Month: July 2010

India’s $35 touch-screen computer – could change BRIC internet from mobile focus?

India unveils prototype for $35 touch-screen computer

Indian Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal unveils the

The Indian government has unveiled the prototype of an iPad-like touch-screen laptop, with a price tag of $35 (??23), which it hopes to roll out next year.

I want one.

If this price point can be reached in practice, could it change the trajectory toward small screen internet in developing areas? I think it could have a massive impact, and will be tracking this area closely.