So Small and Cheap
Do you ever imagine that one day, you can fit your computer into your wallet ? That is what David Braben trying and I believe already achieved. A computer with a size of credit card and so cheap around $25 – $35. The price is depending on how much RAM you specify. It is called Raspberry Pi developed by Frontier Development. Currently in beta and already on sale on e-Bay for charity.
You can watch the video below to appreciate the performance of Raspberry Pi. According to David, Raspberry Pi can run Linux OS with LXDE, run internet browser, movie and Open Office. Don’t be surprise, it can even run Quake 2. Performance is not an issue here.
What I like to point out is that with the combination of small hardware and linux we could do a lot of things. This device might be a stepping stone to a greater things. (more…)