The ReflowR aims to make it easier for people to reflow solder SMD components. This a joint review with a mate of mine who runs Kean Electronics who puts it through its paces. Continue reading ReflowR testing: Melting metal fun! // Review
In Part 1 of this video I looked at the UDOO-X86 from the electronics Maker perspective.
In Part 2 I’ll be looking at the CPU and graphics performance of the board on Linux as well as RemixOS. Continue reading UDOO-X86 Part 2: Roaring performance // Review
Another X86 based SBC hits the market. What’s this new board like? How good is it?
In Part 1 of the UDOO-X86 review, I take a look at how this board performs for the electronics Maker. Continue reading UDOO-X86: No RISC slice of the X86 Pi // Review
So, I finally managed to get my hands on the TinkerBoard.
Does it do everything the company claims? Will it make a dent on the Raspberry Pi market share?
Find out in this video collaboration with NovaSpirit Tech. Continue reading TinkerBoard: Shedding the “Pi clone” stigma // Review
This is a review update of the C.H.I.P, taking a look at power consumption, WiFi performance, SPI and 3D acceleration. Continue reading The C.H.I.P. Review Update: Power, WiFi, SPI and 3D
The LeMaker HiKey seems to be one of the better 8 core SBCs around. Here’s why… Continue reading LeMaker HiKey: A very cool 8 core SBC // Review
The Pi Zero W’s resonant cavity is an interesting design feature. How does this affect WiFi performance? What about current drain? Continue reading Raspberry Pi Zero W: Resonating cavities // Review
So, yet another Orange Pi board called the PC2. It’s sporting the new 64bit quad core Allwinner H5 MCU. Is this really a good idea? Continue reading Orange Pi PC2: A 64bit gremlin? // Review
In this review I’ll be taking a first look at the Omega2 and Omega2+. I managed to get in tests on GPIO, I2C, SPI, performance and came across issues like the dreaded 2mm pin spacing, solo powering and the micro-Linux O/S problems. Continue reading Omega2: Providing your daily intake of IoT. // Review
The NanoPi-M3 has 8 1.4GHz ARM cores. That’s all well and good, but can you actually use this small SBC? Continue reading NanoPi-M3: 8 blazing cores, but… // Review
The Orange Pi+ 2 is a step up from the previous generation. In this brief review I look at what it offers us… right before the magic smoke genie appeared. Damn! Continue reading Orange Pi+ 2: Now with Magic Smoke! // Review
The Orange Pi Zero is here. How good is it in comparison to the competition? Find out in this video. Continue reading Orange Pi Zero: Better than the Raspberry Pi Zero? // Review