Early prototypes of the XO laptops

The photo at left is from the OLPC blog. Christoph Derndorfer took a photo of these early mock-ups of the original XO-1. At least I think they're mock-ups; the screens don't look functional. But did you notice that the one in the back has a hand crank?

I have one other photo for you. This is a prototype for the next gen XO-3 tablet:

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