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Researchers in India claim to have put together a computer that costs — parts and all — only 35 smackaroos. That's cheaper than that $65 laptop from not too long ago, and surprisingly this tablet-like device is no slouch.
I'm honestly a little scared that the Wicked Lasers Spyder III exists. Normally, the lasers the general public can get its hands on are more or less, you know, for pointing at movie screens and pissing people off. The Spyder III? For $200, you've got yourself a damn lightsaber.
No bones about it, $65 is ridiculously cheap for a laptop. I mean, $400 already feels cheap, and that's what most netbooks go for these days. $65, though? The company responsible for it is China's Creation Tech, and the power...