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The biggest "shut up and take my money" feature is the built-in wifi. Not that it wasn't easy to add wifi before, but this gives a true standard that special use cases can be built around. For example, using a Pi as a Tor bridge in my house. There have been plenty of articles on how to do that, but if the article code uses version 2.01 of a chipset and you have 2.02 you were screwed, not going to work, just give up.



It's big because it also free's up a USB port that was often taken up by a wifi dongle.




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