This is why you don’t see cheap Windows devices with 8GB of RAM (specs for cheap Windows licenses)

Microsoft offers Windows licenses for free to makers of tablets with 9 inch or smaller displays… but the company also offers deep discounts for makers of low-end notebooks, 2-in-1 devices, stick PCs, and all-in-one desktops. So if you’ve ever wondered why all cheap Windows devices seem to have extraordinarily similar specs, here’s the answer: because […]

Running Ubuntu on a Cherry Trail Intel Compute Stick (or other operating systems)

Intel’s second-generation Compute Stick is a tiny computer with an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage. It’s only a little more powerful than the 2015 model, but it offers significant improvements in WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB performance. A model with Windows 10 software is already available for about $150, […]

Innovateck Windows PC Stick has 64GB of storage, two full-sized USB ports

The Intel Compute Stick is one of the smallest full-fledged Windows computers you’re likely to find, and it offers decent performance for basic computing. But the pocket-sized PC suffers from a few limitations: It has just 32GB of storage space, features only a single USB 2.0 port, and has limited WiFi range. But the Intel […]