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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
News Frog
Location
Vancouver, BC
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Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com 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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Zounds, the Amiga is 30 years old?

07/24/2015 - 15:59

30 years ago Andy Warhol and Debbie Harry's voice introduced a computer which had people dropping their ZX Spectrums and Commie64's in awe, the original Commodore Amiga.  It had such incredible specifications, 256KB of RAM which was...

Skyleak!

07/24/2015 - 15:39

As always you should take these leaks with a bit of salt but if they are accurate Skylake may well offer enough enhancements to make a convincing argument for buying a new machine.  The GPU portion of the high end mobile processors will be 34-41%...

Team Red gets NASty with QNAP

07/23/2015 - 19:38

AMD is exploring alternate product routes to raise their income and the latest seems to be the Puma powered QNAP TVS-x63.  It is a four bay NAS which is powered by the 2.4GHz AMD GX424-CC SoC which happens to have a 28 stream processor GCN Radeon...

Crucial's 16GB Ballistix Elite 2666MHz, great frequency at the cost of timings

07/23/2015 - 15:36

DDR4 has certainly ramped up the frequencies but as we have seen with previous generations of RAM, the timings tend to get looser as that frequency increases.  Take for example Crucial's 16GB DDR4-2666 kit which sports timings of CAS 16, tRCD 17...

Interested in a $250 smartphone compatible mass spectrometre?

07/23/2015 - 13:38

If you are leery of building your own Tricorder and need more that just biometric information about yourself then check out SCiO, unless you contributed to the Kickstarter and already have one.  It is a tiny mass near-infrared spectrometer...

Saitek's X-55 Rhino has a HOTAS

07/22/2015 - 16:07

With the revival of space sims recently, joysticks and HOTAS peripherals are once again being updated and selling.  If you are looking for more than just a joystick then check out Nikktech's review of the Saitek X-55 Rhino.  Not only...

Bringing the Elder to Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, more Skyblivion progress

07/22/2015 - 14:28

While Morrowind is obviously superior to Oblivion there are those who would rather explore Cyrodiil in the middle of Tamriel.  Either way, it will be more pleasant to explore your old hunting grounds with the improvements to the engine made in...

Microsoft Office shows up in Google Drive

07/22/2015 - 12:38

As has happened recently with Dropbox, Box and Apple iCloud, Google Drive has adopted the Microsoft Office API which was released not to long ago, bringing Office Suite compatibility to their cloud.  As anyone who has actually tried it knows, the...

Thinking of building a new system for summer?

07/21/2015 - 15:33

While the PC Perspective Hardware Leaderboard is a great resource for those looking to build a new system sometimes a second opinion is warranted, especially if you are looking for a workhorse instead of a gaming rig.  The Tech Report just published...

I'll bet you've never heard of this stacked phone

07/21/2015 - 13:52

Marshall has managed to do something almost no other company has been able to recently, kept a brand new product completely secret.  They have just released a brand new Android smartphone with an internal soundcard which allows you to play lossless...