Monday, February 02, 2015

IoT: Windows 10 + Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft confirms Rasperry Pi 2 will get Windows 10 for free | Windows 10 content from SuperSite for Windows

Windows 10 Coming to Raspberry Pi 2
"Windows 10 will support Raspberry Pi 2, which will be free for the Maker community through the Windows Developer Program for IoT later this year."

Raspberry Pi 2 on sale now at $35 | Raspberry Pi
"the same price as the existing Model B+, featuring:
  • A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU (~6x performance)
  • 1GB LPDDR2 SDRAM (2x memory)
  • Complete compatibility with Raspberry Pi 1
Because it has an ARMv7 processor, it can run the full range of ARM GNU/Linux distributions, including Snappy Ubuntu Core, as well as Microsoft Windows 10."Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
6x speed improvement in tow years is way ahead of Moore's law... and another challenge for Intel.
It would be nice to have it as a "Micro-PC" in a box", ready to use.

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