• Intel's Compute Card is Dead, But This Bad Idea Won't Die

    2 monthes ago - By Tom's Hardware

    In an era where people have smart phones and laptops, portable desktops that you can plug into a dock make no sense at all. So why do companies keep making them?
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  • Intel kills the Compute Card, a small-form-factor modular computing product that didn't stick

    Intel kills the Compute Card, a small-form-factor modular computing product that didn't stick

    2 monthes ago - By PC World

    Intel's Compute Cards always felt like an odd response to the push toward smaller form-factor computing, and the market apparently agreed: Intel said Thursday it has decided to discontinue development. Compute Cards, first launched in 2017 , were little bigger than a credit card and several times thicker. The self-contained modular computing card contained one of four Intel processors, from a Celeron up to a Core i5, plus memory and storage. The first clue that Compute Cards were in jeopardy came from NexDock, which developed a modular laptop shell, the NexDock 1, that was powered by your...
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  • Intel is ending development of its Compute Cards

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Intel is halting development on its line of Compute Cards, according to a report from Tom's Hardware. The company will continue to sell its existing line of Compute Cards for the time being and will continue to offer support for the current generatio...
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  • Intel abandons development of modular Compute Cards

    Intel abandons development of modular Compute Cards

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Intel has ended further development of the company's Compute Cards, as confirmed by Tom's Hardware. The credit-card-sized device contained the fundamental guts of a PC - processor, storage, RAM, wireless modem, etc. - and was meant to make it simple for companies to create docking station-like products that could be upgraded as Intel released new versions. You'd just pop out the old Compute Card and insert the latest hardware. Intel first showcased the device at CES 2017 .
    But now the Compute Card story will end after just a single generation of Intel's 7th Gen processors; this modular...
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