[squeak-dev] A $140 pc for running Squeak

Kjell Godo squeaklist at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 06:13:06 UTC 2016

that's very nice

personally i want just a small
pocket sized box with more RAM +
HDMI , USB , Ethernet , power
like a pocket Linux PC

is there a link for that ?

 i didn't find it yet
it must be on Amazon next to the
pocket Windows 10 PCs
i like pocket

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','tim at rowledge.org');>> wrote:

> I just got my pi-top CEED (don’t ask me what that stands for…) and after a
> few minutes setup - inserting the SD card into the provided Pi3, connecting
> up a couple of cables, inserting the little plastic-magnet ‘feet’ etc - I
> was up and running.
> What on earth is a pi-top CEED you ask? Well, think of a small iMac
> all-in-one with a quite decent 14” lcd and a pi3 inside. Add your own spare
> mouse/kbd, plug together, insert power plug (psu provided) and press  the
> Magic Button. A moment later you have … what? Err, this is a bit odd
> looking… ah, escape to a normal desktop and all is well. Run some updating
> to get stuff sorted out a little (the Scratch version definitely needs
> updating for example) and all is well.
> It’s a Pi3 in a nice case with a nice display, a beefy power supply, a
> neat way of providing space for some add-ons, a proper power switch and a
> slightly odd OS wrapper. See www.pi-top.com for more details.
> For US$140! OK, so maybe you have to spend $20 on a mouse & keyboard too.
> And perhaps you want their speaker unit for another $20. You can get just
> the lcd/case/pus for $99 if you already have a spare Pi. Given that the Pi
> 7” touch lcd is $70 on its own, this seems a steal to me.
> I’m planning to use my three in Scratch classes over the summer.
> tim
> --
> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> All the simple programs have been written, and all the good names taken.
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