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One Laptop Per Child Debuts Rugged Tablet for Students in Developing World

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[COLOR=#474747][URL="http://one.laptop.org/stories"]One Laptop Per Child[/URL] is a charity with a mission to supply laptops to children around the world. From their website: "[COLOR=#333333]We aim to provide each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop. To this end, we have designed hardware, content and software for collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning. With access to this type of tool, children are engaged in their own education, and learn, share, and create together. They become connected to each other, to the world and to a brighter future."[/COLOR][URL="http://mashable.com/follow/topics/one-laptop-per-child/"]

One Laptop Per Child[/URL] will unveil its XO 3.0 tablet at the[URL="http://mashable.com/follow/topics/ces-2012/"]Consumer Electronics Show[/URL] in Las Vegas Monday. The fully functional tablet is designed to be inexpensive, use little energy and brave extreme weather conditions.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=#474747]The rugged tablet includes the Marvell ARMADA PXA618 SOC processor, Avastar Wi-Fi SOC, standard or Pixel Qi sunlight-readable display, and supports Android and Linux operating systems. Unlike any other tablet on the market, it can be powered by solar energy, other alternative sources or hand-cranks.

For more on this story, see [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/01/08/one-laptop-per-child-tablet/"]Mashable[/URL].[/COLOR]

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