Orange Pi RK3399: HDMI recording on a budget // Review

The Orange Pi RK3399 is yet another board to join the ranks of RockChip RK3399 based SBCs. In true Orange Pi fashion, they give you everything, but is this SBC worth it? Continue reading Orange Pi RK3399: HDMI recording on a budget // Review

UDOO-X86: No RISC slice of the X86 Pi // 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

Orange Pi+ 2: Now with Magic Smoke! // 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

NanoPC-T3: Maker board or desktop? // Review

Does FriendlyARM’s NanoPC-T3 have an identity crisis? Should it be considered a true Maker board or a desktop?
Find out in this review of one of the few 8 core SBCs on the market. Continue reading NanoPC-T3: Maker board or desktop? // Review