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Next Aakash tablet to have faster CPU, Android 4.0

India’s next Aakash tablet could feature a faster processor and newer software than the low-cost tablets India’s government has made available to students so far. It’s expected to have a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU and run Android 4.0 software.   The Times of India reports that the new tablet could launch on November 11th. […]

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Aakash Android tablet hits India for $60 or less

For the past year Indian officials have been promising to launch a $35 Android tablet aimed at students. Today it’s finally available — and while the tablet is a little more expensive than promised, it’s still dirt cheap for a mobile computing device. Production of the tablet was outsourced to British company DataWind, makers of the UbiSurfer […]