When Indian’s HRDM and Mr Sibal announced their plans for the 35$ laptop, back in 2009, I have been keeping a keen eye on OLPC and the possible launch of their promised touchpad this year. Nicholas Negroponte’s letter to Kapil Simbal is OLPC’s testimony to this commitment and vision.

XO-3 Concept: reading horizontally

Technology and the early introduction is key to any child’s development. Meeting this requirement through an inexpensive and beautiful device is now possible and the 35$ dream might not be so far away after all.