$35 Raspberry Pi computer goes on sale, promptly sells out

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
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The highly-anticipated $35 Raspberry Pi micro computer went on sale today, just narrowly making the promised February launch window thanks to leap year. The device sold out within a matter…

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Vrmithrax

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I'm going to be using it as a "smart" upgrade to my "dumb" older TVs. They even have a version of XBMC that has been successfully ported to the Pi (raspbmc).

Other than that, it's a good tinkering and education opportunity, which is actually what it was originally conceptualized for. Very low cost & open platform that will appeal to the hacker/maker community. It's the computer equivalent of an Arduino board for many.