Stick PCs take the desktop computers of old and shrink them into pocket-sized gadgets.
The market is hotting up, with upcoming offerings from Intel and Google. Here's what's around and in the wings.
Specs are comparable to a mid-range tablet, with a quad-core Intel Z3735F Bay Trail processor and integrated graphics.
Hardware varies depending on the OS. The Windows version has 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The Linux version has 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. Connectivity includes full-sized and micro USB ports, Bluetooth 4.0, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Nick Heath is chief reporter for TechRepublic. He writes about the technology that IT decision makers need to know about, and the latest happenings in the European tech scene.