Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick – GigaOm

Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from drones and door locks to watches and Chromebooks. So maybe I shouldn’t be surprised that there’s an Intel Atom in the company’s new Compute Stick; a full computer in an HDMI dongle. The PC on a stick…

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VideoStream for Google Chromecast Streams Any Video to the Big Screen [video] – Lifehacker

Chrome: VideoStream for Google Chromecast is a Chrome extension that can push virtually any video file you throw at it through to your Chromecast to play on your HDTV. It’s fast, flexible, supports local video files on your PC or on the network, is easy to use, and it even has an Android remote control.

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How Much Video Processing Performance Boost Do the Latest PC Processors Deliver? – Streaming Media Producer

Now that Intel has launched Ivy Bridge-based CPUs that triple the core count of early Nehalem-based workstations from four to 12, can video editors expect significant performance gains? In this article we’ll assess the performance gain from the 12-core HP Z800 to the 24-core HP Z820 with respect to both editing and streaming encoding.

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