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OLPC XO-4 Arriving This March

01/08/2013, Let us take a breather from the slew of CES news as we bring you word of other interesting tech goings-on. Case in point, did you know that there will be the OLPC XO-4 that is tipped for a release later this March? Yes sir, the OLPC XO-4 might seem...

XO-3 Tablet Shelved, XO-4 In The Pipeline

12/03/2012, It was nearly one year back when One Laptop Per Child started to parade a tablet that was specially designed to deliver low-cost touchscreen computing capability to folks worldwide, with students as their main target. The idea of the XO-3 tablet was...

OLPCs hacked by Ethiopian kids on their own in 5 months

10/31/2012, While I find it nigh impossible to believe that leaving a typewriter in the room with a bunch of monkeys would eventually see one of the Bard’s sonnets typed out (an experiment was run in the past to debunk such an idea), it is not too hard to see us...

One Laptop Per Child XO 3.0 tablet to be showcased at CES 2012

01/07/2012, [CES 2012] Remember back in 2009 One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) announced that it would be introducing a low-cost tablet, the XO 3.0? Well the tablet was supposed to go in production in 2010, and then was announced as delayed last year to get better screens,...

OLPC uses helicopters to drops tablets in isolated villages

11/03/2011, Anyone who has worked with tribal and aboriginal people groups would know that they more often than not live in highly inaccessible areas, where you will need to trek by hours or days on foot, swim through a river or both. This means to reach out to them...

OLPC XO-3 to include solar charging and satellite Internet?

07/20/2011, The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program is not quite done with their XO laptop project just yet, and while we know that the XO-3 tablet will be delayed because of the desire to include a superior display into the final product, here is more news on the...

OLPC XO laptop offers multi-touch support

07/08/2010, OLPC recently announced that it aims to improve its next generation XO laptop (so there will be another model in the works after all) by throwing in a touchscreen display that supports multi-touch, something that every decent touchscreen-enabled devices...

OLPC XO 1.5 offers optional Sugar OS interface

06/16/2010, The Sugar OS interface was originally meant to make the use of the OLPC XO laptop easy to use, it isn’t something that most folks are used to the moment they turn on said laptop. After all, there is a very good reason for this – the OLPC XO...

OLPC XO-3 tablet concept

12/22/2009, Tablets could very well be the next big thing, but the industry is taking its time if they’re in a so-called transition phase. OLPC has toyed around with a tablet concept of their own, known as the XO-3 where it will boast a full touchscreen display...

XO Tablet PC Coming?

11/03/2009, Most of you thought that the XO OLPC would be succeeded by the XO-2, dual display laptop, right? Well, it appears that the idea has been binned, in favor of an XO tablet computer, and taking into account the popularity of netbook computers, we can see why...

Pedal-powered OLPC XO laptop

10/12/2009, Just when you thought that the OLPC XO laptop had the power requirements of a sloth in hibernation, along comes a method to keep the device juiced while you work – via pedal power. OLPC Afghanistan came up with such a prototype that connects a hand...