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VIDEO: BBC shows off its "Blue Room" full of gadgets

VIDEO: BBC shows off its "Blue Room" full of gadgets

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We're feeling jealous. Although the Pocket-lint stronghold is full of gadgets, it's not as packed-to-the-brim with tech toys as the BBC's incredible "Blue Room" facility, which it uses for staff training. The Blue Room exists so that BBC personnel can... >>

$20 Indian laptop unveiled

$20 Indian laptop unveiled

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Sketchy details are coming in on the $20 laptop that has been unveiled in India, a launch from government, academic, and commercial interests. The Linux-based "Sakshat" laptop boasts 2GB expandable memory, Wi-Fi, Ethernet and low power consumption of... >>

OLPC cuts staff by 50%

OLPC cuts staff by 50%

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The One Laptop per Child foundation has announced that due to "tough economic times" it is cutting staff by 50%. A statement from OLPC boss Nicholas Negroponte on the company's blog reads as follows: "Like many other nonprofits that are facing tough economic... >>

VIDEO: John Lennon stars in OLPC advert

VIDEO: John Lennon stars in OLPC advert

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Looks like the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is trying hard to get their adverts to get people talking. Following the hard-hitting, gritty effort we brought you news of before Christmas, their latest stars dead Beatle John Lennon. Lennon's voice-over... >>

VIDEO: OLPC makes hard-hitting advert

VIDEO: OLPC makes hard-hitting advert

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The OLPC's new ad campaign for its give one, get one scheme is pretty gritty. The foundation is under fire for how hard-hitting it is, but is it justified considering the worthy work they do? Have your say in the comments box below. >>

OLPC's XO machines to launch in UK

OLPC's XO machines to launch in UK

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For the first time, the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is to offer its XO machines in the European market. The debut of the device will also see the charitable group run its G1G1 - give one, get one - programme in Europe later this month. As has been... >>

OLPC gets Windows XP

OLPC gets Windows XP

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It has been working on it since December 2007, but Microsoft has finally come up with a version of Windows XP suitable for the One Laptop Per Child XO machine. The OS has had to be "slimmed down" to run off a 2GB flash memory card, but the computing giant... >>

OLPC teams up with Amazon

OLPC teams up with Amazon

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It's been revealed that Amazon is to offer the One Laptop Per Child's XO machines - but only in the States. Due to kick off in late November, the ecommerce giant is getting involved in the "Give 1 Get 1" scheme that sees a buyer receiving one machine... >>

Red OLPC spotted

Red OLPC spotted

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What's this? A limited edition OLPC in red? Sort of. Snapped at the organisation's MIT headquarters, there's only a 100 of these rouge-tinted XOs to go out to developers working on the dual boot Sugar Linux and Windows XP system. >>

Colombia orders OLPCs

Colombia orders OLPCs

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Colombia is the latest developing country to order in a shipment of the One Laptop Per Child's XO machine. About 65,000 children in the Caldas region of Colombia will soon be issued with one of the green and white machines. Apparently small towns and... >>