Remember the $100 laptop from OLPC? It was the tiny laptop computer designed to bring affordable computing to school children in developing countries. Well, Sugar Labs, designer of the Sugar open-source operating system used on the OLPC XO Laptop, has refined the OS and all of the educational software it includes so that it can run from a 1 GB USB stick. The technology called “Sugar on a Stick” is being used to revive old PCs and Macs that have been retired due to their inability to run modern operating systems.
- $100 Laptop Becomes a $5 PC [Technology Review]