omgubuntu.co.uk: Intel ‘Compute Stick’ Is an $89 Chromecast-size PC That Runs Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: Intel ‘Compute Stick’ Is an $89 Chromecast-size PC That Runs Ubuntu

Intel Compute Stick PC Specifications

  • Quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F @ 1.33GHz (1.83GHz boost)
  • 2GB RAM (Windows), 1GB RAM (Ubuntu)
  • 32GB eMMC (Windows), 8GB eMMC (Ubuntu)
  • Full-sized HDMI Out
  • 1x USB 2.0
  • 1x MicroUSB
  • MicroSD Card Slot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi

Other commonalities between both models include: on-board Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0, a microSD card slot for extra storage, a single USB 2.0 port and a microUSB port for power.

A full-size HDMI-out connector sits at the end of the stick to let you plug it in directly, though Intel includes a little extender wire should your monitor’s HDMI-in port be awkwardly placed.

The Ubuntu version of the Compute Stick will sell for $89. The Windows 8.1 version will sell for $149.

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