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    Default Hand cranked Laptops

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    Hmm... I heard about that about 3 years ago. Seems it's being slow. But that's pretty cool. It'll be nice when it actually catches on.
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    i dont get it? but umm okay?

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    You turn the crank and it powers the laptop. I think 15 minutes turning is an hour or something.
    It's $100 to allow poorer nations to afford these and spread technology, allowing news and word processing, etc., in these communities that otherwise would not have computers.
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    There are some countries still where the entire internet is hand cranked.
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    Ireland, apparently. I was speaking to someone the other day whose local communications companies refuse to believe the building in which he lives actually exists.
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