Items tagged with Model B

If you’ve been itching to get your hands on the $25 Model A version of the Raspberry Pi, your wait is almost over. In fact, you can buy one today if you’re in Europe. The folks at Raspberry Pi are making the new computer available at RS Components and Premier Farnell in Europe (and only for orders in Europe) at the moment, but an announcement on the company blog assures the rest of the world that they’ll lift the Europe-only restriction “very soon.” The Raspberry Pi Model A is a tiny, $25 computer that can run a variety of Linux distributions. If you're new to the... Read more...
If you’re one to tinker with computers, you probably already know about the Raspberry Pi Model B, which is a tiny, barebones computer that consumes very little power and cost a mere $35. It really is a no-frills system – it doesn’t even have a case – which is what makes the system so appealing to many DIYers: what you do with the little computer is up to you. Now, Raspberry is offering a $25 Model A, which boasts even lower power consumption. Just because the Raspberry Pi Model A is newer doesn’t mean that it’s better, though. Raspberry designed... Read more...
The tiny Raspberry Pi mini PC got a major performance boost today, thanks to a RAM upgrade. The super-inexpensive computer now has 512MB of RAM instead of 256MB – at the same $35 price. And with the initial shipping hiccups behind them, the Raspberry Pi Foundation and its distributors are proving to be pretty flexible: any Model B orders that haven’t been fulfilled are being automatically upgraded from the 256MB version to the new 512MB computer.   The Raspberry Pi is a super-small computer. The Foundation gives priority to the system’s price over its performance,... Read more...