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The OLPC, 3 Months In

Mar 11, 2008, 21:45 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turner)

"Back in December, I was one of the 170,000 eager Linux geeks who forked out $400 for the privilege of getting my hands on a One Laptop Per Child XO. To be honest, my initial impression was not great. For one thing, the keyboard was (and continues to be) the wrong size and feel for productive typing by an adult. I really can't complain about this, as it wasn't designed for adults, and I have managed to adapt somewhat to get something approaching a reasonable typing speed.

"More troubling was the poor state of the WiFi stack, which seemed incapable of connecting to a WPA encrypted network..."

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