Archive for Philadelphia
World is loudly observing this year’s double commemoration. First one is two hundred years since Charles Darwin’s birth and second 150 years since publishing of On the Origin of Species. And today one more scientific anniversary has come up silently. It marks a significant historical event which arguably altered human concepts and ideas and the way we see ourselves very irrevocably.
Right 400 hundred years back, on August 1609, the renowned Italian Galilie Galileo – legend in astronomy and philosophy – showed Venetian merchants his new invention – a telescope. He was not aware of that his invention will bring a whole of trouble for him besides giving him immortality in science history.
For those of us, who were waiting for the next big thing after iPhone, waiting seems to be over. AT&T has shattered all barriers for Laptop prices. 50 dollar laptop is here.
On Wednesday, at a trade show in Las Vegas, AT&T folks announced their plans to expand beyond their traditional market of cell phones and smart phones. Initially they would be test marketing the new range of laptops and netbooks at selected company stores in Atlanta and Philadelphia.
As cell phone market is starting to saturate, Wireless carriers around US are looking for ways to expand into other gadgets. AT&T’s decision to subsidize the price of laptops and netbooks is a move in same direction.