these days but the problem is not all people can afford one. With the commanding prices that most brands such as IBM, Toshiba and Acer offer these days, these high-end laptops are reserved for the financially able.
Thanks to the effort of MIT Prof. Nicholas Negroponte, his child-friendly laptops called the XO is an answer to kids who no longer have to keep on dreaming to use and own one. The cost of one of these laptops is $100, pretty much affordable but however targeted at the younger generation.
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