Site Updates

Just under a month ago, I put out the call: AnandTech's readers were needed once more to defend the honor of the site in the most nerdy of contests: a Folding@Home race. The distributed computing platform has been around for over a decade now, and it has taken on a new life as the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has shut down a significant part of society. In light of the now global pandemic, the project has turned its eyes to trying to simulate the virus and potential treatment avenues for it, in order to hopefully speed up the development of a cure. A task that has been met with great enthusiasm from the public, as the combined power of the Folding@Home project has recently surpassed 2.4...

Folding@Home Coronavirus Race, AnandTech vs. Tom’s Hardware: Two Week Check-In

As many of us are stuck at home these days and are slowly quickly going mad, a couple of weeks ago we kicked off a race of sorts with...

40 by Ryan Smith on 4/3/2020

Help Fight COVID-19 and Tom's Hardware: Join The Great Folding@Home Coronavirus Race

Stuck at home for the foreseeable future, we here at AnandTech are doing the only thing that we can do: getting into trouble and picking fights. And we want...

61 by Ryan Smith on 3/18/2020

AnandTech Call for Writers: 2020

Update 2020/04/02: Thank you to everyone who has applied to our call for writers. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, a great deal has quickly changed in the world and...

50 by Ryan Smith on 2/19/2020

AnandTech Call for Writers: 2019

The Call for Writers is something of an annual tradition over here at AnandTech. As anyone who follows the site knows very well, the list of things we have...

64 by Ryan Smith on 3/4/2019

AnandTech Forums XenForo 2.0 Upgrade Today (11/14)

For our forum regulars who may be wondering what’s going on – or even just onlookers who are curious as to what’s up at AnandTech – you’ll want to...

12 by Ryan Smith on 11/14/2018

Future plc to Acquire Consumer Division of AnandTech Publisher Purch

In a change of pace from the usual, we have some news about ourselves this morning. Future plc, a competing UK publisher, has announced that they will be buying the...

60 by Ryan Smith on 7/18/2018

Coming March 12th: Tom's Hardware versus AnandTech - Folding@Home Round 2

Way back in the year 2016 we held a friendly but none the less highly competitive cutthroat competition with our colleagues arch rivals over at sister Purch publication Tom’s...

7 by Ryan Smith on 3/9/2018

AnandTech Goes HTTPS: All Encryption, All the Time

If you’re reading this, then congratulations! You have successfully accessed AnandTech over HTTPS. I’m pleased to announce that as of this afternoon, all AnandTech pages and websites are now being...

87 by John Campion & Ryan Smith on 9/18/2017

AnandTech Parent Company Employee Killed in Terrorist Attack

We lost a friend and a colleague to terrorism yesterday (Aug. 17). Bruno Gulotta, 35, an employee of Tom's Hardware Italy — a brand owned by AnandTech parent company Purch...

39 by Ryan Smith on 8/18/2017

Celebrating AnandTech’s 20th Anniversary: 1997 - 2017

This morning we’re celebrating a rather special occasion over here at AnandTech: our 20th anniversary. Though in a lot of ways it seems like the years have gone by...

310 by Ryan Smith on 4/26/2017

Victory Lap: Team AnandTech Beats Tom’s Hardware in Folding Race

At the start of this month we kicked off a week-long competition with our frenemies over at Tom’s Hardware. Striving to see which technology website was superior, our respective...

14 by Ryan Smith on 12/13/2016

Fold Proteins for Charity & Help AnandTech Beat Tom’s Hardware: Starting December 1st

As we approach the holiday season, the fantastic community team that’s responsible for keeping tabs on our publisher’s technology forums – the AnandTech Forums and the Tom’s Hardware Forums...

41 by Ryan Smith on 12/5/2016

This Weekend's AnandTech Forums Upgrade

Update 08/06 16:30 ET: And we're done, the new forums are live. Taking a break from our usual technology news, we have a bit of site news to discuss this...

42 by Ryan Smith on 8/4/2016

Behind The Scenes: Evaluating NAS Units with Solution-Based Benchmarks

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit a leading NAS vendor and provide some insights on how we evaluate NAS units. In particular, the talk dealt with the importance...

17 by Ganesh T S on 10/29/2015

AnandTech Acquired By Purch

Over the past several years AnandTech has grown to be much more than just a PC hardware review site. In fact, we consider ourselves to be just as much...

345 by Ryan Smith on 12/17/2014

Meet the New Boss

Meet the New Boss. Same as the Old Boss. If you had told me 15 years ago that I would one day be the Editor in Chief for AnandTech, there’s...

94 by Ryan Smith on 8/30/2014

The Road Ahead

Both of my parents were teachers, and for as long as I can remember they both encouraged me to do something in life that would help others. I figured...

554 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/30/2014

AnandTech Mobile: Pinch to Zoom & Pipeline FP Now Supported

Yesterday, with the help of our friends over at Box, we launched the first responsive version of AnandTech. To recap, our single site design will now present you with...

20 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/16/2013

Introducing AnandTech Mobile: A Responsive Design Update

For the past couple of months our ad sales team has been engaged with Box, an enterprise file sharing and cloud content management company. Box was looking for a...

99 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/15/2013

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