Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Portables

Are Cheap Laptops a Roadblock for Moore's Law? 335

Timothy Harrington writes "Cnet.co.uk wonders if the $100 laptop could spell the end of Moore's Law: 'Moore's law is great for making tech faster, and for making slower, existing tech cheaper, but when consumers realize their personal lust for faster hardware makes almost zero financial sense, and hurts the environment with greater demands for power, will they start to demand cheaper, more efficient 'third-world' computers that are just as effective?" Will ridiculously cheap laptops wean consumers off ridiculously fast components?"

Slashdot Top Deals

The Wright Bothers weren't the first to fly. They were just the first not to crash.

Working...