CES 2015: Intel Compute Stick is a pocket-sized PC that plugs into your TV
Intel has come up with quite a few interesting things at this year’s CES; including the Intel Curie module and Nixie Drone. Other things carrying the Intel Edison microchip like Smart Spider Dress also impressed visitors. Another interesting gadget launched at CES 2015 by Compute hardware giant is this Intel Compute Stick. This HDMI dongle like device is stuffed with 1.33GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM, wireless connectivity hardware and 32GB solid state HDD (expandable with MicroSD slot) for uber functionality. All you have to do is plug-it into your TV or old Compute display to get going.
Intel Compute Stick will make it easy for businessmen and professionals to carry their PC in the pocket and whenever they fell like doing some light work, just plug the device into a display and start over.
Although this portable PC device won’t give you great computing power, but still it comes handy for situations where you need to finish your presentation details in a jiffy, for example. You can have the Intel Compute Stick pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 operating system or Linux version too.
The palm-sized Intel Compute Stick Windows PC will come with a price tag of $149 for the Windows version and the $89 Linux version will have 1GB RAM and 8GB memory. Both these versions will arrive in March 2015 which is good news for developing nations where need for such devices is imperative.