Lilbits: The death of CentOS Linux, the rise of RISC-V, and last call for the F(x)Tec Pro1 X

Most major smartphone makers have stopped shipping handsets with physical keyboards, opting instead for touchscreen-only phones with thin and light designs. But the F(x)Tec Pro1 is a phone custom made for fans of physical keyboards. It’s one of the only modern smartphones to feature a QWERTY keyboard that slides out from behind the screen. While […]

Orange Pi Zero 2 mini PC now available for $16 (Android 10 or Linux, Ethernet, WiFi, and Bluetooth)

The Orange Pi Zero 2 is a tiny single-board-computer that measures just 2.4″ x 2.1″ and features sized Ethernet, USB, and HDMI ports, among other things. First announced over a year ago, the original Orange Pi Zero 2 was never available to purchase. But now you can buy a new version with upgraded specs. The […]

Orange Pi Zero2 mini PC supports Android & Linux, measures 2.2 inches wide

About three years after launching a tiny single-board computer called the Orange Pi Zero, the folks at Shenzhen Xunlong are introducing a Orange Pie Zero2 with a faster processor, an HDMI port, and other upgrades. It still measures just 2.2″ x 2.2″ across, making it one of the smallest single-board computers I’m aware of to feature […]

Orange Pi One Plus is a single-board computer with Allwinner H6 processor, 4K support

Another day, another cheap, tiny computer from the folks who make the Orange Pi line of Raspberry Pi lookalikes. This time it’s the Orange Pi One Plus, a mini computer with an Allwinner H6 V200 quad-core, ARM Cortex-A53 processor and ARM Mali-T720MP2 graphics. Probably the most interesting thing about this little computer? It can support […]

Orange Pi 2G-IoT is a $10 single-board PC with a cellular modem

There’s no shortage of cheap single-board computers that you can use for development projects, media streaming, or even general purpose computing. But up until recently many of the most popular lacked built-in support for for WiFi or Bluetooth. Now that the Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi Zero W include those, what’s next? How about […]

Orange Pi PC 2 is a $20 single-board PC with quad-core, 64-bit processor

Hot on the heels of the new Orange Pi Zero, Shenzhen Xunlong has launched the larger (but still small) and more powerful (but still low-power) Orange Pi PC 2. The computer is a single-board PC and development board that sells for about $20. It’s basically the company’s answer to the Raspberry Pi 3 and an […]