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by  dweb98  on Oct 19, 2013
The-XBMC-Raspberry-Pi-Solution-Bundle-from-Element14-com-Review-and-First Experience-by-Don-Bishop-edited-Kompozer The XBMC Raspberry Pi Solution Bundle from Element14.com - Review and First Experience by Don Bishop
(This Review is also Posted on my Blog at, http://donsdeals.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-xbmc-raspberry-pi-solution-bundle.html) (Updated with a new Video and Pics (12-07-13) This is a Review, which quickly turned into a larger than expected Project. The XBMC Raspberry Pi Solution Bundle from Element14.com Review and First Experience by me, Don Bishop. When I first saw the Road Test on Element14.com for the The XBMC Raspberry Pi Solution Bundle. I almost didn't apply. I didn't have a Raspberry Pi. Though, I have been wanting one, since before they came out. I had...
by  tbrauch  on Dec 4, 2013
The HDMI cable and SD card are standard fare, nothing too exciting there. You can pick up better ones for a few more dollars or cheaper ones for a few less dollars at your local big box store. Or, you might already have a few laying around. However, these are nice to bundle along with a Raspberry Pi for someone who might not have them, like some of my students. The nice feature here is the wireless keyboard. It's a little bigger than a cellphone but has full mouse features. It is definitely one of the better small size wireless keyboards I have used. It is very solid and if you are used to texting, it works great. I lent the bundle out to my students for a few days at a time and all them felt very comfortable using the keyboard. They liked it a lot better than the old USB keyboards I...
by  pagemaster86  on Nov 6, 2013
The XBMC Bundle for Raspberry Pi offers an assortment of accessories to help jump into using your Raspberry Pi as a media center, but it is only accessories (no pi included). This is not a Pi bundle, but instead a complement to a Raspberry Pi. It's great if you already have a Pi and don't want to be bothered with finding a good keyboard and setting up the software. You get a pre-loaded SD card, HDMI cable, Ethernet cable, and an outstanding quality keyboard. I have never been interested in mini keyboards before, but this one really raises the bar. Check out my unboxing video, Unboxing XBMC bundle for Raspberry Pi - YouTube This mini keyboard not only is large enough to easily type on (thumb typing, this isn't that big), but it's brilliantly designed. There are two sets of left/right...