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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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What do you mean the battery is immune to capacity degradation? Someone shoot that researcher!

04/22/2016 - 11:47

A very happy accident occurred during Mya Le Thai's doctoral thesis research, which will greatly upset replacement battery suppliers everywhere.  Lithium-ion batteries slowly lose the ability to charge fully and to hold that charge as they are...

Fastest switch in the west, Corsair and Cherry reveal the Cherry MX Speed switch

04/21/2016 - 16:14

Corsair announced three new keyboards, the K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE, K65 RGB RAPIDFIRE and K70 RAPIDFIRE all of which use Cherry's new MX Speed switches which have an actuation distance of 1.2 millimeters and and activation force of 45 cN(centinewtons, or...

There are stranger things than a Flappy Bird that vapes

04/21/2016 - 14:56

Sure whoever modded their eVic-VTC Mini Box Mod e-cigarette to play Flappy Bird is in the headlines now, but what about the fact that DOOM has been run on both an ATM and a Canon printer?  There is also the mad genius who managed to get Windows 95...

Yes it's Apple but OWC does good work, meet the Aura 1TB PCIe SSD

04/20/2016 - 16:40

It has been a while since we heard from OWC, over a year since Al saw their offerings at Storage Vision, so it is interesting to see a new PCIe SSD from them.  Their days of Sandforce are over, two SMI 2246 XT 4-channel controllers are paired with a...

Delving into DirectX 12 performance

04/20/2016 - 14:14

DX12 is very new and with these two games utilizing it, Hitman 2016 and Ashes of the Singularity, it is difficult to get a good sample of results to see exactly what the new API will offer.  [H]ard|OCP have been working with both of these games to...

Best of luck in your new life; farewell to Jonney Shih

04/20/2016 - 13:03

There are some fairly solid rumours that Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUS, will be stepping down soon, with ASUS co-founder Ted Hsu likely to take the reigns.  He has been chair of ASUS for 23 years and has overseen some very large changes in the...

IOGear's Kaliber Gaming Mechlite,

04/19/2016 - 12:54

IOGear have joined the mechanical keyboard market with the Kaliber Gaming Mechlite, opting for Kailh Blue switches as opposed to the Cherry MX switches which have dominated the market.  The plain black look will appeal to some, for others the blue...

An easier way to make flexible FETs

04/19/2016 - 11:30

Flexible transistors have been made in the lab before but the process to deposit semiconductors on a flexible substrate required a vacuum to evaporate all but the desired portions of the layers laid on that substrate.  This new technique utilizes...

Zalman's Z9 Neo White, ready to go out of the box

04/18/2016 - 14:45

Neo is a popular appellation for computer hardware, from PSUs to motherboards and today another case from Zalman.  The Z9 Neo is a mid-tower case which can hold heatsinks under 200mm tall and GPUs of up to 420mm, perfect for the majority of builds....

The FiercePC Imperial Stormer; shoots close to the mark but misses

04/18/2016 - 12:55

The components chosen for this prebuilt system are an odd mix, the 6700K is paired with a  GTX 970, though the rest of the components make sense, with 16GB of DDR4 memory, a 250GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD and a 2TB HDD.  These are all installed in a...