I have to say... One of the amazing things about .NET Micro Framework that made this upgrade possible is its excellent architecture. This new board uses a super-fast Cortex-M4F ARM microcontroller with THUMB2 instructions instead of the older ARMv4 microcontrollers with THUMB/ARM instructions.
And our C# and VB applications are none the wiser Existing code just works.
Thanks for featuring this, Greg! I can't wait to see what kinds of projects this major increase in flash, ram, speed, and features enables for developers and makers.
Just what I always wanted, a reason for the state police to follow me on twitter. Now if I can just get my phone to automatically tweet my location and velocity...
You could add a GPS sensor to the tweeting breathalyzer using the serial interface on digital pins 0 and 1 (or send GPS coordinates from your Windows Phone to your Netduino). You could even log readings to a MicroSD card if you wanted to create a convenient location/velocity/sobriety history.
[That is of course all in jest--although it could make for a cool remix of this project.]