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NewsFactor: Want To Buy a $100 Linux Laptop?

Jan 17, 2007, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Gray)

"The OLPC group unveiled its final prototype, dubbed the XO, this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The laptop was developed to be a low-cost, durable, and easy-to-use PC that will appeal to children with its bright green body and white trim, reminiscent of a toy.

"The laptops take advantage of an inexpensive Linux-based OS and a low-power display screen made by Taiwanese-based Chi Mei Optoelectronics. The XO's software Relevant Products/Services has been designed to work specifically in an educational context."

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