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5

“Emboldened by its YouTube performance, I started using the Compute Stick as I would a typical computer. I loaded up several browsers with multiple tabs, opened up multiple programs in the background, including Spotify and Slack, and proceeded to go about my usual workflow. And, surprisingly, the experience wasn’t half bad. The Compute Stick slowed down a bit as I quickly alt-tabbed between programs, or streamed Spotify music while downloading large files, but whereas the first model felt too slow for comfort, this one simply feels comfortable” - Engadget Senior Editor, Devindra Hardawar

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