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OLPC XO 3.0 tablet is kid-friendly, education-approved (photos)

The OLPC XO 3.0 is a Linux-based tablet from Marvell and One Laptop Per Child.

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Eric Franklin

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Programming

This Linux-based programming tool uses a graphical interface to make entering logic easier. Or at least that's what I was told.
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Cover it

The OLPC logo adorns the very malleable tablet cover.
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We shall use the sun...

The solar panel can double as a cover. Just let the panel sit in the sun for a while, then use it to cover the tablet, while it charges your battery.
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Crank it up

You can also go old school and crank that mess up! And by "mess" I mean the tablet's battery.
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A good one-arm workout

PSA: Don't be a Quasimodo. Almost make sure to switch arms periodically when cranking.
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Of ports and power

From left to right: Mini-USB, mic, audio, power button, USB, and the charging port.

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