[OLPC-Philippines] OLPC now and a $75 Android Tablet
meaton.2v+olpcph at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 01:14:14 EST 2011
<http://ilovemyxo.com/category/xo-accessories.html>ILoveMyXO sells 10W Solar
Panels as alternative means of electricity/charging. Yet to read a
real-world report I the success of these panels, however have seen some
photos. New one launched late last year includes regulator for XO to enable
proper battery charging.
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 3:27 PM, tgott <gottlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good afternoon everyone,
> I've been following the OLPC initiative since the early days of about a
> decade ago.Back then I was the Executive Director of an NGO that refurbished
> old desktop computers and provided them to NGOs, Faith Based Inititiatives,
> and children's after school programs.
> In any case I just caught wind of this story<http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/05/27/negreponte-one-laptop-per-child-is-now-a-75-android-tablet/>which is an old article from May of 2010. In which case you OLPC guys will
> probably know about it already.
> Though I think it's a great idea I don't think it will take the place of
> the current design in all circumstances because I didn't see any mention of
> other power source options. So how are would they power it in a village with
> no electricity?
> Though I'm sure something else could be thought of. Perhaps a secondary
> device for providing power ... And I don't know how many current OLPC
> distributions have taken place in remote villages any how though the concept
> was intriguing.
> Timothy L. Gott
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> or more info here <http://tinyurl.com/contact-tim>.
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