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Raspberry Pi with Windows 10 on top: Microsoft will support new version of popular single-board computer

The long-awaited Raspberry (*10*) 2, the subsequent version of the popular single-board computer, went on sale this morning, and this one will have the choice of operating Windows.

Microsoft confirmed that it will provide Window 10 for Raspberry (*10*) 2, making the new working system obtainable free to the maker neighborhood by way of it’s Windows Developer Program for Web of Issues gadgets later this yr. The new Raspberry (*10*) makes use of an ARMv7 processor and also can support a range of Linux distributions.

“For the final six months we’ve been working intently with Microsoft to deliver the forthcoming Windows 10 to Raspberry (*10*) 2,” says Raspberry (*10*) founder Eben Upton in a post announcing the release. “Microsoft will have way more to share over the approaching months. The Raspberry (*10*) 2-compatible version of Windows 10 will be obtainable free of cost to makers.”

That is half of a broader push by Microsoft to make Windows work with every part from small gadgets and telephones to tablets, the Xbox and conventional computer systems.

“We see the Maker neighborhood as an incredible supply of innovation for sensible, related gadgets that signify the very basis of the subsequent wave of computing, and we’re excited to be an element of this neighborhood,” says Kevin Dallas, Common Supervisor, of the Windows IoT Group, in a post announcing the news.

The Raspberry (*10*) 2 sells for $35, the identical value as the prevailing Mannequin B+.

 

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