Rhombus Tech preparing to launch a PCMCIA-sized computer module for tablets, notebooks, more

Rhombus Tech is working on a project to develop a computer module that supports open source software and which can be used in a variety of devices. The idea is that you’ll have a PC-on-a-board that works a bit like a Raspberry Pi or MK802 mini PC. But instead of using this as a standalone […]

$49 Cubieboard is an Allwinner A10 developer board (mini PC)

The Cubieboard is a tiny computer board with an Allwinner A10 ARM-CortexA8 processor, Mali 400 graphics, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of flash storage and 2 SD card slots for additional storage space. It will be available soon for $49, making it one of the cheapest Allwinner A10-based computers around. That’s partly because this is a […]

CyanogenMod 10 (Android 4.1) preview for Allwinner A10 devices

Developer Christian Troy has ported an early build of CyanogenMod 10 to run on devices with Allwinner A10 processors, bringing Android 4.1 to dozens of tablets and a few other devices. The Allwinner A10 processor is an inexpensive ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor that’s proven popular with budget Android device makers. It’s shown up in […]

Allwinner offers support for XBMC media center for MK802, Mele A1000, other inexpensive Android devices

Update: This project may be dead in the water. See below.  The Allwinner A10 is a low power ARM Cortex-A8 processor with Mali 400 graphics. It’s used in a number of inexpensive Android tablets, including most of Coby’s latest devices. But it’s also a popular chip for Android-powered set-top-boxes (or mini PCs) such as the […]