The holidays have been particularly jolly for the gang making Raspberry Pi
, the tiny Linux-based PC that’s going to cost just $25. If the reports coming from the site
are to be believed, you could be able to buy one as early as next month. Right before the holiday, the creators got a batch of circuit boards in for testing. The site says all the initial testing showed the boards to be performing “as solid as a rock,” despite an issue with the power supply.
However, that problem was easily fixed via a red wire
and a quick soldering job, and the team promises it won’t appear in any future units. Once fixed, fired up and connected to a display, the prototype Pi appeared to effortlessly output a 1080p video through its HDMI port: