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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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It's not a Proton Pack, it's the MSI VR One backpack PC

09/12/2016 - 13:57

MSI released some more images of their VR One backpack PC designed to give you more freedom of movement when playing around in VR and to make it easier to cart around to show off to friends and relations.  We know very little about the internals as...

A new breakthrough in spine care! Read your book through the cover, or the introduction at least.

09/12/2016 - 12:40

MIT have come up with a camera which radiates EM at terahertz frequencies which can read a bit of a closed book thanks to the difference in reflectivity between ink and paper.  This is less a spy device than a way to read ancient scrolls and...

Dahhhling, we only use Designare boards here. Gigabyte's new Z170X

09/09/2016 - 13:55

At $250 the Gigabyte Z170X-Designare motherboard is a bit on the expensive side for this chipset but it does come with a long list of features which make it interesting.  This ATX board has both three reinforced PCIe 16x and 1x slots as well as...

The GTX 1050 is scheduled to launch at the end of September but ...

09/09/2016 - 12:44

DigiTimes have heard that NVIDIA hope to release the GTX 1050 at the end of the month or early in October but there are hints it may be somewhat of a paper launch.  NVIDIA will have some silicon for sale but only a few who are quick enough on the...

Adam Jensen gets an upgrade and so does your AMD Driver - DX12 Deus Ex

09/08/2016 - 16:27

As of today you can now try out Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with DX12 enabled if you enable beta content in the game. The fifth patch offers several bug fixes but it also allows you to try out DX12 on your system.  You can see where to head on your...

Shove some aluminium in your ears, Kennerton's Audio Laguz earbuds

09/08/2016 - 14:32

Though they somewhat resemble tiny microphones, these Kennerton Audio Laguz are indeed in-ear headphones.  They may not work on the new iPhone without an adapter but for anything else the standard plug will work just fine.  These $110 earbuds...

McAfee Antivirus is effective against its own death

09/08/2016 - 13:20

In a strange turn of events it seems that McAfee has risen once again to appear on the marketplace in a move reminiscent of a certain Uncle Duke story line.  Intel has sold their majority stake, worth $3.1bn in cash, to a private equity firm called...

The Strix strikes again, Asus' ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080

09/07/2016 - 15:41

ASUS has updated their GTX 1080 Strix with a few more features than the previous models in this family.  The aesthetics are a bit different but there is more to the card than that, hidden under the front edge of the card are two four pin fan headers...

Onward Mil-Sim; more VR game testing

09/07/2016 - 13:30

Next up in [H]ard|OCP's series of VR game testing is Downpour Interactive's Onward, currently in early access and only available on the HTC Vive.  As with previous testing this is not about benchmarking the greatest GPU for the game but...

If you thought IoT security was already bad ...

09/07/2016 - 12:25

The research that SEC Consult has conducted shows that almost half of all IoT devices, from your router straight through to devices in hospitals and factories use public SSH host keys and X.509 certificates.  Since these keys are known far and wide...