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Hardkernel added a new single-board computer to their list. Odroid-N1 board contains popular Rockchip RK3399 processor.

We shared a new board called Orange Pi RK3399 with Rockchip RK3399 processor. It looks that the RK3399 will be included to another single-board computers...

SinoVoip released a few pictures and specs of the new board called BPI-Webduino:bit. This board is pin compatible with Micro:Bit by BBC. The BPI-Webduino:bit is the new member of the Webduino family. Webduino is the platform which is focused on the popular way how to show electronics to children. You can "program" it using Blockly. Blockly is graphic editor where graphic icons mean e.g. conditions from C language. You can make the code on the webduino website whence you can upload the code to your webduino device....

Outstanding connectivity, fanless cooling, ambient temperature working range -20 to 60°C, wide range of power input 9 to 36V DC, IP65 waterproof front panel protection. Simply SUPER.

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You can buy a lot of development board with popular IC ESP32 which supports Bluetooth and WiFi connections. Pan Tulabadi shared a few pictures of his development board which is called NODE32pico which includes ESP32 PICO D4 (two low-power Xtensa 32-bit LX6 microprocessors, 448KB ROM, 4MB Flash, 520KB SRAM).

This very small development board contains except of ESP32 PICO D4 also ceramic antenna, pads for u.FL connector for external antenna, temperature and humidity sensor HTS221TR by STMicroelectronics with very ...

If you are designer of power supplies or you only want to design own power supply, check this article about switching regulators.
The switching regulator has a lot of advantages. But, if you choose some not good switching regulator or your PCB design will not be good, you can make significant source of EM emissions.
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The Xunlong company released other single-board computer which is called OrangePi RK3399.

The board is called RK3399 because the processor which is included is RK3399 by Rockchip.
The RK3399 combines two types of processors 64 bit Dual Core ARM A72 and Quad Core ARM A53 processor up to 2 GHz...
BigClownis czech development platform. Today (23th Jan 2018) starts campaign on Indiegogo. shared two articles about BigClown platform here and here.

BigClown is not only software or hardware. BigClown connects both part of development.

If you like PMOD modules by Digilent, maybe you welcome this new board which is called Pmod HAT Adapter: Pmod Expansion for Raspberry Pi. The PMOD HAT (HAT, shield, exapansion board) is available for Raspberry Pi all types (A+, B+, 2 B, 3 B, Zero W, Zero)...
The article Interesting sensors for your weather station was updated.
Now, there are two new sensors - Sensor of eCO2 and TVOC and sensof of UV Index, IR and light intensity.

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STMicroelectronics acquired Atollic in December 2017. After that, a lot of people speculated that Pro version could be free for everyone.
Atollic released a new version of IDE - 9.0.0 and the speculation is confirmed. The latest version and following are without license for STM32.
The new name of IDE is TrueSTUDIO for STM32. If you are using CubeMX, the process how to generate the code is the same, choose option SW4STM32 in the setting of project.

The IDE TrueSTUDIO for STM32 is available for Linux and Windows.

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The first article about ESP32 and development board DFRobot by Richard Štefún. What is ESP32, module with ESP32, development board with ESP32 and how to install FireBeetle library to Arduino IDE.

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Hello and welcome to the next BigClown tutorial. What can you expect in this article? I show you what are TAGs, how to upload the code to Core module through UART and also examples for measurement of temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure and light intensity. All values will be showed on LCD module.

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Xunlong company, which is known thank to Orange Pi single-board computer, will release a new single board computer called Orange Pi 4G-IoT.
The SBC combines WiFi connection and also connection to 4G LTE mobile network.

There is not a lot of info, we have only a few pictures and some info. The release of board should be at the end of January of 2018.
I wrote a news about the eBook "Networking with the Micro:bit" yesterday.
Today, there is eBook for fans of Raspberry Pi. A lot of info you can use for another SBC's like Orange Pi, Banana Pi or Nano Pi.

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The second eBook is Raspberry Pi Annual 2018. You find how to use Scratch and RaspberryPi and also using of python in this book.

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Maybe you heard about Micro:bit development board. This popular Micro:bit board is used for childern on primary school in UK. This board is popular on the whole world.
The ebook describes the using of Micro:bit and you find there a lot of examples how to use Micro:bit.

Cigdem Sengul and Anthony Kirby wrote the "Networking with the Micro:bit" in cooperation with Micro:bit Foundation and Nominet company.

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Do you remember on very small power supply board with 5V/1A output?
So, here is other power supply board, but with 3.3V output and up to 3A.

It can power arduino boards, ESP8266, ESP32, GPS or GSM module.

Welcome to a new tutorial about BigClown platform.

The series of articles should be describe the work with the boards and modules of BigClown platform.

I want to start slowly, at first I describe a few interesting modules and than I show you how to set your BigClown board and operating system.
We start with Windows OS.
At the end of this article is written a few sentences regarding the concept of BigClown, mainly the price.

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Docking hub for Raspberry Pi Zero is kickstarter campaign which will end.
The docking hub contains 5X USB connector for USB 2.0 interface, microUSB connector, RJ45 ethernet connector and audio output/input (3.5mm jack).
The price start from 25 USD.

Xunlong officially released Orange Pi One Plus which contains a new Allwinner H6 processor.

Armbian shared pictures of new single-board computer with this processor which is called OrangePi Lite2.

There are two USB connectors, the first with USB 2.0 and the second with USB 3.0. It is obvious that there is missing ethernet interface. The OrangePi One Plus contains gigabit ethernet interface instead of USB 3.0.
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