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How Does the New Haitian Sûrtab Tablet Measure Up?

How Does the New Haitian Sûrtab Tablet Measure Up?

Published on: Apr 18 2014 by Sam Perales - 3 Comments
Since 2013, consumers have had their eye on a new Haitian-made tablet, known as the Sûrtab. It’s price and weight may seem ideal, but how does it measure up...
XO Tablet Hands On Review: Wow, OLPC Finally Got It Right!

XO Tablet Hands On Review: Wow, OLPC Finally Got It Right!

Published on: Aug 09 2013 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
When the XO-1 Laptop first came out in 2006, I was in awe of the hardware innovations. From bunny ears for better WiFi to a hardened swivel-screen top, to its...
Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Published on: Jun 26 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
3rd Annual Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance International Symposium: 2013- Commit Fair for Project Scaling October 15-16, 2013 Washington, DC Session...
How to Launch a Tech Hardware Startup in Africa

How to Launch a Tech Hardware Startup in Africa

Published on: May 14 2013 by Aaron Mason - 2 Comments
On May 28, join a conversation with Verone Mankou, designer of Africa’s first tablet computer. RSVP today. Bringing a new product to market is no easy task. In...
Will the Ubuntu Phone Rock the African Software Development Market?

Will the Ubuntu Phone Rock the African Software Development Market?

Published on: Apr 03 2013 by Aaron Mason - 1 Comment
You’re undoubtedly familiar with Ubuntu. An open source OS powerhouse, some argue that Ubuntu has the potential to take a sizable bite out of the cost of deploying...
Electrical Power is No Longer a Problem in ICT for Development

Electrical Power is No Longer a Problem in ICT for Development

Published on: Mar 10 2013 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
It was not long ago that electrical power was the largest barrier to using ICTs in rural areas. Back when desktop computers had big CRT screens, each computer...
What are the Top 10 Technology Challenges in International Development?

What are the Top 10 Technology Challenges in International Development?

Published on: Feb 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Mobile device technology is changing the social and economic landscape across the developing world. Mobile phones are powering revolutions in banking, in education,...
Can ICT4D Keep Up With The Speed Of Technology Change?

Can ICT4D Keep Up With The Speed Of Technology Change?

Published on: Jan 25 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
What do the Consumer Electronics Show and the Hong Kong Electronics Fair have to do with ICT for Development? The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...
It is High Noon for Netbooks

It is High Noon for Netbooks

Published on: Nov 05 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Do you remember the buzz in 2008 for low-cost laptops? Can you recall when Asus announced the EeePC, a sub-$400 laptop computer that had all the techies excited?...
Does a 40% breakage rate for Kindles in Africa matter?

Does a 40% breakage rate for Kindles in Africa matter?

Published on: Aug 13 2012 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently, I was sharing one of the more striking results from the USAID-funded WorldReader e-Reader Ghana Pilot assessment that should give anyone in ICT4D pause: E-reader...