Marvell: Plug Computing
A Better Way to Deliver Value Added Services With the rise in broadband users, people continue to consume and share increasing amounts of digital content each year. The time and money invested in personal photos, home movies and in content purchased digitally is significant and continues to grow. Network connected consumer electronics devices, smart phones and social websites have emerged to help consumers share and access their personal content in the home and over the Internet. With the growth in digital content, there is a need for services to secure, manage and share content simply and reliably. Today digital home services such as media servers, file sharing and backup software all need to be installed on a PC. A plug computer is a small, powerful computer that connects to an existing network using Gigabit Ethernet. This type of device eliminates the need for an always-on PC in the digital home to access these services.
Un PC en un enchufe
A plug computer is a small, powerful computer that connects to an existing network using Gigabit Ethernet.
Designed from the ground up to simplify the management of digital media assets, the Marvell plug computer is designed to be left plugged into a wall socket at all times. The plug uses low power to conserve energy and draws on average, less than five watts under normal operation compared to 25-100 watts for a PC being used as a home server.PlugComputer Community
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PlugComputer - Plug Computing CommunityWorld Map of Power Plugs and Sockets
Are you planning to use your notebook abroad? If yes, you may want to check what type of power plugs and sockets are used in the part of the world you are travelling to. All EUROCOM Notebooks come with AC adapters switching between 110V and 240V allowing the notebooks to be used all over the world. However, you may not be able to use the US/Canadian power plug overseas. Please check what type of power plug and socket is used in a country of your destination. You may want to buy a foreign plug in your local electronics store before you travel abroad.
""les prises electriques dans le monde"
Check what type of power plug and socket is used in a country of your destination. You may want to buy a foreign plug in your local electronics store before you travel abroad.Plugging In $40 Computers - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com
A new folding plug design plus an adaptor that is a big improvement. A great example of how people take the ordinary for granted
Improving the UK 3-pin plug, so it isn't such a big cumbersome thing.
A touch of genius...