Promised to arrive in 2015, Intel's Compute Stick gives you the guts of tablet computer without the tablet. Plug into the HDMI port of any display and, I'm assuming, a mouse and keyboard, and you've got yourself a low-end machine to work on.
The Intel® Compute Stick is a new generation compute-on-a-stick device that’s ready-to-go out-of–the-box and offers the performance, quality, and value you expect from Intel. Pre-installed with Windows 8.1* or Linux, get a complete experience on an ultra-small, power-efficient device that is just four inches long, yet packs the power and reliability of a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor, with built-in wireless connectivity, on-board storage, and a micro SD card slot for additional storage. It’s everything you love about your desktop computer in a device that fits in the palm of your hand.
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