The One Laptop Per Child organisation (OLPC), looks to have conceded that its "$100 laptop" has been a gigantic lapflop as the global recession bites deeper. Recent reports indicate that OLPC has suffered a massive sales downturn of its XO computer, resulting in equally massive staff layoffs and budget slashing.

Published in Strategy
Give a gift of a netbook this year; I will be. These ultra-light computing devices are versatile, affordable and appealing. But which one to buy? Should you pay more for a laptop? What are the pros and cons between different models? Never fear, here's how to work your way through the morass and buy with confidence!

Published in The Linux Distillery
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 02:50

OLPC launches $700 lap toy promotion in Australia

The so-called $100 third world one laptop per child (OLPC) vision of Nicholas Negroponte has now become the around $700 (including GST and shipping charges) two-for-one "lap toy" Christmas promotion in Australia.

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