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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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No that is not a toolbox, it's Braven's BRV-XXL portable speaker

06/13/2016 - 15:26

Braven's BRV-XXL is a wee bit bigger than your average portable speaker, 8.2kg (18lbs) and 514x210x241mm (20.25x8.25x9.5") and Techgage conducted some tests to see if it is worth carting around.  Part of that weight is the 15,600 mAh...

You can HaaS Surface; Microsoft now considers it a service

06/13/2016 - 13:52

Microsoft now offers the perfect thing to run software you don't really own on; you can run your rented OS and applications on a rented Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 or Surface 3.  As per the usual industry practice they don't refer to it as...

Microsoft's guide on how not to to win friends and influence people

06/10/2016 - 15:47

IDC is predicting a drop in PC sales this year and put the majority of the blame on Microsoft and it's new OS.  The free upgrade has not driven PC sales higher as HP and others predicted in either the consumer or business market segments. ...

A pretty pair of peripherals from Corsair; the K65 RGB and M65 Pro RGGB

06/09/2016 - 16:39

If you love lights and are searching for a new mouse and keyboard, perhaps ones that would fit on your lap, then drop by Benchmark Reviews for a look at the Corsair M65 PRO RGB Mouse and Corsair K65 RGB RAPIDFIRE Keyboard.  Both of these peripherals...

OCZ and NVMe all up in the RD ... 400

06/09/2016 - 13:30

With all the new drives on the market it would be interesting to see The Tech Report try to kill another stack of SSDs.  With the spread of NVMe drives they could take the OCZ RD400 they just reviewed and a number of others and see if they can't...

Criminy, that's a nasty one! Near invisible infections via BITS

06/09/2016 - 12:41

BITS, the Microsoft Background Intelligent Transfer Service used for pushing out OS updates among other things can be turned to the dark side in a rather nasty way.  When cleaning up an infect network, security professionals stumbled upon a nasty...

Gigabyte's Z170X-UD3 for the middle of the road enthusiast

06/08/2016 - 18:17

At $150 Gigabyte's Z170X-UD3 is within the budget of many system builders but the question remains as to the value you get for that money.  The Tech Report delved into this topic in their recent review and the prognosis is good, especially if...

Battlefield 1; faster bullets and slower truncheons

06/08/2016 - 16:18

It won't just be flamethrowers and HMG emplacements in Battlefield 1, you can expect shotguns, sniper rifles, submachine guns, LMGs and semi-automatic along with a variety of melee weapons to inflict pain with.  According to the information Rock...

Hacking Android into an iPhone; sort of

06/08/2016 - 13:44

It is more of a bootloader, in that a custom 3D printed iPhone case hides a device based around  LG Nexus 5 which plugs into the iPhone and allows you to launch Marshmallow 6.0.1 on your iPhone.  Once you unplug the lighting cable connection...

Core i7-6950X

06/07/2016 - 19:12

The Core i7-6950X is indeed the most powerful processor on the planet and also one of the most expensive by a fair margin.  10 cores at 3.5GHz, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and 25MB of Smart Cache do indeed effect your performance as you can see...