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Best Motherboards of 2016: Enthusiast, extreme, workstation and budget picks

Building a new PC is all about choices and tradeoffs. Picking between AMD and Intel is usually the first choice you have to make, but it certainly isn’t the most complicated. Instead, that honour goes to the motherboard, with each board maker typically offering at least half a dozen different models based on a single chipset. We've done a lot of the homework for you to save you some time, money, and/or regret. Here's what we believe is the very best out there.

Best Monitors: Enthusiast, gaming, affordable 4K, and value picks

A good monitor makes all of the difference when you spend several hours a day in front of one, and as we slowly transition into higher resolution panels there’s plenty to be excited about right now. After looking at some of the best monitors in the market, and hundreds of professional and user reviews, these are our picks for best monitors in a few distinct categories.

Experts weigh in on Asus' new $85 PC-on-a-stick, Chromebit

Asus and Google announced a PC-on-a-stick concept called Chromebit earlier this year. The Chrome OS-based mobile computer was expected to launch over the summer for less than a hundred bucks (marketing speak for $99.99) but ultimately, it was delayed… until…

The Best Router You Can Buy Today: Budget, mainstream and best overall

Routers may not be the most exciting piece of technology out there, but with the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, streaming boxes, and more, the need for a good wireless router in modern homes is undeniable. We've gone through dozens of expert reviews and long-term usage impressions from actual owners to bring you the best routers in three distinct price points.

Asus will now pre-install Microsoft apps on its Android devices

Microsoft has expanded its patent-licensing deal with Taiwanese hardware maker Asus. The revised terms will permit Asus to pre-install Microsoft’s Office productivity suite on its Android smartphones and tablets. Conversely, Microsoft also gains access to Asus’ patent portfolio. …