Raspberry Pi Model B
Making gadgets smaller is hardly a revolutionary idea – and making a computer with a spec sheet straight out of the late ’90s certainly doesn’t sound like a good one. But it turns out that combining both and selling the resulting silicon for just £30 is both of these things. It might only look like a circuit board that’s lost its expansion slot, but the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi is a dream for any geek worth their salt. You can turn the Pi into a streamer for just over £50, or a media server for double that – or why not go off-piste and use two of them to power your own smart glasses? The point is the potential is there to do almost anything. It asks the user to be as creative as they can possibly be. And that’s why it’s your Innovation of the Year. Read review
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