Dell is planning to release this year, an ARM-powered computer that
hile device makers are bulking up their smart phones to approach tablet device proportions, Dell Inc. appears to be taking the opposite direction with computers.
Developed by Dell’s Wyse unit, the Bluetooth-capable and Wi-Fi-enabled device will be powered by an ARM processor. It is designed to be plugged into other devices such as a monitor, touch screen or TV. It has two USB ports for a keyboard and a mouse.
The device will run Android Jelly Bean and have 8GB of memory for applications, video, music and presentations as well as a microSD slot for additional storage. Dell says it is not going the Google Chromebook route with its device.
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