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Intel Compute Stick: The Computer That Fits In Your Hand

People say that great things come in small packages. Truly, that is the case with the Intel Compute Stick. It is a full Intel computer on an HDMI stick just the size of a pack of gum. This stick basically turns any TV or monitor into a computer.

The Intel Compute Stick has three models with varying processors. However, they all have up to 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of memory. The pricier models come with Windows 10 which allows you to access more apps and browsers compared to using a Smart TV alone. It also has a microSD slot, 3 USB ports, and even an integrated cooling fan to prevent the device from overheating.

Intel Compute Stick

Ready on hand

The Intel Compute Stick is ready to use straight from the box. You can just plug and play and have it set up in minutes. It has built-in Bluetooth that can work with any wireless keyboard and mouse.

The stick has built-in WiFi and enough power for your to web browsing needs. In fact, you can download files and stream music or videos at the same without compromising the speed. Although it has limited capabilities compared to gaming computers or laptops, it is powerful enough so you could stream games from your Xbox.

Intel Compute Stick

Take your computer everywhere

The Intel Compute Stick is great as a home theater PC so you can watch movies or binge on any series. It’s also perfect on the go so you can have your entertainment center wherever you go.

The Intel Compute Stick is also handy if you have meetings, conferences, or seminars. Instead of just saving a file, you can bring your whole computer with the stick. It can carry any saved files from your computer so you could readily present the documents whenever, wherever.

Overall, the Intel Compute Stick is a convenient device for those who are always on the go, The stick is available, starting at $123.83 for the basic model.


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Sam Albano
Sam Albano
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