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If you've been looking forward to Intel's Edison development platform since it was announced, your time has come. At the IDF 2014 keynote a few days ago, Edison was released. Intel has brought us IoT.

It's a slick little package. You can't read about it anywhere without hearing about how small it is - it's the size of a postage stamp, you see. It's small!

(via AnandTech)

If it's the specs you're looking for, Intel can help. Edison includes:

...a 22-nm Intel® Atom™ SoC, formerly Silvermont that includes a dual core, dual threaded CPU at 500 MHz and a 32-bit Intel® Quark™ processor MCU at 100 MHz... [and] 40 GPIOs and includes: 1 GB LPDDR3, 4 GB EMMC, and dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth® Low Energy...

And it supports:

...development with Arduino* and C/C++, followed by Node.JS, Python, RTOS, and Visual Programming support in the near future.

It'll be retailing for $50. That's a pretty manageable hit to take in your IoT budget - after all, it's just 1/7th the price of that shiny new Apple Watch.

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