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How to gain root access on a Razorbook 400/Alpha 400

The “world’s cheapest laptop” goes by many names. In some countries it’s known as the Alpha 400, while others call it the Razorbook 400. But all the variations have one thing in common so far: They run a custom version of Linux that makes hacking/tweaking the operating system pretty difficult. When Laptop Magazine’s Joanna Stern […]

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First sign of an XO Laptop dual booting Windows and Linux

Those wacky OLPC folks have been working with Microsoft on a way to cram Windows XP onto the XO Laptop for a few months now. And while we’ve already seen video evidence of Windows running on the hardware, Gizmodo has what appears to be the first video showing a single XO Laptop dual booting Linux […]