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How iDea USA Tablets Work

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Author's Note

One of the most interesting aspects of Android's proliferation is that it gives manufacturers (large and small) the ability to make affordable, universal devices. Because Android is an open-source and free platform, there are no expensive licensing fees or restrictions serving as barriers to entry. That means all sorts of companies (even little-known ones like iDea USA) can provide fresh products at extremely competitive prices. As a consumer, you still have to choose wisely and spend carefully, but the end result of Android's popularity is a new range of products and a lot more choices.

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