WorldWide Tech & Science. Francisco De Jesús.
A young Chinese student builds a "home made" iPad like, for his girlfriend. Cost $ 125
A second-hand laptop cost 500 yuan (about $ 80, or 60 euros) and the manual ability were enough to Xinlong Wei, a college student in northern China, who built a home iPad like as a gift for his girlfriend, tells today Asian country's press.
According to the official newspaper "China Daily", which shows images of the iPad crafts man with the happy couple, Wei spent 800 yuan and ten days in building this replica, which can display text, movies, or download files through commands entered from the touch screen, like all "tablet computer" as of now.
Wei did not forget to decorate the iPad (not as thin as the original, without the stylish finish it on their edges) with the signature block from Steve Jobs.
The boy and his girlfriend, Sun Shasha, study at Northeastern University in Changchun City, near the border with North Korea, and both belong to humble farm families.
Wei acknowledged that he had enough money to buy his girlfriend a computer, so he documented from the internet with videos that showed how to get one, and decided to implement them.
"It's the best gift I ever had, I will keep forever," said his girlfriend Sun, who has also contributed with his personal touch to the home made iPad , decorating it with fake gemstones jewelry
1 Chinese yuan = 0.156735 U.S. dollars
Source: CHINA DAILY