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Firefly Station M3 is a compact computer with a Rockchip RK3588S processor

Firefly introduced its first single-board PC powered by a Rockchip RK3588S processor earlier this year. Now the company is has unveiled a full-fledged mini PC with the same processor. The Firefly Station M3 is a 3.8″ x 2.9″ x 1.3″ computer with Rockchip’s octa-core processor, support for up to 16GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and the […]

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Firefly ITX-3568JQ is a mini-ITX motherboard with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor

Earlier this year Firefly introduced a mini ITX motherboard powered by a Rockchip RK3588 octa-core processor and support for up to 16GB of RAM, allowing anyone to build a fully functional desktop PC with Rockchip’s high-performance ARM-based processor. But with a $459 starting price, the Firefly ITX-3588J could be overkill for some folks. Now the […]

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Firefly Station P1 Pro is a compact ARM PC for $179 and up

The Firefly Station P1 Pro is a little computer powered by a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor with support for Android and Linux-based operating systems. Firefly positions the system as a device that can be used as a media center, personal computer, retro game system, or router, among other things. Under the hood, the Station P1 […]

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Firefly EC-I3588J is a mini PC with a Rockchip RK3588 processor, up to 32GB of RAM and 8K video support

Firefly’s new EC-I3588J is a compact computer with an unusual design featuring brushed metal sides, a tempered glass cover that makes the insides visible. And what you’ll find if you peek inside is a Rockchip RK3588 octa-core processor. Capable of running Android 12 or GNU/Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Debian, and Buildroot, Firefly positions the EC-I3588J […]

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Firefly introduces the first single-board PC with an RK3588S chip

The Rockchip RK3588S processor is a chip with four ARM Cortex-A76 CPU cores, four Cortex-A55 cores, Mali-G610 MP4 graphics, and a neural processing unit (NPU) with up to 6 TOPS of performance. But it’s positioned as a slightly cheaper alternative to the high-performance RK3588 processor, with a more limited set of I/O features. Now Firefly […]

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Lilbits: Google IO 2022 announced, Android 13 DP2 released, and Mac Studio reviews are in

The Mac Studio is a compact desktop computer that looks a bit like a few Mac Minis stacked atop one another. But with a choice of Apple’s M1 Max or M1 Ultra processors, it has a lot more horsepower than any Mac Mini (or most other laptop or desktop computers, for that matter). The Mac […]

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Firefly introduces a mini ITX board powered by a Rockchip RK3588 module

Rockchip’s RK3588 processor is a 64-bit chip featuring four ARM Cortex-A76 CPU cores, four Cortex-A55 cores, Mali-G610 MP3 graphics, support for 8K video, PCIe 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and 6 TOPS of AI performance thanks to a dedicated neural processing unit. And it’s at the heart of the new Firefly ITX-3588J mini-ITX board that was unveiled […]

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The Firefly Station M2 is a pocket-sized desktop computer with an RK3566 processor

The Firefly Station M2 is a tiny desktop computer packs a 1.8 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, HDMI 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet, and a few USB ports into a case that measures just 93.8 x 65 x 15.8mm (3.7″ x 2.6″ x 0.6″). It’s a Linux-friendly computer with support for GNU/Linux and/or Android-based operating systems. And […]

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Firefly ROC-RK3566-PC: Another credit card-sized Linux PC with a Rockchip RK3566 processor

Rockchip’s RK3566 processor is a new 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55 chip with Mali-G52 graphics and support for features including playback of 4K/60Hz video in H.264, H.265, and VP9 codecs. The first single-board computers (SBCs) powered by the chip are expected to ship in the coming months. Recently Pine64 revealed that a Raspberry Pi-sized SBC called […]

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Firefly Station P2 mini PC with RK3568 processor, Android and Ubuntu support hits Indiegogo for $122 and up

A year after releasing the Station P1 mini computer, the folks at Firefly are introducing a follow-up called, you guessed it, the Firefly Station P2. The new model supports twice as much RAM, more storage expansion options, faster WiFi, and a newer (but not necessarily faster) processor. It’s up for pre-order through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for about […]