CNET News Daily Podcast: XP comes to the XO

CNET News' Ina Fried takes a look at the low-cost laptop version with Windows, we explore the real story on the Mac Mini, and Yahoo cancels Messenger for Vista.

It was initially announced almost a year ago, but the first version of the XO from the One Laptop Per Child program will soon begin shipping to governments that order it for their country's schoolchildren. CNET News' Ina Fried got to do a side-by-side comparison of the original Linux-flavored XO and the new Windows XP variety.

Also in today's podcast: exploring the real story on the Mac Mini, Yahoo cancels Messenger for Vista, and Oprah endorses the Kindle.


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Today's stories:

The XO laptop gets a Windows makeover

Will Kindle sales spike because of 'Oprah effect'?

Mac Mini: I'm not dead yet

Virtual keyboards set to grace Android phones

Yahoo discontinues Vista-optimized IM program

Report: Yahoo to open Nebraska site

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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