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Cotton Candy, a computer that looks like an USB thumb drive which runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or Ubuntu for ARM is now available for pre-order at a price of $199 plus tax and shipping (the delivery is expected in March). It's a lot more expensive than Raspberry Pi, but it also has better hardware as well as Wifi and Bluetooth:
  • Dual Core ARM Cortex A9@1.2GHz CPU
  • Quad Core ARM Mali-400MP Graphics Processing Unit
  • 1GB DRAM
  • Up to 64GB memory local storage (microSD)
  • 480p/720p/1080p decode of MPEG4-SP/H.263/H.264 AVC/MPEG-2/VC1
  • USB 2.0 male connector for power and connection to devices that supports USB mass storage
  • MicroUSB
  • HDMI 1.3 Connector with audio
  • Wifi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR

Cotton Candy can run either as a completely functional computer when connected to a monitor or you can plug it into a computer and run it inside your current OS thanks to a virtualization client embedded in the device.



You can pre-order Cotton Candy @ store.cstick.com
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