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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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The ~$220 showdown, XFX R9 380 DD Black Edition OC 4GB versus the GTX 960

01/25/2016 - 15:19

In one corner is the XFX R9 380 DD Black Edition OC 4GB, at factory settings and with an overclock of 1170MHz core and 6.4GHz memory and in the other corner is a GTX 960 with a 1178MHz Boost clock and 7GHz memory.  These two contenders will compete...

Have you tried the Steam Controller yet?

01/25/2016 - 13:27

The claims seem suspect; how exactly can a Steam Controller replace a mouse and keyboard when gaming?  That suspicion is being tested over at The Tech Report who recently tried out Valve's new Steam Controller, comparing it not only to a...

Make yourself a WiFi camera remote

01/25/2016 - 12:40

Hack a Day has posted a perfect example of how inexpensive and easy it is to build yourself useful things instead of shopping for expensive electronics.  If you have looked at the prices of cameras or adapters which allow you to wirelessly take a...

If want great audio and don't care about the price; HiFiMAN HE-1000

01/22/2016 - 13:47

HiFiMAN have been producing mid level and high end audio products for quite some time, straddling the line between affordable and audiophile quality.  The HE-1000 are of the aforementioned audiophile level, at $3000 you really have to have...

Cortana, where is my app?

01/22/2016 - 12:15

If the complaints of the developers in this story over at The Register are accurate then the problem with the Windows Store might not be that there are no good apps but instead that you simply can't find them.  If a developer can't find...

Not the Toshiba Satellite of yore, the Satellite Radius 12 has new tricks

01/21/2016 - 18:14

Ah, the old Toshiba Satellite; like a Volvo it was never the best nor the prettiest but short of a major collision nothing could kill it.  Since those times Toshiba has had a rough go of it, The Inquirer states they have predicted a $4.5bn loss,...

Know anyone who uses the Intel Driver Update Utility? Update the updater ASAP

01/21/2016 - 12:52

The Intel Driver Update Utility is not the most commonly found application on PCs but someone you know may have stumbled upon it or had it installed by Geek Squad or the local equivalent.  Since Windows Vista the tool has been available, it checks...

The Azza Nova 8000 certainly stands out in the crowd

01/20/2016 - 14:51

You have to take a look at several pictures of the Azza Nova 8000 before you truly understand just how the orange and black case looks; to then decide if it is hot or not.  The swing out doors which allow you to access your drives are a unique...

"Imagine the original Deus Ex combined with the film Die Hard."

01/20/2016 - 13:42

That is a hell of a tagline which will be hard to live up to as trying to live up to the fond memories of the original Deus Ex while figuring out how to make Die Hard playable is not a trivial task.  The original ($2.99 on GoG right now) had mixed...

Just fondle your mouse to log into Windows?

01/20/2016 - 12:19

Synaptics, the company most likely responsible for the trackpad on your laptop has released a new product, a 4x10mm fingerprint sensor which goes by the name of IronVeil.  The idea behind the product is to incorporate it into peripherals and pair it...