Friday, 6 May 2011

a very small computer for schools

This is one of the smallest computers i have ever seen and one of the cheapest at £15, it is built by Raspberry Pi Foundation and is designed to teach children in schools about computer technology and programming two very good skills to have in this day and age

As you can see from the spec below it is loaded with Ubuntu

Here is the specs for the device:

700MHz ARM11
128MB of SDRAM
OpenGL ES 2.0
1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
Composite and HDMI video output
USB 2.0
SD/MMC/SDIO memory card slot
General-purpose I/O
Open software (Ubuntu, Iceweasel, KOffice, Python)

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