Chip $9 Computer

At $99, CHIP was designed for light web users out, and is a single board system equipped with a 1Ghz processor, 512MB of RAM as well as 4GB of built-in storage. It’s powered by an open source operating system, and is equipped with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology. You can connect it to any HDMI or VGA, and for gamers, there’s a Game Boy inspired case that houses CHIP, letting you use it as a portable game console. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.

“LibreOffice and the Chromium browser allow for instant web browsing and productivity just about as quickly as you can get the system connected to a display and means of input. The key to CHIP’s low price is a partnership with China’s Allwinner Technology, a chipmaker that has been particularly popular for open-source and budget projects, to drive down component prices through bulk ordering tens of thousands of chips at a time. Given the resounding success of the crowdfunding campaign, it looks like the CHIP team will be able to place those bulk orders,” reports Gizmag.