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  • BYOPC: Use a Mini-PC as a "Woku"

    BYOPC: Use a Mini-PC as a “Woku”

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    A few days ago, I wrote about building a Windows 10-based Roku-type device that one could use to inexpensively and elegantly access Windows 10-based media apps and services in the living room. But you may not need to build anything: You could of course simply use a very low-end Windows 10 PC instead.

    Intel NUC Mini-PC Review Follow-Up

    Intel NUC Mini-PC Review Follow-Up

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    In the several weeks since I first purchased, assembled and then started using an Intel NUC mini-PC as my primary desktop, I've received a number of questions from readers about this setup. Was I really using a NUC? Could this inexpensive and tiny system meet my needs? Do I still recommend the Intel NUC?