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Friday, July 17, 2015

Android Tablets for Prisons

Prison has Androd Tablets, and This Is What They

Quentyn Kennemer | July 16, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, prison isn’t just a massive row of concrete, steel, criminals and guards — learning goes on there, too. Library books only get you so far, though, and a lot of prisons are starting to incorporate technology into their reformation program.

One prison servicing firm called JPay has developed low cost tablets fit for inmates. These $70 slabs don’t look great, but they have a touch screen (a tiny phone-like 4.3-inch touch screen, mind you), 32GB of storage and even some recreational features such as music, games and email. Yes, prison has internet in this day and age.

<more at; related links: (You Probably Can’t Jailbreak This Tablet Made For America’s Prisoners) and; further: (Here's the real story behind the Apple of prison tech. July 29, 2015)>

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