I was in Rome, Italy on a leisure trip with two other friends. Rome was one city out of our three destination vacation package. This was my very first vacation out of the United States and a 30th birthday/graduation present to myself.
My friends and I wanted the best experience possible. We wanted certain features, like a safety box for our passports and important documents. It was also important to us that the hotel be conveniently located near tourist attractions and/or public transportation. Our hotel guide provided a list of five star hotels which fit our requirements and received positive reviews from other travelers.
After spending a few days going over the list [...]
Let me first start off by saying that I am a member of Planet Fitness. I have been treated fairly and have not had any issues with them … yet.
That sounds hopeful, right?
Planet Fitness is a company of 900+ fitness centers (as of early 2015) scattered throughout the United States.
They are known for their low monthly membership fees and their intolerance of anything that might set off the “lunk” alarm ( I promise I will explain).
Gym Memberships starting at $10 per month
So, I have to confess that the main reason I signed up with Planet Fitness was because of their low monthly [...]
The follower of the Raspberry Pi, the new Raspberry Pi 2 was officially released on 2nd of February 2015. The second generation of the device, in fact, superseded and improved the Raspberry Pi 1 model B+ compared to lot of significant things. The new edition has a 900 MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU and 1 GB RAM. That counts as doubled memory and 6x faster than it’s predecessor. The reason why there was no Raspberry Pi 2 model A, are the features that the Raspberry Pi 2 model B inherits from the Raspberry Pi 1 model B+: – 40 GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) pins; – Ethernet port; – 4 USB ports; – Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite [...]
Before I start with the review let me clarify that in this post I’ll focus on Raspberry Pi models A and B, and there will be a following post about Raspberry Pi 2.
Raspberry Pi is a series of single-board computers developed in the UK by Raspberry Pi Foundations. These credit-card sized computers were developed with the primary purpose of promoting the teaching of basic computer science. They are available in several board configurations. The original Raspberry Pi is based on the Broadcom BCM2835 system on a chip and includes an ARM1176JZF-S 700 MHz processor, 256 megabytes RAM, VideoCore IV GPU. Later released models B and B+ are upgraded with 512 MB RAM. Both A [...]