After much anticipation and hordes of coverage, the first OLPC ($100 laptops) laptops are being shipped
. Only 10 units so far have made it out the door, and are going to be evaluated as beta hardware to see how they function. Once everything clears, another 900 are planned and will be sent to the OLPC project, for distribution in various parts of the world. The pictures of it make it look quite like a toy, but closer examination reveals a fairly rugged machines with an ample screen, keyboard, touchpad and antennas. Interesting stuff.