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BeagleV-Fire is a $150 single-board PC with a RISC-V processor featuring FPGA fabric

The BeagleV-Fire is a new single-board computer from BeagleBoard, the company behind the BeagleBone and BeaglePlay line of boards, among others. What makes this $150 board stand out is that it’s powered by a quad-core RISC-V processor that also features FPGA fabric, making it a reasonably affordable solution for folks looking to get their feet […]

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Lilbits: SiFive shakeup, more Qualcomm announcements, and new Macs on the way

Earlier this month SiFive introduced the new Performance P870 RISC-V processor and Intelligence X390 neural processing unit. Like many of the company’s products, these are basically designs that other companies can license for their own RISC-V chips, but they might be some of the last pre-designed processor cores of this type from SiFive. According to industry […]

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Lichee Console 4A is a $299 mini-laptop with a RISC-V processor and 7 inch display

The Sipeed Lichee Console 4A is a compact laptop computer with a 7 inch display and a RISC-V processor. It’s the latest in a line of RISC-V products from Sipeed that are powered by the company’s LM4A compute module, which is also used for the Lichee Pi 4A mini PC and an expanding ecosystem of other […]

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Milk-V Oasis is a mini ITX board with a 16-core RISC-V processor and 20 TOPS NPU

The Milk-V Oasis is an upcoming mini ITX motherboard powered by a Sophgo SG2380 RISC-V processor, a chip that combines a SiFive P670 16-core processor with an integrated SiFive X280 neural processing unit for up to 20 TOPS of AI performance. It’s the latest in a line of RISC-V computers from Chinese startup Milk-V, and the […]

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Qualcomm and Google are bringing RISC-V to Wear OS smartwatches

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear chips have been some of the most popular solutions for smartwatches running Google’s Wear OS software. And now Qualcomm and Google have announced they’re bringing something new to the ecosystem: RISC-V chips. Up until now all of Qualcomm’s smartwatch chips have been based on ARM architecture, but now the company says it’s […]

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Sipeed Lichee Cluster 4A board now available (supports up to 7 RISC-V computer modules)

Earlier this summer Sipeed launched the Lichee Pi 4A computer board powered by a system-on-a-module with a quad-core RISC-V processor. At the time, Sipeed also announced plans to release a bunch of other products powered by the same module, including a mini-laptop, tablet, and cluster board. The laptop and tablet went up for pre-order recently. […]

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Milk-V Meles is a $99 Raspberry Pi clone with a 2 GHz quad-core RISC-V processor

The Milk-V Meles is a single-board computer that could easily be mistaken for a Raspberry Pi Model B. It’s the same size and has a similar set of ports. But instead of an ARM-based processor, the Meles has a 2 GHz T-Head TH1520 quad-core processor based on RISC-V architecture. It’s the latest addition to a […]

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Lilbits: SiFive previews its next RISC-V CPU, Google kills Pixel Pass, Analogue Pocket Glow in the Dark Edition launched

The company making some of the most powerful RISC-V processors is previewing its next-gen CPU designs. The latest thing killed by Google is a monthly smartphone + services subscription that was launched less than two years ago (which means it’s ending just before subscribers would have been eligible for a free phone upgrade). And the […]

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Lichee Pad 4A is a RISC-V tablet with a 10 inch display and Android or Debian support

The Sipeed Lichee Pad 4A is a tablet with a 10.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel LCD display, 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB of eMMC storage. It’s also one of a very few tablets announced so far that’s powered by a RISC-V processor. Sipeed hasn’t announced pricing yet, but the company is taking reservations […]

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PineTab-V tablet with a RISC-V chip gets community-supported software builds (including KDE Plasma desktop)

The PineTab-V is a tablet with a 10.1 inch HD display, at least 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, a detachable keyboard, and a $160 starting price. And it’s also one of the first tablets you can buy that’s powered by a RISC-V processor. That makes a tablet with otherwise budget specs pretty exciting… […]