Dear Intel, Thank you for wasting my time with your rubbish IOT devices. I can surely say that i wont touch the Galileo’s or the Edison again..or at least until they fix the software that cripples the Edison.
In comes the Node MCU which is a dev board for the ESP8266 Wifi Module.
For $15 AUD you get a 180Mhz device that has SPI, a ton of memory and built in and WIFI that boots and connects in under 5 seconds. Not only that, you can upload Arduino code just the same as any Arduino on board which makes porting existing projects super easy!
I have been playing around with these with thanks to my new friend Rob. I was quickly and easiely able to port my LED software onto these and make it net connected..