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ARM, FXI want HDMI sticks to replace cable boxes (with browser-based software)

There are dozens of inexpensive HDMI sticks which you can plug into a TV to surf the web, stream internet video, or play games on your TV. But most of those sticks run Android software and come from companies you haven’t heard of. But chip designerARM is working on a software platform that could mean […]

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FXI Cotton Candy $199 PC-on-a-stick hits general availability

The FXI Cotton Candy is a tiny computer with an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Mali 400 graphics, and Android 4.0 software. It’s been in development for almost a year, and last week FXI started shipping the little PC-on-a-stick to customers that had pre-ordered. Now the Cotton Candy store is officially open to the public, and anyone […]

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FXI Cotton Candy $199 PC-on-a-stick finally starts shipping

The FXI Cotton Candy is a USB thumb drive-sized computer with an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, ARM Mali 400 graphics, WiFi, Bluetooth, 1GB of RAM, and a microSD card slot for up to 64GB of storage. It can run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and should also support other Linux-based operating systems. FXI introduced the […]

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FXI Cotton Candy $199 PC on a stick to ship this month

FXI started taking orders for its $199 Cotton Candy mini-PC in February with promises that the little computer would ship in March. That didn’t happen, but Laptop Magazine says FXI will start sending out Cotton Candy devices this month to customers that placed pre-orders. The company reportedly used the extra time to add a few features […]