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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS, a tiny computer module with a 16-core CPU, and a Quick Look clone for Windows

The developers of Raspberry Pi OS have released a new build that eliminates the default “pi” user account, which means that in the interest of security you’ll need to create a new account when setting up the operating system for Raspberry Pi computers. Meanwhile SolidRun has introduced a new system on a module that it […]

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Radxa CM3 is an RK3566-powered drop-in replacement for a Raspberry Pi CM4

Single-board computer maker Radxa has introduced a new computer-on-a-module featuring a Rockchip RK3566 processor and support for up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC storage. It’s called the Radxa CM3 and if the name sounds familiar, that’s because this 55 x 40mm module is designed to be a drop-in replacement for Raspberry Pi’s […]

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Compulab’s tiny UCM-iMX7 compute module bends over backward to stay small

Compulab makes a line of tiny desktop computers that it sells under the Fit-PC brand, among others. But the company also offers a line of computer-on-modules including solutions with Intel and AMD chips, and tiny models with ARM-based chips from Freescale/NXP. The company’s latest ARM-based module is called the UCM-iMX7 and it features a Cortex-A7 processor, up […]

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Dart-4460 module is basically a PC that’s smaller than a stick of gum

Decades ago a computer needed to be about the size of a room in order to get anything done. These days we carry little computers called smartphones in our pockets. But if you look under the hood, the bits that actually do the hard work are actually smaller than that — the screen, battery, and […]