8441Re: Another alternative to the SLUG - actually maybe two.
- May 11 6:21 AM--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "oddballhero" <oddballhero@...> wrote:
> 2. USB stick PC for $25 - From the guys at plugapps, they had a link to this on their forum:So far this is vapour ware. Lack of network connectivity would be a show stopper for me. Although, it looks like you need to connect it to a special hub. As it has the wrong sex USB cable to connect anything directly, and it needs to draw the power from somewhere. So perhaps the special hub has a network plug. If so then this device starts to become interesting. But experience has told me if at the proto-type stage they say $25, the first release will probably be $99, and maybe eventually it will drop to $50.
The HDMI output seems cool, but given the specifications are not adequate to play videos or such, I think it is more of a gimic than anything.
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