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http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/r...tion-20110728/

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Game developer David Braben caused geeks to get excited back in May when he announced plans to develop and release a $25 PC. It is called the Raspberry Pi, and takes the form of a USB stick that can be plugged into the HDMI port of a display ready to act as a fully-functional PC.

The thinking behind the super-cheap PC is to get it into the hands of school kids and let them start experimenting and programming. The planned hardware included a 700MHz ARM11 processor, 128MB RAM, OpenGL ES 2.0, and 1080p output. It will run Linux in some form, but importantly it’s only $25 and will allow access to the wealth of free tools Linux has access to.
Seriously, for $25 it's at least worth trying.

Ubuntu is just the icing on the cake.
post #2 of 25
Definitely going to grab one just for kicks
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For 25 bucks a piece I wouldn't mind getting a couple of these things just to play around with.
    
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if its available here im going to get the more expensve version, it atleat got 2 usb ports and ethernet..

mouse+keyboard=2 usbs
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post #5 of 25
You can always use a hub. That's the great thing about USB.
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But can it run Crysis?
I just had to throw that in there.
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I will oc it. Also for the love of God needs more ram. Minimum 256mb
Edited by d3310n - 7/29/11 at 9:01pm
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Android anyone?
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Android anyone?
Yes plz.
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But can it play minecraft?

I just need a bunch of USB hubs now. I wonder how folding would be like with these.
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