Gallery: iUnika Unveils Ultralight Cheap Solar-Powered Netbook


What if keeping your laptop charged was as simple as setting it out in the sun? That’s the promise behind a brand new netbook that may just break the biggest barrier to ultra-portable computing: battery life. It won’t run graphics-heavy computer games, but iUnika‘s new $180, 1.5 pound solar-powered Gyy netbook is ideal for anyone looking for an inexpensive on-the-go computing solution.

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  1. guymacher April 19, 2010 at 8:52 pm

    Will it run Celtx? How long does it work on a charge?

  2. melonwall June 23, 2009 at 7:09 am

    i just cannot wait to get hold of one 😀

    i wish we could just pre-order one. However there is no function on their website.

  3. Tom Anderson May 22, 2009 at 9:39 am

    It’s a PDA with a bigger screen! For people without a computer, it’s not bad. Businesses in 1999 were able to improve their standing with computers less powerful than this one.

  4. davidwayneosedach May 21, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    I like the GYY ultra cheap netbook. Once they get the price down to $100.00/per everybody will get one. We live in San Diego so solar powered is good!

  5. rockstarknits May 20, 2009 at 12:01 pm

    What OS is it running? With the price point it may be safe to assume it\’s running Linux.

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