[LINK] Education E-books - India

TKoltai tomk at unwired.com.au
Fri Feb 10 15:40:20 AEDT 2012

I wouldn't worry Paul, the criuppled viewing platform isnt even a
consideration: Indians are buying mainly el-cheapo Android phones and

Ref: India's $35 Aakash Android tablet
(Tom probably missed the discussion last mointh on the 35$ Indian
Android Pad.

I doubt that the majority of the people who will be using this resource
can even afford an iPad.

i.e.: of the 74 million iPads sold last year, the total population of
India that they could have supplied is less than 0.62% of the
So on that basis, I guess it's not really a worry - except to Apple.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au 
> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Paul Brooks
> Sent: Friday, 10 February 2012 2:39 PM
> To: link at mailman.anu.edu.au; Jan Whitaker
> Subject: Re: [LINK] Education E-books - India
> On 10/02/2012 9:39 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> > At 09:19 AM 10/02/2012, Tom Worthington wrote:
> >
> >> The modules have video, text notes, quizzes and other 
> materials (all 
> >> does with Flash).
> > Well there went the iPad users. Not a very wise choice.
> to which choice do you refer - the app developer, or all the 
> users choosing the crippled viewing platform?
> P.
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