Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Linux computer the size of a USB stick

    FXI is preparing to launch a full PC that resembles a USB stick. It runs Linux and is able to decode high-definition video.

   According to Ars Technica, the FXI Technologies is about to launch the Cotton Candy, a tiny computer that looks like a USB stick, but is capable of decoding high definition video.

The device runs or Ubuntu or Android 4.0 includes an ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and a graphics processor Mali 400MP, which is in charge of decoding HD video.

The Cotton Candy includes a USB port on one side, used to power the system and a HDMI the other, to connect it to a screen. In terms of connectivity, include the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

The FXI said the Cotton Candy is expected to cost $ 199 (150 euros) and will reach the U.S. market in March.


  1. Damn, that's tiny. I definitely want one. But what about the hard drvie?