Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Apr 2012 11:33 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems The BBC reviews the Raspberry Pi. "The device may inspire a new generation of computer programmers or it could leave children used to smartphones and tablet computers baffled and bewildered. A great experiment with the way we teach computing has begun and we can't be sure how it will end." Mine's coming the week of May 21.
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RE[4]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Fri 27th Apr 2012 20:39 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

I once had a whole bunch of old computer magazines, sadly they have gone missing. But I do remember one featured an ad for the IBM PC, only $14,999.

It does seem prices have come down!

It would be great if cheap add-ons for the Pi were made to extend it. But I won't buy one until some very cool cases arrive. I guess I could make my own, but I'm not that confident I could make it look really nice.

A small LCD screen would be cool, turning it in to a Atari Portfolio or Epson PX-8 kind of device.

I have a working PX-8, looking almost new:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epson_PX-8_Geneva

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