USB charging while XOs are switched off

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at
Sun Sep 26 08:40:53 EDT 2010

On 14 September 2010 03:10, Christoph Derndorfer
<christoph.derndorfer at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> going through some of my notes from South America I stumbled across a
> question from a Peruvian teacher who had asked me whether future XOs would
> allow her to charger her mobile phone while the XO is turned off. Not sure
> where she had seen that but I think it combination with more and more mobile
> phones going to towards USB chargers this is actually quite an interesting
> idea.
> Is this a feature that has been considered for the XO-1.75?

Laptops don't typically provide power over USB when turned off. My
Dell Latitude has one special port which can do this, but the others
do not.

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