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3 Posts authored by: balearicdynamics Top Member
The new Raspi3 arrived and - sounds obvious, dude? - I unpacked it. The most interesting characteristics of this new model together with the super-attractive new processor speed is the double network support Ethernet and Wi-Fi and the availability of Bluetooth. Without forgetting the same form factor of the previous models: we can replace the new PI3 model in all the previous projects while the things will continue working fine. One of the first tests in my opinion was the worth to do was ins ...
It is difficult playing with the BBC micro:bit keeping an objective view without enthusiasm. As much you go in depth discovering the device features as much it is difficult to find limits in this smart device. Especially trying to think like a 7+ y.o. child, approaching for the first time the world of software and micro controllers.   In my opinion the greatest value added of the micro:bit is the availability of an enjoying and game-like environment through which young guys can learn thin ...
It is arrived after a long time waiting: the BBC micro:bit and the 3V battery holder (2xAAA batteries not included). The first impression was incredibly nice: a development board that is at the same time a bare piece of electronics and a nice enjoying device. The positive aspect is that the first impression has been progressively enforced checking how it is built, the perception it gives when it is in the hands. This occurred waiting my 2 AAA rechargeable batteries full charging. That's ok, ...

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