The CHIP micro-computer by Next Thing which was announced early this month already passed the $1.6 million funding and still got 12 days before it will start into mass production. The CHIP is powered by a 1 GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB built-in storage. Other features of the CHIP mini computer include Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and have the ability to use pre-loaded apps such as Scratch.
“C.H.I.P. is designed to work with any screen. Old or new. Big or small. Connect via C.H.I.P.’s built-in composite output or add a simple adapter for either VGA or HDMI. C.H.I.P. comes pre-loaded with Scratch – an easy to learn language that teaches the basics of programming by making stories, games, and animations.
Use C.H.I.P. with LibreOffice to edit spreadsheets, create word documents, or craft presentations. It’s all there. Use the Chromium browser to surf the web. Check out websites, send emails, watch videos, and more. The internet awaits. “
To find more details about this $9 mini computer, head on this link and make a pledge from $9 to get your own CHIP.