CHIP, a $9 computer with WiFi, Bluetooth, 1GHz CPU, 512MB RAM and 4GB storage

One for the pocket!:howler:

With the sizes slimming down, it is certainly not a huge surprise that we have a Chip sized computer amidst us. What is really astonishing is the fact that this chip sized computer costs only $9 and can do literally everything for you. The Chip as it has been named runs on Linux and includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well.

The Chip comes with a 1GHz processor, 512 RAM and a storage of 4GB. In fact, you can easily load a lighter version of Debian on it. All of this at just $9 makes the Chip – $19 with the VGA adapter and $24 with the HDMI adapter – certainly one of the most interesting computers on hand. You can easily add PockectChip to it, allowing your small computer to have its own touch panel and a keyboard. The good thing is that you can always add on various features to the Chip.

CHIP, a $9 computer with WiFi, Bluetooth, 1GHz CPU, 512MB RAM and 4GB storage

with 512 MB of ram any current Debian based distro will be pretty sluggish, they must be running Linux with a barebones GUI and be relying on web apps for word processing and other office functions. Slick enough but I have a whole closet full of regular computers with these specs and more that are not very practical for general daily use on lean Linux distros; dedicated terminals that use a common server would be a fine application though.

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