Saturday, 18 February 2017

Raspberry Pi Interesting Facts

The Raspberry Pi made its debut in 2012 and can be described as a low-cost tiny computer systems board. There are a lot of DIY projects circulating all over the world wide web using a Raspberry Pi computer systems board. It has many functions and can also be used for testing and education purposes too and much more advanced projects. Here are a few facts about the Raspberryerri Pi.

There were over 100 000 Raspberry Pi system boards sold on its first day of launch and almost 3 million units sold worldwide to date.

Initially, Raspberry Pi boards were manufactured in China and Taiwan but today’s models being sold are manufactured in the United Kingdom.

The system board is overclockable by running the raspi-config tool or by editing the boot time parameters.

Raspberry Pi does not come with a Mpeg-2 decoder but can be added for an increased price of about ten percent.

The system board runs on an ARM6 processor and therefore you can not run windows 8 or Ubuntu Linux as it requires ARM7 processing power. The newer Raspberry Pi 3 model runs on an ARM 8 processor.

The name Raspberry Pi originates from the fruit-based naming traditions in the old days for microcomputers.

A computational software, Mathematica, for the Raspberry Pi comes free with your bundled purchase.

Kano is the biggest Raspberry Pi Kickstarter project. The purpose of the project is to deliver a computer coding kit to help individuals of all ages build a computer themselves.

According to statistics, the UK is the country where Raspberry Pi’s are most popular.


Raspberry Pi Articles and DIY Project Links

Follow Need To Know Facts:

Buy a Raspberry PI:

Explore NTK Facts Blogs

about google ali facts android Android facts android operating system Android OS apple Apple company facts Apple facts Apple founder facts Barca FC Barcelona FC Biggest software company Bill Gates billionaire facts billionaires bitcoin bitcoin facts block chain burj al arab burj khalifa cam newton cameras Captain Sparklez china country China facts christiano ronaldo companies running linux computers crypto currency domains dubai dubai economy Dubai facts dubai mall dubai police car dubai snow boarding earth facebook facebook founder facts facts about google finebrothers first camera Food facts gnu linux google google android facts google companies google facts google founders google+ google+ facts google+ social network harvey specter Iceland country iceland country facts Iceland facts interesting facts iphone Jordan Belfort Facts jordan spieth kevin durant kobe bryant ksi KYR Speedy largest city uae lebron james Leo Messi Leo Messi Barcelona lindseysterling linus torvalds linux facts linux kernel Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Facts Mark Zuckerburg facts Markiplier mercury Messe Barca Messi michellephan microsoft Microsoft Facts mike ross milkyway. space facts mobile phone facts moon most popular gaming channels movlogs muhammad ali muhammad ali boxer facts muhammad ali facts muhammad ali legend Narcos need to know facts north star novak djokovic open source Pablo Escobar facts palm webos pearson specter litt pew pewdiepie phil mickelson Planet Venus facts plants facts random facts real wolf of wall street rhettandlink richest athletes in the world richest vloggers on youtube roger federer romanatwoodvlogs saturn smartphone social network solar system Space space facts Steve Jobs steve jobs facts Suits facts Suits TV series Suits TV series Facts Suits TV show sun technology facts The Syndicate Project theradbrad Titanic Titanic Facts top facts Top gaming channels twitter uae ubuntu linux VanossGaming various facts Vegeta777 venus venus facts virtual currency vlogs websites wolf of wall street facts youtube youtube vlogging