Items tagged with Project-Ophelia

Dell’s Project Ophelia, an Android PC-on-a-stick that will cost about $100, is apparently close to hitting the market as a final product. Beta testers are currently receiving their units, and the final product is slated to ship next quarter--sometime between August and October. (This sort of jibes with the predicted summer release we'd heard about back in May; technically, summer lasts until late September.) Project Ophelia will offer an application stack similar to what you’d see on a smartphone or tablet--effectively becoming a lightweight PC that can plug in to just about any desktop... Read more...
Dell’s Project Ophelia has quietly been under development, and now word has emerged that the USB stick-sized PC that you can connect to essentially any display or screen will ship to developers in July and cost about $100. Thereafter, it will head off to cable and telecom companies who may want to bundle it, and then it will hit the consumer market at some point after that. According to PC World, Dell’s Jeff McNaught, executive director of cloud client computing, says that the device will function as a PC, set-top box, and gaming console when connected to a TV screen or other display,... Read more...
Amid a precarious PC market and rumors that Dell is looking to revert back to becoming a privately-held company as opposed to a publicly-traded one (which it is currently), the company somewhat quietly announced “Project Ophelia”, a potentially game-changing device that is essentially a computer/cloud client on a stick. The little device is slightly larger than your basic USB flash drive and can connect to (and be powered by) any USB-capable display, even a television. It offers users quick and secure access to documents and applications, games, music, video, and email; put another... Read more...