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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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Just wait, blacklisting dangerous root certificates will lead to a legal battle

02/23/2015 - 13:35

Firefox can remove any threat that Superfish presents with a simple step and 24 hours; indeed they could prevent any similar issue using a questionable or downright poisonous SSL Certificate simply by blacklisting them.  They specifically quote the...

You have to pay to play, Gigabyte's overclockable GTX 980 G1 GAMING

02/20/2015 - 14:08

If you want the same amount of Maxwell Streaming Multiprocessors and ROP units as a GTX 980 as well as that last 500MB of RAM to run at full speed then you will need to pay for a GTX 980.  One choice is Gigabyte's GTX 980 G1 Gaming which will...

It's Friday, lets speculate about the Galaxy S6

02/20/2015 - 12:40

Gizmodo was kind enough to gather all the rumours and speculation about Samsung's unreleased phone into one article.  We do know that Samsung has trademarked both Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, with the Edge expected to be a smaller Note 4 Edge perhaps...

You are going to need 240V for this one; Superflower's 2000W PSU

02/19/2015 - 18:21

The perfectly reasonable 2 kilowatt Superflower is only able to provide a paltry 166.6 amps on its single +12v rail so you will need to be absolutely positive that your rig will not need a more powerful source of power.  Available only in the UK, it...

Lenovo for those who don't care about security

02/19/2015 - 12:57

Since 2014 Lenovo has been selling consumer laptops installed with an innocuously named program, Superfish.  For those not in the habit of wiping their laptop and installing the OS fresh to avoid the bloatware generally present on consumer products...

Corsair H105 AiO watercooler - double the fans, hold the lights!

02/18/2015 - 17:39

Last April Sebastian reviewed Corsair's H105 AiO watercooler granting it a Gold Award for its performance and the ease of installation.  It has been almost a year and during that year a lot of new AiO watercoolers have arrived on the market so...

You can't stop the undead; check out the mods that exist for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines

02/18/2015 - 14:23

Just because White Wolf and the World of Darkness were purchased by Icelandic studio CCP Games who are now doing nothing with the IP doesn't mean you can't explore the world with your favourite clan of vampire. Vampire: The Masquerade –...

AT&T is late to the gigabit game, but you can pay them for "privacy"

02/18/2015 - 13:06

Kansas City got Google Fiber back in 2012 and not surprisingly a lot of users jumped to this ~$70 service from their current ISPs the moment they could.  Two of the incumbent ISPs suddenly came to the realization that there was demand for broadband...

Crucial's DDR4-2666 prefers 2400

02/17/2015 - 14:18

Make sure to visit your UEFI after installing Crucial's Ballistix Elite DIMMs' as this 16GB kit defaults to the JEDEC profile of DDR4-2400 @ 16-16-16-39.  One quick click later to XMP and you will hit the advertised DDR4-2666 16-17-17-36....

Ignorance may be bliss but it will cost you $600 per Server 2003 installation

02/17/2015 - 12:27

If you ever feel ignored when offering technical advice to executives or anyone ranking above you in your business then this statistic about Server 2003 that The Register quotes will come as no surprise, "47 percent of 1,000 Fortune 500 IT...