Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 32. Chapters: Poqet PC, OLPC XO-1, Asus Eee PC, Classmate PC, Dell Inspiron Mini Series, HP 2133 Mini-Note PC, Subnotebook, Comparison of subnotebooks, MSI Wind Netbook, Toshiba Libretto, Toshiba Tecra, Palm Foleo, Elonex ONE, CloudBook, HP Mini 2140, Gateway Handbook, Toshiba Port g, Comparison of 12-13.3 inch subnotebooks, Gigabyte M912, Elonex ONEt, Gdium, VAIO VGN-TX2, Everun Note, One A110, VIA OpenBook, Astone UMPC. Excerpt: The XO-1, previously known as the $100 Laptop, Children's Machine, and 2B1, is an inexpensive subnotebook computer intended to be distributed to children in developing countries around the world, to provide them with access to knowledge, and opportunities to qexplore, experiment and express themselvesq (constructionist learning). The laptop is developed by the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and manufactured by Quanta Computer. The subnotebooks are designed for sale to government-education systems which then give each primary school child their own laptop. Pricing was set to start at $188 in 2006, with a stated goal to reach the $100 mark in 2008 and the 50-dollar mark by 2010. When offered for sale in the Give One, Get One campaigns of Q4 2006 and Q4 2007, the laptop was sold at $199. These rugged, low-power computers use flash memory instead of a hard drive, and come with a distribution of Linux derived from Red Hat's Fedora as their pre-installed operating system. Mobile ad-hoc networking via 802.11s WiFi mesh networking protocol is used to allow many machines to share Internet access as long as at least one of them can see and connect to a router or other access point. The XO-1 is also nicknamed ceibalita in Uruguay after the Ceibal project. OLPC XO-1 original design proposalThe first early prototype was unveiled by the project's found...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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