India’s $35 Tablet Set to Launch Later This Month


It appears that India’s much delayed $35 tablet is finally ready for launch as The Times of India reports that the government sponsored device is expected to make its anticipated debut at some point this month. The Sakshat tablet will apparently arrive in bulk, around 10,000 units, to IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Rajasthan by […]

India’s $35 Tablets


The Indian Human Resource Development Minister plans on rolling out small tablet devices to students starting in 2011. The devices will have either 5″, 7″ or 9″ touchscreen displays and will come with a PDF reader, web browser, a video conferencing application, media player and OpenOffice. Those features sound like pretty standard fare these days, […]

Going Mobile to Ahmedabad


I haven’t seen another Westerner since I got to Borivali and some of the locals have nicknamed me “White Giant.” To say I stuck out like a sore thumb in Borivali would be an understatement. Right now I’m on an overnight train from to Ahmedabad, Gujrat for my brother in-law’s wedding.  We had to wait […]

Going Mobile in India

I landed in Mumbai last night for my brother-in-law’s wedding and will be in India for a couple of weeks. Getting online was quite an ordeal, but I was finally able to get online with a Reliance 3G modem tonight. I’ve got quite a few stories to tell about the journey over here and how […]

India Set to Announce $10 Dollar Laptop

The folks in India are working to cut the cost of things down as much as they can it seems. After announcing a £1,420 price for a car and a £10 price for a phone, it looks like the are getting ready to unveil a £7   laptop. At current rates that converts to just […]