ion microPC for more personal computing

The Intel® Compute Card introduces a revolutionary shift in the way “PCs” are used and even thought of. This entry in the ion Server Blog is the last post in a series of three exploring the ion microPC. In this post we will discuss the concept of sharing a workspace, but not the actual computer. The Compute Card is a tiny PC which includes Continue reading ion microPC for more personal computing

ion microPC for more secure computing

The Intel® Compute Card changes the way that “PCs” are used and thought about. This entry is the second post in a series of three on the ion Server Blog which will explore some of the possibilities of ion‘s microPC. Consider a user who wants a more secure computer for online shopping and banking and a more general purpose computer for everything else.  ion‘s Continue reading ion microPC for more secure computing

ion microPC for more portable computing

The Intel® Compute Card introduces a revolutionary shift in the way “PCs” are understood and used. This entry is the first post in a series of three on the ion Server Blog which will explore some of the possibilities of ion‘s microPC. Intel envisions the use of Compute Card mostly in all-in-one computers, kiosks, and smart appliances, but its flexibility broadens its appeal. In Continue reading ion microPC for more portable computing

The age of the NUC miniPC

How big does a PC need to be? A popular and well-reviewed small form factor PC with a disk, an optical drive and NO slots in early 2017 measures 10.5″x4″x15″=630 cubic inches.  How many users ever add boards or drives to a PC after they buy it?  Then why so big? An ION® NUC7 miniPC is 4.53″x4.37″ with a height of 1.4″ or 2″.  Continue reading The age of the NUC miniPC