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In another bit of mobile-market slippage, Intel is said to have cut in half the number of its StudyBook educational tablets that it believes it will sell in the next two years. According to a Digitimes report on Friday, Intel had planned to sell between 3 and 4 million of its "ruggedized and purpose-built tablet for 21st century …

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Rumoured to be running Android honeycomb, why not Ice cream sandwich or Jellybean its seems crazy to release a new tablet running a old version of Android when Ice cream sandwich has the source code released 12 months ago.

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Shock! Has someone realised that you don't need a £400 tablet to teach kids to read and write.

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> Shock! Has someone realised that you don't need a £400 tablet to teach kids to read and write.

But you can teach them about common sense and corporate greed.

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Dated and cheesy

Why would they be putting WIndows 7 on the things, when tablets appear to be the only thing Windows 8 is good for?

It would be interesting to see the price difference between the android and the win offering, and is it possible to buy Windows for an android device?

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1024x600?

Surprised to hear these low-res panels are manufactured in volume anymore. Prices of these tables anyone?

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$300 price point

I'm sure that back in April that seemed like a good idea for third world education tablets. Now, not so much.

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