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One Laptop per Child XO Laptop (Give a Laptop, Get a Laptop)

submitted on November 17, 2008 by Merlin in "Products / Gadgets"
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001GB87EI

Price: $399.00 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping

$399 gets you one laptop shipped to your house, sends another laptop to a child in another country. It's not a gaming laptop. But it's a durable, lightweight Linux based laptop with wifi abilities. It also networks with other XO laptops around it.

And you can use Solar Power to run it,basic computer for emergency situations.


The One Laptop Per Child Organization
Founded in 2001 by MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte, the One Laptop Per Child Foundation has a simple mission: to create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each and every one with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning.

By giving a laptop, you are helping bring education to children in some of the world's most remote areas.

You are connecting them to each other. To us. To hope. And to a better future.


Technical Details
Dual mode sunlight-readable display screen
Video and still camera
Rugged, low power laptop - no hard drive, water resistance, carrying case
Open Source, Linux OS, encourages community involvement and self-exploration
Standard WiFi as well as 'Mesh' networking that allows laptops to communicate with each other with or without a network infrastructure
 

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