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A Life Of (Raspberry) Pi

Advantages: Cheap, tiny, useful
Disadvantages: Limited processing power

A QUANTUM LEAP BACKWARDS In the early days of ‘home computing’, the hardware around at the time, e.g. Sinclair Spectrum, BBC B, Acorn and such-like served a dual purpose. You could run other people’s software on them, or, heaven forbid that you shoul ...

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Pi - simple, but not easy

Advantages: £35 gets you a basic unit
Disadvantages: Additional equipment required

You gets what you pays for – or so they say. I’ve worked in IT since 1982, although it was eight years before I eventually shelled out for a home computer, I did learn my trade, however, at the same time as the ZX80, ZX81 and Sinclair Spectrum were still ...

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Full Computing Functionality Without Leaving Your Wallet Empty!

Advantages: So much power for the price!
Disadvantages: Requires either knowledge or a little extra time reading to set it up to begin with, fragile.

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized personal computer designed to give you all the functionality of a standard household computer without the price tag associated with it. There are multiple "boards" available, however I will be basing this review ...

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It's a wonderful day for Pi

Advantages: Amazing for what it can do
Disadvantages: Frequent SD card corruption

I received the Raspberry Pi as a Christmas present and after doing some scouting around online, I found that the model I received (a Model B) retails for around £35, whereas the Model A retails for around £20. With that being said, what does it do that w ...

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Faster than the speed of light - Optiplex 760

Advantages: Fast, increases productivity, customiseable
Disadvantages: some small issues with build

...I recently upgraded some of our computers at work to Dell Optiplex 760 systems. I chose the small form factor design so as to limit the amount of space the units take up on desks. A few months down the line I am impressed by the performance of these machi ...

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