I'm guessing but I think Sony have a PDA out that has internet access
All the best
> From: Sean Gardner <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: "African Network of IT Experts and Professionals (ANITEP)
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> Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 09:57:26 +0200
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> Subject: IBM projects in Africa?
> I have just come from a presentation delivered by Mark Harris, Director
> of Operations for IBM South Africa.
> A key point of his address was the importance of lowering the cost of IT
> equipment (thereby increasing access) and improving the relevancy of
> information being made available for educational institutions and
> communities connected via telecentres, etc.
> He mentioned initiatives by IBM to make equipment that is cheaper and
> more accessible to the average person. This project is taking place in
> South America. Has anyone come across this project? In your opinion, is
> it successful?
> Secondly, he commented that Sony is also developing cheap products with
> the ability to access the Internet. Harris did not elaborate on what
> these are exactly. Any ideas?
> Sean Gardner
> Lecturer: Computer Aided Research & Reporting
> New Media Lab
> Journalism & Media Studies Dept
> Rhodes University
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