June 20, 2017
First Thoughts on the New ROCK64 Board

The recent release of the Pinebook by the same team, despite some initial teething problems, proved to be a solid product for the price. So the upcoming release of their new ROCK64 board could well prove rather interesting.more

June 8, 2017
ROCK64 is a Rockchip RK3328 Development Board with Up to 4GB RAM, 4K HDR, Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 3.0

Rockchip RK3328 Android TV boxes such as A5X Plus or A95X R2 have been on the market for a couple of months, but since the processor is rather inexpensive, yet supports 4K UHD video output, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 interfaces, Pine64 has decided to create a new development board called ROCK64 with a form factor similar to Raspberry Pi 3 board.more

May 19, 2017
Parrot Security and Ethical Hacking OS Will Support the Pinebook Linux Laptop

Work on supporting more ARM platforms continues, and the Parrot Security OS team is announcing that updated images for Raspberry Pi and PINE64 single-board computers are coming soon, along with a new image that will make it possible for users to install the operating system on the $89 Pinebook Linux laptop.more

August 9, 2016
Build a $20 Computer with PINE64

I love my Raspberry Pi, which I use for many different projects. But when I saw Kickstarter campaign for 64-bit PINE64 I could not resist, so I pre-ordered one for myself.more

August 4, 2016
Allwinner A64 based Pine A64 and Banana Pi M64 Boards Can Now Run Windows 10 IoT Core

Windows IoT is a version of Windows 10 that’s optimized for smaller devices with or without a display, and was fist released for Raspberry Pi 2 and MinnowBoard MAX. Since then a few more boards are now officially supported, including DragonBoard 410c, and Raspberry Pi 3. But there’s been some recent developments as two Allwinner A64 64-bit ARM boards are now supported according to two wiki entries (here and there) explaining how to run a simple Csharp sample on Windows 10 IoT Core on either Banana Pi M64 or Pine A64 boards.
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August 1, 2016
Bargain 5 Node Cluster of PINE A64+. Building a 5-node cluster for under £75 (£175 including five quadcore PINE A64+s)

After the interest in my cluster of Raspberry Pi 3s in April, I was keen to try building a cluster with some of the other excellent SBCs now on the market. PINE 64 in the States generously sent me 5 of their latest PINE A64+ ARM boards, each with a 64-bit quad core ARM A53 SoC running at 1.2GHz, gigabit Ethernet and 1GB of DDR3 memory. Launched as a Kickstarter-funded project it was hugely successful, raising over $1.7 million dollars from tens of thousands of enthusiasts.
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May 31, 2016
Pine A64 Board Quick Start Guide & Benchmarks with Android 5.1

Pine A64 is one of the development boards with the best cost/performance ratio, as it sells as low as $15 + shipping. I received Pine A64+ board with 2GB RAM at the end of last month, and decided to start playing with Android, as Linux distributions such as Longsleep Ubuntu appear to require a little more work. So in this post, I’ll report my experience with installing and running Android 5.1 on the board, and share some Android benchmark results.
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May 21, 2016
Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Linux Runs on the Pine64, At Last

I solicited and received a Pine64 board quite a while back. They were promoted as a cool 64-bit replacement for the Raspberry Pi. It would run Android or Linux and had all the same awesome general purpose I/O pins. The cost was listed as between about $15 and $40, depending on features.
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April 4, 2016
Pine64 Quick Start Guide (with Gotchas) · RayHightower.com

The Pine64 is a single board computer with four 64-bit cores. The device runs Linux, and prices start at US$15.00. The company raised $1.7 million in their Jan 2016 Kickstarter campaign. This post tells how to get a brand new Pine64 up and running using Mac OS X for image download and creation. Gotchas are included. Finally, we will compare the Pine64 with another multi-core single board computer, Parallella.
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March 26, 2016
Benchmarking The Low-Cost PINE 64+ ARM Single Board Computer

As an alternative to the Raspberry Pi 3 for a low-cost 64-bit ARM (AArch64) development board is the PINE 64, which was successfully Kickstarted as a “$15 64-bit single board super computer” that generated more than 1.7 million dollars. The PINE 64 is still shipping out in limited quantities for now, but the folks behind this project were kind enough to send over a sample of their PINE 64 1GB SBC for some benchmarking.
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January 22, 2016
Pine A64 is world’s first $15 dollar 64-bit computer

May support Windows, crowdfunding starts tonight.
Since 2005, single board computers (SBCs) have become popularized by hardware companies and user communities including Arduino, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Intel, OLinuXino, BeagleBoard, and others. The one setback they all have in common, however, is that they all run ARM-based 32-bit processors. In less than a day from now, that will all change.
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January 21, 2016
The Pine A64 Is A $15 PC With Endless Possibilities

PINE64 has so far raised over $1.4 million in its Kickstarter campaign for their tiny, yet versatile, $15 computer. The Pine A64 costs less than three bottles of asparagus water from Whole Foods, but for that price you get a 1.2Ghz board, 512MB SDRAM, 10/100Mbps Ethernet Port, 3.5 MM Audio/Mic Output, 4K HDMI and 2 USB ports.
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January 12, 2016
PINE A64 is a £10 Raspberry Pi on Coke

It has a 64-bit processor, supports up to 2GB of RAM and can output 4K video. It looks like the Pi could have a bit of competition.
It all started with A Kickstarter project which has now smashed its target.
PINE A64 is not only a computer, it is a super affordable 64-bit high performance expandable single board computer (SBC). Whether you are an IT professional, electronics hobbyist, student, teacher, hacker, inventor, or just someone who wants to have more flexibility to increase their productivity at work, the PINE A64 is a computer board made for everyone. Enjoy more fun and entertainment at home with endless possibilities.
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January 8, 2016
PINE A64, First 64-bit Mini PC That Costs $15, Raises 30 Times the Money Needed

PINE A64 is a new, first 64-bit expandable Quad-Core board that can be used as a regular PC, a media center, server, and pretty much everything else. Its makers are now looking for funding on Kickstarter and they are having a lot of success.
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January 5, 2016
The mini-computer market just got a lot more crowded with this $15 64-bit entry

Smaller, faster, cheaper! Single board computer (SBC) innovations are jumpstarting a whole new wave of DIY devices.
If you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you can be forgiven for not knowing about the revolution that’s been happening in micro-computing, such as the introduction of the Raspberry Pi models, but this emerging trend has the potential to radically change the DIY tech scene. Originally designed to teach computer science and coding skills, these single board computers aren’t just for kids or students anymore, as they’ve evolved into tiny machines capable of handling quite a few common IT tasks at home, such as streaming media or serving as a control hub for other smart devices.
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December 11, 2015
64-BIT SINGLE BOARD PC

PINE A64 is a 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2Ghz computer, tablet, media center. The CPU is a quad-core ARM A53 64-bit processor that runs during 1.2GHz and delivers adult to 20-30% improved opening than other 32 bit open source counterparts. The GPU on a is a dual-core MALI-400 MP2 and runs during 500MHz, able of 1.1 Gpixel/s throughput.
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December 11, 2015
PINE64 a quad-core miniPC for less than 15 euros

Perhaps not the cheapest, but in view of its specifications is undoubtedly one of the most interesting. We are talking about PINE64, a powerful miniPC equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.2 GHz, with up to 2 GB RAM and support for 4K video, all available for less than 15 euros.
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December 10, 2015
9to5Toys Last Call: iPad Air 2 $100 off, The Room for iOS free, flashlight w/ power bank $5, more

Pine64 aims to knock off Raspberry Pi with its low-price 4K-capable microcomputer
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December 10, 2015
PINE64 Single Board PC Raised Over $200,000 Via Kickstarter In First 48hrs (video)

After being launched via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website under 48 hours ago the PINE64 single board PC has now raised over $200,000 thanks to over 5,200 backers who have pledged money to take the mini PC into production.
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December 10, 2015
PINE A64: First $15 ‘High Performance’ Computer Now Available At Kickstarter

The PINE A64 derives its name from two constant variables, the Pi and Euler’s Number e, while 64 stands for the device’s 64-bit processor.
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December 10, 2015
PINE A64: A $15 64-Bit Computer Hits Kickstarter

The PINE A64 is another “do it yourself” computer available for a very cheap price. The PINE A64 aims to take some of the momentum that is coming from the Raspberry Pi.
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December 10, 2015
PINE64 – quite powerful mini-PC for only $ 15

If a few years ago, someone said that for $ 35 you can get a functional personal computer on it would just be laughed at.However, now a mini-PCs are sold at a price of $ 5 or $ 9 – remember Raspberry Pi Zero and CHIP. However, these systems can not be called strong.
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December 10, 2015
64-Bit Single Board PC

PINE A64 is a 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2Ghz computer, tablet, media center. The CPU is a quad-core ARM A53 64-bit processor that runs at 1.2GHz and delivers up to 20-30% better performance than other 32 bit open source counterparts.
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December 10, 2015
PINE A64 is a ‘high-performance’ Raspberry Pi challenger that starts at $15

The more expensive PINE A64+ adds three additional ports for optional accessories like a camera or touch panel module. The Pine A64 can be said to be the foundation for one to construct one’s next computer, tablet, gaming device, connected home, 3D printer or anywhere your creativity takes you.
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December 10, 2015
PINE64 LAUNCHES AND EXCEEDS GOAL IN LESS THAN ONE DAY (VIDEO)

In just one day, PINE64, a quad core 64 bit 1.2GH expandable system launched and not only met its financial goal, but exceeded it. Available for just $15, the goal was to raise $31,416 in 45 days, but the excitement of this open source Quad Core mini PC has far exceeded the fiscal goals.
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December 10, 2015
PINE64, the World’s First 64-bit Expandable Supercomputer, Runs Ubuntu

The open-source community has already fully embraced the Raspberry Pi and ported powerful media center software so it can run on the Pi’s ARMv7 chipset, but video decoding is stable but not spectacular. The Pine A64 appears to be, logically enough, powered by a 64-bit AllWinner R18 processor.
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December 10, 2015
Pine A64 offers powerful micro-PC competitor for the RaspBerry Pi

The Raspberry Pi trail-blazed a new field of micro-computing when it was released back in 2012, helping create a new generation of bedroom hackers and many, many innovative uses. Since then though there’s been a sequel and a number of competitor systems released, the latest of which is quite a power-house.
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December 10, 2015
PINE64’s Single-Board 64 Bit Supercomputer Launches on Kickstarter to Make Your Next DIY Gadget More Simple, Affordable and Expandable

In an age characterized by rapid growth of technology, a fully-functioning, programmable computer is still a luxury for many. To make innovation more affordable, PINE64 announces Kickstarter availability of two powerful 3.125 x 5″ 64 Bit Quad Core supercomputers starting at $15: PINE A64 & PINE A64+.
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December 10, 2015
PINE64 unveiled with 64-bit processor to rival Raspberry Pi

Are planning to kick-start your project with Raspberry Pi? There is a new option in town. PINE64 comes with a price tag of $15 and features a 64-bit processor to rival Raspberry Pi.
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December 10, 2015
Meet PINE64, the World’s First $15 Open Source Gaming Machine That Runs Android and Linux

“PINE64 is an open source platform from both hardware to software. Our goal is to bring the most affordable 64-Bit computing solution to the world. Use the PINE64 to build your next computer, tablet, gaming device, media player, and just almost anything you can think of,” reads the project’s website.
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December 10, 2015
Pine A64 $15 64-bit Computer: Prosumer SBC

Just a couple of weeks ago the jaws of makers around the world dropped when the $5 (USD) Raspberry Pi Zero was announced. Don’t bother picking your jaws up girls and guys. You might not have a head to attach it to after you see the Pine A64.
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December 09, 2015
Meet Pine A64, a 64-bit quad-core supercomputer that costs just $15

As recently as a few short years ago, the notion of a fully functional “supercomputer” the size of a smartphone would have been thought ridiculous. And even if such a device did exist, it would have undoubtedly been priced well out of the reach of most users.
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 is a $15, ‘high-performance’ take on the Raspberry Pi

It has a 64-bit processor, supports up to 2GB of RAM and can output 4K video. Thanks to boards like the Raspberry Pi, DIY computing projects are no longer reserved for enthusiasts who can afford to sink hundreds of dollars into them.
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December 09, 2015
Meet Pine A64, a 64-bit quad-core supercomputer that costs just $15

As recently as a few short years ago, the notion of a fully functional “supercomputer” the size of a smartphone would have been thought ridiculous. And even if such a device did exist, it would have undoubtedly been priced well out of the reach of most users.
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December 09, 2015
Watch Out Raspberry Pi, Here Comes The Pine A64

The Raspberry Pi is about to get a powerful new competitor in the Pine A64. Designed by Pine64, the Pine A64 looks a lot like the Raspberry Pi at a glance, but the similarities between the two systems are only on the surface.
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December 09, 2015
Watch Out Raspberry Pi, Here Comes The Pine A64

The Raspberry Pi is about to get a powerful new competitor in the Pine A64. Designed by Pine64, the Pine A64 looks a lot like the Raspberry Pi at a glance, but the similarities between the two systems are only on the surface.
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 OFFERS POWERFUL MICRO-PC COMPETITOR FOR THE RASPBERRY PI

The Raspberry Pi trail-blazed a new field of micro-computing when it was released back in 2012, helping create a new generation of bedroom hackers and many, many innovative uses. Since then though there’s been a sequel and a number of competitor systems released, the latest of which is quite a power-house.
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December 09, 2015
The $15 PINE64 Just Launched on Kickstarter, and it’s Already Funded

The PINE64 board is a $15 quad-core 64-bit 1.2GHz computer with 512MB of RAM, which is quite a bit of power at a very low price. The project has already met (and exceeded by a factor of nearly four) its crowdfunding financial goal, and it only launched today.
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December 09, 2015
Pine64 aims to knock off Raspberry Pi with its low price 4K-capable microcomputer

Microcomputing enthusiasts have been the beneficiaries of falling prices and companies like Raspberry Pi putting more resources into its products over the last year. This is due to increased interest from consumers and crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter that have added mainstream visibility.
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 offers a 64-bit computer for less than $20

It’s amazing to see just how far computers have come in my lifetime. When I was a kid, our computer was that thing that sat in my dad’s office, that we were only rarely able to touch. These days, I always have a computer (or two) with me, and three different rooms in my house have dedicated PCs.
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December 09, 2015
The Pine A64 Is A $15 High-Performance Raspberry Pi Alternative

Building a computer and computer-based devices is far easier today than it was five or 10 years ago, especially with products like the Raspberry Pi, which offer an affordable way for enthusiasts to create prototype devices.
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December 09, 2015
The ‘PINE64’ Quad-Core Mini PC is Capable of a Variety of Functions

As maker culture continues to gain more momentum with consumers, the ‘PINE64’ Quad-Core Mini PC is a product that speaks specifically to the DIY consumer that’s looking for an enhanced level of customization.
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December 09, 2015
PINE64, the World’s First 64-Bit Expandable Supercomputer, Runs Ubuntu and Android 5.1

We introduced you, guys, to the PINE64 single-board computer (SBC) a couple of days ago, when we stated that it was the world’s first $15 open source gaming machine running Android and Linux.
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 OFFERS POWERFUL MICRO-PC COMPETITOR FOR THE RASPBERRY PI

The Pine A64 is a new mini-PC offering quad core processing, up to 2GB of DDR3 and most importantly, 64-bit support. It’s now up on Kickstarter and has easily breezed past its goal. The post Pine A64 offers powerful micro-PC competitor for the RaspBerry Pi appeared first on Digital…
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 is a ‘high-performance’ Raspberry Pi challenger that starts at $15

It’s incredible to think that just 15 years ago, the cheapest PC you could purchase would set you back at least $500 or so. Today, you can buy a reasonably capable computer for less than you might spend on tonight’s dinner.
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December 09, 2015
Pine64 appeals to DIY enthusiasts

Kickstarter is definitely a hotbed of innovations, although one cannot deny that there will be some duds from time to time. As to what makes a particular project tick compared to the rest, this cannot be determined in a particularly empirical and scientific manner, but rather, it is more or less a case of the right timing.
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December 09, 2015
PINE64 Is A Simple, Affordable, Expandable Palm Sized 64 Bit Quad Core Computer

As computers get smaller and more powerful, more options are starting to surface for palm sized computers which can be used for a number of DIY projects. The latest to be unveiled, the PINE64 and PINE64+, launches on Kickstarter today and promises a more simple, affordable, and expandable computing solution.
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December 09, 2015
ARM-based supercomputer costs $15

PINE64 has started a Kickstarter campaign for two 64-bit quad core ARM Cortex A53 1.2 GHz CPU based supercomputers starting at $15. The PINE A64 & PINE A64+ measure just 3.125 x 5-inches. These are open source platforms for both hardware and software, and will run the 64-bit version of Android Lollipop 5.1.1 and Linux.
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December 09, 2015
PINE A64 is a $15, ‘high-performance’ take on the Raspberry Pi

Thanks to boards like the Raspberry Pi, DIY computing projects are no longer reserved for enthusiasts who can afford to sink hundreds of dollars into them. As the new $5 Pi Zero demonstrates, picking up on a new project now costs the same as a cup of coffee.
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December 07, 2015
It’ll cost you R215 for this fully capable quad-core computer

The PINE64 – a 64-bit quad-core single-board computer – was unveiled recently, and will go on sale for $15. The PINE64 can run Linux, 64-bit Android 5.1.1, and other software, and has 4K HDMI output capabilites.
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December 07, 2015
New PINE64 Single Board Open Source Quad Core Mini PC Unveiled (video)

A new single board mini PC has been unveiled this week as that will soon be taking to the Kickstarter crowdfunding website to raise the funds it requires to go into production. The new PINE64 mini PC will be capable of running a variety of different operating systems including Android 5.1, Ubuntu Linux, and others and will be available priced at under $20.
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December 07, 2015
Meet PINE64, the World’s First $15 Open Source Gaming Machine That Runs Android and Linux

While digging through the Internet, we’ve recently found a new and powerful 64-bit expandable SBC (single-board computer) called PINE64 that costs only $15 (approximately €14).
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December 05, 2015
Quad-core 64-bit computer for R215

The PINE64 – a 64-bit quad-core single-board computer – was unveiled recently, and will go on sale for $15. The PINE64 can run Linux, 64-bit Android 5.1.1, and other software, and has 4K HDMI output capabilites.
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December 05, 2015
PINE64 single-board computer coming to Kickstarter soon for $15

A few years ago the idea of a fully-functional computer with a $35 price tag seemed crazy. These days you can find models that sell for as little as $5 or $9. But the Raspberry Pi Zero and CHIP aren’t particularly powerful. Neither is the PINE64… but it’s more powerful than most other devices that sell for under $20.
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December 05, 2015
$15 PINE64 64-Bit ARM Single Board Computer is Powered by Allwinner R18 Processor (Crowdfunding)

It looks like Next Things’ C.H.I.P computer with Allwinner R8 processor will soon have a big brother with PINE A64 board powered by Allwinner R18 / A64 quad core Cortex A53 processor, and made by a US start-up also called PINE 64.
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December, 2015
PINE A64 is a $15, ‘high-performance’ take on the Raspberry Pi

Thanks to boards like the Raspberry Pi, DIY computing projects are no longer reserved for enthusiasts who can afford to sink hundreds of dollars into them. As the new $5 Pi Zero demonstrates, picking up on a new project now costs the same as a cup of coffee.
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December, 2015
PINE A64, First $15 64-Bit Single Board Super Computer

PINE A64 is the world’s first 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2Ghz supercomputer, tablet, media center, and more… starting at just $15. – computer, it is a super affordable 64-bit high performance expandable single board computer (SBC).
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