Happy 2019 and Progress Update!
We apologize for the delay as we have been working through all the manufacturing, logistical, and technical challenges of the board.
1) BayLibre has done some amazingly quick... Read more
La Frite vs Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+, New Rewards with WiFi and Bluetooth
Raspberry Pi Foundation recently announced the Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ to succeed their Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+ model. It comes with 512MB of RAM, quad-core CPU, 40-pin GPIO... Read more
Almost 2000 Backers! Additional board ordering info. Android 9/Android TV
Incredible Community Response!
We are almost at 2000 backers! This is one of the most successful campaigns that we have had and probably one of the most successful Kickstarter SBC... Read more
GeekBench Comparison vs Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Many of you have asked how fast La Frite is compared to Raspberry Pi's products. We will not compare La Frite to the Raspberry Pi Zero from a performance standpoint... Read more
Première Exposition: Android 8 Oreo with Smooth H.265/HEVC Video Playback
First demo of this week: Android 8 Oreo is up and running on La Frite playing back H.265/HEVC 1080P videos buttery smooth. Android 8 Oreo currently requires 1GB of... Read more
Linux 4.19 LTS Released! Find La Frite locally at ELC and Jersey City!
Today, Greg KH finally tagged the latest Long Term Support release of Linux 4.19 codenamed "People's Front" aptly after Monty Python's Life of Brian. This release will be supported for... Read more
Video Decoding Demo using LibreELEC at Embedded Linux Conference in Edinburgh
Christian Hewitt of LibreELEC/Kodi created an image for La Frite already using mainline Linux 4.19. It features the DRM/video work of Neil and Maxime of BayLibre using V4L Linux subsystem.... Read more
Two Initial Stretch Goals (More to Come): Heatsinks and Mali
$100,000 Goal Reward: Free Heatsinks
At the current rate, this should be an easy one. We will include heatsinks for all reward levels. La Frite does not consume a lot... Read more
Twice the Goal in Two Days! Almost Out of Units? This is a first.
Almost a thousand backers have joined us. We are stunned! We will have some exciting stretch goals related to open-source software coming Monday so look out for that email.
We... Read more
Hit Goal on First Day! What???
Our head is still spinning!
We were not expecting such a great community response to this but we reached our goal in less than 24 hours after starting the campaign!... Read more