@sligett Some very nice spec bumps, and really great new features in the 3+. 1.4GhZ processor, dual band wifi, Gigabit Ethernet, and especially the ability to boot from external USB storage, plus PoE support. BT4.1 also, but… meh.
@ruouttaurmind Yeah, it won’t quite replace your main tech squeeze. However, I do shake my head at the whiners that are posting to the Raspberry Pi blog that the new model doesn’t include <feature>. It’s $35 for the board, for crying out loud. And they have managed to sell some 19 million Pis so far, so they must be doing something right.
@sligett I won’t be replacing my i7 laptop with one. Heck, I won’t even bother replacing my model 3. But I do see lots more potential. It’s certainly more viable for vertical applications and homebrews, but even it’s potential stuff like HTPC use has been enhanced.
@sligett I still have my Pi 1 running the USB bitcoin miners since it uses so little power. It is more than adequate to the task. And I have a 2 set up as a training box. But if I’d seen this while 3B+'s were in stock I would have bought one. Backorder saved me!