How Mini PCs Work

Author's Note

I loved the idea behind the Raspberry Pi computer as soon as I heard about it. A low-cost, no-frills machine designed to encourage students to learn programming is brilliant. Then I learned of other tiny computers like FXI Technologies' Cotton Candy or Aliexpress's Rikomagic computers. Now we can fit dozens of components -- including WiFi and Bluetooth chips -- on a small circuit board along with the basic components of a computer. I hope this means that more people will have access to basic computers and I can't wait to see what comes next.

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