FXI Technologies has unveiled a USB stick that turns any screen into an a computer running Android or Ubuntu, and in the future Windows 8 will also be supported. The Cotton Candy will include a Samsung Exynos 4210 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, with a Quad Core Mali 400MP GPU, like the Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone. It will also feature 1GB of RAM, a microSD slot capable of holding up to 64GB of flash memory, Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity and an HDMI port.
- Connection to a HDMI-capable TV or Display: Connect an HDMI monitor/TV to Cotton Candy and plug a USB power cord into an electrical source then navigate your media with a Bluetooth or WiFi mouse and keyboard. You can now use your monitor as a computer to access cloud apps and documents, play games, surf the web and view photos and HD video. Instead of using a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. You can also use your smartphone to control the Cotton Candy and play your smartphone media files on TV.
- Dual OS support with your Laptop (Windows or MacOS): Your can connect this USB computer to the USB port of your laptop to run Android or Ubuntu as well as easily transferring files between Windows and Android/Ubuntu.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.
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Cotton Candy is now available for pre-order at http://store.cstick.com/ for 189 Euros or 199 USD.