New Generation compute one device that transforms any HDMI display into a fully functional computer A solution with plenty of storage and performance needed for light productivity, social networking, web browsing, and streaming media, such as Netflix, Hulu, or games. Enable thin-client solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, delivering ultra portability and reliable plug-and-play simplicity, with Windows Remote Desktop access for on-the-fly support A reliable low-power solution for developers creating light digital kiosks with no-effort installation and delivering streaming or static HD content on displays located anywhere. Intel Compute Stick is a new generation of ultra-slim devices that enables you to transform any HDMI display (TV/Monitors) into a fully functional computer. It provides the power, reliability, and graphics needed for a seamless experience with the Intel Atom Quad-Core processor. The device is versatile for usages across PC-like embedded, business, and consumer segments. Connect. Compute. It's that Simple! Intel has crammed in a quad-core Atom CPU, 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, along with a USB port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 support and a mini-USB connector for power, Pre-installed 32-bit OS: Windows 8.1 and micro SD card slot for additional storage
If you know what you are getting, this is a solid product. One can't expect high performance out of such a tiny computer. I bought it to use with a 1080P (1920x1080) LCD TV to make a higher-resolution and network-accessible digital picture frame. For that, it works very well. I'm considering upgrading to a 4k computer monitor. A few notes that might help:-It has "Windows 8.1 with Bing" on it. It's definitely not Pro, so you can't join it to a domain a..