Martyn Williams

Senior Correspondent

Martyn Williams covers technology news in text and video for PC World, Macworld and TechHive and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

Xbox One X vs PlayStation 4 Pro: The console wars level up with powerful new hardware

How a motherboard is made: Inside the Gigabyte factory in Taiwan

How a motherboard is made: Inside the Gigabyte factory in Taiwan

Gigabyte is one of the biggest motherboard makers in the world, and we visited the company's Taiwan factory to see how they're manufactured.

Why Microsoft's ARM-based Windows 10 laptops still have a lot to prove

Why Microsoft's ARM-based Windows 10 laptops still have a lot to prove

Asus, HP, and Lenovo plan to bring Windows 10 to devices running on ARM Snapdragon processors. But the future devices have a lot to prove.

Intel's modular Compute Card puts a PC in your pocket

Intel's modular Compute Card puts a PC in your pocket

Intel is making good on a CES promise to launch a computer that is small enough to fit inside your wallet or purse. At Computex on Tuesday, it showed off the first Compute Card systems.

HTC's wireless Vive VR headset will replace cumbersome cables with WiGig

HTC's wireless Vive VR headset will replace cumbersome cables with WiGig

HTC will launch a wireless version of the Vive virtual reality headset in early 2018.

In Win's Winbot is a wild, bubble-like PC built to take robotic selfies

In Win's Winbot is a wild, bubble-like PC built to take robotic selfies

In Win's Winbot PC case mod is robotically controlled by your movements and designed for one thing: to take better selfies.

The Asus ZenBook Flip S is the world's thinnest laptop

The Asus ZenBook Flip S is the world's thinnest laptop

Asus takes the record for thinnest laptop ever with its 10.9mm ZenBook Flip S. The company announced it at Computex in Taipei.

Nerd alert! Inside Taipei's PC and gadget shopping paradise

Nerd alert! Inside Taipei's PC and gadget shopping paradise

Six floors of PCs, components and gadgets await nerds inside Guanghua 3C mall, a central Taipei shopping wonderland.

The next 5 years in AI will be frenetic, says Intel's new AI chief

The next 5 years in AI will be frenetic, says Intel's new AI chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years -- after which the industry will concentrate around a handful of core technologies and leaders, the head of Intel's...

How to protect your Google and Facebook accounts with a security key

How to protect your Google and Facebook accounts with a security key

Security keys offer a more secure alternative to code-based two-factor authentication.

This tiny drone can be carried and deployed by soldiers

This tiny drone can be carried and deployed by soldiers

Drone-maker AeroVironment has developed a handheld quadcopter that it says can be carried by soldiers on the battlefield and quickly deployed to get an aerial look at a potentially hostile location.

Sony's clever image sensor helps autonomous cars see better

Sony's clever image sensor helps autonomous cars see better

Sony has developed a CCD image sensor that can help autonomous cars make sense of electronic road signs and see better when transitioning between dark tunnels and daylight.

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