Rugged, solar-powered laptop is designed for developing countries

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We've already seen how solar power and practical design have allowed the Earl become a suitable tablet for outdoors use, and now the SOL laptop is also utilizing solar panels to create a computer that can be used even in the most remote environments. Developed by Canadian tech R&D firm WeWi, the SOL is robustly designed to survive the conditions of rural locations, encased in reinforced material to allow for rough handling. The laptop comes pre-installed with the free open source operating system Ubuntu, as well as a range of programs and apps, meaning users can begin work the first…

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