Raspberry Pi: $25 USB Size Computer Runs 1080p
If you thought the $35 India tablet was innovative then you’ll be blown away by what game developer David Braben has come up with.
Raspberry Pi is a tiny USB stick PC that has an HDMI port on one end and a USB port on the other, you plug it into an HDMI socket and then connect a keyboard via the USB port.
What you get is a fully functioning machine running a version of Linux and its only $25.
You’re first instinct is to assume that it’ll provide a crappy experience, but check out what they’ve packed into this USB size device.
You’ll get a 700MHz ARM11 processor coupled with 128MB of RAM and runs OpenGL ES 2.0, allowing for decent graphics performance with 1080p output. That’s right it’ll be able to output 1080p High Definition Graphics.
Raspberry Pi will alos be able to browse the web, run office applications, and it will give the user a fully functional computer to play with as soon as it’s plugged in.
This USB size device you’ll be able to carry on your key chain should be available in the next 12 months.