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Despite shrinking staff, OLPC still thinking big

The OLPC project may be have suffered a series of setbacks recently. But founder Nicholas Negroponte still has big plans for the group’s next mini-laptop, the XO-2. An early mockup of the device was spotted yesterday, but the finished product isn’t expected for another 18 months or so. Negroponte seems to be making the rounds, […]

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How to run Mac OS 9 on an OLPC XO Laptop

Sure, there’s a lot of big mobile computing news coming out of CES this week. But Vegas isn’t the only place where you can find some pretty awesome netbook-related news. For instance, a member of the OLPC News forums posted an awesome guide to running Mac OS 9 on an OLPC XO Laptop. Sure, it’s […]

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Venezula orders 1 million Classmate PCs

While mainstream netbooks like the Asus Eee PC, MSI Wind, and Dell Inspiron Mini continue to capture the imagination (and cash) of consumers, it’s nice to see that low cost laptops are  also fulfilling one of their original purposes, and getting into the hands of children in developing countries. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez this weekend announced that […]