Intel’s Atom-Powered Lava XOLO X900 Android Smartphone For India

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As expected, Intel’s first Atom-powered Android smartphone, the Lava XOLO X900, has arrived. But the device is a mid-tier one and is just meant for the Indian market, although what is important is that Intel’s inside and the chip maker’s first major push is just the beginning.

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Do You Want The New iPad Or The New $40 Aakash Tablet?

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It may not be coming jam-packed with features as the new iPad which becomes available today for the cost of an arm and leg, and it may not be as thin as the teased stainless steel Archos slate, but it certainly is unbeatable when it comes to its price tag. The ridiculously cheap Aakash 2 tablet, which is the successor to the $35 Aakash tablet designed for the students in India, will be launched in the country in the coming month with a price tag of just $40.

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India’s $35 Android Tablet Named UbiSlate 7, No Longer Vaporware

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The UbiSlate 7 runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and comes with a 7-inch 800×480 multi-touch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, GPRS modem, two USB ports and a 3.5 mm jack. The tablet uses a 366 MHz CPU. HD video processor and 256 MB or DDR2 memory, a proof of the budget cuts that were made to accommodate such a cheap device.

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Famed $35 Android tablet from India is actually made in China

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It looks as though that super cheap Android tablet coming out of India isn’t actually coming from India after all. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it is a little misleading to refer to the $35 Android device as the “Indian tablet,” since it seems to be sourced from China.

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Nokia’s dual-SIM C1-00 and C2 phones

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I’m starting to dig some of these C-series phones from Nokia. Yes, they’re lower-spec’d compared to high-end smartphones, but they’re much more affordable and offer plenty of functionality. The latest to join the bunch are the Nokia C1-00 and Nokia C2, both of which are the first to support dual SIMs.

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RIM will not succomb to third party monitoring: BlackBerry ban possible in 5 countries

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Despite just announcing a new phone, it seems that Research in Motion is going into a world of hurt. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have already said that the BlackBerry service represents a security risk, and now Lebanon, India and Indonesia are joining in on the anti-Berry party.

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