Items tagged with Plug Computer

What if you had a mini, power-efficient computer that smiled at your when it was functioning properly, and frowned when something needed a tweak? It'd sure be better than your current troubleshooting setup, we're certain. Marvell announced today at CES their new "Classroom 3.0" technology, featuring an ARMADA-powered SMILE Plug and a partnership with One Laptop Per Child. The SMILE Plug computer is the starlet of the show, listed as the first plug development kit designed to turn a traditional classroom into a highly interactive learning environment. Designed to engage students in critical reasoning... Read more...
Take a look at your power outlet. If you saw a DreamPlug PC there, you could mistake it for nothing more than your mobile phone charger. Yet Globalscale Technologies' newest Linux PC offers enough zing to make the "plug computing" concept a serious one. The DreamPlug is built with a Marvell Sheeva 1.2GHz CPU coupled with 512MB of DDR2 RAM. It runs on Linux and offers an astounding number of must-have PC features for a device that fits in the palm of your hand: 2MB of Flash, an integrated 1GB microSD card, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, two USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA port, an SD card slot, audio in/out,... Read more...
Remember the Jack PC? Hello, competition! It's pretty amazing, really -- the device pictured here is a full fledged headless PC, capable of handling pretty much every basic task that even a modern day netbook could. Designed and sold by Marvell, the Plug Computer (or the SheevePlug, officially) is a self-contained computer that simply plugs into an AC outlet.The entire computer looks like an average wall-wart, with a 1.2GHz processor, 512MB of flash storage, 512MB of DDR2 RAM, USB 2.0 and Gigabit Ethernet. As expected, the power draw here is quite low, and the operating system baked in is built... Read more...