In India, internet access for poorer students with low-cost tablet
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The price of most portable internet devices means they remain unaffordable for poorer communities around the world. Now, in India, a new touchscreen tablet device hopes to change this. In partnership with the Indian Government, Aakash aims to give students around the country portable internet access at an affordable price. The seven inch Android tablet — developed by Datawind in the UK — supports internet browsing and video-conferencing, has Wi-Fi capabilities, two USB ports and a maximum of 32GB storage. However, by far the most interesting feature of the product, compared to devices such as the iPad or Kindle Fire,…
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