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    The new Raspberry Pi has 5 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 /Link

    There are quite a few different Raspberry Pi models in existence, but it’s not too hard to keep them straight: new ones are better.

    For instance, the brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ might have a confusing name, but it’s a clear upgrade over 2016’s Raspberry Pi 3 Model B.

    The new board has a slightly faster 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, Bluetooth 4.2 (an upgrade from 4.1), and dual-band Wi-Fi. I’m especially excited about the Wi-Fi upgrade, because for some reason The Verge offices only have 5 GHz available, so we have to use a rogue 2.4 GHz testing network to work with the Raspberry Pi and many other IoT devices.

    Raspberry Pi Foundation

    Speaking of the Internet of Things, the new Pi’s Wi-Fi has “modular compliance...

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    (@)Paul Miller

    Published on 14 Mar 2018 at 07:04AM

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