Banana Pi BPI-M5 is a single-board PC with Amlogic S905X3 quad-core Cortex-A55 processor

The folks at Banana Pi have been cranking out single-board computers for a few years that look like Raspberry Pi devices, but which sport different specs. The next model will be the Banana Pi BPI-M5, a little computer that measures about 3.6″ x 2.4″ and which supports Linux and Android operating systems. It’s a follow-up to […]

Build your own router with a $68 Banana Pi BPI R64 board

A WiFi router is basically a purpose-built computer, which is why some folks just build their own rather than buying an off-the-shelf option, and others replace the firmware that comes on their store-bought router with an open source alternatives such as OpenWrt or DD-WRT. Looking for something in between? There’s the Banana Pi BPI R64. It’s […]

Banana Pi: A $57 Rasperry Pi clone with a faster CPU, more memory

There’s no shortage of single-board, low-power computers on the market these days. But several years after launch, the Raspberry Pi is still probably the most popular. It’s just hardly the most powerful. So what’s a Raspberry Pi lover who wants a bit better performance to do? How about buying a board with more memory, a […]