Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child initiative has historically been more about promise than fulfillment. But in the £65 XO 3.0 tablet, OLPC may have its first product that's not just practical, capable, or cheap. It's actually… good.
Just hours ago we reported that the One Laptop Per Child project was going to unveil their $100 (£65) tablet at CES. And now we have some of the first official photos of the highly affordable, yet extremely durable device.
The One Laptop Per Child project has had a long, noble, bumpy road. The dream of getting computers into every small 3rd world hand hasn't arrived yet, but now there's a new plan: toss 'em out of helicopters.