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First photos of the new OLPC 2.0 netbook

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/3233767511_80804cedf5.jpg"> Here we have the first image of the new OLPC netbook which may or may not actually ever come to market. <a h

Amazon participating in OLPC XO giving mission

True to its word, Amazon is throwing its global retail reach into the OLPC XO mission this Christmas season. The site is now offering buy-one, send-one to a developing nation notebook program. Or if y

XO Laptop to be sold in Europe (for a lot more than $100)

Those crazy Europeans will be able to buy an XO Laptop, too. Amazon’s Euro stores will sell the little guy for £263 (or €313 or $390). That’s strange, considering the One Laptop Per Chi

Amazon to start selling OLPC's XO Laptop this November; dual boot version next month

The OLPC program just got a lot more mainstream, with word that Amazon will start selling the XO Laptop starting in November. It’ll be sold as part of the “Give One, Get One” program, meanin

Dailymotion, OLPC strike deal to introduce kids to the wonders of online video

Dailymotion, sorta the YouTube of Europe, has inked a deal with the much-maligned OLPC folks to “explore collaborations involving Dailymotion’s technology and selected educational content to b

Hands on with OLPC and Windows XP

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft was going to be showing up on OLPC’s XO. Starting in September the little laptop meant to inspire children in developing countries will ship with two operati

Could it be? Another possible dual-touchscreen laptop?

While we were stoked, if a little skeptical, about One Laptop Per Child’s dual touchscreen notebook design, it turns out someone has been working on one for years and it may actually be slightly mor

Intel borrows a cup of Sugar from OLPC

It’s no secret that Intel and the OLPC project parted ways a while back, and now I think we can cross the OS off the list of things Intel didn’t like about the project. Sugar Labs, which s

OLPC 2.0: What the world needs now is more books

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OLPC 2.0: A Striking eBook and a Step In the Right Direction

Here is the the next-generation OLPC. It will consist of dual touchscreens on a single spine and include keyboard, face-to-face, and ebook functionality. The touchscreens will be built by a start-up b

New OLPC revealed: OLPC Dual Screen!

If the first OLPC XO laptop was considered a fashion item, just think how popular this thing will be. Of course, at the moment it’s only a little bit more real than fairy dust, and the idea that

Nature or nuture: XO Laptops will now run Windows

The XO Laptop (or the OLPC, whatever you want to call it) will now run Windows, giving children around the world the opportunity to dislike Microsoft as much as we do. I think we alluded to the sort o

Microsoft to offer limited XP to low-cost PC makers

Microsoft has unveiled a plan under which a somewhat crippled version of XP will be made available to the makers of low-cost PCs like the Eee PC and XO laptop. I’m not sure how I feel about this

OLPC to become OLPXPC as program switches from Linux to Windows

The XO laptop from the One Laptop Per Child project was originally supposed to make inroads into the developing world and low-income areas for the free and open source community. But OLPC’s foun

Overclocking the OLPC for fun and profit

It was just a matter of time before someone overclocked the hell out of one of these things. Thanks to a user named bdleonard over at the OLPC News Forum, you can really kick that 433MHz AMD Geode up

Germany is so rich they have TWO laptops per child

Actually, this is the Austrian OLPC group’s booth. Nothing to see here but it’s cool that the Germanics are taking an interest in this project.

UK's £99 'Elonex ONE' to enter student notebook game

Move over OLPC, here comes another “ONE.” That was terrible, I’m sorry. I’m really sorry. Coming February 28th to the toughest, meanest industry show in all of the United Kingd

The Reg takes on the OLPC XO

Ever a trustable resource, The Register has completed its full review of the OLPC XO laptop. The verdict? I don’t want to spoil the surprise. Actually, I do: they are pleased, but cautious and c

OLPC coming to America, misses Intel's loving arms

The OLPC is setting up base in DC and looking to get their low cost laptops into the hands of America’s youth based on three major factors. I never knew patriotism had anything to do with empowe

No love lost between the OLPC project and Intel

  A week ago, Intel announced that it was leaving the OLPC project due to various disagreements between the two groups. OLPC software and content president Walter Bender doesn’t seem too mi
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