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Banana Pi’s latest compute module features RK3588 chip and up to 8GB RAM

The folks behind the Banana Pi line of compact computers have been cranking out Raspberry Pi alternatives for years, and the latest is a new computer-on-a-module sporting an Rockchip RK3588 octa-core processor, support for up to 8GB of LPDDR4 memory and up to 128GB of eMMC storage. Like a Raspberry Pi Compute Module, the new […]

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Raspberry Pi wants you to beta test a slick new network installer

A new bootloader for Raspberry Pi boards has been released for beta testing. It brings one very slick new feature: the ability to install an operating system via your Internet connection. Up until now setting up a Raspberry Pi meant writing an image to an SD card or a USB stick. It’s not a particularly […]

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Orange Pi 4 LTS single-board computer with RK3999 coming in February for $55 and up

The makers of the Orange Pi line of single-board computers have announced a new model with a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, and USB ports, support for up to 4GB of RAM and optional support for a 16GB eMMC module as well as a microSD card reader and USB ports for storage. It’s […]

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Lilbits: Modular laptops, Google’s foldable “Pixel Notepad,” and open-spec single-board computers

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with a 13.5 inch, 256 x 1504 pixel display, an Intel Tiger Lake processor, and a modular design that makes the computer not only versatile and repairable, but also hackable — because folks have been designing their own custom expansion modules that do more than just […]

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ROCK5 single-board computer with RK3588 coming soon for $129 and up (or $45 off for pre-orders)

The ROCK5 Model B is a single-board computer with a Rockchip RK3588 processor, up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, support for up to three displays, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and a PCIe 3.0 x4 connector for NVMe SSD storage. It’s expected to ship in the second quarter of 2022 with prices […]

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Lilbits: Game Boy Color could have been an email device, more Lenovo laptop leaks

Over the past week or so Lenovo’s Chinese division has teased a few upcoming products including a Lenovo Legion Y700 tablet designed for gaming and a Lenovo Legion Y7000P gaming laptop. But thanks to a series of leaks, we also have a look at some of the company’s upcoming global products including the latest ThinkBook […]

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Orange Pi 3 LTS is as $35 single-board PC with Allwinner H6, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage

The Orange Pi 3 LTS is a Raspberry Pi-sized single-board computer powered by an Allwinner H6 processor, which is a 1.8 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 chip with Mali-T720 graphics. The little computer also has 2GB of LPDDR3 memory, 8GB of eMMC storage, a microSD card reader, and support for WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0. It’s […]

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UP Squared 6000 is a single-board PC with Intel Elkhart Lake for $219 and up

The UP Squared 6000 is a single-board computer that measures about 4″ x 4″ and comes with a choice of four different Intel Elkhart Lake processor options. It’s the latest in a line of PC boards that AAEON has introduced under the UP brand, and it’s available for pre-order now for $219 and up with […]

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VisionFive V1 single-board RISC-V computer picks up where the BeagleV left off

The BeagleV was supposed to be one of the first affordable single-board computers with a RISC-V processor. But the board, which was introduced in January, never went into mass production and the whole project was cancelled in July. But now StarFive has unveiled a new single-board computer with similar specs but a slightly different design. […]

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Sipeed Lichee RV is a $17 computer module with a RISC-V 64-bit processor

Sipeed’s new Lichee RV is a tiny computer-on-a-module featuring a 64-bit RISC-V processor, 512MB of RAM, a microSD card for storage and a USB-C port for power and/or debugging. While the tiny computer isn’t exactly a speed demon, with prices starting as low as $17, it’s one of the most affordable RISC-V computers to date. […]