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Google Play Store doors are now open for a few Chrome OS devices
— 2:28 PM on September 26, 2016

Owners of a few Chromebooks suffering from app envy can now rejoice. The latest 53.0.2785.129 Chrome OS release opens the doors to the Google...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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AMD AM4-based system spotted in the wild
— 1:54 PM on September 19, 2016

AMD announced the consolidation of its current trio of desktop APU/CPU sockets into a unified AM4 socket all the way back in January at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Biostar is off to the Mini-ITX races with its Z170GTN mobo
— 3:26 PM on September 13, 2016

Mini-ITX PCs seem to be growing in popularity of late, but there aren't many of those tiny motherboards to choose from with Z170 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI Z170A Gaming M6 boasts a better USB 3.1 controller
— 9:14 AM on September 7, 2016

As Intel and AMD move more and more chipset features onto their processors, motherboard vendors have faced growing challenges to separate themselves from the pack....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus updates X99-E WS with twin 10Gb Ethernet connections
— 12:56 PM on August 29, 2016

Asus released the original X99-E WS motherboard back in 2014, and reviewers were fond of its generous expansion options. Given the success of that...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Thunderbolt 3 strikes more Gigabyte motherboards
— 9:28 AM on August 29, 2016

As it has done in the past, Gigabyte is adding Thunderbolt support to more of its motherboards with nothing more than a firmware...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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PCIe 4.0 won't actually deliver 300 watts from the slot
— 4:07 PM on August 25, 2016

A few days ago, we reported on a story from Tom's Hardware about the power on offer from PCI Express 4.0 expansion slots....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power

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iOS 9.3.5 fixes serious zero-day vulnerabilities
— 3:36 PM on August 25, 2016

We don't normally cover minor releases of iOS, but we're making an exception today as a sort of public service announcement. Apple has released

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Google begins offering tasty Android Nougat to Nexus devices
— 3:45 PM on August 22, 2016

Android development at Google has been going on at a steady clip. The computing giant has begun the rollout of Android 7.0, codename...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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MSI shows off new motherboards and CPU coolers at Gamescom
— 9:25 AM on August 19, 2016

We don't have any boots on the ground at Gamescom in Germany, but news regarding some of the products on display there has reached our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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MSI X99A Tomahawk mobo has a laser focus on the high end
— 9:21 AM on August 2, 2016

MSI just released another of its Arsenal series of motherboards: the X99A Tomahawk. At first the name might seem understated compared to the

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte teams with EKWB for limited-edition liquid cooling bundles
— 2:10 PM on August 1, 2016

Custom-loop liquid cooling can be a tricky task. Builders have to carefully select parts—else their expensive cooling hardware may not fit properly. Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock H110M-STX mobo puts the 5x5 platform in builders' hands
— 10:13 AM on July 28, 2016

Intel's Mini-STX form factor (also known as 5x5) offers an intriguing platform for builders trying to build the smallest socketed desktop PC possible, but compatible...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus brightens up its Z170 Pro Gaming mobo with Aura RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on July 26, 2016

Asus's Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard made regular appearances in our system guides this last year, showing up in our coveted "sweet spot" category as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Report: mobo market crunch puts the hurt on ECS and Biostar
— 4:55 PM on July 8, 2016

Update, July 12: Biostar reached out to us to let us know that the company is not leaving the consumer motherboard market. The original DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous

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Microsoft's final Windows 10 upgrade prompt goes full-screen
— 8:11 AM on July 6, 2016

The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends July 29, and Microsoft wants to make sure that all users that haven't yet upgraded are aware...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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MSI readies a new salvo of microATX B150 motherboards
— 10:08 AM on June 27, 2016

MSI is adding two new Micro-ATX motherboards to its gaming stable: the B150M Bazooka Plus and Mortar Arctic. As their names suggest, both of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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