Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Microcomputer InFocus Kangaroo on Windows 10, you can connect to iPad

Micro computers produced a growing number manufacturer, inspired by the success of models such as the Intel Compute Stick. Model InFocus Kangaroo interesting primarily that is running Windows 10 and can be connected to iPad using a special application.

Portability means the need to develop device to compromise, to reduce the number of connectors to connect and use an external power supply. From the latter we were able to get rid of the lack of the company InFocus. In the case of Kangaroo did not use the Stick form factor due to which more space is available.

The device resembles a smart phone with the size of 80,5 x 46,9 x 12,9 mm and weighs just 200 g Micro-PCs based on the processor Atom x5-Z8500, has 2 GB of RAM DDR3, 32GB of memory and two-way 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0. There is a built-in battery, which allows you to use a computer independently up to four hours.

As already mentioned, the device can be connected not only to the monitor and TV, but also to the iPad. This was made possible by the application OSLinx Windows Monitor. That is, the owner of the Apple tablet could buy a Kangaroo and work with iOS, and with Windows, depending on the required tasks.

In Winx has a slot for microSD memory cards, and a fingerprint scanner. Also located on the housing port Micro USB. Removable part contains HDMI, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.

Price InFocus Kangaroo is 99 $, a proprietary docking station will cost the company 39 $.