Intels new PC on a stick costs $150 for the Windows version and $90 for the linux model.
USB Stick pc's have been around for quite a while in the Android camp , but sticks running desktop class operating systems are almost non existent until now .Introducing the new Intel Compute Stick - this $150 USB PC stick runs Windows 8.1 (Desktop version) and it has a twin Linux version which costs $90 and features a bit lower spec parts inside . Both models feature a Micro USB 2.0 port and a full size USB 2.0 port along with Wifi b/g/n , Bluetooth 4.0 and a male-HDMI port for fixing the unit to your HDMI capable TV or display . The Windows 8.1 version will have 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage while the Linux version will have 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage . Both versions will feature MicroSD card slots for expandable storage and they will have Intel Z3735F Quad core Atom (Bay Trail) processor .