Sunday, March 12, 2006

Tech Link (Industry): Computer-On-a-Stick™

If you aren't into making your own USB stick as mentioned by THG here but needed to have one, then why not buy one?

The Computer-On-a-Stick (COS) is a USB Flash Drive featuring its own onboard Operating System, a Microsoft Office-compatible suite, PDF Creator, and tons more...

The Computer-On-a-Stick (COS) also boasts the powerful Mozilla Firefox Web Browser, Evolution email, and Yahoo & MSN compatible Instant Messenger for superior Internet connectivity

Plug the Computer-On-a-Stick (COS) into your PC or Laptop and instantly transform your old environment into a new and powerful secure workstation - without a hard disk!

The combination of low cost and a powerful Onboard Operating System provides users with all the benefits of a thin client solution without changing their existing PC hardware or software.

  • Use the Computer-On-a-Stick when your PC or Laptop’s existing OS slows to a crawl or even fails.

  • Use the Computer-On-a-Stick to continue working on Windows-compatible documents.

  • The Computer-On-a-Stick is compatible with files created in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Paint, and more…

  • No need to pay for expensive new software releases or upgrades $$$ !

  • View and create Adobe PDF files

  • Share a pool of office PCs or work from home without changing your own desktop each time you use the device.

  • Reduce your exposure to viruses, worms and spyware by running applications from a read-only partition on the device.

  • Connect to remote servers with secure connectivity tools, including VNC, SSH and RDP.


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