Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.

How to check for the Intel Active Management exploit that lets hackers take over your PC

Future Intel CPUs could be cobbled together using different parts

Future Intel CPUs could be cobbled together using different parts

Intel could tap a new high-speed interconnect, known as EMIB, to join different chips together to make future CPUs.

AMD busts Ryzen performance myths, clearing Windows 10 from blame

AMD busts Ryzen performance myths, clearing Windows 10 from blame

AMD has dispelled most of the rumors around the confusing performance of its Ryzen CPU, clearing Windows 10 and other software from blame.

AMD reveals another edge for Ryzen vs. Intel's Skylake: It will be smaller

AMD reveals another edge for Ryzen vs. Intel's Skylake: It will be smaller

AMD's Ryzen stand out: It will be about 10 percent smaller than Intel's Skylake and have a quad-core version.

Tested: The truth behind the MacBook Pro's 'terrible' battery life

Tested: The truth behind the MacBook Pro's 'terrible' battery life

Most reviewers said the MacBook Pro's battery life was great. Many users said the MacBook Pro's battery life was terrible, and Consumer Reports agreed until it changed its mind. Who's right? We ran a bunch of benchmarks to find out.

Surface Book i7 vs. MacBook Pro: Fight!

Surface Book i7 vs. MacBook Pro: Fight!

We pit the newest and best PC laptops against Apple's latest models in a knock-down, drag-out benchmark brawl.

Surface Book i7 review: Still unique and still blazing fast

Surface Book i7 review: Still unique and still blazing fast

Microsoft's interpretation of a laptop offers incredible battery life and class-leading graphics performance.

10 things Apple's new Macs could (and should) copy from the PC

10 things Apple's new Macs could (and should) copy from the PC

Everyone wants to know what the new Macs will have, and you need look no further than what's already been on the PC for months.

The most secure home computer ever

The most secure home computer ever

ORWL's secure PC is hardened against physical attacks, using technology you might find in a bank's ATM.

The PC Hardware Nerd Quiz

The PC Hardware Nerd Quiz

Think you know your hardware? Put your big brain to work on this gallery of PC hardware trivia and you just might learn a thing or two.

How Intel turned Thunderbolt from a failure into a success

How Intel turned Thunderbolt from a failure into a success

A year after Intel announced Thunderbolt 3, the company's vision of 'one cable to rule them all' doesn't seem so laughable.

Here's how slow your laptop's USB Type C port could be

Here's how slow your laptop's USB Type C port could be

The USB Type C port is new, intriguing, and incredibly confusing, because vendors vary in how they implement the standard. It all comes down to the controller, so we take the fastest USB-C device out there to show you the sometimes...

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