Actually, the cost is US$ 25, a lot less than the OLPC and it has just two connector, one HDMI and one USB.
Here is the picture of the $25 PC:
And now the same connected to a screen and a keyboard…
This computer, created by David Braben a game developper, once mass-produced could provide a computer to any student around the World.
The computer runs Linux, has a 700 Mhz ARM processor, 128 MB of memory on an embedded SD card and displays decent graphics with OpenGL 2.
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A partnership agreement was signed between Microsoft and Nokia. The mobile phone manufacturer put on Phone Windows 7 as the main operating system on its future products.
Nokia also has a special agreement that allows it to customize WP7 while it is forbidden to other manufacturers when they install it on one of their models. It will participate in the development of the system.
Android does not allow Nokia to differentiate itself from other manufacturers, said the CEO, hence the choice of Windows. A custom WP7 will allows.
Faced with the slow development of MeeGo and with a Symbian system which does not support the touchscreen, the choice of an external OS was needed.
From 1 April 2011, Nokia will be divided into two structures: Smart Devices and Mobile Phones.
The first, Smart Devices, will use both WP7, Symbian and Meego on advanced mobile units.
The second will address emerging markets with the aim of providing to all mobile phones at low prices.