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MinnowBoard Max: $99 Intel Atom-powered single-board computer

Intel and hardware partners launched a tiny, low-power single-board computer aimed at developers last year. Called the MinnowBoard, the system featured an Intel Atom E640 processor and a $199 price tag. Now there’s a new fish in the pond and it’s both cheaper, and more powerful. The new MinnowBoard MAX is a developer board powered […]

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Lilbits (8-08-2013): Straight Talk AT&T SIM cards are back

Straight Talk is MVNO, or mobile virtual network operator. That means the company acts like a phone company, but it actually sells you air time on someone else’s network — typically at a much lower price than you’d pay if you went straight through that larger network. Up until recently, Straight Talk allowed customers a […]

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Intel’s Minnowboard open source, low-power dev board ships for $199

Since the introduction of the Raspberry Pi low-power mini computer in 2011 we’ve seen a number of tiny computers and developer boards hit the market. Many pack more power than the Raspberry Pi, and most also have higher price tags. But they tend to rely on ARM-based processors in order to keep prices (and power […]