|This article relies on references to primary sources. (May 2011)|
|Type of site||Technology news and information|
|Owner||Dr. Adrian Wong|
|Created by||Dr. Adrian Wong|
|Alexa rank||282,134 (March 2014[update])|
Tech ARP (pronounced as Tech Up), is a Malaysian technology news and information website created by Adrian Wong in 1997. It publishes news, reviews and guides on issues such as computer hardware and software, science, technology policy, and video games.
Tech ARP was started as a personal homepage in 1997 by Adrian Wong, on August 20, 1998, it evolved into a true computer hardware site which now offers reviews, editorials, guides and news related to computer hardware, software, computer technology, modding and also overclocking. The name of the site is derived from a Malaysian dish called rojak. Adrian Wong envisioned the site as a potpourri of different articles, as varied and as delectable as the ingredients of that dish. Thus, the name Adrian's Rojak Pot was born.
Tech ARP aims to focus on subjects that are rarely or never touched by other sites. It believes that it's better to provide some information on a little-known subject than add more to the mountain of information on well-researched subjects. In early 2006, Adrian's Rojak Pot is rebranded and has gone through a makeover. It is now known as Tech ARP.
The content of articles published by Tech ARP also hosts on their website and also an OpenForum, a free internet forum for the discussion of a variety of topics with nearly six thousand members and three hundred thousand posts, with discussions ranging from computer hardware, overclocking, cooling & modding to software, games, distributed computing, digital photography and more.
|Author||Dr. Adrian Wong|
|Original title (if not in English)||Breaking Through The BIOS Barrier : The Definitive BIOS Optimization Guide for PCs|
|Publisher||Prentice Hall PTR|
|Released||August 27, 2004|
|Size and Weight||9.2 x 6.9 x 0.8 inches
Tech ARP releases many articles and guides about computer hardware and is best known among computer enthusiasts for its comprehensive and definitive BIOS Optimization Guide. Dr. Wong has released a book based on this popular online guide called Breaking Through The BIOS Barrier: The Definitive BIOS Optimization Guide for PCs which was published by Prentice Hall in late 2004.