India unveils prototype of $35 tablet computer

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Jul 24, 2010
  1. Zerousen
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    May be cheap but if it has horrible specs it's useless.
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    It's aimed at students, remember?
    It if can do the basic tasks of web browsing, basic graphic design and text editing it will be incredibly valuable to students at that price.
     
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    ^^^This is the computer what Kapil Sibal, India's human resource development minister, is holding^^^

    Source: CBC News (Canada)

    So what do you thinks guys? Do you like the world's cheapest computer? I think it looks nice and it could be aimed a person who doesn't have money and also aimed at students.
     
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    wow, way to go India
     
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    Things like that could be sold all over the world they could make millions.
     
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    Hell, if it's got an English mode and decent specs I might just import it.
     
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    The Chinese knockoffs have gotten decent enough reviews and they go from $100-$200.

    Personally though if I was a student I'd rather have a netbook or other type of laptop. Tablets are cool and nice devices but a netbook is better suited for the needs of a student, in my opinion.
     
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    For $35 I would buy it...provided it doesn't explode or something...
     
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    If it could handle photoshop, I would definitely buy it...
     
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    I would love to dig around and see what kind of Linux fun is going on in that thing. At $35 i can't imagine it not becoming huge.
     
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    Who needs an iPad when you have a 100 of these?
     
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    as long as its got a decent touch screen, can wordprocess well and can surf the web well enough. i'd buy it.
     
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    Yeeee, thats some dope shit right there..
    India represent [​IMG]
     
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    Holy shit that thing is small

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Haha at iPad being considered a personal computer.

    Cool for them. Can it play Crysis?! :trollface:
     
  17. Krestent

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    I'll probably get one; 95% of my family lives in India (obviously I'm Indian).
     
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    it will probably do that, catch fire, or leak battery acid
     
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    It depends on what you're studying, really.
     
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    Photoshop and gimp prolly not, paint tool sai maybe.
     

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