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OLPC’s ARM-based tablet, laptop can run on solar power alone

Modern computers aren’t just a lot faster than the PCs you probably used ten or fifteen years ago — they also use a lot less power. But most computers designed to run desktop operating systems still use enough energy that they can’t, say, run directly off the power generated by a small solar panel. But […]

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OLPC XO 1.75 laptop introduces ARM processor, touchscreen support

The One Laptop Per Child initiative is on the floor at CES 2001, and they’ve announced some rather exciting news on their official blog — the new OLPC XO 1.75 systems will feature an ARM-based CPU and support touchscreen input. The developer board (above) includes a 1GHz Marvell Armada CPU which consumes just two watts […]