Android could run $35 tablet

Engineers from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and four other institutions have co-developed a tablet with 2GB of memory (or storage; the distinction is unclear) and USB. As the newscaster in the video below states, “There’s no word yet on what kind of software will be used in the device. This often significantly drives up the cost.” Check the notification bar on screen while the news man talks about the need for cheap software.

The Human Resources Development Ministry in Indian believes that continued R&D (along with potential government subsidies for students) will lead to the tablets being sold for $20 or less.

Via Engadget