Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Apple co founder and former CEO - Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, Apple Co founder and former CEO died Wednesday - October 5th 2011. He was 56.

He was born February 24, 1955 and founded apple in 1976.

Jobs' death though appearing sudden, was not unexpected. He had battled cancer for years.
He had taken a medical leave from Apple in January and stepped down as chief executive in August due to his health issues.

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India launches cheap $35 Android tablet

India today announced the much hyped $35 (Rs 2999) Tablet. Clearly targeted at the rural student community who don't have access to basic computing devices. This actually turns out to be the Ubislate 7 from Datawind that has been subsidized by the government from the list price of $60.

The specs include a 7-inch 800 x 480 resistive touchscreen, 366MHz Connexant CPU, 256MB of RAM and 2GB of storage  and a microSD slot for more memory.