31 Jul '16, 4pm

Raspberry Pi 3 has enough oomph to work as a real computer

Raspberry Pi 3 has enough oomph to work as a real computer

Everything connects. In the last week there have been two posts on MNN discussing trends in computing: the phone becoming your main computer and the possible disappearance of the keyboard as text to type becomes so good that you don’t need the device. Now here's a third transformation to add to the mix: The Raspberry Pi Foundation just introduced its model 3, which has WiFi and Bluetooth built into a more powerful package, still just $35 per unit. On TreeHugger, Megan describes it as having a 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU (about 10 times the performance of Raspberry Pi 1), Integrated 802.11n wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1. There is a gig of soldered-on RAM.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/computers/blogs/raspberry-p...

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