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This tiny Compute Stick turns any TV or monitor into a full-blown PC

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The word “computer” means something very different in 2017 than it did even a decade ago. We now carry computers with us in our pockets everywhere we go, and they’re getting more and more powerful each year. Of course, progress is also being made in desktop computing. If you don’t believe us, you’ve clearly never seen the Intel Compute Stick. This tiny little device is a desktop PC that fits in your pocket. Plug it into an HDTV or any other monitor with an HDMI port, and it’s instantly transformed into a full-blown PC.

Here are some highlights from the product page:

  • Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit
  • Intel Atom Z3735F,Processor Base Frequency-1.33 GHz,Burst Frequency-1.83 GHz;Graphics Base Frequency-311 MHz,Graphics Burst Frequency-646 MHz
  • 1GB DDR3L-L-RS Memory; 8GB eMMC built-in storage
  • 802.11bgn WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0; Supports 1x Micro SDXC v3.0 slot
  • Dimensions: 103.4mm x 37.6mm x 12.5mm, 4.07″ x 1.48″ x 0.49″ (in inches)
Intel Corp. BOXSTCK1A8LFC Compute Stick STCK1A8LFC Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

If Linux isn’t your bag, don’t worry because there’s also a Windows 10 version:
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