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by hardcore
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
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Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<t>Quote from liz on July 29, 2011, 20:48<br/> Svaltarf is right - WiFi chips are very, very pricey. They're also very power-hungry, as you'll know if you've ever fiddled with the WiFi settings on your phone/Kindle/etc. So for now, WiFi's really not do-able, but we do hope to perhaps include it in a...
by hardcore
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
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Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<t>Quote from Svartalf on July 29, 2011, 20:34<br/> <br/> HC<br/> <br/> WiFi makes the per-unit go up nastily. Instead of being a $25-ish device, it'd become a $50-75 range (if you're lucky...) device. The cheapest usable devices for WiFi end up being $20-25- and most of that is in the RF modem and ...
by hardcore
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
Replies: 514
Views: 213905

Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<t>It just has to be a wearable computer.<br/> But a bit disappointed you guys went "hardwired", WIFI would have been better, would have allowed wearable networking devices, plus it would be easier to use in education.<br/> Currently the students would be tied to the LAN cables, kids and cables don'...

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