23rd September 2015Category : ProductsPublished by :Aprajita Dixit Reading Time : 5 Minute News Sourced : India
The first PC that was invented was way back in 1973 and they
were treated with lot of respect. Owing a personal computer then was a big
deal. Personal Computers were treated as luxury. The rooms where they were kept
were treated with respect, rooms were air conditioned, slippers were kept out
and almost no one booted a PC without a bath. They were also large machines
with a whole lot of paraphernalia. PC had a shelf just to accommodate the
floppy drives running a word filed
needed at least four of them to be booted one after the other, Screens were
very large and heavy. A whole room was dedicated for one computer sometimes.
But now time has changed and with the evolving of technology
aUSB dongle plugged onto the HDMI port of a flat
screen TVcan be used as PC. From big screens to small enough that it had become mobile enough to take
it anywhere. With change in time computers size has shrunk a lot. Though we
have smart phones which can work as computers but still today computers are all
about Input- Process- Output device but with change in time PC can be bought in
the same box as a phone with the introduction of Intel Compute Sticks from iBall or Panache in the Indian market. It costs around 10,000 the cheapest
computer available till now. The only problem with Intel Stick is that it does
not have any output screen and it will be need extra power input. It is,
however, just a matter of time before they start coming with inbuilt power
storage and are powered by processors more powerful than the Intel Atom range.
happens the time is not far away when people will buy Intel Sticks instead of
laptops. Intel Sticks weigh just around 200grams. You will be able to use this
rig as a computer as long as you have a flat panel in your office, home or where
ever you are travelling too.
are internalizing the computing power but till that becomes more affordable,
portable computers that plug on through the HDMI have more than a chanceas they
are affordable and easier to carry anywhere.