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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 […]

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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 […]

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Liliputing’s top 10 posts of 2014 (by traffic)

2014 may have been the year where device makers started seriously pushing wearables, Apple launched new iPhone models with big screens, and Google launched a major overhaul of its Android operating system. But it turns out visitors to Liliputing are often looking for articles about somewhat more obscure topics. As 2014 draws to a close, I […]

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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 […]