Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Feb 2012 09:47 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems This morning, I experienced the nerd equivalent of a Black Friday $50 iPad sale. At 07:00 CET, the first batch of the much-anticipated Raspberry Pi went on sale, and while Raspberry Pi itself was very properly prepared, the two large international retailers actually selling the device weren't - despite warnings from Raspberry Pi about the enormous amount of traffic that would come their way, the two sites crumbled to dust within seconds. There's good news too - the cheaper model A has seen its RAM doubled at no additional cost.
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RE[4]: Low cost PC potential?
by Neolander on Wed 29th Feb 2012 16:06 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Low cost PC potential?"
Neolander
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So, media and 3D rendering will be excellent despite the slowish CPU (and, my understanding is that everything in the OS land is open source, too - the binary blob runs on the GPU itself).

AFAIK, we're talking about a binary blob Linux GPU driver too, just like those of AMD and NVidia on x86.

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