Realtek 8188 wireless breakout/dautghterboard
My wife's cheap android tablet died a while ago and due to the truly bad touchscreen it's passing was not mourned. However I did celebrate its disassembly to recover parts that might fit into future arduino projects.
One of the things I found was a small sort of breakout board that contains a Realtek 8188 chip. The board bears an Ostar manufacturer name. It has 4 pigtail wires that are nicely labeled in the silkscreen. I'm wondering if there is anywhere that I can get info about this board. I'm not having much luck with Google searches. Is this something that could usefully be interfaced to an Arduino? Or do these chips typically require a lot of driver overhead that would be difficult to do in a microcontroller platform?
I would think about playing with it on my Rpi but frankly it's just easier to use a USB adapter on that platform.