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Jeremy Hellstrom
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Vancouver, BC

Call it, or PC Perspective I have been hanging out and then working for Ryan and the gang for years.  Apart from the front page you might find me on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if I have the time.

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Creatively testing GPUs with Google's Tilt Brush

08/23/2016 - 13:43

[H]ard|OCP continues their foray into testing VR applications, this time moving away from games to try out the rather impressive Tilt Brush VR drawing application from Google.  If you have yet to see this software in action it is rather incredible,...

What dwells in the heart of HoloLens? Now we all know!

08/23/2016 - 12:40

Microsoft revealed information about the internals of the new holographic processor used in their Hololens at Hot Chips, the first peek we have had.  The new headset is another win for Tensilica as they provide the DSP and instruction extensions;...

AMD's 7870 rides again, checking out the new cooler on the A10-7870K

08/22/2016 - 17:37

Leaving aside the questionable naming to instead focus on the improved cooler on this ~$130 APU from AMD.  Neoseeker fired up the fun sized, 125W rated cooler on top of the A10-7870K and were pleasantly surprised at the lack of noise even under load...

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 AMP! Extreme

08/22/2016 - 17:12

Custom GTX 1080's with enhanced cooling are starting to remain in stock and the prices are starting to approach what NVIDIA quoted to us as MSRP.  As there is still a premium you have to shop around for the current best deal, which right now is...

A trio of mechanical keyboards from AiZO, the new MGK L80 lineup

08/22/2016 - 15:14

The supply of mechanical keyboards continues to grow, once Cherry MX was the only supplier of switches and only a few companies sold the products.  Now we have choice in manufacturer as well as the switch type we want, beyond the choice of Red,...

Use Bing in Edge for 30 hours a month and get ...

08/22/2016 - 13:26

If you remember Bing Rewards then this will seem familiar, otherwise the gist of the deal is that if you browse on Edge and use Bing to search for 30 hours every month you get a bribe similar to what credit card companies offer.  You can choose...

Serious mobile gaming power from ASUS, if you can afford it

08/19/2016 - 15:15

The mobile version of the GTX 1070, referred to here as the GTX 1070M even if NVIDIA doesn't, is a interesting part sporting 128 more cores than the desktop version albeit at a lower clock.  Hardware Canucks received the ASUS RoG G752VS OC...

Now we know what happened to Josh's stream; does your camera do YUY2 encoding?

08/19/2016 - 13:06

In their infinite wisdom, Microsoft has disabled MJPEG and H.264 encoding on USB webcams for Skype in their Adversary Update to Windows 10, leaving only YUY2 encoding as your choice.  The supposed reasoning behind this is to ensure that there is no...

More space than even Jimmy Stewart would need to satisfy his voyeurism

08/18/2016 - 14:59

Seagate designed the 10TB SkyHawk HDD for recording video surveillance by adding in firmware they refer to as ImagePerfect.  This is designed for handling 24/7 surveillance and extends the endurance life of the drive to 180TB a year, for the length...

Intel's new SoC, the Joule

08/18/2016 - 14:20

Intel has announced the follow up to Edison and Curie, their current SoC device, called Joule.  They have moved away from the Quark processors they previously used to a current generation Atom.  The device is designed to compete against...