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$70 Handheld Computer? | PocketCHIP Review

$70 Handheld Computer? | PocketCHIP Review

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=vGZIwxBuppwIt may look like a handheld game console, but there's a lot more to PocketCHIP. ----------------------------------------­------------------------------------- Please consider supporting my work on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thisdoesnotcompute Follow me on Twitter and Instagram! @thisdoesnotcomp TDNC t-shirts and apparel can be found at https://www.redbubble.com/people/thisdoesnotcomp This Does Not Compute PO Box 131141 St. Paul, MN 55113 ----------------------------------------­------------------------------------- Music by Epidemic Sound (http://www.epidemicsound.com). Intro music by BoxCat Games (http://www.box-cat.com).
LGR – BBC Micro Computer System Review

LGR – BBC Micro Computer System Review

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ge2Y7AIeEVwThe BBC Microcomputer was Acorn's follow-up to the Atom, and launched in 1981. Largely due to its BBC backing, the computer was quite successful in the UK, especially among schools and businesses. But is it still worth owning to a current collector of vintage computers? This is an overview of the history, hardware, and software of the Beeb from the perspective of an American collector. How do the pros and cons stack up, and is it worth getting a Beeb over its cut-down sibling, the Electron? Many thanks to Mark from the UK for the BBC Model B! Also a big thanks to ImperialProductions for the Acornsoft software! http://www.youtube.com/user/ImperialProductions For lots of great info on the Beeb, check out Stairway To Hell: http://www.stairwaytohell.c...
Raspberry Pi 3B Review – Is Raspbian Linux a real, practial desktop computer?

Raspberry Pi 3B Review – Is Raspbian Linux a real, practial desktop computer?

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=CKv5YGi0NjwIs the Raspberry Pi powerful enough to be used as a desktop computer? Can you really do useful work on it like spreadsheets and word processing. What about 3D games like Minecraft, or simply browsing the web and watching Youtube? I recorded my experiences using the latest Raspberry Pi 3B in realtime via a 60fps capture card. Spec: Quad core ARM processor running at 1.2GHz 1GB RAM 4x USB 2.0 Ports 1x 10/100 Ethernet Port On-board Wi-Fi via 802.11n On-board Bluetooth Lew Energy 4.0 Micro SD card slot for main storage 1920x1080 @ 60Hz via full size HDMI port Stereo audio out via 3.5mm jack
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Review – A functional $35 computer! And network benchmarks

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Review – A functional $35 computer! And network benchmarks

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=e5V3d0n42ckBuy it on Amazon - http://lon.tv/f8klp (affiliate link) - A new Raspberry Pi is out and I take a look at how the new Pi 3 B+ compares to the prior Raspberry Pi 3 edition. I'll cover what's new and what you can do with a $35 computer! Index below. See more Pi: http://lon.tv/pi and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 01:26 - Hardware overview: processor, ram , etc. vs. Pi 3 03:33 - Power over ethernet option 04:30 - Explanation of GPIO pins 06:00 - Ports 07:44 - Using a Pi as desktop PC 08:53 - Web browsing with Chromium 10:21 - Benchmark: Web Browsing 11:42 - Networking benchmark: Ethernet 13:58 - Networking Benchmark : AC 5ghz Wifi 15:47 - Retro gaming / emulation 17:09 - Conclusion and final thoughts The big news in this upgrade (for me at le...
REVIEW: Kano Computer Kit – Build Your Own Computer?!

REVIEW: Kano Computer Kit – Build Your Own Computer?!

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=FPAn19rGNOUKano Computer Kit Complete | Make a laptop. Learn to code Find it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2OxpTow Kano's Website: https://kano.me/ Details: Step-by-step build your own powerful laptop, a simple storybook shows you how. Look inside, plug the parts, bring it to life. Learn about HDMI, sound, pixels and processors. All in one box. 10.1'" HD screen, Raspberry Pi 3, battery, DIY speaker, wireless keyboard, case and stand, memory, 3 USB ports, HDMI and power cables, sound sensor, stickers, Kano's operating system, apps, and exclusive coding challenges. With playful projects and simple steps you'll learn to code art, music, apps, games and more. Don't just play Minecraft, hack it. Browse the internet, use your favorite apps like YouTube, WhatsApp, Google...