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India’s $35 Tablet Loses Primary Contractor, Could Face Delays

India’s $35 Tablet Loses Primary Contractor, Could Face Delays

The $35 tablet from India has fallen out of the spotlight since its debut back in July, 2010. The last time the device managed to rise above the water, was the allegations that the device wasn't manufactured in India at all, but had been outsourced to China. Before that, it was rumored that the specifications for the device had found their way onto the 'net, thanks to the similarities it held with another tablet device. But the tablet has popped up again, but with more disappointing news. It looks like the device could be facing a delay.

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$35 Indian Tablet Reportedly Made in China, Not India

$35 Indian Tablet Reportedly Made in China, Not India

At the end of July, the Indian government made a few waves by not only announcing, but showing off what they were calling the $35 Indian tablet. The device was based on an unknown Operating System (but Android had been ported to it in the past), and it was designed specifically to be a ridiculously inexpensive option for someone looking for a tablet device. It was also meant to be one of India's pride and joy in the technological department, coming from the smartest minds in colleges within India. But, according to a new report, it looks like the $35 Indian tablet isn't actually manufactured in India at all.

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$35 Indian Android tablet gets launch date

$35 Indian Android tablet gets launch date

We have talked about the Android-powered tablet from India that is supposed to be $35 before when it was first unveiled. That dirt cheap tablet has been given a launch date and the official name of the product is Sakshat apparently. Try as I might, I can’t help but point out the fact that the name sounds like sack o' sh*t, which is perhaps not the best moniker. Imagine trying to tell your friends about this thing, "Dude check out my new tablet, it's the Sakshat." The friend would go, "The sack of what?"

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OLPC founder offers advice & tech access to Indian $35 tablet project

OLPC founder offers advice & tech access to Indian $35 tablet project

OLPC are beavering away at their Marvell-based tablet design, but that doesn't mean founder Nicholas Negroponte hasn't time to pen a few suggestions for the Indian government and their $35 tablet.  In an open letter, Negroponte offers "full access to all of our technology, cost free" to the Indian team responsible for the low-cost tablet, along with the warning that they should prioritize content creation not, as on the iPad, content consumption.

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India’s $35 Tablet Based on AllGo Systems’ Design, Specifications Revealed?

India’s $35 Tablet Based on AllGo Systems’ Design, Specifications Revealed?

Remember that $35 tablet unveiled earlier today in India? There weren't a lot of details actually unveiled at the event where the tablet, or maybe even a pair of tablets, were shown off. And it left quite a few people (including us) very curious. And now we've got something very curious that has just landed in our laps. Dig in after the break to see what this tablet bears a striking resemblance to.

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Indian government’s $35 tablet unveiled

Indian government’s $35 tablet unveiled

Now this is curious; having only been mentioning the Indian government's "$10 laptop" the other day, the Human Resources Minister of the Union of India, Shri Kapil Sibal, has officially unveiled their device.  Contrary to our previous expectations, it's an all-in-one tablet that they reckon will retail for around $35 and that's supposedly YouTube capable, has a color display and can browse the internet.

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Updated Indian Aakash 2 tablet gets Android 4.0

Updated Indian Aakash 2 tablet gets Android 4.0

We talked about the Indian made Aakash tablet a few times that sells for the equivalent of $35 for students and teachers. The best thing you can say about that original tablet was that it was cheap since it ran significantly outdated hardware. The new version to of that tablet is coming that has some surprising updates compared to the original.

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$35 Android tablet coming to Philadelphia schools

$35 Android tablet coming to Philadelphia schools

The Indian-born $35 Ubislate Android tablet may be headed for a Philadelphia school system trial run if Financial Express reports prove true. This 7-inch device has shown up across the sea as the "Akash" tablet and was and continues to be manufactured by Canadian OEM DataWind. Thus far the tablet has been regulated (or priced, mind you) for schools alone, ranging between $35 and $50 for students in select areas of India over the past couple of years.

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Indian Government issued Android tablet called folly

Indian Government issued Android tablet called folly

Since all the way back in July of 2010 we've been talking about this tablet that was supposed to be undeniably affordable at sub-$50 USD and running Android - now it's basically arrived and, well, it's a dud. Wouldn't you know it, the group that's been hired by the Indian government to create the tablet decided to make the tablet with cheap enough parts to make a profit on it, and boy oh boy is this tablet a piece of junk. But it's the thought that counts, right?

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