The One Laptop Per Child initiative is ready to release its next project into the wild, a modular device that takes its cues from Google's.
ExclusiveOne Laptop per Child (OLPC) has recently announced an exciting new partnership in East Africa, with newly-ambitious plans to deliver 30 million laptops to primary school children across the region by 2015.
Research by African universities looking at the top laptop and desktop solutions for low power and low cost computing in developing countries has shown that Asus' Eee PC netbook wins out hands down over the One Laptop per Child's XO laptop.
The One Laptop Per Child project is set to replace the AMD processor in its $199 XO laptop with a low-power replacement from VIA.
In what is perhaps the strangest tech news of the last week or so, John Lennon has been digitally brought back from the grave in order to star in a video advert for the One Laptop Per Child initiative.
It seems the truly philanthropic PC users among us might be dealt a harsh blow, as Amazon UK is threatening to cancel delivery of the One Laptop Per Child devices.