Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The Raspberry Pi is no doubt a very exciting device, with an unmatched ratio of size, power, and value. However, after months of delays and false starts ranging from manufacturing problems to certification issues, the open source wonder board hasn’t actually been delivered to those who have bought it, or would love to buy it.
All is not lost though, as there are several alternatives available that might just pique your interest.
The BeagleBoard-xM and the BeagleBone are two very small single-board computers with two very different specs.