On the first look it looks ideal for Peerbox, I guess this is what majority of people really want. Something that they will not even know that it is actually computer. It looks like USB memory stick.
But this is a full computer, ever more powerful than Raspberry Pi.
Advantages over Raspberry Pi are more compact form, no need for power source, no need for ethernet or router and can easily be made plug and play for any OS and setting.
However it is bit pricey, with price tag almost 4 times the Raspberry Pi and with shipping that goes up to 150$.
However I’m intrigued by it. I want to develop for this.
So I will ask you do you want it, and does anyone care to donate for it’s purchase or send one directly?
[quote=“willywithcoinnode, post:3, topic:3164”]I saw it too. My understanding is, that it doesn’t have Ethernet and connects through the host pc.
That’s a pity. That way you can’t run it as standalone (I think this might be intended)[/quote]
It can connect with USB. It emulates ethernet with USB port, that makes it special.
Does this give it the ability to run independently? Plugging it into my computer and running a Peerbox would be great and easy, but what happens when I turn my computer off and the device isn’t getting any power? A Peerbox would need to be able to run independently correct? For example, setting it somewhere safe on your desk and letting it do its job without having to fool with or worry about it. Peerbox needs to be as simple as possible to setup. When I look at the Pi, it looks complicated to me. Anything that takes that complexity away is a plus.