Sep 29, 2016, hellekin
Hooray! Joerg received another 3 BeagleBoard xM that will be used as
"virtual SoC" for
Six more are coming to complete the stock of 15 announced in the last newsletter.
Meanwhile, schematics final cleanup and footprint validation are
Tip: we're packing as many LEDs as the chip can offer, which means programming LED phun ahead!
Updated: BTW, Joerg received a box with 6 more BB-xM boards.
No, those are not these 6 BB-xM boards that we ordered two years ago.
Incidentally, the next day we received news from the latter lot from
Mouser, who suffered an obsolescence issue
with their supplier CircuitCo: apparently CircuitCo 'forgot' they had discontinued the product.
The Neo900 project aims to provide a successor of N900 Nokia Internet Tablet™ device, with faster CPU, more RAM and LTE modem, basing efforts on an already existing, mature and stable free platform - the OpenPhoenux GTA04, following the spirit of freedom known from Openmoko devices.