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A $35 Tablet For Education? Cost Isn't The Only Factor To Consider
Posted by: Justina Spencer
India has prototyped a $35 Linux-powered tablet that it hopes to distribute to millions of students. Despite the ever-decreasing cost of computing power and components, the announcement last week raised some skeptical eyebrows.

Mike Elgan wrote an opinion piece in Computerworld that characterized it as a "a cheap gimmick" sold to a "gullible, shameless and lazy" media to "get press and win votes" for the politicians behind the news.
Source: NPR.org (USA) | Published: July 30th, 2010

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