Love is a Tablet PC
Wei Xinlong and his girlfriend, Sun Shasha, both from rural areas, are seniors in Art & Design Department at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, capital of Jilin province.
Wei said he did not have enough money to buy Sun a new computer, so he started building one by studying Internet video programs on how to make tablet PCs.
The weight and thickness of the tablet, which resembles an iPad and took Wei 10 days and 800 yuan, is like a 400 page book. “One can read, download, watch movies, play games by just touching the screen,” Wei explained.
“The main board, video card, CPU and screen were all from the old laptop, but I bought the touch screen and battery online,” Wei said.
Wei spent a considerable amount of time and energy on the cover of the PC too, according to Sun Shasha. “The holes on it were all hand-carved and polished.”
“This is the best gift I’ve ever had, and I will keep it forever,” she said. Sun added rhinestones to her gift.
Sun later posted The Birth of My Tablet PC online, and the article attracted 100,000 hits in three days.