PICO-PI-IMX8M is like a Raspberry Pi with the heart of Purism’s Librem 5 smartphone

There’s no shortage of Raspberry Pi lookalikes these days. But the PICO-PI-IMX8M stands out as one of the only models I’m aware of to feature an NXP I.MX8M Quad processor. One of the things I find interesting about that chip is that it’s the same ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor Purism is using for the Librem […]

Wand Pi 8M is a Raspberry Pi-like PC with NXP i.MX8 CPU for $89 and up (coming in 2018)

Wandboard has been making tiny computers featuring Freescale i.MX chips for years, but the company’s next product may be one of the most interesting to date. The Wand Pi 8M is powered by an NXP i.MX8M ARMv8 processor (Freescale was acquired by NXP), and it has a Raspberry Pi-like design, as well as a Raspberry […]

Wandboard’s Android, Linux-friendly mini PC now available in quad-core

The Wandboard is a tiny computer or developer board which looks a bit like a Raspberry Pi, but which has a starting price about three times as high and which packs significantly more power. That’s because while the Raspberry Pi has an ARM11 single-core processor, the Wandboard features a faster Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 processor. […]

Wandboard Mini PC/Dev board now shipping: Supports Ubuntu, Android

The Wandboard is a tiny computer or developer board with an ARM-based processor, a wide selection of ports for connecting peripherals, and support for both Google Android and Ubuntu Linux. Unveiled last year, the Wandboard is one of the first devices of its type to feature a Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 processor. It’s now shipping […]

This is what the $69 Wandboard Freescale i.MX6 dev board looks like

The Wandboard is an inexpensive miniature PC with a Freescale i.MX6 processor and a starting price of $69. It’s sold as a developer board, which means that you basically get the system board but no case or storage. You’ll need to add your own SD card. The developers introduced the device earlier this month and […]