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OLPC XO-3: An impossible $75 fantasy tablet

One Laptop Per Child has spun gold out of straw with its latest design--a semi-flexible plastic, ultrathin, multitouch, backlit tablet that can also function as an e-reader and camera.

By December 23, 2009


Whatever happened to...? The tech that never took off

Whatever happened to MiniDisc, SPOT and the first iTunes phone? They were hyped to the heavens, yet they never hit the heights. We salute ten technologies that never took off

By November 10, 2009


Amazon sponsors round 2 of OLPC program

This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).

By December 2, 2008


One new laptop per child

Glaskowsky analyzes the recent XO-2 hardware announcement from the One Laptop Per Child organization.

By May 26, 2008


OLPC revives Give One, Get One program with Amazon.com

In addition, the touch-screen version of the XO, as well as a Linux and Windows XP dual-booting model, will be out soon.

By September 4, 2008


EIC Squared: Microhoo, OLPC, and the Twitter phenomenon

On this week's EIC Squared podcast, ZDNet's Larry Dignan and I discuss the latest developments in the Microhoo saga, the new OLPC project, and Twitter fascination.

By May 22, 2008


This week in laptops

OLPC, Eee PC, Intel, and Apple dominate this week's laptop news.

By May 23, 2008


New OLPC design looks way too cool for school kids

OLPC has said it is working on the next generation of XO laptops, and has released a few very intriguing photos and details for the XO 2.0.

By May 20, 2008