$99 laptop aims to bridge the digital divide

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The proverbial $100 laptop has been held up as an ideal for years, but until recently, no actual machine has come even close to that price. Now, however, there's the Cherrypal Africa, a 7-inch mini laptop that costs just USD 99. Designed with developing countries in mind, the Cherrypal Africa features at least a 400 MHz processor, 256 megabytes of RAM and 2 gigabytes of flash memory. Its screen offers a resolution of 800 by 480 pixels and it can run either Linux or Windows CE. A built-in Lithium battery, meanwhile, can power the machine for up to four hours.…

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