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Sugar, The XO Laptop, and One Laptop per Child

Apr 26, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Considering its USD100 price tag and the fact that the XO laptop is intended to be used around the world in drastically different environments, the physical design of the laptop is extremely important. Specifically, it must be both durable and power efficient.

"The laptop must be moisture resistant, including a rubber membrane keyboard and touchpad. It must also be shock resistant, which is why no spinning media exists. It uses a flash device for mass storage (1024MB NAND flash)..."

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