HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » A Tiny Computer Attracts ...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:09 PM

A Tiny Computer Attracts a Million Tinkerers

Raspberry Pi may sound like the name of a math-based dessert. But it is actually one of the hottest and cheapest little computers in the world right now. Almost one million of these $35 machines have shipped since last February, capturing the imaginations of educators, hobbyists and tinkerers around the world.

Read more: link

7 replies, 1085 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 7 replies Author Time Post
Reply A Tiny Computer Attracts a Million Tinkerers (Original post)
yortsed snacilbuper Jan 2013 OP
backscatter712 Jan 2013 #1
mythology Jan 2013 #2
Blue_Tires Jan 2013 #3
longship Jan 2013 #4
Buns_of_Fire Jan 2013 #5
X_Digger Jan 2013 #6
uponit7771 Jan 2013 #7

Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:12 PM

1. I need to get myself one!

They run Linux, and I keep hearing they're neat toys!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to backscatter712 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:14 PM

2. I have one

It's a great toy to play around with. I know some people have even used them as a media center, so you're mostly limited by your imagination and willingness to put in the time.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:17 PM

3. I thought we'd eventually see this in the future

I'm a little surprised it took this long...

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:22 PM

4. Great little thing. R&K nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:56 PM

5. I wonder who will be the first

to come up with the next consumer-affordable superwhatever based on this platform? And what will it be?

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:45 PM

6. I have one..

.. it's been used as a web proxy, a vpn end point, a web server for a webcam streaming over the internet, a digital picture frame, and an mp3 server in my truck.

Handy as a pocket on a shirt.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 07:54 PM

7. "...includes an audio-out port for connecting a set of speakers, plus an RCA jack ..."!!!!!!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread