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Our Refurbished Laptop Catalog Is Growing

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Check out all of the recent additions to our collection of refurbished laptops in the Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) program. admin fee.

Change the Way You Work with the Lenovo ThinkPad T410 Laptop

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Donor partner Blackbaud has generously donated the T410 laptop, refurbished by partner InterConnection. Just added! Lenovo ThinkPad T410.

How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

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I got to talking last week with Kiera Butler of Mother Jones magazine about the best ways to keep the rechargeable batteries in laptops and mobile phones healthy and long-lived. Dell says that a full life span for a garden-variety lithium-ion laptop battery is 18 to 24 months. Batteries also last longer in cool conditions. The U.S.

Win $500 in Facebook ads in the Naked Laptop Contest

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But the times when I’ve learned the most are when I get to see how they manage social media from their laptops! [If

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Refurbished MacBook Air Laptops Now Available

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We're very excited to expand our selection of Apple laptops! MacBook Air. Apple MacBook Air, $615.00 admin fee. spanhidden.

How to Reuse Old Laptops with Windows MultiPoint Server

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Do you have an old laptop lying around that you're not sure what to do with? How does this magic happen? Why Reuse Old Computers?

Share Your Green Tech Story and Win a Laptop or Tablet!

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Interested in winning a free refurbished laptop or tablet? Dell Core Windows 7 Laptop from InterConnection. Are you … A U.S.

The NonProfit Times -"Stretching Laptop Run Time

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The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Stretching Laptop Run TimeBy Ted NeedlemanYou have to wonder sometimes. As laptops get smaller and lighter, their run times often suffer due to fact that smaller laptops have smaller batteries.

One Laptop, two systems - The Boston Globe

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One Laptop, two systems - The Boston Globe: "THE GOAL of the nonprofit One Laptop per Child project has always been exciting: build a cheap, sturdy laptop and give it to poor children in developing countries to improve their educations.".

One Laptop per Child Lands in India

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One Laptop per Child Lands in India: "Nicholas Negroponte has found it tough going in India. His best-known idea is the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program (BusinessWeek, 6/5/08), a plan to make a simple, $100 laptop that would create a digitally literate generation.

Laptop or Tablet. Which Is Best for Your Nonprofit?

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TechSoup recently published an article comparing laptops versus tablets in terms of their benefits and advantages. Choose a tablet. spanhidden.

BBC NEWS | Technology | '$100 laptop' production begins

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"Meh" is my watchword, as I select my next laptop

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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Aboriginal kids get charity XO laptops | News | News.com.au

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Hopefully, my children will become.

Buy a Laptop for a Child, Get Another Laptop Free - New York Times

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Buy a Laptop for a Child, Get Another Laptop Free - New York Times: "nd he is reaching out to the public to try to give the laptop campaign a boost. The marketing program, to be announced today, is called “Give 1 Get 1,” in which Americans and Canadians can buy two laptops for $399.

The $3 Laptop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Snazzzz 's post in live journal comes the story of the $3 laptop. They had it fixed. More on that in a bit

Refurbished Computers for Nonprofit Serving Homeless

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GreenTech Hardware Green IT laptops computer recycling refurbished computersShe has been there just under five years. Photo: pal_pics.

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Today @ PC World OLPC Announces Next-Gen XO-2 $75 Laptop

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Today @ PC World OLPC Announces Next-Gen XO-2 $75 Laptop: "The nonprofit One Laptop Per Child has just shown for the first time images of its next-generation touch-screen laptop that goes by the name XO-2. According to Nicholas Negroponte, chairman of OLPC, the laptop is under development and has a goal of costing $75.

The Associated Press: Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program

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The Associated Press: Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program: "Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child ProgramBy MAY WONG – 10 hours agoSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) said Thursday it has abandoned the One Laptop Per Child program, dealing a big blow to the ambitious project seeking to bring millions of low-cost laptops to children in developing.

One Laptop Per Child orders surge - The Boston Globe

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One Laptop Per Child orders surge - The Boston Globe: "Despite slower-than-expected sales and tough competition from commercial rivals, the One Laptop Per Child Foundation of Cambridge is enjoying a surge of new orders

Intel, Portugal agree to deal for 500,000 laptops

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Intel, Portugal agree to deal for 500,000 laptops: "Intel Corp. An Intel spokesperson declined

Laptop Sticker Analysis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Why do people put stickers on their laptops? So I only saw six examples of this - bumper stickers on laptops. Here's the set.

Business & Technology | Microsoft joining laptop crusade | Seattle Times Newspaper

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Business & Technology | Microsoft joining laptop crusade | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Microsoft and the laptop organization announced Thursday that the nonprofit's green-and-white XO computers now can run Windows in addition to their homegrown interface, which is built on the open Linux operating system.

Is 2012 The Year of the Ultrabook?

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Laptops and now ultrabooks are much more energy efficient than desktop computers, and so in that aspect, can be regarded as green IT devices.

Nonprofit group starts making low-cost laptops | Technology | Reuters

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Nonprofit group starts making low-cost laptops | Technology | Reuters: "A nonprofit group said on Tuesday production of a new laptop computer for children in developing countries had begun, a milestone that could shake up the PC industry by ushering in a new era of low-cost computing.".

One Laptop Per Adult?

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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Lower Admin Fees on Hardware

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Now you can save up to $64 on desktops and laptops from TechSoup's Refurbished Computer Initiative program. Refurbished Laptops. Dell Latitude E6410 Laptop, 250-GB Hard Disk Drive. Dell Latitude E6410 Laptop, 500-GB Hard Disk Drive. Dell Latitude E6420 Laptop. Lenovo ThinkPad T410 Laptop. spanhidden.

One Laptop Per Child

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It's pretty impressive. Opera , if you didn't know, is providing the web browser for the OLPC effort.

A JingProject Sticker for My Laptop

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I met Betsy Weber, TechSmith Evangelist, at SXSW and she gave me a Jing Project sticker for my laptop! Thanks Betsy

School Tech: 6 Important Lessons From Maine's Student Laptop Program - Yahoo! News

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School Tech: 6 Important Lessons From Maine's Student Laptop Program - Yahoo! News: "When students at Skowhegan Area Middle School decided to undertake a study of the town's history, they departed from traditional readings and paper writing.

The Santa Barbara Independent Tech Mogul Brings Laptops to Kellogg Kids

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The Santa Barbara Independent Tech Mogul Brings Laptops to Kellogg Kids: "D.J. Perry’s third-grade class at Kellogg Elementary School in Goleta buzzed with excitement on Friday, December 5, as students clicked away on their new XO-brand laptops.

$100 Laptop at WSIS 2005

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WSIS 2005: $100 laptop Originally uploaded by BillT. Here's a photo from WSIS flickr stream. Here's the press photo via a post on netsquared

I Love Snagit Laptop Stickers!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just arrived in the mail along with the new copy of Daniel Park's Definitive Guide Camtasia Studio 4!

Give One, Get One Laptop Kicks Off

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Give One, Get One campaign launched yesterday. Nonetheless, I decided to make a donation to the project.

Microsoft finalizes Windows XP for OLPC laptops | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

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Microsoft finalizes Windows XP for OLPC laptops | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com: "Microsoft has internally released to manufacturing the version of Windows XP that it has tweaked to run on the One Laptop Per Child XO computer.As

Global laptop project raises its price again, almost double original $100 goal - International Herald Tribune

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Global laptop project raises its price again, almost double original $100 goal - International Herald Tribune: "he vaunted '$100 laptop' that Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers dreamed up for international schoolchildren is becoming a slightly more distant concept.

Putting XO Laptops Under Christmas Trees—and into Classrooms—via Amazon | Xconomy

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Putting XO Laptops Under Christmas Trees—and into Classrooms—via Amazon | Xconomy: "Under the Give One, Get One (G1G1) program, consumers can buy two laptops for $399. One will be shipped to a school of OLPC’s choice, and the other to any recipient of the buyer’s choice.

Save Up to 40 Percent with the Dell Affiliate Program

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Your nonprofit or library can save up to 40 percent on commercial Dell products, including laptops, desktops, servers, printers, and more.

Nortel Pullout Hits Laptop-for-Poor-Nations Program Hard | Embassy - Canada's Foreign Policy Newspaper

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Nortel Pullout Hits Laptop-for-Poor-Nations Program Hard | Embassy - Canada's Foreign Policy Newspaper: "owever, Nortel was forced to file for bankruptcy protection in January and, according to officials, has ceased its involvement in the OLPC program.'As

The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

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The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog: "The One Laptop Per Child project is starting a “Give 1 Get 1? As its name suggests, the marketing campaign combines philanthropy with geeky self-interest — give one of the innovative laptops to a