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The UDOO BOLT is a powerful computer on a tiny board

By | amd, arduino, computing, electronics, Gadgets, HDMI, Intel, Internet of Things, linux, mac mini, RAM, Raspberry Pi, TC, udoo

When we last met UDOO, the team was building a powerful Raspberry Pi-based DIY board with a bunch of impressive features, including more ports and a better processor. Now the team behind the first units has released the UDOO BOLT, a DIY board that can run “AAA games” thanks to a built-in AMD Ryzen Embedded […]

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The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable

By | Android, Apple, computing, electronics, fitbit, Gadgets, gps, linux, oled, Samsung, skagen, smartphones, smartwatches, TC, wear os, wearable devices

Skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely Danish watches. Founded in 1989, the company is now part of the Fossil group and, as such, has begin dabbling in both the analog with the Hagen and now Android Wear with the Falster. The Falster is unique in that it stuffs all of the power […]

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The PocketBeagle is the tiniest and most whimsically-named single-board computer on the market

By | Booting, computing, Gadgets, linux, TC

 Do you need a Linux machine about as big as a few quarters? Man, have I got something for you. It’s called the BeagleBoard PocketBeagle and it’s the smallest Linux computer you can buy for $25. I’m a huge fan of single-board computers for one simple reason: in my childhood, the technology that enables these things simply didn’t exist. Further, a little kit like this… Read More

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The Minifree Libreboot T400 is free as in freedom

By | BIOS, Booting, computing, Gadgets, lenovo, linux, TC, Thinkpad

 The Libreboot T400 doesn’t look like much. It’s basically a refurbished Lenovo Thinkpad with the traditional Lenovo/IBM pointer nubbin and a small touchpad. It’s a plain black laptop, as familiar as any luggable assigned to a cubicle warrior on the road. But, under the hood, you have a machine that fights for freedom. The T400 runs Libreboot, a free and open BIOS and the… Read More

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