Oh boy.. turns out that the much advertised $35 “Indian Tablet” isn’t actually from India. The reality is that the tablet is made by a Chinese manufacturer named Hivision, and sold as the Speedpad. It was originally seen at CeBIT this year, and Hivision said it would sell for around $100. → Read More
The joy of India’s $35 tablet seems too have died down a bit of late, but that doesn’t mean we can’t explore the Allgo “Stamp” system-on-a-chip it’s supposed to be running. Essentially this is an entire computer on a single die, which means you can fit the entire system along with an 800 x 480 pixel screen into a case that costs $35 to build.
It’s not odd that they chose this chip: it’s the pure… → Read More
“It is probably the cheapest innovation of all times.” Bear in mind that the $35 price on this tablet, which we heard about a couple weeks back, is a fantasy until it is actually in production and releasing with that price. And also note that when the narrator is talking about how well it handles Android 1.6, the video is sped up quite a bit. I’ll believe it when I see it &mdash… → Read More