Lilbits: An ePaper dev board, a small(er) BlackBerry clone, and Amazon’s continued crackdown on pay-to-play reviews

Another day, another set of products disappeared from the Amazon website as the company continues to take actions against sellers that pay for positive user reviews. This time it looks like TaoTronics and Vava devices have been removed… which is unsurprising since they share the same parent company as RAVPower, whose products were also removed […]

Radxa Zero is a like higher-performance Raspberry Pi Zero W (coming soon for $15 and up)

The Radxa Zero is a single-board computer with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor, support for up to 4GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of eMMC storage plus a microSD card reader. Measuring 65mm x 30mm, the tiny computer is exactly the same size as a Raspberry Pi Zero W.  But Radxa’s version has a […]

Quartz64-l Model-A single board computer with RK3566 processor now available for $60 and up

The Quartz64 is a single-board computer powered by a Rockchip RK3566 processor featuring four ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores and Mali-G52-2EE graphics. Developed by Pine64, the first versions of the board are now available for purchase for $60 and up. At this point Pine64 only recommend picking one up if you’re a developer and/or advanced Linux […]

Pine64 introduces Quartz64 single-board PC with RK3566 processor, teases upcoming RISC-V board

One of the next single-board computers from Pine64 is a 5.2″ x 3.1″ mini PC powered by a 1.8 GHz Rockchip RK3566 ARM Cortex-A55 processor and support for up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC storage, plus a lot of ports and connectors. It’s called the Quartz64 model-A and while Pine64 hasn’t announced pricing or […]

$59 Jetson Nano 2GB is NVIDIA’s cheapest AI dev kit to date

NVIDIA’s been shipping Jetson-branded single-board computers featuring the company’s processors since 2014. But with prices ranging from $200 to $1099, those devices haven’t really had the same widespread appeal as lower-priced alternatives like the Raspberry Pi line of single-board computers. Last year NVIDIA brought the price down to $99 with the introduction of the NVIDIA […]

This $10 single-board computer is faster than a Raspberry Pi 3

When the first Raspberry Pi computer launched in 2012, there was nothing quite like it on the market: a $35 single-board computer designed for education, home use, or development projects. These days cheap mini PCs and development kits are plentiful. But I was still surprised to see the Iconikal Rockchip 3328 single-board computer selling for […]

PicoRio dev board PC with a RISC-V chip will be a low-cost, open source Raspberry Pi alternative

The Raspberry Pi line of tiny computers have made a big splash in recent years. For as little as $35 you can get a fully functional computer capable of running a variety of (mostly Linux-based) operating systems. Some models are even cheaper. A bunch of competitors have entered the space, but like the Raspberry Pi, […]