Speaking at the Techonomy conference, the One Laptop Per Child founder says that kids getting laptops are teaching themselves--and then their parents--to read.
The 3D-enabled Toshiba Satellite P755-3DV20 is one of the more affordable 3D-enabled laptops, but it lacks the horsepower we've seen in more-robust 3D gaming laptops.
The Lenovo Essential B470 is priced alongside Intel Core i5 laptops from other PC makers, but at least tosses in an entry-level GPU.
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The solid, no-surprises HP ProBook 6360b is a well-priced 13-inch laptop with up-to-date specs, but it's nothing that a consumer couldn't get in a better-looking design somewhere else.
Founder Nicholas Negroponte says the OLPC will open-source its hardware design and invite others to copy it, according to a report from the TED conference.
Negroponte's idea for One Laptop Per Child seems to be gaining currency, even if his particular organization isn't the one shipping the PCs.
India is set to unveil a laptop costing $20 (£14), according to the Financial Times. The unfortunately named Sakshat probably will be, at that price
Remember, there's a chance someone will hear you when criticizing others in a crowded room. CNET's Michael Kanellos attends a speech by Nicholas Negroponte at CES 2008.
Nicholas Negroponte is hunting for CEO who can help manage One Laptop Per Child organization "more like Microsoft."
Can you make a laptop for $10? The Indian government thinks so.