Electronics

Intel’s Raspberry Pi-like MinnowBoard Max behind schedule, selling at a premium – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014

It’s been a rough start for Intel’s MinnowBoard Max open-source computer, which has been delayed and is now pricier. The Max is like the Raspberry Pi, an open-source computer that has taken hobbyists by storm. The Max is a circuit board, with no case, that includes most components of a PC, including a CPU, memory and slots for add-ons such as storage and graphics. It’s designed for people who want…

AMD’s new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014

Advanced Micro Devices is moving closer to a motherboard design that will accept both x86 and ARM chips with the shipment of its first 64-bit ARM board. The Opteron A1100-Series developer hardware is an uncased computer costing $2,999, and aimed at programmers who want to write applications and drivers for AMD’s unreleased ARM servers, which are expected to become available by early next year. This is the first ARM-based system…

AMD’s Kaveri processors coming to smaller, cheaper desktops – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014

Advanced Micro Devices wants to help gamers build cheaper, smaller desktops through new processors the company started shipping on Thursday AMD’s A10, A8 and A6 chips—code-named Kaveri—are targeted at small-form factor and even larger desktops starting at $399, said Adam Kozak, AMD’s desktop product marketing manager. The chips have up to eight integrated graphics cores and are capable of rendering 4K video, which has a resolution of 3840 x 2160…

Intel’s Raspberry Pi-like MinnowBoard Max behind schedule, selling at a premium – PCWorld

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014

It’s been a rough start for Intel’s MinnowBoard Max open-source computer, which has been delayed and is now pricier. The Max is like the Raspberry Pi, an open-source computer that has taken hobbyists by storm. The Max is a circuit board, with no case, that includes most components of a PC, including a CPU, memory and slots for add-ons such as storage and graphics. It’s designed for people who want…

AMD’s Kaveri processors coming to smaller, cheaper desktops – PCWorld

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Advanced Micro Devices wants to help gamers build cheaper, smaller desktops through new processors the company started shipping on Thursday AMD’s A10, A8 and A6 chips—code-named Kaveri—are targeted at small-form factor and even larger desktops starting at $399, said Adam Kozak, AMD’s desktop product marketing manager. The chips have up to eight integrated graphics cores and are capable of rendering 4K video, which has a resolution of 3840 x 2160…

Intel’s Raspberry Pi-like MinnowBoard Max behind schedule, selling at a premium – PCWorld

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014

It’s been a rough start for Intel’s MinnowBoard Max open-source computer, which has been delayed and is now pricier. The Max is like the Raspberry Pi, an open-source computer that has taken hobbyists by storm. The Max is a circuit board, with no case, that includes most components of a PC, including a CPU, memory and slots for add-ons such as storage and graphics. It’s designed for people who want…