Bios

02.23.13
Chromebook Pixel allows for custom bootloaders, is Linux-friendly
02.23.13

Chromebook Pixel allows for custom bootloaders, is Linux-friendly

WiFi-only flavors of the Chromebook Pixel have only just started shipping, but if you're already i...

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10.13.12
Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot
10.13.12

Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot

With Windows 8 Microsoft is pushing manufacturers away from a traditional BIOS to UEFI with Secure...

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05.22.12
Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine
05.22.12

Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

Microsoft has been going into very exacting detail as to how Windows 8 works, but one area it hasn...

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04.13.12
Google demos Coreboot on Chromebook prototype, hints at Ivy Bridge support (video)
04.13.12

Google demos Coreboot on Chromebook prototype, hints at Ivy Bridge support (video)

Well what do we have here? Our friends over at Netbooknews spotted this Samsung Chromebook prototyp...

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03.21.12
Dell issues BIOS update A03 for XPS 13 Ultrabook, gets a handle on fiesty fans
03.21.12

Dell issues BIOS update A03 for XPS 13 Ultrabook, gets a handle on fiesty fans

Can't say we noticed an extraordinary amount of blowing from our XPS 13 Ultrabook review unit, but...

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09.21.11
Windows 8 ditches '80s BIOS boot for streamline UEFI
09.21.11

Windows 8 ditches '80s BIOS boot for streamline UEFI

Every time we reboot our computers, that scrolling code takes us right back to the days of War Game...

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09.19.11
MSI demos X79 motherboards with PCI Express 3.0 and UEFI BIOS at IDF 2011 (video)
09.19.11

MSI demos X79 motherboards with PCI Express 3.0 and UEFI BIOS at IDF 2011 (video)

While MSI wasn't quite ready to publicly divulge all the details of its forthcoming X79-based mot...

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09.19.11
RealVNC demos BIOS-based server at IDF 2011 (video)
09.19.11

RealVNC demos BIOS-based server at IDF 2011 (video)

VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is one of the of oldest remote desktop solutions around, and whil...

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07.07.11
MSI unveils Z68A-GD80 (G3) PCI Express 3.0 motherboard
07.07.11

MSI unveils Z68A-GD80 (G3) PCI Express 3.0 motherboard

The long-awaited debut of PCI Express 3.0 is finally here, and it's come aboard MSI's Z68A-GD80 (...

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