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“Just a quick heads up video, The ODROID Go SUper was just announced and it’s coming soon!
This new version has a 5 Inch Screen with a resolution of 854×480, Dual ANolog STicks, and a 4000Mah battery! priced at $80 and coming at the end of January 2021 Powered by the RK3326 with a Mali G31 GPU and ba”
ODROID-Go Super is an $80 Ubuntu-powered handheld game system
Hardkernel’s third ODROID-Go device has a bigger screen, a bigger battery, improved wireless capabilities, and more buttons than the company’s first two handheld gaming systems. The ODROID-Go Super will go on sale in late January 2020 for $80.
December Update: The Longest One Yet
Open. Friendly. Community Driven. Welcome to the last community update of the year. I want to start this month’s update by thanking everyone who helped us make this challenging year a fruitful and successful one.
January Update: Happy New Gear!
Happy New Year everyone! Let us all hope that the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 virus are now waning and that more aspects of our lives will return to normal soon. You can watch a synopsis of this month’s community update on Youtube (embedded below) but also on LBRY and Peertube.
Industrial-grade 3D Vision Camera features Rockchip RK3399 SoC, Intel RealSense Technology
Vecow has just launched DVC-1000 industrial-grade 3D vision camera running Ubuntu on Rockchip RK3399 processor and based on Intel RealSense technology.
Hope Springs Eternal For Arm Servers
IT organizations are funny creatures, indeed. On the one paw, they are eternally optimistic about the prospects for new technologies, and on the other paw, they are extremely resistant to change because of the economic and technical risks that change requires.
Banana Pi BPI-M5 SBC with 4GB RAM, 16GB flash launched for $53
Last September, we wrote Banana Pi team was working on an Amlogic S905X3 SBC called BPI-M5 and very similar to Hardkernel ODROID-C4 board launched in April 2020.
HP’s new Elite Folio convertible packs a Snapdragon SoC
Why it matters: HP at CES 2021 on Monday introduced a new convertible notebook that “combines what people love about their phone, tablet and PC all into one device.
AMD rumored to be working on an Arm-based Apple M1 rival
Rumor mill: Apple has shaken up the processor industry with the arrival of its M1-powered Macs, offering excellent performance despite being a low-power chip.
Microsoft may be developing its own, in-house ARM CPU designs
This afternoon, Bloomberg reported that Microsoft is in the process of developing its own ARM CPU designs, following in the footsteps of Apple’s M1 mobile CPU and Amazon’s Graviton datacenter CPU. Bloomberg cites off-record conversations with Microsoft employees who didn’t want to be named.
RISC-V: Too Open to Fail
CORRECTION: On 10/1/18, Arm announced a collaboration with Xilinx that made Cortex-M IP available for free through its DesignStart program. Open-source RISC initiatives have, for the most part, failed to live up to expectations.
New RISC-V CPU claims recordbreaking performance per watt
Micro Magic Inc.—a small electronic design firm in Sunnyvale, California—has produced a prototype CPU that is several times more efficient than world-leading competitors, while retaining reasonable raw performance.
New Raspberry Pi OS release — December 2020
Well, in a year as disrupted and strange as 2020, it’s nice to know that there are some things you can rely on, for example the traditional end-of-year new release of Raspberry Pi OS, which we launch today. Here’s a run-through of the main new features that you’ll find in it.
Seagate says it’s designed two of its own RISC-V CPU cores – and they’ll do more than just control storage drives
Seagate says it has, after several years of effort, designed two custom RISC-V processor cores for what seems a range of functions including computational storage.
RISC-V hardware & software ecosystem highlights in 2020
The RISC-V Summit 2020 is currently taking place virtually, and RISC-V International, a non-profit corporation aiming to drive the adoption and implementation of the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA), took the occasion to remind us of the growth of the ISA both in terms of commercial adaptio
The new Raspberry Pi is a keyboard PC. Great, now turn it into a laptop
By swapping MicroSDs, you can make this Raspberry Pi-powered desktop into anything you want it to be. That would be a nifty trick for a portable PC, too. 4 minute ReadThe Raspberry Pi wasn’t always supposed to be a cheap PC replacement.
The Trillion-Transistor Chip That Just Left a Supercomputer in the Dust
The history of computer chips is a thrilling tale of extreme miniaturization. The smaller, the better is a trend that’s given birth to the digital world as we know it.
NanoPi R4S SBC launched with optional metal case for $45 and up
We found NanoPi R4S board in a work-in-progress Wiki last month. The tiny single board computer is designed for headless applications but comes with much better specifications compared to similar boards with a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor with up to 4GB RAM, dual Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 3.
Lenovo_ThinkCentre_M75q Tiny Business Desktop (AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3400GE, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 11 Graphics, Windows 10 Pro) Small Compact Professional Mini PC Computer
A Straightforward Guide To Unlocking The Nintendo Game And Watch
Nintendo’s reborn tiny handheld game has certainly attracted the attention of hardware hackers, and we’ve been treated to a succession of exploits as its secrets have been one by one unlocked.
Micro Magic RISC-V Core Claims to Beat Apple M1 and Arm Cortex-A9
Micro Magic has introduced what it claims is the world’s fastest 64-bit RISC-V core — a device it says outperforms the Apple M1 chip and Arm Cortex-A9.
Raspberry Pi Foundation releases case fan to prevent overheating
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new product today. It’s a tiny $5 fan combined with a small heatsink for the Raspberry Pi 4. It works with the official case, below the top cover. That accessory should prevent the Raspberry Pi from overheating.
Use a Raspberry Pi to Build Your Own Battery-Powered Pocket Cloud Server
NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices are useful for two reasons: they give you storage that you can access from all of your networked devices and they provide storage redundancy to protect your data in the event that a drive fails.
DR6018-S is a more compact, cheaper WiFi 6 SBC with optional WiFi 6E
Earlier this year we wrote about Wallys Communications DR6018-V2 WiFi 6 embedded router board based on Qualcomm IPQ6010 processor with M.2 sockets for optional 5G and WiFi 6E cards.
AI Gateway combines Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 with Google Coral Edge TPU
Techbase quickly unveiled an update to their Modberry industrial controllers with Modberry 500 CM4 DIN Rail computer as soon as Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 was launched.
The Raspberry Pi 4 has a fan now – the Case Fan
Last year, I wrote a blog post titled The Raspberry Pi 4 needs a fan. And in a video to go along with that post, I detailed the process of drilling out a hole in the top of the official Pi 4 case and installing a 5v fan inside.
Andes adds L2 cache, multi-core support to Linux capable RISC-V cores
Last year, Andes introduced the AndesCore 27-Series of Linux capable RISC-V cores with a vector processing unit for AI acceleration with specifically the 32-bit A27 and the 64-bit AX27 cores.
Esperanto Unveils ML Chip with Nearly 1,100 RISC-V Cores
At the RISC-V Summit today, Art Swift, CEO of Esperanto Technologies, announced a new, RISC-V based chip aimed at machine learning and containing nearly 1,100 low-power cores based on the open-source RISC-V architecture. Esperanto Technologies, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.
Raspberry Pi 19 inch rack module
That looks like… A major waste of space… Any constructive criticism? Maybe a suggestion? Or just dropping by to hereby proclaim your general disapproval
Gemini Lake based Hackboard 2 starts at $99 with Ubuntu
A “Hackboard 2” SBC has launched on Crowd Supply with Ubuntu ($99) or Win 10 Pro ($140) running on a dual-core Gemini Lake CPU with 4GB DDR4, 64GB eMMC, 3x USB, HDMI, 40-pin RPi GPIO, and 2x M.2 for NVM and 4G/5G.
NanoPi R4S SBC preview with OpenWrt and Ubuntu Core
Rockchip RK3399 powered NanoPi R4S router SBC launched at the beginning of the month, and FriendlyELEC kindly sent a review sample to CNX Software.
Bamboo B1000N Series will save you 50% of your acquisition cost 75% of your energy consumption 80% of your rack space
Bamboo’s revolutionary Parallel Arm Node Designed Architecture delivers the energy efficiency, compactness and linear scalability needed for modern high-performance workloads as well as processing at the edge.
This $129 Fanless Mini PC Is Awesome -Lenovo ThinkCentre M90n IoT
“In this video we take look at the Lenovo ThinkCentre M90n IoT it has been on sale for $129 for the last few weeks and over all, I’m pretty impressed by this little Fanless Windows 10/Linux Mini PC.
In this video we take a look at the PC, go over the specs, test out some web browsing, 4K video play”
Full-Size Raspberry Pi-Powered Bartop Arcade Is Entirely 3D Printed
In a world of tabletop arcades, this DIY bartop arcade cabinet seriously stands out. This awesome Raspberry Pi project was designed and 3D printed by James from the YouTube channel Print ‘N Play.
Google acquires CloudReady OS that turns old PCs into Chromebooks w/ plans to make official offering
Neverware lets you turn old PCs and Macs into Chromebook-esque devices through its CloudReady OS. While primarily aimed at schools and enterprises, a free “Home” edition has long been offered. Google has now acquired Neverware and CloudReady with plants to integrate it with Chrome OS.
ODROID-N2+ based “Home Assistant Blue” announced as official hardware for Home Assistant
Home Assistant has announced “Home Assistant Blue” hardware with an enclosure designed by Hahn Werke housing Hardkernel ODROID-N2+ SBC, and software supported by BayLibre who helped upstreaming the code.
NextCloud Server on Raspberry Pi
I’ve used my raspberry pi 3b+ to make a standalone nextcloud server. The main advantage of using a Raspberry is that it consumes little energy and is fully configurable. The solution therefore remains very flexible and scalable.
Stream TV Gen 2 S905X4 Review – Verizon Made A Great Android TV But….
This Verizon branded Android TV Box Is great! The Stream TV 2020 Gen 2 is powered by the all-new Amlogic S905X4 Cpu and supports Vulkan 1.1 and AV1 formats! In this video, we test out 4K video Playback, Android Gaming, and even emulation from Dreamcast, PSP, and N64! At $70 this does look like a nic
Arch Linux-based Manjaro ARM 20.12 is here for Raspberry Pi 4, Pinebook, Odroid N2, and more
ARM is the future of desktop computing, and once again, Apple is leading the mainstream in this regard — its new M1 Mac computers have been very well received. True, Microsoft had Windows on ARM first, but the reality is, consumers didn’t care about that.
DOSBox Pure is a fork of DOSBox, an emulator for DOS games, built for RetroArch/Libretro aiming for simplicity and ease of use. You can find a binary download for Windows, Linux and Raspberry Pi (Arm7) under the Releases page.
YoYo Games expand their Linux support in GameMaker Studio 2 to the Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi sure is a versatile device and thanks to GameMaker Studio 2 from YoYo Games, it might even end up as more of a gaming unit with newly added support for exported games. In the version 2.3.1.
Intel NUC 11 Performance to arrive with up to a Core i7-1165G7 and in three chassis variants
Intel is supposedly due to announce the NUC 11 Performance this month, according to Fanless Tech. However, @9550pro has already revealed the full details of the device, and it has also been spotted on UserBenchmark.
Manjaro ARM Plasma Mobile Beta 1 is now available for the PinePhone
The Manjaro ARM team has been rapidly cranking out new builds of their smartphone operating system in recent months, with four public beta releases of Manjaro ARM with the Phosh user interface so far.
Beelink SEi10 Mini PC Review: A Cheaper Intel NUC
Beelink offers at least half a dozen different mini PCs designed for HTPC or light office use. Their options aren’t as ridiculously wide as the ones from Zotac, but their focus on models with integrated GPUs only helps streamline the designs and keep prices low.
Amazon Echo Frames review: listen to these specs
I did not expect to like the Amazon Echo Frames as much as I do. The concept is relatively simple: they’re a pair of eyeglasses with tiny little speakers and microphones embedded in the stems so you can listen to music and command Alexa.
GPIO screw terminal HAT for Raspberry Pi adds LEDs and GPIO markings
Screw terminals provide a more secure way of connecting wires to products that may be exposed to vibrations and shocks, and in the past, we’ve seen Pi-oT MKR module enclosure that routes Raspberry Pi GPIO’s to screw terminals, and also happens to include a breadboard area.
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Augmented Reality On The Cheap With ESP32
[Arnaud] was impressed by the Tilt Five AR goggles, but the price of this cutting edge hardware simply put it out of reach of most people. Instead, he designed and built his own around a 3D printed frame, ESP32, cheap LCDs, and lenses from a pair of sunglasses.
Odroid Go Super First Look, Test & Teardown
“In this video, we take alook at the all-new ODROID GO SUPER! With a 5 Inch IPS Screen Dual, analog sticks, and a quad COre 1.3GHZ CPU this handheld is could turn out to be amazing in 2021!
We do an unboxing, Go over the Specs test out some Dreamcast Neogeo and PSP, and finally do a tear down to see”
150 open-spec, community-backed Linux SBCs under $200
Welcome to our catalog of 150 open-spec, maker-oriented single board computers that run Linux or Android. In this introduction we examine the highlights and trends of 33 new boards from 2020 and debut our price/performance and feature matrix charts.
LG’s new edge AI SoC debuts on Ubuntu dev kit
LG unveiled a quad -A53 “LG8111 AI SoC” with an “LNE” NPU. The LG8111 is available on an Ubuntu powered “Eris” dev kit designed to work with AWS Greengrass.
Demo: Build Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi
“A demonstration of a successful build of Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi, with all the commands shown per the README of https://github.com/FydeOS/chromium_os-raspberry_pi
Intel updates its NUC lineup, including a follow-up to its Hades Canyon gaming mini-PC
Intel is updating its Next Unit of Computing (NUC) lineup of miniature computers with its 11th Gen processors, and it’s again including a gaming-focused model.
H2 Net Card adds four 2.5 GbE ports to ODROID-H2/H2+ SBC
ODROID-H2+ is already a cool single board computer with an Intel Gemini Lake Refresh processor, up to 32GB RAM, dual 2.5GbE networking, support for SATA and NVMe storage, dual 4K video output, and more.
Rock Pi X vs Raspberry Pi 4: x86 & ARM Showdown
“Rock Pi X and Raspberry Pi 4 head-to-head, with both boards running Ubuntu 20.10 desktop. But which SBC has the best test performance?
Raspberry Pi 4 is now being used to run entire smart housing developments
Using Raspberry Pi-powered kit to run IoT applications such as smart homes is set for a major boost thanks to a new set of hardware tools.
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