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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 5 vs N100 PC (featuring Ubuntu 23.10)

ExplainingComputers compares the Raspberry Pi 5 and N100 Mini-ITX PC compared, running Ubuntu 23.10. Can a Pi 5 replace an N100 PC? Watch to find out.

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Raspberry Pi

Introducing the Raspberry Pi 5 M.2 HatDrive!

This video is from ExplainingComputers. Pineberry Pi M.2 NVMe HatDrive! Bottom tested with a Crucial 2280 NVMe SSD on a Raspberry Pi 5. Video includes full instructions for setting up an NVMe SSD on a Pi 5 as a storage and/or system drive. The HatDrive! In this video was purchased from the Pineberry Pi website […]

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Interesting Networking

What is Domain Name System and How Does it Work?

ExplainingComputers explains DNS, a technology that underpins the usability of the modern internet. DNS records, name servers, and other aspects of the Internet’s domain name system (DNS) explained. Video illustrates DNS operation, and also includes examples and discussion of NS, A, AAAA and other DNS record types.

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Hardware

Are You Looking for Low-cost M.2 ARM? Check out the SBCOrange Pi 3B:

ExplainingComputers provides this Orange Pi 3B review, including the specifications of this new, RK3566-based ARM single board computer, and demos/tests running Debian and Orange Pi OS. You can learn more about the Orange Pi 3B on it web pages here: http://www.orangepi.org/html/hardWare/computerAndMicrocontrollers/details/Orange-Pi-3B.html

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Networking

A Comprehensive Guide to Wi-Fi: 811 Standards & Generations

ExplainingComputers explains Wi-Fi IEEE standards and generations. You can learn more about Wi-Fi on the Wi-Fi Alliance website at: https://www.wi-fi.org/ The Cisco white paper cites is at: https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/wireless/aironet-3600-series/white-paper-c11-713103.pdf

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Raspberry Pi Windows

How to run Windows 11 ARM on RK3588 SBC (Orange Pi 5)

ExplainingComputers shows us how to run Windows 11 ARM on an Orange Pi 5, using materials from the WoR (Windows on Raspberry) project. And it works! The WoR website, which contains links to all required downloads and information, is here: https://worproject.com

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Windows

How to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported Hardware

I’ve not made a secret of my disdain for Windows 11’s clunky UI and over zealous minimum hardware requirements, which will generate more e-waste and hypocrisy than a private Sting concert. Keep in mind that I have run the latest version of every version of Windows since Windows 3.11, with the notable exception of Windows […]

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Hardware

RISC-V 2023 Update: From Embedded Computing to Data Center & Desktop

ExplainingComputers‘ RISC-V annual update. Includes developments from NASA, Google, MIT, RISC-V International, Renesas, Espressif, Ventanna, Tenstorrent, Alibaba / T-Head, Ubuntu, StarFive, SiFive, Pine64, Sipeed and Intel.

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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 4 Alternatives: Five ARM Contenders

ExplainingComputers shows us five low-cost ARM SBC review, including the Banana Pi M5, VIM1s, Odroid C4, Rock 3A, and the Orange Pi 5 4GB. All of these boards have their own, full ExplainingComputers review video as follows:

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Linux Windows

How to Use Linux Mint for Windows Users

This video is from ExplainingComputers is a couple of years old and the latest Linux Mint version is 21.1. However, it is still mostly spot on and a good look at a Linux OS that will “feel like home” to Windows users looking for a new OS instead of Windows 11. Since last year, when […]

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