LAPTOP Magazine has followed the One Laptop Per Child initiative through interviews with OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte, hands-on reviews of the machine, and now a firsthand look at the XO with its intended users: children of developing nations. Below, you'll find all our stories about this potentially world-changing laptop, including information about ways you can help make a difference.
Hands-On with One Laptop Per Child's XO Laptop
We visited the OLPC Labs to get our hands on the much-hyped laptop. Created with children of the developing world in mind, this notebook might just change the face of mobile computing.
My 8-Year-Old Reviews the OLPC XO
Our kid tester found the groundbreaking XO machine to have plenty of shortcomings. But considering its mission as a children's laptop for the developing world--and its ultra-low price--it has great potential.
Intel vs. OLPC: A Battle of Good Wills
Both OLPC and Intel are vying to equip underprivileged children with aggressively priced laptops, but there are some key differences both in terms of their approaches and the hardware itself.