Can I still book an Aakash tablet?

Just when we thought the Aakash tablet was a thing of the past, the news of its resurgence arrives and this time it was the President, Mr. Pranab Mukkherjee, making the announcement of the new Aakash Tablet to be launched for the students, again in collaboration with Datawind. It's called Aakash 2 or wait, Aakash 3. We are as confused with the nomenclature of these tablets as the public at … [Read more...]

Made in India Tablets That are not Aakash – Alternatives to Aakash 2

The Aakash tablet based its selling idea on two things, firstly as being the cheapest tablet in the market and secondly boasting of being 'Made in India' low cost device. Well, surely the Aakash is cheapest and a 'Made in India' tablet, but its surely isn't the only one out there. A good thing that has come out of the Aakash project is that it has somehow woken up a huge bunch of entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Less than 600 Aakash tablets distributed so far!

The much anticipated and hyped Low Cost tablet computer of India – Aakash, was announced with much fan-fare and were to be distributed to the individual applicants and students of various Universities from April 2012. However, less than 600 Aakash tablets have been distributed so far. This was revealed by an RTI query filed by MediaNama, a news website. To be precise only 572 Aakash tablets have … [Read more...]

Low cost Aakash Tablet PC for the students

Soon the students of various Universities of India are about to be at par with the world as far as the education standards are concerned, or at least as is proposed by the Government of India. Back in October 2011, the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the unparalleled vision of Union HRD Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal, announced the launch of a low cost tablet computer called ‘Aakash’ in a … [Read more...]

Your complete guide to UbiSlate 7 Tablet

For those looking forward to buying the new Aakash tablet, which is commercially called UbiSlate 7; here’s a rundown of what all you should know. Aakash or UbiSlate 7 is recently upgraded to Aakash 2 or UbiSlate 7+. Aakash, launched in October 2011, was a brainchild of the MHRD ministry and headed by the Mr. Kapil Sibal to empower the students of India with low cost tablet computers to make … [Read more...]

Which is the best Android Tablet in India?

Best Android tablet is a question that possibly can never be answered, mainly because flexibility of the Android OS makes it possible to run efficiently on the cheapest and the costliest of tablets with equal ease. Here’s a list of the Best Android Tablets in the Indian market divided into three categories; namely High end, Mid-range and low-end Android Tablets. Category 1: Samsung … [Read more...]

A guide to the cheapest tablet PCs in India

There was a time when the Apple iPad, the Samsung Galaxy Tab or the business oriented Blackberry Playbook were a frenzy.  But these tablets also created a divide among those who desired them and those who could afford them or the casual users who prefer to use these products for their novelty rather than its utility. Low cost tablet computers are a boon for most of us out there. These are … [Read more...]

Aakash 2 vs Wish Tel Ira: War of the cheapest tablets in India

Aakash tablets have taken the country by storm. Aakash tablet is the initiative of Government of India to provide the students of various Universities a low cost computing device and enable the common public to own a piece of touchscreen device. What this has done is that it has started kind of a trend that has made the word ‘cheap’ in vogue. Companies like BSNL, iBall, Micromax or the new Wish … [Read more...]

Aakash 2: Complete Tech specifications of world’s cheapest tablet

After receiving mixed reactions to the Aakash tablet, MHRD Ministry and DataWind, the company that made the tablet; have stepped up the manufacturing of a faster and better tablet at a very similar price point. Aaskash 2 or commercially called Ubislate 7+ would be twice as fast as its predecessor and have a few new features as well and should be available from April 2012. This is confirmed by Mr. … [Read more...]

Aakash 2 all set to be launched in April 2012

Ever since the upgraded version of Aakash tablet was announced as Aakash 2 or commercially called UbiSlate 7+, there’s been ambiguity about its launch and availability. DataWind and MHRD Ministry both have had various versions as to the launch of this low cost tablet computer and its expected delivery schedule. However, among all the various dates, the Government has announced the ‘official’ … [Read more...]

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