Cotton Candy Cloud Computer Pre-Orders Open At $199
Cotton Candy is an any-screen cloud computer, weighing just 21 grams and designed to serve as a companion to smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs and Macs as well as will add smart capabilities to existing displays, set top boxes and game consoles. Inside, there's a 1GHz Cortex-A9 CPU from Samsung, an ARM Mali-400MP GPU, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI-out and Android. It decodes MPEG-4, H.264 and other video formats and display HD graphics on any HDMI equipped screen. Operating systems supported to date include Android Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich as well as Ubuntu. On-screen content can be controlled a wide variety of ways – wirelessly using smartphones with an app, Bluetooth peripherals like mice and RF remote controls; or by leveraging a notebook's integrated keyboard and touchpad.
The cost? $199 gets you in.