Zidoo M6 is a RK3566 single-board PC with optional support for 5G (also available as a complete mini PC)

The Zidoo M6 is a single-board computer with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, up to 8GB of RAM, and support for a wide range of input and output options. It also features Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 support and even works with an optional 5G or 4G LTE module thanks to a mini PCIe socket […]

Radxa ROCK 3A is a Raspberry Pi-sized computer with an M.2 slot for NVMe SSD

The Radxa Rock 3A is a credit-card-sided single-board computer with a 2 GHz Rockchip RK3568 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, Mali-G52 graphics, and a neural processing unit. It looks a bit like a Raspberry Pi and has some similar features including a 40-pin GPIO header and USB and Ethernet ports. But Radxa’s little computer stands out […]

Radxa Zero is a like higher-performance Raspberry Pi Zero W (coming soon for $15 and up)

The Radxa Zero is a single-board computer with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor, support for up to 4GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of eMMC storage plus a microSD card reader. Measuring 65mm x 30mm, the tiny computer is exactly the same size as a Raspberry Pi Zero W.  But Radxa’s version has a […]

Quartz64-l Model-A single board computer with RK3566 processor now available for $60 and up

The Quartz64 is a single-board computer powered by a Rockchip RK3566 processor featuring four ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores and Mali-G52-2EE graphics. Developed by Pine64, the first versions of the board are now available for purchase for $60 and up. At this point Pine64 only recommend picking one up if you’re a developer and/or advanced Linux […]

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 […]

Firefly ROC-RK3566-PC: Another credit card-sized Linux PC with a Rockchip RK3566 processor

Rockchip’s RK3566 processor is a new 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55 chip with Mali-G52 graphics and support for features including playback of 4K/60Hz video in H.264, H.265, and VP9 codecs. The first single-board computers (SBCs) powered by the chip are expected to ship in the coming months. Recently Pine64 revealed that a Raspberry Pi-sized SBC called […]

Lilbits: New chips from Apple, Intel, and AMD plus little PCs, both new and old

A small desktop computer that went on sale in China recently is powered by a previously unannounced AMD processor that sure looks like it could be a version of the chip used for the latest Xbox game consoles. Perhaps this is what’s happening to chips that didn’t quite make the cut. Rival chip maker Intel […]

Lilbits: Apple M1 in everything, PinePhone as a pocket-sized Linux laptop, and Android 12’s Quick Settings redesign

When news first broke that Apple was planning to launch Macs with ARM-based processors that the company designed in-house, I didn’t think all of the company’s laptops and desktops would be using the same ARM chips. But so far that seems to be the case. This week Apple introduced new iMac all-in-one desktop PCs that have […]

Odyssey mini PC board gets a spec bump and price hike (Intel Celeron board with Windows, Linux, and Arduino support)

About a year after launching a 4.3″ x 4.3″ computer board with an Intel Celeron J4105 quad-core processor, support for Windows or Linux, and an Arduino-compatible ARM Cortex-M0+ co-processor, Seeed Studio is now selling an updated model. The new Odyssey X86J4125800 features a slightly faster Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor, but it’s otherwise largely the […]

Low-cost single-board computers with RISC-V chips are coming soon

The first single-board computers powered by an Allwinner Xuantie-C906 processor could be set to ship soon. The chip isn’t exactly a speed demon, but it is expected to be one of the most affordable processors based on RISC-V open chip architecture. Earlier this year Pine64 announced it was developing a single-board computer (SBC) featuring the […]