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

LeMaker HiKey: A very cool 8 core SBC // Review

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

Omega2: Providing your daily intake of IoT. // 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

NanoPi-M3: 8 blazing cores, but… // 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

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

Orange Pi Zero: Better than the Raspberry Pi Zero? // 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

LattePanda Update: Cool it! // Review

This is an update on my initial LattePanda review, where I tackle the over-heating problem and look at power supply and network performance testing. Continue reading LattePanda Update: Cool it! // Review

LattePanda 32bit: Too hot to handle? // Review

The LattePanda is one of the few x86 based SBCs on the market. Is it too hot to handle? Continue reading LattePanda 32bit: Too hot to handle? // 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