USB Stick PC For $25

For real? Yes, made possible by David Braben, a very well-known game developer who runs the UK development studio Frontier Developments.

Braben has developed a tiny USB stick PC that has a HDMI port in one end and a USB port on the other. You plug it into a HDMI socket and then connect a keyboard via the USB port giving you a fully functioning machine running a version of Linux. The cost? $25. (Info from Geek.com)

he hardware being offered is no slouch either. It uses a 700MHz ARM11 processor coupled with 128MB of RAM and runs OpenGL ES 2.0 allowing for decent graphics performance with 1080p output confirmed. Storage is catered for by an SD card slot. It also looks as though modules can be attached such as the 12MP camera seen in the image above.

Ubuntu may be the distro it ships with. That means it will handle web browsing, run office applications, and give the user a fully functional computer to play with as soon as itโ€™s plugged in. All that and it can be carried in your pocket or on a key chain.

Now how about that? A portable PC that costs less but can do so many things. This tiny, cheap PC is going to be distributed through a new charitable foundation called the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

3 comments

  1. pretty interesting project though but
    i don’t think this usb stick will work even for children, generations of today likes online game not those for old computers ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. that is true. if it’s real gaming, this won’t work. but this will work for uses where you want to learn like programming and stuff. you know.. beginners’ stuff

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *