OLPC Project Puts Tablets In The Hands Of Formerly Illiterate Children With Amazing Results

The story sounded far-fetched: <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/OLPC">OLPC</a> researchers, working with a team of technicians in Ethiopia, created a special "hut" covered in solar panels wher

One Laptop Per Child Details The XO-4 Touch, A Touchscreen Convertible Notebook For Emerging Markets

OLPC is plowing forward with the successor to the XO-1. The XO-4, a 7.5-inch convertible notebook clearly born from the same DNA of the XO-1, will feature a touchscreen and keyboard. As OLPC states, t

First Pictures Of OLPC’s XO-3 Tablet Break Cover

Last night we heard that the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/olpc/">One Laptop Per Child</a> program would be <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/06/olpc-xo-3-tablet-to-be-shown-at-c

OLPC XO-3 Tablet To Be Shown At CES

After years in the making, the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/olpc/">One Laptop Per Child</a> program's XO-3 tablet will be <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9223242/OLPC_s_XO_

Negroponte On OLPC Future: Air Drops And Hands-Off Education

-OLPC's Nicholas Negroponte at the <a href="http://www.openmobilesummit.com/">Open Mobile</a> summit

OLPC XO-3 Tablet Delayed Until February Due To Search For Unbreakable Material

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/mockup.jpg" />In a recent interview at the MIT Media Lab, <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/OLPC/">OLPC</a> chairman Nicholas Negrop

Nicholas Negroponte Softens Colbert's Heart With Robotic Blood Diamond Miners

http://o.aolcdn.com/videoplayer/AOL_PlayerLoader.swf I haven’t been a big supporter of the One Laptop Per Child project but the goal – to offer children in horrible situations a window on

OLPC Expands Marvell Partnership For XO-3 Tablet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/4245303588_d6fa0da106_b.jpg" />The One Laptop Per Child program has made another step towards the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009

New OLPC software to support multi-touch

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/4245303588_d6fa0da106_b.jpg" /> Good news for <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/olpc/">OLPC users</a>, the software engineering team

OLPC tablet to have dual-mode screen, run Android, be at CES 2011

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/4245303588_d6fa0da106_b.jpg" />The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/olpc/">One Laptop Per Child</a> program's leader, Nicholas Negr

OLPC gets a boost: 500,000 units ordered by U.N. for Palestinian children

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/olpc-laptop.jpg" />Good news all around. An initiative in the West Bank has an order for 500,000 PCs from the One Laptop Per Child organi

OLPC and Pixel Qi, sitting in a tree, C-R-O-S-S L-I-C-E-N-S-I-N-G

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/tabl.jpg" />I tried a few ways of making that familiar playground taunt work syllable-wise, but it was not meant to be. Slightly more pro

One Kindle per child: who are they helping?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/kindle1.jpg" alt="" title="kindle.jpg" width="82" height="138" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-126329" />I was pretty bullish on the

Dual-screen OLPC design binned; get ready for the OLPC tablet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/olpc-xoxo-laptop.jpg" />The One Laptop Per Child project has seen mixed success. With competition from similar, but more familiar-looking

Pedal power in the desert: OLPC in Afghanistan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/afghan-crank.jpg" />One of the issues with the OLPC project has always been power. There's just not electricity in all the parts of the w

Video Demo: Sugar on a Stick turns your old computer into an OLPC

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/gallery_image_02.jpg" alt="sugar" />Got an old sack o' crap laptop or desktop gathering dust? Sugar Labs has just made its OLPC-friendly "Sug

OLPC banned in many Ethiopia classrooms for being toylike

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/olpc_08_550x413.jpg" />While this is more a sociological issue than a technological one, it's still interesting. Pilot programs in Ethiop

India buys 250,000 OLPC systems for schools

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/olpc-laptop.jpg" />India recently signed an agreement to purchase 250,000 XO laptops from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. Given

PixelQi's 3Qi display is LCD, e-paper, and high-contrast monochrome all in one

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/pixelqi.jpg" /> The OLPC project, Hydra-like in its many initiatives, has given birth to a new project, focused on making an extremely ve

OLPC's XO-2 to be open source hardware

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/olpc-xoxo-laptop.jpg" />Good news from the One Laptop Per Child program: the successor to the ambitious, but ultimately outmatched XO lap
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