Turns your TV into a Computer with Intel’s Compute Stick

By | April 6, 2015

Lets say hello to a Chromecast like device Intel’s Compute Stick, that can plug in to HDMI Port of your TV/Monitor and turns it into a full fledged desktop computer.

Intel Compute Stick is available in both version Linux and Windows, difference between both version is its price and hardware configuration, for Linux version it cost $89 with a lower hardware configuration and for Windows is $149 with a higher hardware configuration.

Hardware Specifications

Compute Stick hardware specifications can be compared to a standard tablet hardware, Compute Stick use quad core Atom Z3735F processor with RAM 1GB(Linux) or 2GB (Windows), also it has standard connectivity with 802.11 b/g/n WiFi.

Turns your TV into a Linux Desktop Computer with Intel's Compute Stick

Turns your TV into a Linux Desktop Computer with Intel’s Compute Stick

Internal Storage for the device is 16GB (Linux) or 32GB (Windows), there is also an addition microSD slot for additional storage. here is quick summary for the Compute Stick Hardware Specification :

  • Quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F
  • 1GB RAM (Linux), 2GB RAM (Windows)
  • 16 GB (Linux), 32 GB (Windows)
  • 1 HDMI out
  • 1 USB 2.0 port
  • 1 micro USB port
  • 1 microSD slot
  • 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0

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Now what do you think with this Chromecast like device “Intel’s Compute Stick” ? its very recommended for DIYers and hobbyist who would like to have a more powerful Chromecast. So would you like to buy it ? or you’ve found another cool device ?.

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