APC Paper Mini Personal Computer

APC Paper Mini Personal Computer
demonstrate that you are not just any geek but one with superb stylish taste with this APC Paper Mini Personal Computer. instead of your regular shiny metal chassis, this particular geek statement comes in a form of a cardboard ‘cover’ that conceals an aluminum chassis with APC Rock main board. however, this isn’t your ordinary PC – it is one that’s run off Google’s Android 4.0 OS and the main board rocking that does the clockwork comprises of a modest 800MHz VIA ARM Cortex-A9 processor, backed by 512MB of DDR3 RAM, a 4GB NAND flash memory, integrated 2D/3D graphics capable of 1080p resolution, a bunch of ‘regular’ I/Os including HDMI, USB 2.0 ports (two of them, actually), audio-out / microphone-in, microSD card slot and expandability comes in the form of extra GPIO, SPI and I2C busses on a header. if you are a true geek, you will know what those mean to you. along with those are an Ethernet port, plus a 20-pin ARM-JTAG header for your debugging needs. the board itself measures just 170 x 85 mm (6.7 x 3.3 inches), a Neo-ITX form factor compatible with both mini-ITX and micro-ATX and the ‘Paper’ enclosure, crafted from recycled pressed cardboard measures just 204 x 98 x 28 mm (8 x 3.9 x 1.1). too bad it is not a main stream board within but it is nevertheless a great addition as a secondary computer for hooking up to the Internet. if Chrome-equipped PC can do it, why not a APC Paper Mini Personal Computer? and the deal sweetener here is probably its price tag: it cost just $99 to own and will be available from March 2013 onwards. however, if you can’t wait to tinker with the Rock, you can grab it off for a mere $79 a piece.

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Published by Mike chua

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