(The article has been updated)
The small enkortsdatorn Raspberry Pi has become immensely popular both at home and in professional hackers context since it went on sale four years ago. Then, in 2011, the idea was a cheap Linux computer to teach children and young people to the program.
Now, celebrating the foundation behind the computer birthday to correct one of the machine’s more annoying flaws. Raspberry Pi 3 which goes on sale today, namely, equipped with wireless connectivity via both WLAN and Bluetooth. Earlier versions of Raspberry Pi has certainly been linked up wirelessly using, for example, a USB dongle. But it has partly taken one of the machine’s USB ports are utilized and also added an extra cost to the user.
New Raspberry Pi 3 looks like Raspberry Pi 2 is to be compatible with both it and the previous P1. Most of the components are also the same. The ARM processor is new and has become one and a half times faster than the previous variant. Biggest news is of course that there are now circuits and antennas for wireless networks as 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth directly built into the computer.
Another difference is that the Raspberry Pi 3 will not be able to use an old cell phone chargers for its power supply to previous models. Admittedly takes power still with a USB connector, but with the new processor and the wireless connection is recommended a power adapter that can supply lost 2.5 amps.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is behind the small computer says Raspberry Pi 3 should not cost more than the previous Pi2. Swedish retailer seems to put on a hundred or on the price then drops slightly below 500 crowns.
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