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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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Put the final touch on your Win8 machine

04/11/2014 - 16:25

If you are going to use Windows 8 as your OS you will find it is a better overall experience to use if you have a touchscreen.  With mobile devices that is not a problem but for the most part desktop systems do not tend to sport a touchscreen....

Getting burned by the Steam Controller

04/11/2014 - 14:37

At the Game Developers Conference last month The Tech Report had some one on one time with the Steam Controller and walked away with a less than positive impression.  It would seem that the learning curve for this device is rather steep, especially...

Corsair Announces PC DOMINATION System Building and Tuning Competition

04/11/2014 - 13:18

[inline:files/news/2014-04-11/image003_0.jpg] Corsair is sponsoring PC DOMINATION, SPRING 2014, a system building and tuning competition for PC enthusiasts. PC Domination isn't a single contest, but more than ten separate challenges for system...

AAEON's SoC is an impressive implementation of Bay Trail

04/10/2014 - 13:57

You may not recognize the name AAEON but you will recognize its parent company, ASUS.  AAEON makes low power small form factor single board SoCs and with the introduction of Bay Trail they may become more common.  The EMB-BT1-A10-3825 sports a...

Your date with the Haswell refresh has been postponed

04/10/2014 - 12:14

If you have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new Core i7-4790 and 9-series of chipsets from Intel, you are going to be waiting a bit longer.  DigiTimes is reporting that the negative feedback from vendors has convinced them to delay...

Shave another couple of watts off your Kabini system

04/09/2014 - 17:54

If you were impressed by the low wattage required to run the AMD AM1 Athlon 5350 and are thinking of building a low power system along the lines of the one Josh used in his review Kingston has a product to help you lower that total system voltage a...

Unleash Ubuntu with the ASUS Zenbook; or vice versa

04/09/2014 - 16:23

There is a lot to like about this particular 13.3" ASUS Zenbook, perhaps the most noticeable is the IPS display with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and a capacitive display capable of tracking 10 contact points.  There is another reason to fall in...

Congratulations, your SHIELD has been upgraded to the next level

04/09/2014 - 13:59

If you own NVIDIA's SHIELD then you may have noticed an over the air upgrade notification recently which you should take advantage of.  Legit Reviews have assembled a look at the features you get from this upgrade, from broader access to...

Google has an offer you might not refuse

04/09/2014 - 12:56

Google has an offer for businesses that it hopes will be attractive enough to get them to abandon Windows complete instead of upgrading from WinXP to a new version of a Microsoft OS.  They are offering businesses $100 off any managed Chromebook or...

AMD Selects Asetek to Liquid Cool The World’s Fastest Graphics Card

04/08/2014 - 17:51

If you wondered where the custom cooler for the impressively powerful AMD Radeon R9 295X2 came from then wonder no more.  The cooler was designed specifically for this card by Asetek, a veteran in cooling computer components with water.  You...