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Rock Pi 4 Plus is a faster single-board PC with built-in storage for $49 and up

Radxa’s Rock Pi 4 line of single-board computers are tiny Pcs that look a lot like a Raspberry Pi, but which feature Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processors rather than Broadcom BCM2711 quad-core chips. Now the company is introducing a new model called the Rock Pi 4 Plus that uses a slightly faster version of the processor […]

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HardROCK64 single-board computer coming in April for $35 and up

Pine64 has gotten a lot of attention over the past few years for its inexpensive Linux laptops and smartphones. But the company got its start producing ARM-powered single-board computers (SBCs) that bear a more than passing resemblance to the Raspberry Pi. Now the company has unveiled its first new SBC in a year — the […]

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Pinebook Linux laptop CPU upgrade kits coming in 2020

Some laptops let you upgrade the memory or storage… although that’s a feature that’s becoming less common on modern thin and light notebook computers. But very few laptops support CPU upgrades — typically you’re stuck with the processor that came with your laptop. Surprisingly one of the few exceptions to the rule may be one […]

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This single-board computer has slots for SSD and LTE modules

By definition, single-board computers typically have everything you need to get up and running embedded on the board… and the new Boardcon Idea3399 is no different on that front. It has a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and 8GB of eMMC flash storage, and the system ships with android 7.1. But what makes […]

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Pinebook Pro update: The $199 Linux laptop is almost ready to go

After unveiling plans to launch a $199 Linux laptop with a Rockchip RK3399 processor earlier this year, the folks at Pine64 have been hard at work designing the hardware and software for the upcoming Pinebook Pro. Now the team has posted a YouTube video showing off the latest prototype, and demonstrating that it has improved […]

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NanoPi NEO4 is a 2.4 inch by 1.8 inch single-board PC with RK3399

Rockchip’s RK3399 processor is a hexa-core, 64-bit chip that’s basically the same processor that powers the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, Asus Chromebook Flip C101 and the first-gen Samsung Chromebook Plus. It’s also been a popular option for companies producing Raspberry Pi-like mini computers this year. The RockPro64, Renegade Elite and NanoPi M4 all use the RK3399. Now FriendlyElec has […]

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Libre Computer’s Renegade Elite single-board PC hits Indiegogo for $99

As promised, Libre Computer’s latest single-board computer is up for pre-order through a crowdfunding campaign. You can reserve a Renegade Elite for a pledge of $99 at Indiegogo and if everything goes according to plan, the tiny computer board with a Rockchip RK3399 processor should ship in September. The price includes a case, and Libre […]

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Libre Computer introduces Renegade Elite single-board computer with RK3399 processor

Libre Computer is launching its second single-board computer. Last year the company launched a crowdfunding campaign for a Raspberry Pi-like device called the Renegade last year, and now Libre Computer is following up with the Renegade Elite. The new model has a faster processor, USB Type-C ports, and a new set of expansion header with […]

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ODROID-N1 single-board PC with RK3399 hexa-core CPU coming soon for $110 or less (Updated)

Hardkernel’s been making Raspberry Pi-like single-board computers for even longer than the Raspberry Pi Foundation, although Hardkernel’s ODROID line of devices don’t get as much attention as those from their high-profile competitor. But that hasn’t stopped Hardkernel from cranking out new models on a regular basis. The next is a tiny computer with a Rockchip […]