Intel’s 2nd Generation Classmate PC (CMPC) Announced

Intel has announced its 2nd Generation Classmate PC (CMPC). These PC’s termed termed “Netbooks” are competitive models to the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) computers. Compared to Intel’s first Classmate PC they have enhanced features such as longer battery life, are more rugged, water resistant keyboards and provide good shock absorption. They are being made available in mature markets as well as emerging markets.