Raspberry Pi: The $25 USB key-sized computer

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It's yet another initiative to build low power, portable, and affordable computers for educational purposes, especially in the developing world. Previous attempts have not seen widespread success, such as the One Laptop Per Child initiative....

First Look: OLPC XO-2

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I am here this morning in Cambridge, Mass., at OLPC's Global Country Workshop. Opening the conference this morning was OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte, who announced the second generation of the OLPC XO laptop, which will...

Microsoft seals the deal with OLPC

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After much negotiations, and countless rumors, it is now official: OLPC's XO Laptop, will now be offered with Windows XP. Sales of the laptop will be offered to some countries in...

OLPC Experiments with Cow-Powered Laptops

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According to One Laptop Per Child Project's Arjun Sarwal, the group is considering powering its low-cost XO laptops with cows: "We plan to drive a dynamo (taken from an old Fiat) through a system of...

OLPC Seeks Educational Games for XO Laptop

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The One Laptop Per Child Project is asking software coders to develop free, open-source educational computer games for the XO laptop, continuing its push toward a September launch date. OLPC offered a laptop prize for...

First OLPC laptops make it out the door

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After much anticipation and hordes of coverage, the first OLPC ($100 laptops) laptops are being shipped. Only 10 units so far have made it out the door, and are going to be evaluated as beta...

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