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...]

How to check the booking status of Aakash or UbiSlate tablet?

There is a mad rush for pre bookings of the Aakash tablet, which is a low cost tablet computer made by DataWind, in collaboration with the Government of India, as part of an initiative by MHRD ministry. However, due to the frenzy around the tablet, there is an unprecedented rush among the people to grab a piece of this low cost technology. Unlike the Apple iPad, which is popular due to its brand … [Read more...]

How to book Aakash tablet?

Ever since its announcement in late October 2011 by Union MHRD Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal, Aakash tablets have become the talk of the town. But, how to get an Aakash tablet?  It is a tablet computer that lets you read and edit office documents and PDF files, browse the internet, lets you listen to music and watch videos. It is a portable device for education, work or just recreation and has a big … [Read more...]

Aakash tablet user review pops up a few surprises

For all those who are eager to get their hands on the ‘Made in India’ Aakash tablet, here’s an in-depth review of the Aakash tablet that’s made by DataWind. First things first; let’s get one thing clear that Aakash tablet is not a sort of device you would expect hordes of processing power or buttery smooth Android experience. It is an educational device and at a very-very low cost, to empower … [Read more...]

Government allocates Rs. 765 crores for the Aakash project

The ambitious Aakash project received yet another boost, with the announcement of Rs. 765 crores allotment for the project in the Union budget of 2012-2013. The project to provide the common people with a tablet computer keeps hitting the headlines ever since its announcement in late October 2011; thankfully it’s for the right reasons most of the times. The project, a brainchild of Union Minister … [Read more...]

Mumbai University receives 25000 pre-order requests for Aakash Tablets

The buzz around the low cost tablet computer Aakash, developed by DataWind and backed by Ministry of Human Resource Development does not seem to end. It’s being promoted as a tablet computer for the masses. The latest on Aakash tablet front is that Mumbai university has received around 25000 pre-order requests for these tablets from its students through various colleges affiliated to it. This … [Read more...]

Free $60 Aakash Tablets for Indian students

Ministry of Human Resource Development has recently made the announcement that the world's cheapest tablet computer ‘Aakash’ would be given free of cost to the students of various state universities across India. The free Aakash Tablets for students is an initiative by Union HRD minister Kapil Sibal to provide every student in India with a low cost computer. Initially when launched in the first … [Read more...]

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