[RndTbl] Game developer David Braben creates a USB stick PC for $25 – Video Games Reviews, Cheats | Geek.com

Sean Cody sean at tinfoilhat.ca
Fri May 6 12:33:56 CDT 2011

The nic is provided by a USB device.  The picture has a dlink 10/100 USB device (the gray and blue trimmed box).

Very interested in this idea as a cheap sensor platform.  Adding a wireless phi would probably double the cost unless they get a really good deal on volume.

Sean (mobile)

On 2011-05-06, at 12:22 PM, "Gilbert E. Detillieux" <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

> A computer running Linux, about the size of a USB stick, for $25...
> http://www.geek.com/articles/games/game-developer-david-braben-creates-a-usb-stick-pc-for-25-2011055/
> See also...
> http://www.raspberrypi.org/
> What seems to be missing from the "provisional" spec is some sort of 
> network interface.  Curious, since the software includes Iceweasel (a 
> Firefox clone/fork).
> Anyway, it may be about a year before we see these in production, so a 
> few things can/will change before then.
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