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Intel's Compute Stick is an entire PC in a $149 HDMI dongle

By Scorpus
Jan 7, 2015
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  1. Intel has recently been focusing on small form factor computing, whether that's through their range of NUCs, or the latest Core M-powered thin, light and fanless laptops. But one of the smallest devices the company has released so far is their...

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  2. Jam Jack

    Jam Jack TS Rookie Posts: 20   +6

    Hmm, this might be worth picking up just for streaming tasks on TV's such as Steam Streaming or On Demand TV
     
    SikSlayer likes this.
  3. SikSlayer

    SikSlayer TS Member

    Exactly my thoughts.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,771   +2,178

    Give it a year or so then you'll be able to play Crysis (3) with it.
     
    Jad Chaar and bangs777 like this.
  5. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,673   +593

    Cool, let me add more storage and I'll set it up as a home server :) (The linux version ofc)
     
  6. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,181   +203

    so the joke is now: can it run crisis yet? ;)

    as more powerful computers are crammed into tiny form factors, I wonder how much processing power does a supercomputer possess in comparison to these.
     
  7. IAMTHESTIG

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 1,015   +313

    Has a lot of potential of being a new media player for the living room TV.
     
  8. BadThad

    BadThad TS Enthusiast Posts: 79   +36

    That's a great idea and price!
     
  9. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,472   +614

    Just fit a beer opener and lighter into it and you got yourself a product.
     
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,486   +966

    I may look into getting one of these or a NUC.
     

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