Intel's Compute Card mini-computer is so small that you may lose it

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 16:49 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Agam Shah
You've perhaps never seen a full-blown computer smaller than Intel's amazingly thin Compute Card, announced for the first time at CES.At first glance, it's easy to mistake the modular computer for a credit card or smart card.

 

It's so thin, it could be easy to lose.But it's a full blown computer, crammed with a 7th Generation Intel Kaby Lake processor, memory, storage, and wireless connectivity. It's so small, it can't accommodate USB-C or other ports to power up or connect to displays. The Compute Card will work only after being plugged into a slot of a larger device, much like smart cards.Here's the bad news: It's not targeted toward PCs. However,...

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