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pcDuino3 is a $77 Android, Ubuntu single-board PC with Arduino support

There’s no shortage of tiny, low-power single-board computers that can run Android, Ubuntu, or other operating systems. What helps set the pcDuino line apart is that these little developer boards also support the Arduino ecosystem which means you can add Arduino shields to extend the capabilities of the little device and use Arduino programming tools. The first […]

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Cubietruck Allwinner A20 dev board coming in October

The makers of the Cubieboard mini-PC plan to ship a new device powered by an Allwinner A20 dual-core processor in October. The Cubietruck (also known as the Cubieboard3) is starting to roll off the production line, and the first 1500 units are expected next month. The Cubietruck is basically a PC-on-a-board, featuring Allwinner’s dual-core ARM […]

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Cubieboard gets a dual-core upgrade ($59 Android, Linux mini PC)

The Cubieboard is a tiny computer that’s about the size and shape of a Raspberry Pi, but which features more memory, built-in storage, and a few other goodies that the Raspberry Pi lacks. Last year the first Cubieboard hit the streets with an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor. Now there’s a new model […]

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Android netbooks with Allwinner dual, quad-core processors

Most major PC makers may have left the netbook market for dead. But Chinese vendors have continued cranking out cheap mini-laptops with 10 inch or smaller displays. Some models run Windows, but many of the cheapest feature inexpensive ARM chips and run Android or Windows CE. But it looks like some slightly more powerful models […]

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Cloudsto’s latest Android mini PC has room for a laptop hard drive

UK retailer Cloudsto sells Android mini-computers and TV sticks. They’re little devices that you can plug into a TV or monitor to run Android apps on a big screen. Most of these little boxes feature processors, memory, and a small amount of storage. But the Cloudsto Media PC Pro DriveDock can handle a large amount of […]

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Allwinner introduces dual and quad-core tablet chips

Chinese chip maker Allwinner has introduced two new processors for tablets, TV sticks, and other low power devices. They’re dual and quad-core chips called the Allwinner A20 and Allwinner A31, respectively. The Allwinner A10 single-core chip has been a relatively popular chip with Chinese device makers due to its low price and decent performance. That’s […]