The BBC has today announced that they have once again delayed the launch of the BBC Micro:bit pocket computer, revealing that it won’t be released at schools in the UK until March 2016.

The BBC says that this is a result of them completing some more “fine-tuning” of the Micro:bit.

Once launched the Micro:bit PC will be available for all Year 7 students in the UK for free, it was originally expected that this mini PC would launch during the winter holidays of 2015, that obviously didn’t happen and now it is expected that as long as there aren’t any more further delays, it will launch in March 2015.

In case you don’t remember, the BBC Micro:bit is basically a 5 x 4cm circuit board that has five basic I/O rings for connecting other devices to the Micro:bit.

It is also powered by a 32-bit ARM Cortex M0 processor, which has the smallest ARM CPU that is currently available.

Samsung will also be launching an Android application for students, that will allow them to control and program this mini PC.

You can find out more about it, and the delay at the source link below.

Source: BBC

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