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RADXA Fogwise AirBox with Dual GbE Ports and NVMe SSD Support

The Arace Tech store recently showcased the Radxa Fogwise AirBox, a compact embedded device that leverages the power of the octa-core SOPHON SG2300x System-on-Chip. This device is noted for its robust Ethernet support, wireless connectivity, and a range of storage expansion options.


9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: April 21st, 2024

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