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Jan 17, 2007, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"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."