This was exactly what I thought I was buying and guess what, it's what I got.gritz wrote:While it's true that in it's present hardware form, bundled a good quality, correct class SD card loaded with mature software and it's USB loaded with only a basic keyboard and mouse, that it will be great little device
More like 200,000 and probably more. Farnell and RS are committed to pushing out "developer boards" to anyone who is willing to pay for one. Many will understand exactly what it is they are buying but others will not.gritz wrote:!0,000 for a public beta?
It would have also delayed the public launch. There was tremendous pressure from the public to launch sooner rather than later, more demand than the Foundation could initially imagine.gritz wrote:A closed testing cycle to refine the hardware and software was really needed. It would have increased costs, but would have reduced grief immensely
Yes, I agree with you. This really is the Dev release, so people with one who are new to computing proberbly shouldent be using one yet. Perhaps you should wait till they release the box edition later on before buying one.Joe Schmoe wrote:Really, seriously, no offense to the OP, but...
I don't think he is in the intended group for this release. I mean, seriously, isn't it posted all over the place that this is the developer's release? (And that a better, more complete, more-like-Windows release is coming and will be available at some point down the road).
Anyway, that's what every word in his text screams out to me.
Fixed your post for you. No charge (this time!)benedict3578 wrote:Perhaps the OP should have waited till they release the box edition later on before buying one.
I know this is off topic, but it's my new fave sport, baiting spotty hifi shop keepers.grumpyoldgit wrote:I got my HDMI/DVI cable from Amazon for just over £2.
Yes, very good. Be sure to read the comments about the adverse effects of listening to music that arrives at faster than the speed of light.tufty wrote:I'm sure you've seen this one : http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AKDL1-Dedic ... B000I1X6PM
Someone's been having "fun" with the prices, but this is, in fact, a bog-stock ethernet patch cable (and not a very long one) which has had some audiophile mumbo-jumbo waved over it and thus retails for 500 of your earth pounds.