by June 8, 2016 1 comment

Q-  What is PC on a stick? What can it do for me?

— Jaishree M

A: PC-on-a-stick is characterized by a tiny form factor device that resembles a dongle, generally using an ARM or Intel Atom system on a chip, has low energy usage and fosters portability at low prices. An example of this is the Intel Compute Stick, which fits in the palm of your hand and can easily transform your TV or any other HDMI compatible device into a fully functional computer offering full Windows 8 experience. You can search the web, share your photos, keep an eye on your email or do any of the basic routine tasks that you do on your computer today. All you need is a wireless keyboard and mouse and you’re good to go.

— Anuj Sharma, CyberMedia Labs

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  1. RajNaik
    #1 RajNaik 8 February, 2019, 14:29

    It is just a plug and play computer. I plugged it into HDMI slot of my TV. Has a button on its head to switch on and a power adapter that should be connected to a power outlet. Has 2 USB ports to which I connected a wireless mouse and keyboard.
    Switch it on and it starts running Windows10 and voila you have a big screen computer (if your TV is big). Connects thru wifi like a laptop. Using it to watch Youtube videos in hi-res.

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