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I used http://newark.com/.

I ordered March 14 and estimated ship date is June 18th.
looking fwd to your report on this (saw you mention it in the disk drive thread).
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Some local guy says he has 10 that he's selling on Craigslist for $150 a piece.
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Got my notification email for invitation to order date 6.28

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Just checked my newark.com order and it was showing a ship date of June 28th yesterday and today it shows June 21st! Yes!

Also, I got an invite to order from RS Online, but it was freaking expensive. $35 for the machine, $7 for taxes and $8 for shipping. Plus my credit card would charge me foreign transaction fees because it is from the UK. It wouldn't ship for 5 weeks anyway.
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how much is the newark one, all in?
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how much is the newark one, all in?
$37 and something cents.
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So, something like this can really blow away that $100 laptop for third world kids initiative, huh?
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So, something like this can really blow away that $100 laptop for third world kids initiative, huh?
Kind of. You still need a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. The keyboard and mouse are easy enough for like $10. Assuming you have a TV, I guess you could be all-in easily for under $100.

ETA: Also, this requires a power supply of some sort. The laptops (some of them?) have crank chargers so no plug in is needed.
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One of the very good social issues people are trying to solve with Raspberry Pi is censorship and snooping in oppressive countries. I posted info about this elsewhere, but there is a option to load the Cryptocat Server software on an Raspberry Pi and use it for encrypted chat. It would be small enough to hide easily if the oppressors come knocking.

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/vi...t=4120&p=53831
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Argh! Ship date is June 28th again! NOOOOOOO!

Torture. Pure torture.
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