OLPC Set to Dump X86 for Arm Chips in XO-2
Mar 12, 2009, 15:31 (17 Talkback[s])
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"OLPC is in talks with Microsoft to develop a version of a full
Windows OS for XO-2, Negroponte said. The XO-2 is still 18 months
away from release, so "a lot can change with regard to Microsoft
and Arm," Negroponte said.
"Microsoft did not immediately respond to a request for
"Designed for use by children in developing countries, the XO
laptop has been praised for its innovative hardware features and
environmentally friendly design. In the same vein, XO-2 is also
being engineered with hardware and software features that OLPC
hopes will appeal to kids in primary schools."