The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has announced a high school-focused version of its low-cost XO laptop which includes the Gnome interface.
On the back of the growing popularity of tablet devices the One Laptop Per Child project is now hoping to produce a sub-$100 tablet device.
XOs on show at science and tech innovation show.
Low-cost XO laptop will be used by TeamSA to write up progress during the Tall Ship’s Race.
Community Linux distribution forms group to support One Laptop Per Child project developers.
The South African arm of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has suffered a setback following the past weekend’s devastating fires in the Western Cape. The project’s servers, which are run from Scarborough in the Cape Peninsula, were apparently damaged by the excess smoke and water in the area, and are now apparently unlikely […]
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has been getting some bad press recently so this is some good news. Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi has confirmed his commitment to give 50 000 One Laptop Per Child laptops to Ethiopian schools. This is not new news (the original announcement was last year) but it does […]
Some time back we wrote about Electronic Arts donating the original SimCity game to the One Laptop Per Child project. Well, now SimCity has been open sourced and released under a GPL3 licence. Which means you can download the source code and some binary versions. SimCity has primarily been made available for the OLPC so […]
The One Laptop Per Child project, which aims to deliver low-cost laptops to children in developing countries, has begun the year with a flurry of media coverage, but not all of it is as positive as the non-profit organisation would like. OLPC has received recent criticism from the open source community for its decision to […]
There are numerous news reports covering Intel’s withdrawal from the One Laptop Per Child project. The company says it decided to leave the OLPC board because the One Laptop organisation had demanded it stop supporting other efforts in emerging markets. Of course what the OLPC board was specifically referring to was Intel’s Classmate, a laptop […]