This is Marvell Sheevaplug; a Linux-running PC small enough to be plugged into a regular wall socket while offering a 1.2GHz CPU, 512MB RAM, 512MB flash memory for storage and a Gigabit ethernet port + USB 2.0 port for connectivity.
So, just hook it up to the network, connect a hard drive to the USB port and you’ve got a super-silent tiny web or file server you can control over the network, taking up no space at all and consuming less than 5 watts of power (so there’s no need for a clunky power adapter or anything).
Marvell: More on Plug Computing
Marvell: Sheevaplug product briefing [PDF]
(via technabob, boingboing gadgets)
Shuttle launched the “All-in-One Mini-PC” X50 a while ago but will, as of the end of June 2009, be available as a barebone system as well, meaning you get to buy this sleek, 3.6 cm thin and fanless system and then equip it with your operating system, HDD/SSD and RAM of choice.
The X50 is available in both black and white, both sporting Intel Atom 330 dual-core processors (2×1.6 GHz), a 15.6" touchscreen, a 1.3 megapixel webcam, wlan, gigabit-lan, card reader, stereo speakers, microphone and the forementioned fanless power supply (65 Watt).
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