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2004

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2016

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AMD Personal Internet Communicator, 2004

This is a Project. It was designed by M3 Design and manufactured by Solectron. It is dated 2004. Its medium is cast aluminum base, molded pc/absplastic two-piece external shell finished, tpe trim band, rubber feet; 10gb 3.5” internal hard disk running on an amdgeode™ gx processor, screws.

Currently, only 16% of the world’s population have access to the most basic computing technologies. AMD’s Personal Internet Communicator (PIC) was designed specifically to provide basic computing functionality, including Internet access, at affordable prices. AMD’s 50×15 initiative is an effort to develop new technology and solutions that will help enable affordable Internet access and computing capability for 50 percent of the world’s population by the year 2015.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.4 × 14 × 21.6 cm (2 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)

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