Intel Classmate OS Will Be as Sugary as the OLPC

Intel's for-profit take on the OLPC concept will soon share a UI with its spiritual predecessor. Walter Bender, the guy who made the original child-friendly Sugar interface with the OLPC project, told PC Magazine that Sugar will be adapted to the Classmate PC. Intel had previously disassociated themselves with the… » 6/19/08 9:11pm 6/19/08 9:11pm

Intel Classmate Reviewed (Verdict: OLPC Killer)

While we haven't seen anywhere near the kind of buzz in geek circles for Intel's Classmate, it played a prominent, crushing role in the WSJ's slaughterfest OLPC article a couple weeks ago, since it's been picked up by Libya, Nigeria and Pakistan over the XO Laptop, in large part because it runs Windows and Office and… » 12/14/07 5:10pm 12/14/07 5:10pm