Google is donating 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets to New York communities affected by Superstorm Sandy

Google is donating 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets to New York communities affected by Superstorm Sandy
It's been just about a year since the Sandy hurricane hit over 20 States and caused damages estimated to be over $68 billion. The process of re-building countless areas has been undergoing ever since, though as you can imagine, it's slow and costly.

So every bit helps, and Google is doing its part in a decidedly Google way. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come out with a press release, announcing that the Internet giant is donating some 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets to affected communities, in hopes that they'll help locals better recoup:


A few questions may have popped up in your head, and hopefully the following addresses them. First off, no, there's no specifics as to whether we're talking Nexus 7 2013 or not, only that the retail value of the donation is $2.7 million, though that's hardly the point. And second, Google won't be handing those out to passers-by off the back of a van. Instead, it'll be distributing those to libraries, small business development organizations, and senior and community centers. The former will all offer a range of services that are aimed at helping affected communities on the path of bouncing right back.

In any case, we're definitely glad to see companies like Google pooling their talent and resources for a good cause.


via: Android Headlines

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