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$7 “Keepod” Brings Personal Computing to Millions in Developing World

The $7 device is contains Google’s Android 4.4 operating system. It plugs into the USB port of an old laptop or desktop, turns it into a personal computer.

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This brilliant and inexpensive thumbdrive was created by collaborating inventors Nissan Bahar of Israel and Francesco (Franky) Imbesi of Italy, when they discovered that five billion people, or 70% of the world’s population, have no access to personal computing.

The Keepod will allow many users to share one computer, while establishing a personal computer for each user, with password-protected settings, programs an files.

The inventors believe that old computers simply clog the landfill, so why not share them and use them as the connection for many people’s Keepods? As they say:

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