(NB This is not an ad, it’s in lieu of a review, see Ars. Don’t own one … just a heads up. Considering the established community around the RasPi, this product will probably *never* be that big.)

Story at Ars Technica.

Short version

* 1GHz Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 processor
* more than 30 “capes,” or plug-in boards compatible
* 512MB of DDR3L memory
* 3D graphics accelerator
* MicroHDMI slot, USB, 10/100 Ethernet
* 65 digital I/O connectors, seven analog ones, four serial ports, and eight pulse-width modulators. (Two 46-pin headers)
* 2GB of on-board storage that’s pre-installed with Ångström Linux and BoneScript, “a node.js-based language”.
* comes with a power supply and network cable

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