Dirt cheap $50 Android tablet prototype

Computers & Mobile Craft & Design
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Seriously, I’ve spent more on dirt for our backyard garden than you’d end up paying for this tablet from Allgo Systems. Technology demonstrations, such as in the accompanying video, lower barriers of entry and expose new possibilities that normally wouldn’t exist. For a few dollars more than the leading name brand microcontroller board you could have a complete system with I/O, display, storage, etc. I know it’s like comparing apples to oranges, but it does get you wondering. What sort of projects would you build with cut-rate tablet hardware? [via liliputing]

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