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Google Chromecast vs Raspberry Pi vs Apple TV vs Roku vs Cubieboard (&others)

Let the "Living Room" media entertainment start ....  Who will be the winner? Dont know, but surely, everyone loves to have a bite including samsung, htc, lg etc..   Let's try to compare the strategy , specifications and Tech Specs of Google Chromecast , Raspberry Pi, Apple TV and other less known brands For an updated list for 2015, please visit this link Apple TV  I have owned Apple TV3 from when it was released. Cost varies around £60 - £100 in the UK from various sellers.  Apple TV3 is very powerful at time of launch. A5 chip, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), HDMI, 1080p full HD, Airplay support  ( Full Specs here ) within Highly restrictive and till now NOT able to jailbreak AppleTV3 (at time of writing). Very limited set of inbuilt apps unless jailbroken. This would feel restrictive for advanced users and for poor apps (like Lovefilm) which doesn't have airplay support.  In Summary, AppleTV requires more of an apple Environment. You could buy mirroring softwares like

Raspberry Pi based college and University Projects

I've become a huge fan of Raspberry Pi(RPi) and I was wondering the options it provides to students to do their college/University projects. So let me just give some headsup and then you are on own feet with your creativity. Basics Buy Raspberry Pi. I prefer the ModelB with 512MB RAM - Link Extend it - Edimax Wifi adapter , Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Bread board Suggested Projects and Ideas [ad#ad-3] i2c connected 1-wire masters Security Camera and storage Camera Control using commands Car camera   Raspberry Pi Store Pi Store is now open public