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Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:38 am

Marvell today announced its Plug Computing initiative to make high-performance, always on, always connected, and environmentally friendly computing readily available for consumers. With a 1.2GHz processor and a total of 1GB of memory inside the Plug computer this little PC might be perfect for your home network.

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With the economy in nearing 1997 lows we all need a distraction from the pains of the market and today that distraction is the Marvell SheevaPlug (Originally designed by GlobalScale Technologies). Marvell’s SheevaPlug looks like night light, but it is a what they are calling a plug computer — an embedded computer that plugs into the wall socket and is capable of running network-based services that normally require a dedicated personal computer. The enclosure is designed to plug directly into a regular US wall socket and draws less than one tenth of the power of a typical PC being used as a home server, which should lower your monthly electric bill if you run a PC at home 24/7. Even better the SheevaPlug development kit is available right now for $99 through Marvell...


Article Title: Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug
Article URL: http://legitreviews.com/article/909/1/
Pricing At Time of Print: $99 MSRP
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Re: Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug

Postby DX » Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:31 am

oooooo now just have lamp running on it with just a hand full of users that would be prefect for me.
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Re: Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug

Postby stopthekilling77 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:07 pm

Yes but can it fold? :mrgreen:

Kind of cool actually, makes me think of what I might do with one
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Re: Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug

Postby turnsoutitwas » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:40 am

Would love to see a full review!
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Re: Marvell Introduces Plug Computing with SheevaPlug

Postby SAMSAMHA » Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:58 pm

interesting stuff but I am not sure how useful it would be if there's no software to support it.
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