Have you ever been in a situation where you’re far away from home, but you desperately need something from your computer? Of course, you have. Yes, laptops exist for quite some time, but they’re bulky and you need to drag them around all the time and flash drives are just for storing files and don’t really have any other option. Well, Kangaroo Portable Phone-sized PC With Windows 10 hits the sweet spot when it comes to mobile devices. It’s a desktop PC that fits on the palm of your hand and allows you to carry all of your files with you so you can work with them anywhere you want.
This is a very mighty device considering that it can easily fit in your pocket. It has 2 GB of RAM memory and a 32 GB hard drive. It has both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and the Lithium-ion 81WHr battery will last for 4 hours of casual use. This PC uses 64bit Windows 10 Home OS. It possesses Intel Atom x5-Z8500 1.44 GHz Processor (2M Cache, Turbo boost up to 2.24 GHz).
Regarding the exact dimensions, it needs to be said that this gadget has two parts, a Computing module: 80.5 x 124 x 12.9mm and a Base: 80.5 x 46.9 x 12.9mm. The whole thing, without adapter and power cord, weighs just 200g (7.05 ounces), and 470g (16.57 ounces), including adapter & power cord.
The Portable Phone-sized PC doesn’t come with any kind of monitor or screen, but don’t worry, on the base you will find included a Kangaroo dock that has one USB 2.0, one USB 3.0, one HDMI and one DC-IN port, so you can connect it to any kind of monitor or TV screen. You can also easily connect your mouse and keyboard to this neat device. HDMI is also supporting audio. The computing module only has microSD and Micro USB ports that you can use only for charging the device.
But, what about iOS devices? Well, Microsoft thought about that too. This Portable PC comes with a Lightning-to-USB cable, so you can dock this PC to an iPad or an iPhone and use that other device as a touch-screen monitor. That option is provided by the OSLinx Windows Monitor app, and it’s free.
This black thing of beauty has a fingerprint reader, so you’ll never again have to worry about passwords and someone breaking in and stealing your information and files. On this device, your files are completely safe.
To summarize, what separates the Kangaroo Phone-sized PC from the competition are two very important things: Low price – just $99, and the docking mechanism that allows other monitors, screens and iOS devices to connect to the PC. This is obviously a beginning of something big when it comes to Microsoft and technology in general, and you have a unique opportunity to be a part of it for a more than a decent price. [via]
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