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[News] iFreeTablet Similar to OLPC, with Free Software

  • Subject: [News] iFreeTablet Similar to OLPC, with Free Software
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 02:41:54 +0000
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iFreeTablet, interview with Carlos de Castro, project

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| Research Group, to whom we have made some 
| questions to better understand what the 
| project iFreeTablet, where to expect to get 
| with him and what future awaits us in the 
| digital home.
| [...]
| The iFreeTablet, like OLPC (one computer per 
| child), intended as a solidarity project. 
| Special Network Foundation Spain's main 
| objective is to try to reduce the digital 
| divide. 


Thousands sign up to anti-iPad petition

,----[ Quote ]
| In an open letter to Jobs, the FSF writes: 
| "DRM will give Apple and their corporate 
| partners the power to disable features, 
| block competing products (especially free 
| software) censor news, and even delete 
| books, videos, or news stories from users' 
| computers without notice - using the 
| device's 'always on' network connection".
| [...]
| If you want to add your name to the list, 
| then you can head over the DefectiveByDesign 
| site now where there's more info to be had 
| on why the "iPad is iBad for freedom."



iFreeTablet: Another competitor of iPad

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| Lastly, the open source SIeSTA operating
| system which is based on Debian Linux poses
| a threat to iPad. Donât you think that this
| is a better option than the Appleâs iPad?


Android Tablets vs. Apple iPad: Comparison/Review

,----[ Quote ]
| With the launch of Appleâs new iPad this week,
| everyone seems to have their eyes tuned into
| the tablet market. Well jump on over to
| Gizmodo for the full review and comparison of
| the iPad, HP Slate, JooJoo, and a few Android
| tablets (Notion Ink Adam, Dell Mini 5, Archos
| 7 Android).


Google Enters the Tablet Fray

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| The Chrome OS, which runs on top of the
| Linux kernel, is a direct challenge to
| Microsoft's(MSFT Quote) dominance in the PC
| market and will also intensify competition
| between Google and Apple. Chrome is
| expected to launch in the second half of
| the year and is an extension of Google's
| Chrome Web browser. It will initially be
| targeted at netbooks -- and tablets.

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