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OLPC testers get support from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Virtusa has been working with our support gang over the past six months to provide a team of testers to help improve test depth and quality for new Sugar releases.Read the rest of this entry

XO power data: power draws for plugged-in laptops

Guest post by Richard Smith We've finished testing power consumption under different conditions for the XO-1 and the XO-1.5. The new machine performs well while suspended, and suspends very smoothly. Here is a chart of power draw at the wall, assuming a laptop plugged into a 230V ac outlet. This includes the power draw of the AC adapter; battery-only numbers will be significantly lower, but there is no comparison chart for that yet.Read the rest of this entry