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64-bit Odroid SBC runs Linux on 2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53

Feb 3, 2016 — 3,875 views

Hardkernel unveiled its first 64-bit hacker SBC. The Odroid-C2 matches the layout of the C1+, but has a quad-core, 2GHz Cortex-A53 SoC and a $40 price.
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Communicating with an embedded tablet over NFC or WiFi

Feb 3, 2016 — 563 views

An Android tablet can serve as a touchscreen in a kiosk or embedded system, but communicating with it can be a problem when power must be supplied over USB.
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Tough Android phablet does sensing, scanning, 3G

Feb 2, 2016 — 503 views

Aaeon’s rugged “RTC-600A” handheld runs Android on a TI OMAP4470, and provides a 5.7-inch screen, 8-hour battery, and wireless, sensor, and scanner features.
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Top 10 open source Android app development frameworks

Jan 30, 2016 — 2,698 views

Each of these app development frameworks supports HTML5 or JavaScript as well as CSS, and is open source with at least some version of a free app.
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$10 Orange Pi One pits quad-core Cortex-A7 against Pi Zero

Jan 29, 2016 — 4,642 views

Shenzhen Xunlong launched a $10, Linux- and Android-friendly “Orange Pi One” hacker board with a quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC and a Pi-compatible expansion port.
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Intrinsyc’s first SBC runs Linux or Android on Snapdragon 600

Jan 28, 2016 — 1,154 views

[Updated: 5:00PM] — Intrinsyc launched its first SBC: an “Open-Q 600” that runs Android or Linux on a quad-core Snapdragon 600 with 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi, BT, and GPS.
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Using Android tablets as embedded smart touchscreens

Jan 27, 2016 — 1,994 views

Lurking in that low-cost Android tablet are the hardware and most of the software needed for building smart touchscreens into kiosks and other devices.
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2015’s top embedded and mobile Linux trends

Dec 29, 2015 — 1,877 views

Linux is increasingly the OS of choice for mobile devices, hacker boards, IoT, home automation, consumer gadgets, drones, robots, wearables, cars, and more.
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Android 6.0 development kits tap new Snapdragon 820

Dec 15, 2015 — 1,482 views

Intrinsyc has launched three Android 6.0 dev kits — phone, tablet, and board — for Qualcomm’s 14nm Snapdragon 820, with four Cortex-A72-like cores.
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Portable Android music streamer offers high-end audio

Dec 11, 2015 — 1,315 views

Echobox has launched a high-end, portable “Explorer X1” Android music player, with a 3.5-inch screen, quad-core RK3188, TI DAC and amp, and earphones.
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$15 SBC features quad-core 64-bit Allwinner A4, Pi expansion

Dec 10, 2015 — 4,172 views

The $15 “Pine A64” SBC runs Linux or Android on a quad-core 64-bit Allwinner A4 SoC, and features dual expansion buses, one of which is Pi 2 compatible.
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Tiny, rugged SBC runs Linux or Android on Snapdragon 410

Nov 25, 2015 — 2,136 views

Inforce has launched an 85 x 54mm “Inforce 6309 Micro SBC” that runs Linux or Android on a Snapdragon 410 and offers -30 to 85°C operation and optional PoE.
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Mini-PC doubles as open-spec, octa-core hacker SBC

Nov 20, 2015 — 3,087 views

Geekbuying’s $109, open-spec “GeekBox” mini-PC includes a removable SBC that runs Android and Ubuntu on an octa-core RK3368, and can plug into a carrier.
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Cherry Trail stick-PC supports Android, Ubuntu Snappy

Nov 19, 2015 — 1,849 views

The winning Indiegogo campaign for an Intel “Cherry Trail” based, USB 3.1-enabled “MagicStick” stick-PC has added Snappy Ubuntu Core to its preloaded OSes.
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NAS boxes double as media players, run Linux plus Android

Nov 13, 2015 — 1,810 views

Qnap’s TAS-168 and dual-bay TAS-268 NAS devices run both Linux and Android on a dual-core ARM SoC, and offers private cloud and media player capabilities.
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