In last year, Intel debuted their one of the best product : Compute stick, A mini PC of size slightly greater then our USB with an HDMI port that turns your large Monitor or TV into an Computer. just plug it into back of your TV or Monitor.
At CES last year, Intel debuted three new Compute Sticks with newer, faster processors and stronger Wi-Fi capabilities with matte body.This Compute Stick measures 4.5 inches long and 1.5 inches wide,so you can bring it anywhere with you.
Intel compute stick:-
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In This year Intel introduce new Compute sticks with advanced features At CES 2016. This new entry level Compute stick comes with an Atom x5-z8400 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage. you can get it either with windows 10 preinstalled or without an operating system. It comes now with two USB ports, one USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0. It also supports dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, giving it a much stronger connection with external devises. It is an entry level Compute stick which is available at $159. On the networking side, the new Compute Stick supports 802.11ac and has a 2×2 antenna array, which make it far better at handling gobs of wireless traffic.
Intel also adding two new Compute Stick models with sixth-generation Core M3 and M5 chipset. They look same as the Atom Compute Stick, with a few slight changes: They come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, and there’s just one USB port on the stick itself. Intel added two additional USB ports on the power charger, so don’t feel bad if you’re not being able to plug in all of your accessories. This two new models has two ports (one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0), which is useful when you want to plug in wireless dongles for a keyboard and mouse, or any other peripherals. But the smart move is connecting a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse.
The Atom-powered second-generation Compute Stick is in production now, so you’ll see it in stores soon. The Core M3 and M5 models will start production in February.The Core M3 Computer Stick will sell for around $399 with Windows 10, the M5 model will sell for around $499 with no OS installed.
Of course, This intel compute stick is an interesting product which turn your iPad, ,latest TV’s or Android TV etc. into a Windows 10 machine or into your computer. we can say that this new and improved Compute Stick providing you computing on the go.