Premier Farnell, a distributor of Raspberry Pi, has created a kit that turns Raspberry Pi into a full-fledged desktop PC, running Linux.What value does the Pi Desktop box bring to Raspberry Pi? Can’t you just use the Pi and use it as a desktop? Not really.

First of all, there are no start, reboot or reset buttons on the device. Which means you can’t turn the PC off via a button.“The built-in power switch makes the Pi Desktop easy to operate.

An intelligent and safe power controller means that users do not have to remove the power adapter from the Pi board; they simply turn the power on or off like a desktop or laptop,” said Premier Farnell in a press release.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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