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Intel's Kaby Lake arrives on COM Express Compact at up to 3.9GHz

Jan 3, 2017 — 590 views

Congatec unveiled the first COM based on Intel’s 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” Core CPUs, offering faster performance, speedy Optane memory support, and 10-bit video.
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Ringing in 2017 with 90 hacker-friendly single board computers

Jan 2, 2017 — 10,805 views

Our New Year’s guide to hacker-friendly single board computers turned up 90 boards, ranging from powerful media playing rigs to power-sipping IoT platforms.
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Tiny COM runs Android Nougat on a Snapdragon 820

Jan 2, 2017 — 1,367 views

Intrinsyc’s 50 x 25mm “Open-Q 820 µSOM” expands upon the Snapdragon 820 with Android 7.0, 3GB LPDDR4, 32GB UFS storage, WiFi, BT, and extended temps.
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Dev board brings LCD and debug support to Espressif ESP32

Dec 29, 2016 — 2,216 views

Olimex announced an upcoming “ESP-WROVER-KIT” for Espressif’s ESP32 modules, with LCD, camera, and USB/JTAG links. Also, the ESP32-CoreBoard is back in stock.
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Compact Atom-based x86 SBC debuts edge expansion scheme

Dec 26, 2016 — 3,112 views

ADL Embedded Solutions unveiled a rugged, Linux-ready SBC with an Atom E3800 and a new, compact 75 x 75mm “Edge-Connect” form factor with dual PCIe.
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Tiny quad-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC debuts at $25

Dec 24, 2016 — 4,739 views

FriendlyElec’s open source, 64 x 60mm NanoPi A64 ships runs Ubuntu Core and MATE on an Allwinner A64, and provides WiFi, camera, and 40-pin RPi connectors.
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Quad-core, 64-bit ARM hacker SBC has onboard wireless and eMMC

Dec 21, 2016 — 3,090 views

The tiny, open-spec, Kodi-oriented “Khadas Vim” SBC has a quad-core, Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X, plus WiFi, BT, 2GB RAM, and 8GB ($50) or 16GB ($65) eMMC.
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Aaeon shows its first Apollo Lake COM

Dec 19, 2016 — 439 views


Aaeon’s “COM-APLC6” is a COM Express Compact Type 6 module with an Apollo Lake SoC and 2x SATA, 3x PCIe, 10x USB, 2x MIPI-CSI, and dual display support.
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Securing Linux with kernel hardening features

Dec 19, 2016 — 1,389 views

New kernel hardening features can protect against the bugs that are most typically exploited by malware hackers — even if the bug has yet to be detected.
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RPi based industrial computer offers modular DIO and fieldbus

Dec 19, 2016 — 2,391 views

The rugged Kunbus “Revolution Pi” runs on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module, and offers variable power and customizable DIO and gateway modules.
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Rugged module pumps up Skylake Core and Xeon E3 chips

Dec 16, 2016 — 857 views

Axiomtek has upgraded its “CEM500” COM Express Basic Type 6 module with Skylake Core and Xeon E3 CPUs with up to 32GB DDR4 and -40 to 85°C support.
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Arduino MKRZero shrinks Zero to MKR1000 dimensions

Dec 15, 2016 — 1,129 views

Arduino LLC’s $22 “MKRZero” shrinks the guts of the Arduino Zero board to the 65 x 25mm size of a MKR1000, but without the MKR1000’s WiFi.
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Pico-ITX Apollo Lake SBC gives you expansion options

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,335 views


Aaeon’s “PICO-APL1” is a Pico-ITX SBC built around Intel’s “Apollo Lake” SoCs, with mini-PCIe, SATA III, and mSATA.
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IoT prototyping kit offers Bluetooth, sensors, Arduino IDE

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,202 views

Pure Engineering’s Arduino IDE compatible “PUREmodules” kit offers solderless IoT prototyping, and features a Nordic NRF52 Bluetooth SoC and sensors.
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Rugged module runs Yocto Linux on up to 12-core Xeon-D

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,342 views

Eurotech’s “CPU-161-18” is a headless COM Express Type 6 Compact module with a 12-core Xeon-D, up to 24GB DDR4, PCIe x16, and wide temperature operation.
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Open source Arduino compatible board has WiFi, Bluetooth, RF

Dec 12, 2016 — 2,297 views

Mintbox Technologies announced a $24, open source “Winkel Board” Arduino compatible with ATmega128 and ESP8266 chips, OTA programming, and WiFi, BT, and RF.
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