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Crowdfunded EOMA68 computer-on-a-card shows signs of life (100 cards ready for testing)

Most modern laptops are designed to be used and then discarded, or at best recycled when their time is up. Some models allow you to upgrade the RAM or storage, but many do not. Even fewer have user-replaceable batteries. And almost none allow you to upgrade the processors, display, or other hardware. That’s one of […]

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EOMA68 modular laptop/desktop raises more than $150 thousand through crowdfunding, here’s what’s next

The EOMA68 project is an effort to design a system of modular computing devices that use interchangeable PC cards. The processor, memory, storage, and operating system are all on a card that you can pop out of a laptop or desktop and replace with a different card. Theoretically any type of processor and operating system […]

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New options added to EOMA68 PC card crowdfunding campaign

It’s been a little over a month since Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton launched a crowdfunding campaign to build a free and open source modular PC system which includes an EOMA68 PC card (with a processor, memory, and storage) and a series of accessories including desktop and laptop docks. The campaign has raised over $60,000 so far, […]

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Crowdfunding begins for modular EOMA68 PC system (laptop, desktop, upgradeable PC card)

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton has been developing the EOMA68 modular PC system for the past five years… and now he’s finally ready to begin selling hardware. The first devices include a $65 computer-on-a-card that’s designed to fit into a laptop or desktop PC case. You can reserve some of the first devices by making a […]

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Interview with EOMA68 Libre laptop developer Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

The EOMA68 Libre Laptop is a notebook powered by a removable, upgradeable PC card. It’s the the latest iteration of a concept that developer Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton has been working on for the past five years. But if all goes according to plan, you might actually be able to buy one this year. Leighton is […]

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EOMA68 Libre Laptop features upgradeable CPU card

Over the last decade or so, it’s gotten more difficult to upgrade personal computers. Most smartphones and tablets, many laptops, and even some desktops have processors and other components that aren’t meant to be replaced. But for the past few years the folks at Rhombus Tech have been working on the EOMA68 project to build a modular […]