The newest $38 UbiSlate 7Ci. (Image: DataWind).

Published: September 9th, 2014


All Hands On Tech: DataWind’s $38 UbiSlate tablet

Hi there, I’m Candice So, and you’re watching All Hands on Tech. While tablets and other mobile devices are gradually becoming less expensive, you should still expect most of today’s tablets to run

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Candice So

DataWind’s $38 UbiSlate tablet designed to be ‘good enough’

It’s been a little over two years since Canadian device maker DataWind first began selling its Aakash tablet in India at a price tag of $47, in a bid to bring Internet connectivity

Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So

Datawind brings sub-$40 Android tablet to Canada

The Mississauga, Ont.-based tablet manufacturer known for bringing ultra-low cost tablets to India are now launching mobile devices to the Canadian market starting at $37.99, it announced this morning. The UbiSlate tablets have

Published on: December 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

DataWind’s $35 tablet mired in lawsuits, only 10,000 shipped so far

India's US$35 tablet has yet to take off, with less than 10,000 units of the device released to the market since its October launch, despite considerable interest from consumers, an executive of maker

Published on: April 16th, 2012 John Ribeiro

DataWind’s Aakash tablet contract could be in jeopardy: report

Montreal-based DataWind may lose its contract to make India's subsidized $35 tablet computer, according to a report published today.Following user complaints about battery life, slow performance and thetablet's touch screen, the Indian government

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Datawind’s $35 tablet delayed over quality dispute

According to a report published in the Indian financial daily, The Economic Times, it seems that the wait for the world's cheapest tablet Aakash is likely to get even longer.The delay is due

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Zafar Anjum

Hands on with Aakash – Datawind’s $35 tablet

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind Inc., a small Montreal-based company, has been travelling like a whirlwind back and forth between Canada, the United States and India lately thanks to the wave of

Published on: January 20th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

The $35 tablet confronts its first critic

The small Montreal-based company Datawind Inc. is still labouring to fill orders for its Aakash tablet, but there are already complaints about the ultra-low cost device.To start, there was no shortage of naysayers

Published on: January 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

One Laptop Per Child reveals sub-$100 XO-3 tablet at CES

OLPC, the acronym for One Laptop Per Child, might have to become OTPC if the program's latest reference design takes off. The nonprofit dedicated to bringing technology to kids in developing countries, in

Published on: January 10th, 2012 Yarden Arar

DataWind low-cost tablets could sell more than 6 million this year

DataWind Inc. is targeting sales of about 6 million units of its low-cost tablet in India this year, but it has to arrange additional manufacturing capacity and strengthen its support network to meet

Published on: January 6th, 2012 John Ribeiro

Video Rewind: OLPC’s sub-$100 XO tablet

Since landing a contract to produce tablets en masse for India, DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli has become something of a manufacturing rock star appearing in national media and sought out for meetings

Published on: January 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

DataWind CEO shares secrets of cost-cutting tablet manufacturing

Montreal tech firm reveals secrets of building the world's cheapest tablet Four hundred thousand, that was the number of units pre-ordered in October last year by people eager to get their hands on

Published on: January 5th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Montreal firm makes $35 tablet a reality for India

India is closer to its much-touted target of a $35 tablet, with DataWind, a wireless Web access products maker in Montreal, designing and making a device that it will sell to the government

Published on: October 6th, 2011 John Ribeiro