The Holidays are Over, and so is CES

Subject: Editorial | January 9, 2005 - 12:00 AM |
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With both holidays and this years CES show under my belt, its time to move on and start back to the regular old, day to day kind of work at PC Perspective. That means reviews and articles all kinds of fun things for you guys to read and participate in.

Speaking of participation, I almost on the verge of opening up a vote for PCP's Reader Awards of 2004. What do you all think of the idea of having forum readers vote on subjects like the best chipest and video card of 2004?

Time to start getting ready for the holidays

Subject: Editorial | December 20, 2004 - 07:15 PM |
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If you haven't read my NVIDIA PureVideo article yet, it will probably interest you if you find video image quality important at all. The new driver (publically available soon) will actually enable that video processor that exists in all the 6-series graphics cards from NVIDIA, with the exception of the WMV9 hardware decode that is still broken on the NV40 and NV45 chips.

I was interesting for me to delve into the world of high defintion DVD and all the different standards that are fighting for dominance.

The Election is Tomorrow...

Subject: Editorial | November 1, 2004 - 10:37 PM |
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I know many of you may think I should remain impartial and thus keep PC Perspective that way as well, but with the race this close, I just couldn't do that.  I would like you all to read my latest weblog entry, even if you are against what it has to say.  Thank you.

And no matter what, go out and vote...

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New Weblog Entry

Subject: Editorial | September 8, 2004 - 11:51 PM |
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No, this isn't exactly news, but I figured I would throw a link to my lastest weblog entry out to you all in case you hadn't checked it in a while (as if you did before) because I took so long to update it.  :)


It has personal junk as well as work related info it, so maybe you'll find it worth your while to read... 


Have a great week!


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Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 27, 2004 - 04:59 AM |
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As you might have figured from the link I posted in my last Inside Perspective, I'm spending a bit of spare time shootin' the breeze with some fellow book lovers. One of the things they do is highlight a book of the month that everyone can read "together" and comment on. So, in an effort to get in the spirit of things, I decided to tackle the book of the month (well actually in this particular case it's months) for May and June.


The highlighted book this time around is War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Now, mind you, I knew it was big, but I had no idea just how big.

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Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 21, 2004 - 07:11 PM |
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As the words were coming out of my mouth this afternoon, I knew I was going to be in trouble. Some of us were talking about car problems in the office today and I just HAD to speak up and confirm someone's comment that Dodges tend to break down.

Not only did I have to agree with her, but I also had to add in my own two cents worth and tell them that my '93 Mustang was in the shop less than his '98 Dodge Stratus was. The Stratus must have overheard me. 


I get out to the car, start it up, crank up the AC and feel nothing but hot air blowing out the vents.

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Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 14, 2004 - 06:52 PM |
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Welcome to the Inside Perspective!

[vent mode]

At work, one of my team's daily duties is to go through the incoming mail and get checks ready for processing. Many of these checks come to us in business reply envelops that we provide as a service to our customers.

Today, I opened one such envelope and was left shaking my head in bafflement and disgust. Someone had used our business reply envelope, which of course we have to pay postage for, to send us a religious tract. Hello?!?!?!?

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Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 12, 2004 - 08:08 PM |
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Welcome to the Inside Perspective! You get another special treat today! Mjollner, one of our newer Moderators, shared an e-mail with us that his father had sent to a Pressure Cooker manufacturer. It was so funny, I just had to get permission to share it with y'all. Enjoy!

From: "Dad"

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Ron's Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 7, 2004 - 09:05 AM |
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I just read a linked page I saw on [H] that just has me very very saddened.  It took me to Leo Leporte's website where it was announced by Leo that the TechTV channel, its employees, and station itself based in San Fransisco, are to move to LA along with the entire current staff to be let go with 60 day notice.  Now, I'm not one to usually go into a topic like this, but this one bugs me a bit and to be honest, I just wanted to tell someone and well..  consider yourself the sucker for me to spew off on for

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Inside Perspective

Subject: Editorial | May 6, 2004 - 05:17 AM |
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Welcome to the Inside Perspective! Two years and two days. That's how long I've been doing the B&P. I swear it feels like yesterday when Ron sat me down and showed me how to post news for the first time. LOL

When Ron turned the B&P over to me, he told me to try and get about 12 links before posting so that we don't just post a few links here and there, but can offer up a good sized list for y'all to enjoy. There were days when a B&P didn't get posted because I hadn't found those 12 links to share.

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