India Aims to Supply Students With $35 Tablet Computers

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – India's Ministry of Human Resource Development has unveiled a prototype of a touchscreen computer that will initially cost $35. Eventually, Minister Shri Kapil Sibal said, the price will drop to $20 and then $10. In photos, the device looks much like the sleek tablet-style PCs coming on the market and typified by the iPad. It will offer such standard functionality as word processing, Web browsing and video-conferencing. It is aimed at university students, with delivery planned for 2011. At $35, the computer is cheaper than most d (General)