Raspberry Pi is a Low-potential, Credit-Card Sized Computer

February 23, 2012 · Print This Article

A low-cost, low-power, credit-card sized computer developed by a charitable foundation set up by some computer science instructors from Cambridge University. Their goal was to produce a very inexpensive, low-power computer that could be used by kids to learn programming. Now the first examples of the resulting low-cost credit-card sized computer are about to reach the market with a starting price as little as $25.

“The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card

sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It additionally plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by kids all by the world to learn programming.”

The Raspberry Pi is an ARM-based, SoC (system on a chip) computer that […]

[Source] Bonnie Story

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