Chromebit

Chromebit

A Chromebook on a stick. A Chromebit is a pocket-sized Chrome computer that plugs into a TV and pairs with a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. It provides the full Chrome OS functionality from Google and runs all the Chrome apps in the Chrome Web Store. See Chromebook and computer on a stick.


An Asus Chromebit
The Chromebit turns any TV into a Chrome computer. When plugged into the HDMI port of a TV, it communicates with the Internet via the home Wi-Fi network. (Image courtesy of ASUStek Computer Inc., www.asus.com)
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