I'm not fond of the rPi. It's a 700Mhz single-core ARM11; too slow for anything useful really. It has a fast dedicated graphics ASIC but that's fixed-function and not very interesting either. (◕︿◕✿)BluePanda wrote:So -- I'm looking for a new hobby toy...thinking about a Raspberry Pi -- what have you guys done with them??
What should I do with one? lol
I googled that, and I still have no idea what it is... (ﾟｰﾟ;BluePanda wrote:I was really wanting to get a Dragon12-Plus board -- but those things are hella expensive -- I mean not horrid in cost but a little pricey to "play" so to say.
NovusBogus wrote:If you want robotics I might suggest you check out .NET Gadgeteer, it's expensive but it lets you do robotics and embedded/systems programming in .NET. Very fun stuff, not as many options as Arduino but it's .NET so you only need to worry about syntax/architectural bugs.
TO11MTM wrote:Loading apps feels SLOW off an SD card. Using a Micro Center 32GB SDHC Class 10 card, I found starting most applications (Even the most lightweight GUI browsers present) would take a few seconds to load. Some of this is probably psychological as it's not 'instant' like most of my machines are, and I can't hear a hard drive or see any sort of hourglass.
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