The first Alpha of CHIP the computer for $9 are ready
Fans of cheap and practical technologies will be glad to know that the first prototypes PC CHIP has already started to be delivered to buyers. It costs only $9 and uses the operating system Gnu / Linux, to achieve this price.
“Our Kernel Hacker Backers, our brave StarC.H.I.P. Troopers, should see their Alpha C.H.I.P.s arrive in 7-9 days. Keep your eyes on those mailboxes! These things are coming in hot!” – From the official CHIP Kickstarter blog.
Its creators managed to collect the required amount of 50,000 dollars from Kickstarter, to begin production. The project became known for its success in platform as CHIP gathered additional $2 million after achieving the initial goal of the founders.
The computer enables users to use it for average goals – Internet surfing, working with office applications and even use some specialized programs. CHIP is created based on hardware with specifications under an open license.
The specifications are not particularly impressive, but are sufficient for basic tasks. The processor is clocked at 1 GHz, RAM is 512 MB, and the main memory has a capacity of 4 GB. Unlike some other similar products, CHIP has a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modems for immediate connectivity to the network with other devices. The computer has a USB port, microphone input and headphone output for connection to a monitor or TV.There is also presence of the micro USB port with support for OTG functionality.
They have already started deliveries of the first prototypes to hackers and developers. The version for end users will begin shipping early next year.http://gizbrain.com/2015/09/28/the-first-alpha-of-chip-the-computer-for-9-are-ready/TECH NEWScomputer,KickstarterFans of cheap and practical technologies will be glad to know that the first prototypes PC CHIP has already started to be delivered to buyers. It costs only $9 and uses the operating system Gnu / Linux, to achieve this price. 'Our Kernel Hacker Backers, our brave StarC.H.I.P. Troopers, should...John GreenJohn GreenJohngreen@gizbrain.comContributorJohn Green is a writer at GizBrain.GizBrain - Your Tech Brain