Archive for the 'boards' Category

Revisiting Intel’s 8-bit 8080 microprocessor

June 10, 2019

Recently I got bit by a nostalgia bug. With all the awesome power and capabilities of today’s 64-bit multi-core Intel and ARM SoCs, including seemingly unlimited processing power, it dawned on me that few of us realize what’s going on deep down at the level of the CPU chips’ internal registers. Which got me thinking about my first single board computer creation: the “8080 Abie.”
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Updated catalog of hacker-friendly SBCs

June 4, 2019

LinuxGizmos.com has published its mid-2019 catalog of “hacker-friendly SBCs,” which now spans 125 single board computers priced at under $200 that run Linux or Android. The catalog is accompanied by an insightful single board computer market overview post, which provides descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to info for all 125 boards.
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Annual LinuxGizmos SBC catalog features 122 Linux-friendly boards

January 4, 2019

LinuxGizmos.com has posted its annual “New Year’s catalog” of hacker friendly single board computers. As usual, the round-up includes an updated market overview, plus descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to info for all the boards in the compilation. Additionally, there’s an online comparison spreadsheet that offers a quick comparison of all 122 boards’ key features (and prices).
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HackerBoards.com now hosts the Single Board Computer Database

November 14, 2018

The DeviceGuru Blog Network is pleased to announce that it now hosts the Single Board Computer Database — aka “Board-DB” — which was created by Raffaele Tranquillini and previously hosted at board-db.org.
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2018 catalog of 100+ hacker-friendly SBCs

January 4, 2018

LinuxGizmos.com has published its January 2018 round-up of “hacker-friendly SBCs.” The round-up includes a current hacker-SBC market overview; descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to info for all 103 boards; and a comparison spreadsheet that compares all 103 boards’ key features (and prices).
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