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The India-bound Aakash tablet made waves in the technology media for its dream of providing cheap tablets to the educational sector (among others) in this developing market. The tablet also drew flak for its creator’s inability to adequately meet demand. But will the cheap tablet trend catch on with the rest of the world?

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The first generation Aakash Android-based tablet made quite a fuss last year, with people equally praising and criticizing the gadget. On one side, there were the technology enthusiasts that welcomed such a dirt-cheap slate (it was made available for Indian students for just 23 US dollars.) On the other, some…

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Over the years, you’ve probably seen quite a few bargains online or at your local carrier. Remember the great $99 TouchPad firesale? Well, here is an Android tablet that sells for much less than $100, one that is surprisingly good for its declared purpose. The story will take us to India, a country…

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Some people seem to think that because the $47 ($23 for students) Android tablet from the Indian Government is built with the minimum necessary specs for it to function, then it’s just a gimmicky tablet and no one will want it. First of all, a lot of people already want…