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Geniatech’s XPI-S905X single-board PCs support 4K video, sell for $35 and up

GeniaTech is selling a line of single-board computers that look like Raspberry Pi clones, but which are powered by Amlogic chips instead of Broadcom processors. Available with a choice of Amlogic S905X2 or S905X3 processors, each model sports 2GB of RAM, 8GB of eMMC storage, and support for 4K video playback. They’re also competitively priced […]

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This $399 RISC-V dev board features 3D graphics and comes with a 7 inch display

A handful of single-board computers with RISC-V processors have hit the market over the past year or so, making it easier for developers to begin working with hardware powered by RISC-V chips. But most have been low-power, low-performance systems that ship without any sort of 3D graphics processor. The new Alibaba T-Head RVB-ICE dev board […]

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Lilbits: Amazon’s Echo plans leaked, SiFive HiFive RISC-V dev board benchmarked, and more

Amazon is holding an event on September 28, 2021 when the company is expected to announce new hardware including updates to its Echo line of smart speakers and displays. According to a new report from Bloomberg, some of those devices could be a 15 inch smart display designed to be mounted to a wall and/or […]

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BeagleV Starlight RISC-V single-board computer canceled, a new model may be coming in 2022

The BeagleV Starlight single-board computer was supported to be an affordable development platform for folks who wanted to get started with RISC-V architecture. Expected to sell for under $150, the BeagleV project was first announced in January and boards were expected to begin shipping in April. But the BeagleV Starlight never went into mass production, […]

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Royole’s RoKit is flexible display dev kit for $959

The first company to bring a smartphone with a flexible display to market has now released a development kit for folks that want to design their own hardware, test their own software, or otherwise test a flexible display. Priced at $959, the new Royole RoKit development kit isn’t exactly cheap. But it’s more affordable than buying […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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HiFive Unmatched RISC-V computer board is now shipping

At first glance, the HiFive Unmatched from SiFive looks like just another mini ITX computer motherboard. But rather than an x86 chip, this system is powered by RISC-V processor. First introduced last fall, the board is aimed at developers rather than the general public, and with a $665 price tag, it’s a lot more expensive […]

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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 […]

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AAEON introduces UP Xtreme i11 board with Intel Tiger Lake

The latest UP Board from AAEON is a mini computer mainboard that supports up to an Intel Core i7-1185G7E Tiger Lake processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics. I’m reluctant to call the UP Xtreme i11 a single board computer because not only does it lack built-in storage, but there are also dual SODIMM slots for […]