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First hands-on with the Creator CI20 microcomputer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 18 2014 @ 06:07 AM EST
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When we introduced Creator CI20 two weeks ago in London, we had several demonstrations on display showing the full capabilities of the board in terms of performance and power consumption.

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USB Armory: Open Source USB Stick Computer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2014 @ 03:57 PM EST
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The USB Armory is full-blown computer (800MHz ARM® processor, 512MB RAM) in a tiny form factor (65mm x 19mm x 6mm USB stick) designed from the ground up with information security applications in mind. Not only does the USB Armory have native support for many Linux distributions, it also has a completely open hardware design and a breakout prototyping header, making it a great platform on which to build other hardware.

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Brewing machine hops to it with Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 06 2014 @ 05:17 PM EST
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At Indiegogo there’s a Linux-based automated beer brewing machine called the Brewie, with 20-liter capacity, plus touchscreen, RFID, and mobile app access.

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MIPS Creator CI20 development board now available for only $65 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 05 2014 @ 09:00 AM EST
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British chip designer Imagination has produced an interesting new microcomputer for Linux and Android enthusiasts to compete with the Raspberry Pi.

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Utilite2 - Small Linux desktop machine Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 02 2014 @ 06:52 PM EST
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CompuLab is introducing Utilite2 – the next generation of its highly acclaimed ARM-based Utilite desktop computer. Utilite2 will be offered with fully featured, desktop-grade Ubuntu Linux or Android operating systems delivering rich multimedia and PC-like user experience. Linux for Utilite2 will be supported in Linaro builds for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor.

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Multimedia on the Raspberry Pi with omxplayer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 17 2012 @ 01:47 PM EDT
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The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer board, designed to inspire a new generation of computer users to become interested in programming. However, this single-board computer also has lots of potential to be used in different areas.

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First Steps with the Raspberry Pi Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 03 2012 @ 08:25 PM EDT
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The Raspberry Pi received an extraordinary amount of pre-launch coverage. It truly went viral with major news corporations such as the BBC giving extensive coverage. Not without reason, it is groundbreaking to have a small capable computer retailing at less than the price of a new console game. There have been a number of ventures that have tried to produce a cheap computer such as a laptop and a tablet but which never materialised at these price points. Nothing comes close to the Raspberry Pi in terms of affordability, which is even more important in the current economic climate. Producing a PC capable of running Linux, Quake III-quality games, and 1080p video is worthy of praise.

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6 of the Best Android Mobile Devices Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 07 2010 @ 07:58 AM EST
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Android is the name given to a mobile operating system using a customised version of the Linux kernel. It was first released in late 2008. The platform enables developers to write code in the Java language, controlling the device via Java libraries developed by Google.

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CrunchPad tablet coming soon for around US $300 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 07 2009 @ 02:45 PM EDT
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Presumably still months before any Apple “MacBook iTablet” will appear, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington’s “CrunchPad” will go on sale, booting through Linux into a Webkit based browser for what could be the best low-cost cloud computing touch-tablet experience thus far – and it’s sure to be very quickly hacked!

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Low-power ARM9 SBC supports Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 18 2009 @ 02:46 PM EDT
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Glomation announced an ARM9-based single-board computer (SBC) that consumes only 0.25 Amps. The 3.75 x 3.5-inch GESBC-9G20 is equipped with an Atmel AT91SAM9G20 system-on-chip clocked to 400MHz, and offers Ethernet, USB, and serial connections, among other I/O, says the company.

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