Intel’s Neural Compute Stick brings machine learning to any PC

Intel’s first few “Compute Stick” products were basically fully functional PCs packed into a tiny case with an HDMI connector that you could plug directly into a display. The latest Compute Sticknot th from Intel is a little different. Intel subsidiary Movidius has launched a Neural Compute Stick that you can plug into the USB […]

Mele PCG02U is a $70 Ubuntu PC stick

Chinese computer maker Mele has been offering small Android and Windows computers for a few years. Now the company is selling a PC-on-a-stick that runs Ubuntu Linux. The Mele PCG02U is a fanless PC stick with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and Ubuntu 14.04 software. It’s available from AliExpress for $70. The tiny computer […]

Intel introduces Compute Stick with Atom x5 Cherry Trail processor

Intel’s new Compute Stick with a Core M Skylake processor isn’t the company’s only new PC on a stick for 2016. The company has also unveiled two new models featuring lower-power (and cheaper) Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail chips. The Intel Compute Stick STK1AW32SC and STK1A32C should be available in the first quarter of 2016. Both models […]

Simplest way to load Ubuntu on Intel Compute Stick with Windows (so far)

So you want to run Ubuntu Linux on an Intel Compute Stick, but don’t want to buy the model that comes with Ubuntu pre-loaded… because it also has half the RAM and one fourth as much storage as the Windows model? As I noted when reviewing the Intel Compute Stick with Windows, you can load Ubuntu […]