Stephen Downes

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The terminology of '4P' is one that could stick. It refers to a type of computing technology that keeps thing simple and emphasizes: power, performance, portability and price. A number of 4P computers are now on the market, of which the OLPC is just one. There's a handy chart (with links) of the seven major 4P projects currently out there.

4PC NamePowerPerformPortabilityPrice
Asus Eee PCNoYes
YesYes
Classmate/2Go PCNoYesNoYes
Elonex OneYesYesYesYes
Everex CloudbookYesYesNoYes
HP Mini-Note PCNoYesNoNo
Norhtec GeckoYesYesYesYes
OLPC XO-1YesYesYesYes

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2021 12:34 p.m.