India Reveals Linux-Based $35 Tablet, We Reveal Why It's Likely Fake

Addy Dugdale, Fast Company, Jul 23, 2010
Commentary by Stephen Downes

India's minister for HR Development has announced "our answer to MIT's $100 computer", a $35 tablet. This article from Fast Company, an American publication, is mostly about why the claim must be false, based on costs cited for the iPad. While there's no doubt Apple can afford the cheapest labour possible, India nonetheless can claim numerous cost advantages, which in turn casts doubt on Fast Company's scepticism.
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