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INTERVIEW: Yves Behar Talks to Us About Sustainable Product Design

INTERVIEW: Yves Behar Talks to Us About Sustainable Product Design

The designer behind the One Laptop Per Child Project, Yves Behar is truly a world-class designer, balancing aesthetics, function, and socially-based initiatives. Founder and principal designer of

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One Laptop Per Child Unveils Two New Kid Tablets at CES 2014

One Laptop Per Child Unveils Two New Kid Tablets at CES 2014

The 2014 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is showcasing all kinds of intriguing electronics this year. But one of the most anticipated socially-conscious projects comes from the

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OLPC’s New XO Tablet Computer to Hit Store Shelves This Week

OLPC’s New XO Tablet Computer to Hit Store Shelves This Week

Fuseproject and the One Laptop Per Child Association (OLPC) just unveiled the new XO tablet, which is set to hit stores across the country this week! The powerful seven-inch Android tablet features an

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Top 7 Green Gadgets To Debut at This Week’s 2012 CES

Top 7 Green Gadgets To Debut at This Week’s 2012 CES

Rukus Bluetooth Solar-Powered Speaker Get your jam on basically anywhere you want with Eton’s new, heavy-duty, portable Bluetooth speaker, the Rukus. The device is powered by an enhanced monocrystal

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OLPC to Air-Drop Laptops to the World’s Poorest Children

OLPC to Air-Drop Laptops to the World’s Poorest Children

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), a non-profit that seeks to provide every child on earth with an inexpensive laptop to use as a learning tool, just announced they'll soon be air-dropping laptops into remote

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VIDEO: Mary Lou Jepsen on One Laptop Per Child

VIDEO: Mary Lou Jepsen on One Laptop Per Child

Mary Lou Jepsen's keynote presentation of One Laptop Per Child at our Greener Gadgets conference a few years back was without a doubt one of the highlights of the event. The OLPC laptop, known as XO or

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Peru to Open OLPC Factories, Will Distribute 1 Millionth XO Laptop by End of 2011

Peru to Open OLPC Factories, Will Distribute 1 Millionth XO Laptop by End of 2011

Alan Garcia, the President of Peru, just announced that the country will be handing out their one millionth XO laptop by the end of this year and will soon be building manufacturing facilities to build

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OLPC’s New Marvell-Powered XO 1.75 Laptop Fixes Previous Hand Crank Issues

OLPC’s New Marvell-Powered XO 1.75 Laptop Fixes Previous Hand Crank Issues

The OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) XO hand-cranked laptop for kids recently drew a lot of controversy amongst users because it didn't really work. Well, to be fair, the laptop part of it was fine and dandy

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OLPC Will Offer $35 Laptop to India’s Children

OLPC Will Offer $35 Laptop to India’s Children

Earlier this summer we reported on One Laptop per Child’s (OLPC) efforts to create an affordable device able to bring technology into the hands of children in developing nations. Since then news has

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OLPC to Unveil XO-3 Tablet Prototype by the End of This Year

OLPC to Unveil XO-3 Tablet Prototype by the End of This Year

The iPad may be a luxury item, but One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is working on an affordable device for the developing world that combines the features of a laptop, the Kindle, and the iPad -- and it might

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Yves Béhar Talks Greener Gadgets

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Yves Béhar Talks Greener Gadgets

We can't wait for the Greener Gadgets Conference next week, and the thing that we are most excited about is superstar industrial designer Yves Béhar's opening keynote presentation on his latest tablet PC

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GREENER GADGETS SNEAK PEEK: We Interview Keynote Speaker Yves Béhar

GREENER GADGETS SNEAK PEEK: We Interview Keynote Speaker Yves Béhar

We're psyched about the Greener Gadgets Conference coming up in just 2 days, and are thrilled to be able to give all of you a sneak peek by interviewing industrial designer extraordinaire and keynote

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VIDEO: Yves Behar Talks About the $100 Laptop

VIDEO: Yves Behar Talks About the $100 Laptop

With our Greener Gadgets Conference a few weeks away, and CES launching today, we thought it fitting to (re)show this great video about the One Laptop Per Child/XO Laptop. Check out the latest video

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GIFT GUIDE: Gadgets

GIFT GUIDE: Gadgets

For the technologically-inclined greenies in your life, the best gadget gifts are those that are innovative and unique, energy efficiency, and smart. Stock up green gadget gifts this holiday season that

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