Companies lining up for state’s huge laptop order: And they’re all going to be wireless-capable, too.
“Michigan is getting ready to place a technology order that just may be the biggest single purchase of computers ever ‐ 130,000 laptops, enough to give one to every sixth-grade student in the state. […]
That’s one reason Michael Dell, founder of the computer company bearing his last name, just happened to pay a visit to the state last week. […]
That’s also why Apple Computer hosted a dinner of its own a couple of weeks ago for key members of its Michigan user groups, urging them to spread the word and use their influence among their educational contacts.”