Questions tagged [micro-pc]

For questions related to partial or full computing systems embedded in a tiny device such as a USB stick.

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DIY boards for building a lightweight Linux tablet

I'd like to build a homebrewed tablet-style device that can run an Ubuntu-ish OS pretty well. The easy solution for a DIY computer is the Raspberry Pi, since it has reasonable power and supports ...
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Beaglebone Black Upgrade

I'm currently using a Beaglebone Black as a multipurpose toolkit and I'm having trouble finding a replacement. The specs (that I use) are the following: 512 MB RAM (somewhat low for updates but it ...
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Browse the web on a non-internet TV

I'm looking for a way to display web content on non-internet capable TVs. Requirements are: HDMI output to the TV Built in WiFi or USB WiFi capability Simple for non-technical people to control, ...
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Adapter to connect Intel Compute Stick to Mac to see the output

I have Intel Compute Stick which has HDMI male connector as output which I would like to connect to Macbook Pro which has HDMI port (female), USB and ThunderBolt Mini DisplayPort. My goal is to see ...
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Cheapest x86 machine?

I was looking for a cheap x86 machine for assembly development and other hackery and I was wondering if such a system exists. The system must meet the following requirements: Under $100 including ...
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Does a stick PC like this exist?

I'm wondering if there's a USB stick (not HDMI stick) with computer things inside (processor, RAM, etc.) which plugs into another PC. I've had an idea like this as a kid, but many sticks don't plug ...
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Cheapest single computer board with Wi-Fi and audio

I want to build a home-made multi-room home sound system. I'm looking for a single board computer device with a minimal hardware configuration. In my thoughts, my only requirements are: Wi-Fi ...
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Portable micro PC computer on USB stick

I'm looking for portable micro PC (uPC) on a stick (something like Raspberry Pi), but a lot smaller (a USB thumb drive size). Any architecture is great (ARM is fine), as long as you can install Linux ...