Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
Hi All. 8-ghz processor ?. Rafael Ortiz On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 4:23 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz bmsch...@fas.harvard.edu wrote: http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/tablet-computer-negroponte-technology-cio-network-olpc.html It aims to make its tablet PC highly durable, all plastic, waterproof,

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 14:57, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero dir...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All. 8-ghz processor ?. I guess it's better to rely on the info here, if you need to: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_viewnewsId=20091222005779newsLang=en Regards,

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Tiago Marques
Perhaps a 2GHz quad-core? ARM Cortex-A9 is already dual core and up to 2GHz. Best regards On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero dir...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All. 8-ghz processor ?. Rafael Ortiz On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 4:23 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz bmsch...@fas.harvard.edu wrote: http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/tablet-computer-negroponte-technology-cio-network-olpc.html It aims to make its tablet PC highly durable, all plastic, waterproof, half the thickness of an iPhone and use

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Stanley Sokolow
My personal experience tells me that it wouldn't help to have this piece of vaporware come into being.The limiting factor in bringing computing to the poor masses on this planet is the high cost of connecting them to the Internet. Even wireless service is beyond the reach of rural villages

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
About near-zero connectivity cost, i came across the caua project http://www.projectcaua.org/ OLPC, and/or others could begin to support these kind of ideas. Rafael Ortiz On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Stanley Sokolow overb...@earthlink.net wrote: My personal experience tells me that

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Stanley Sokolow overb...@earthlink.netwrote: My personal experience tells me that it wouldn't help to have this piece of vaporware come into being.The limiting factor in bringing computing to the poor masses on this planet is the high cost of connecting

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread david
On Wed, 23 Dec 2009, Sameer Verma wrote: On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Stanley Sokolow overb...@earthlink.netwrote: My personal experience tells me that it wouldn't help to have this piece of vaporware come into being.The limiting factor in bringing computing to the poor masses on

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Peter Robinson
On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 9:23 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz bmsch...@fas.harvard.edu wrote: http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/tablet-computer-negroponte-technology-cio-network-olpc.html It aims to make its tablet PC highly durable, all plastic, waterproof, half the thickness of an iPhone and use less

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread John Gilmore
I would take it all with a large dose of salt. Also, as usual, the left hand at OLPC doesn't know what the right hand is doing. The press release isn't on www.laptop.org, nor is there anything in www.laptop.org or wiki.laptop.org about the XO-3 (or even the XO-1.75). The press release (which

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread John Watlington
On Dec 23, 2009, at 9:33 PM, John Gilmore wrote: I would take it all with a large dose of salt. Also, as usual, the left hand at OLPC doesn't know what the right hand is doing. The press release isn't on www.laptop.org, nor is there anything in www.laptop.org or wiki.laptop.org about the

Re: XO-3 official

2009-12-23 Thread Neil Graham
On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 18:33 -0800, John Gilmore wrote: I would take it all with a large dose of salt. Also, as usual, the left hand at OLPC doesn't know what the right hand is doing. Actually I think the hands are all doing a very good job. It's the head that needs attention. One thing