BBC micro:bit computer – free to every year 7 child in UK from October

The BBC has unveiled the¬†micro:bit, a pocket-sized codeable computer (pictured above) with built-in motion detection, compass and Bluetooth technology, which is to be given free to every child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK from October. That's approximately 1 million units. A collaboration between 29 partners, including Lancaster University, ¬†Barclays, Samsung and The…