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Google Donates 17,000 Nexus 7 Tablets Hurricane Sandy Victims

When hurricane Sandy ravaged the Eastern Seaboard last year, millions suffered and many died but some 17,000 victims will be getting a little comfort after Google decided to donate its 7 inch Nexus tablets to them through New York State Community Action Association, a non-profit

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Google donated the 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets costing over $2.7 million to survivors in New York affected by the hurricane but the tablets will be placed in senior and community centers, libraries and business establishments as announced by the Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo.  The governor’s office says that these tablets will be used to support a range of programs including loaning to locals as e-readers, job training and English for speakers classes, business development and combating senior isolation among others.

If you are in New York, you might want to check this excel file for a full list of locations where you can lay your hands on the tablets.

Source: CNET