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Microsoft want in on the One Laptop Per Child project…

As acts of philanthropic, beneficent gestures go, the goal of One Laptop Per Child, “expressly [to provide a laptop computer] for the world’s poorest children living in its most remote environments” is making news, turning heads and melting hearts. It’s a project that has been the work of one Nicholas Negroponte and is his desire […]

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Apple Mac Tablet for the rest of us, Part 2

So Apple go and release the Mac Tablet. What kind animal would the Mac Tablet be? When I previously talked about the needs behind the Windows Tablet PC and the problems it solves, I don’t see those needs or problem-solving ideas being anything like what Apple might have in mind. Specifically, I don’t see Apple […]

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Apple Mac Tablet for the rest of us, Part 1

Apple rumours abound. What with the Apple iPhone doing the rounds, the Mac Tablet had to get an airing. But what would a Mac Tablet do, how would it work and what problems would a Mac Tablet solve? The R&D labs at Apple are a fabled place as Groom Lake, Arizona, more commonly known as […]