Raspberry Pi alternatives: 10 single-board computers for IT pros

We take a look at the best credit card sized PCs out there


There is a myriad of pocket-sized PCs out there, able to perform an immense array of tasks from complex robotics and smart lights, to speaking alarm clocks and weather stations.

The most popular is Raspberry Pi, and for good reason. It comes packed with online support and a massive online community, ready to help in a few clicks. However, there are lots of other single-board PCs that provide a cheap way to learn how to programme and create useful and exciting projects with.

So, if you're not sure which one to go for, read on for the best Raspberry Pi alternatives.

You can find lots of exciting tutorials and on-going projects at Instructables.com.