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First XO laptop in Nepal through Simply Give program

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Simply Give donation program has brought the first XO Laptop to Nepal. The lucky one is Prajesh Dulal. Jane Smith (USA) has contributed the laptop. Today he came to OLPC Nepal office for learning how to use this beautiful machine.

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I’ve had two or three days to look over my XO and I’ll admit up front that I really love it. I don’t know all the ins and outs of it, and it will take me some time to get used to the way things work, but I believe I’ll be keeping this one for a very long time.

At this point I do have some reservations about certain things, as well as some big thumbs up for the people that put it together. I’ll list what I see as the downsides first, that way I can close on a positive note. Because no matter what negative things I might say, I really really like this little machine.

If I could put my finger on one thing that I really didn’t care for, it would probably be

impressions of an xo laptop

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