UK commits to full fibre future
By 2033, anyway.
ASRock showed off a bevy of boards last week, and filled in a few blanks about PCI-E 3.0 too.
Does this sleek set of speakers sound as good as they look or are they just style over substance?
At £70, the SP2200 is much cheaper than Corsair's other speaker set, but can it still deliver?
Pint-sized wireless speakers that kick up a surprisingly large fuss.
A simple USB key with 256GB of storage? Crickey! You can carry around the equivalent of 54 DVDs on a piece of plastic half the size of your finger, and it even includes privacy software too - but with a low write speed and high price, has Kingston crammed in more than it can chew?
Can Dawn of War II take a chainsword to Football Manager? We take a look at the retail PC games chart in the UK, as well as the Steam download chart.
In-Win sent us its camo styled, CWT built modular PSU and it certainly does quite a bit to differentiate itself in the market. We tested all 750 watts of the Commander to see if In-Win is worthy of your consideration in the PSU realm.
COMPUTEX 2008: VIA has announced an updated version of the mini-ITX form factor and has also teamed up with Nvidia to create optimised PCs.
DDR3 modules supporting both EPP 2.0 and XMP are technically possible, but it may not happen because it's a branding nightmare.
Nvidia has launched its ultra powerful, ultra expensive "enthusiast" DDR3 chipset - nForce 790i Ultra SLI is here! We dive into the technology behind it in this first look to see what all the fuss is about.
Several eager hackers have got their hands on the beta release of the iPhone 2.0 firmware, and have already cracked it wide open before the official release date.
CeBIT 2008: The Orochi from Scythe has 10 heatpipes and a 14cm fan and will passively cool your CPU if need be.
While we usually wait for full reviews, we just had to show you what arrived today: AMD's new RS780 IGP and SB700 south bridge.
The original Striker was arguably the most popular motherboard in the Asus RoG series and now it gets a brother - the Striker II. It's based on the new Nvidia nForce 780i SLI chipset and has many tweaked features - we check it out to see what's changed.
We've already taken a first look at the nForce 780i SLI reference design, but how does it perform? Does PCI-Express 2.0 add much and is it an improvement over the nForce 680i SLI? We test single card and SLI to find out.
With the AMD Phenom processors dropping in price hand over fist, some great deals on AMD ATI Radeon HD 3800-series graphics cards to be found... could MSI's K9A2 CF make now a good time to invest in that Spidery thing?
For those who love the satire of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but now there are all nine years available on its website. Time to say goodbye to productivity at work!
Draft-n Wireless, Embedded Linux, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, Silent heatpipes, Dual PCI-Express Gen-2 x16 lanes, six SATA and just 5 seconds from turning on to getting on the net. Has Asus created the ultimate motherboard for us?
IDF FALL 07: Intel says that the future of the Internet is in Mash Making. And we're not talking about mashed potatoes...
Here in Shanghai today, MSI gave us the final details of its up coming X38 Diamond board. Richard sits down and pens the details - more curvy pipes and more lanes seem to be the flavour of the month.
Both Nvidia and AMD will continue to support the AGP interface, despite the fact that PCI-Express 2.0 is days away and AGP is over three years out of date.
AMD's next-generation R7xx series GPUs will support DisplayPort and there looks to be more surprises on AMD's roadmaps too...
COMPUTEX 2007: VIA shows off the world's smallest fully functional x86 PC. Its mobile-ITX form factor is just 75mm x 45mm in size.
COMPUTEX 2007: It turns out that there's yet another 'hidden' feature in Intel's P35 chipset, as Intel has now revealed that it supports PCI-Express 2.0.
COMPUTEX 2007: With AMD's RD790 chipset closer than you think, Gigabyte (among others) expects it to launch soon with quad CrossFire not far behind.
COMPUTEX 2007: OCZ shows bit-tech its low latency DDR3 Z3 modules, and also gets a lesson in DDR3 from one of the industry's top memory gurus.
PCI-SIG has said that PCI-Express 2.0 compliant products are on schedule to appear on the market in December.
Hot on the heels of the Phenom announcement, AMD has just revealed a new mobile platform and CPU - currently known as Puma and Griffin. We delve into architectural detail to see what's new in these animals.
Sam and Max made its stunning return to the adventure game world a few months ago and, now that the first season is coming to a close, we check out another episode to see if the game's high quality still stands.
The PCI consortium has ratified the next installment of PCIe. "More Power" and "Ludicrous Speed" are the words of the day.
Is Web 2.0 fundamentally communist at heart? Is Digg Karl Marx's ultimate legacy? Did the cold war really end, as America battles Russia over illegal MP3s? Rich Swinburne evaluates the old-fashioned politics of the web.
The terrorists are now targeting the bright lights of Vegas and only you can stop them! We spent some time with the latest Rainbow Six game, read on for our first impressions.
A posting to a Mozilla newsgroup gives a suggestion of the direction the team is taking for the next major release of FireFox.