The BBC reports that it’s “called Origami, [and] it is thought to boast a touch screen, wireless web access, and to play music, videos and games.”
Okay. We’re good with that.
But then, further down, you get a sense of just how great the divide is between the world’s richest man and his potential customers:
“bloggers have linked to a speech made by Bill Gates at the 2005 Windows Hardware Engineering Conference in which he talked about an “ultra mobile” device that would cost less than $800 and would run all day on one battery charge. Mr. Gates put a 2007 date on the launch of this product.”
A portable device that runs all day for less than $800? Wow, Bill. Excellent pricepoint. I’ll take five!