Intel to start shipping Compute Stick for $150 from April 24th; pre-orders start today
Intel had announced the Compute Stick at CES 2015. Compute Stick is a full fledged Windows 8.1, Android or Linux device in a dongle which you can attach to TV and use as a PC.
Compute Stick can be connected to the TV through HDMI port and pages a quad-core Baytrail Atom processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It also has a USB 3.0 port and a Micro-USB slot which can be used for additional memory.
It can be run on either Windows 8.1, Linux or Android and can be upgraded to Windows 10 when it is released.
Compute Stick is listed for $149.99 on online stores, Amazon and Newegg with probable date of shipping on April 24 and May 6 for Amazon.
Google has recently released Chromebit which turns user’s TV into full fledged PC running on Chrome OS and retails at $100.