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Libre Computer AML-A311D-CC Alta is an Amlogic-powered single-board PC with a 5 TOPS NPU

Libre Computer’s new AML-A311D-CC Alta is a single-board computer with an Amlogic A311D hexa-core processor with an integrated neural processing unit (NPU) for hardware-accelerated AI and Raspberry Pi-compatible connectors including a 40-pin GPIO header and 22-pin MIPI-DSI and MIPI-CSI display and camera connectors. The AML-A311D-CC Alta is up for pre-order from LoverPi, where you can […]

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Lilbits: Amlogic’s new chip could power next-gen TV boxes, and MS Paint is getting… good?

Microsoft is adding a bunch of new features to Paint, a graphics editing app that had been pretty barebones up until recently. The company is also rolling out experimental new updates to the Windows Subsystem for Linux. And the first performance notes about a new Amlogic processor that could power next-gen Google and Android TV […]

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Hexa-core Banana Pi BPI-M2S packs a neural processor and dual LAN for $100

It’s been over a year since Banana Pi first shared renders of the BPI-M2S, but now the board is finally available for purchase. Two models are listed on AliExpress, one with an Amlogic S922X processor and the other with an Amlogic A311D. They sell for $95.79 and $100 respectively. The difference between the two is […]

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Khadas VIM4 is a single-board PC with 8GB RAM, WiFi 6, and Amlogic A311D2

The Khadas VIM4 is a 3.2″ x 2.3″ single-board computer with support for 4K video playback, HDMI 2.1 and Gigabit Ethernet ports, WiFi 6, and Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connectivity, 8GB of LPDDR4X memory. Available now for $200 and up, the little computer is also one of the first to be powered by an Amlogic A311D2 […]

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Lilbits 359: Google Pixel 4 “Coral” and “Flame” smartphones coming this year?

If history has taught us anything, it’s that Google will probably launch a new set of flagship smartphones sometime around October… although we may see the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL much sooner than that. While we still don’t know very much about what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look […]

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Lilbits 323: What’s inside the Surface Go?

Microsoft began shipping the Surface Go tablet this week, and it’s the smallest, cheapest, and lowest-performance device in the company’s current line of Surface products. It’s also the first Surface tablet with a USB Type-C port and the thinnest Surface device to date. But it’s what’s inside that counts… and the folks at iFixit tore […]

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Lilbits (3-26-2015): Freeze your eReader in a block of ice

Some companies boast that their gadgets are waterproof. But what about ice-proof? Last year PocketBook launced a water-resistant eReader called the PocketBook Aqua. A year later the folks at Vido decided to see just how sturdy this thing was… so they didn’t just get it wet. They froze it solid. I first read about the experiment […]

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MINIX unveils Neo X8 line of Android TV boxes with Amlogic S802 chips

Android TV box maker MINIX has earned a reputation (among the small group of folks who track these things) for offering products with reliable performance and decent specs. Now the company is introducing two new boxes designed to let you run Android apps on your TV, and they’re the most powerful MINIX boxes yet. The […]

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2 GHz Amlogic S802 brings more speed to Android TV boxes

Chinese companies have been cranking out Android-powered set-top-boxes and TV sticks for a few years, with most of the best models in the past year powered by Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processors. But there may be a new performance champ in town. Amlogic’s new S802 processor is an ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core CPU with Mali 450 graphics. […]