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EOMA-68 PC-on-a-card goes dual-core, supports Debian Linux, has new accessories in the works

Rhombus Tech‘s EOMA-68 project involves cramming all the key components of a PC onto a small board out the size of an old-school PCMCIA card. Then you can slot that card into a desktop, laptop, or tablet dock to function as the brains of a computer, and when you want to replace or upgrade you […]

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Vivaldi “Flying Squirrel” Linux tablet is making progress (still not ready to ship)

It’s been more than a year since KDE developer Aaron Seigo announced plans to build a tablet designed to run open Mer Linux and the KDE Plasma Active environment. The Vivaldi tablet project’s hit a few speed bumps since then, but this week the team has a mostly working prototype. The latest model is based […]

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This is what the Rhombus Tech PCMCIA-sized Allwinner A10 computer module looks like

Rhombus Tech has been working on a computer module featuring a low power ARM-based processor which can be slotted into a laptop, tablet, or other computer case. The idea is to produce a low-cost computer platform that supports open source software and hardware designs. Now the first photo of a prototype is available. What you’re […]

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Rhombus Tech preparing to launch a PCMCIA-sized computer module for tablets, notebooks, more

Rhombus Tech is working on a project to develop a computer module that supports open source software and which can be used in a variety of devices. The idea is that you’ll have a PC-on-a-board that works a bit like a Raspberry Pi or MK802 mini PC. But instead of using this as a standalone […]

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Mele A1000 is a $70 hackable, Linux-friendly ARM-based PC

The Raspberry Pi folks have been getting a lot of attention for their $35 PC with an ARM-based processor and support for some open source software. But as the cost of computer components continues to drop, the Raspberry Pi is hardly the only inexpensive PC capable of running Linux. The Mele A1000 is a system […]