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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
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News Frog
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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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Are you going to phish or cut clickbait?

02/04/2016 - 14:08

Remember the thrill of finding the actual download button for the software you need, hidden on a webpage featuring at least four other large download buttons leading to unrelated and generally nasty software?  Well those horrible people at Google...

Who's a pretty boy? Is it you Fallout?

02/03/2016 - 14:46

[H]ard|OCP has put together a little guide on improving your Fallout 4 experience with the help of modders and the great people at Nexus Mods.  They describe the basics on how to install mods as there are steps you need to follow to ensure your mods...

Next on the list of companies which should know better is Malwarebytes, but it is not as bad as some say

02/03/2016 - 12:46

Considering the business that Malwarebytes is in you can expect to see a lot of negative press about a gaping security hole in the near future and while there is a vulnerability it is not as bad as many will make it out to be.  The issue lies in...

The Wraith in action

02/02/2016 - 15:26

By now you should have memorized Josh's look at AMD's new processors and FM2+ motherboards, unfortunately the one thing we were missing was time to test the unit (which totally did arrive, sorry!).  TechGage on the other hand did receive an...

Never heard of Skyrmions? One day you may have a drive full of them.

02/02/2016 - 13:36

In the search for higher density data storage some rather arcane materials are being studied for their unique magnetic properties.  The latest research being conducted is with extremely thin multilayered films, in this specific case iridium-cobalt-...

If you thought the DDR4-3000 kit was excessive, meet Corsair's Vengeance LPX DDR4-4000

02/01/2016 - 17:38

That is no typo, the 8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX kit which Hardware Canucks just reviewed is indeed 4000MHz effective at timings of 19-23-23-45.  The small size of the dual channel kit helps keep the MSRP to $225, affordable for what it is and not...

Your Cat6 cabling not behaving as you would expect? Turns out that is not a Fluke

02/01/2016 - 16:49

The difference between Cat5(e) and Cat 6 will not be obvious for home users but is certainly noticeable in large business deployments.  Cat5 and 5e are capable of providing 100MHz whereas Cat6 is rated to 250MHz, assuming it is installed to...

PNY updates its XLR8 lineup with the CS2211 SSD

01/29/2016 - 16:49

Over at the SSD Review you can check out PNY's newest SSDs, the TLC based CS1311 and the faster MLC based CS2211 which offers ECC RAM and extra data security features as well as a copy of Acronis.  Inside the CS2211 which is the drive featured...

Sharing is good ... until it starts eating your bandwidth

01/29/2016 - 14:32

ISPs have stumbled onto a new money making venture, renting out your wireless internet connection to third parties so that those companies can provide public WiFi to their customers.  Sources told The Inquirer that some ISPs already do this without...

Gigabyte adds full GIMPS and Prime95 compatibility to Skylake processors

01/28/2016 - 17:55

Gigabyte has released UEFI updates today which will resolve the freezing issues on Skylake seen in certain circumstances of Prime95 and GIMPS processing.  Just head over to their download site and enter in your motherboards model and download the...