on the second generation OLPC laptop, which replaces the
keyboard with a touch screen.
"Even before todays crop of $500-$800 mini-notebooks became the New Cool Thing, MITs vision for a low-cost Linux-powered laptop for the third world was reaching for a price point as low as US$100. It never got there, of course the product that evolved into the XO-1 sub-note sells for US$188. Even so, its notched up some 600,000 sales to date.
Now MIT has its sights on a next-gen XO machine, dubbed XO-2, which it hopes will embrace new technologies while also bringing the price down to US$75 by the time the model is ready in 2010.
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