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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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A quick overview of the iPhone 6s

09/22/2015 - 14:35

For those interested The Inquirer has a quick breakdown of the specifications of the coming iPhone 6s.  At 138x67x7.1mm, it is a tiny bit thicker than the original iPhone 6 and so it also weighs slightly more at 143g.  The screen is unchanged...

Who would have guessed? Microsoft's Cloud has a Linux lining

09/22/2015 - 13:06

It is a strange new world we find ourselves, where part of Microsoft's Azure infrastructure will be built on Linux.  Azure Cloud Switch will allow software-defined networking to be used on Azure for those who are brave enough to dabble in SDN....

What to use for 1080p on Linux or your future SteamOS machine

09/17/2015 - 15:34

If you are using a 1080p monitor or perhaps even outputting to a large 1080p TV, there is no point in picking up a $500+ GPU as you will not be using the majority of its capabilities.  Phoronix has just done research on what GPU offers you the best...

The CRYORIG H5 heatsink comes with some new features

09/17/2015 - 14:34

The CRYORIG H5 is referred to as Universal as it supports LGA sockets going back to 775 and all AM2/3 or FM2 AMD sockets, significantly more breadth that most coolers on the market.  At 110.9x143x168.3mm (4.4x5.6x6.6") it may not fit in every...

Are you leaving us so Zune?

09/17/2015 - 12:52

Much to the dismay of a certain PCPer, Zune is passing off this mortal coil as yet another iTunes killer that turned out not to live up to the creators hopes.  As of November 15th Zune services will be retired which means no new music or streaming...

Fallout 4's instructional videos

09/16/2015 - 14:13

You can still enjoy the lead up to the release of Fallout 4 without pre-ordering the game.  Bethesda is slowly releasing videos which cover the SPECIAL system, Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Intelligence, Agility, and Luck that define...

PINs and Patterns are preferable after this Android 5 issue

09/16/2015 - 12:49

You can see in the video that The Register linked to that this particular vulnerability is neither quick nor elegant but it is most certainly effective.  By entering an extremely long string of digits into the password field, accomplished with...

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB

09/15/2015 - 19:18

With timings of 16-18-18-35 the 16GB of DDR-2666 from Corsair offer a great mix of price and performance.  They may not glow or come with fans but this Corsair kit should ensure your memory subsystem stays stable whilst you are overclocking your CPU...


09/15/2015 - 19:13

Skylake motherboards can be expensive but the good news is that they don't have to be.  Morry provided proof of that in his review of the ASUS Z170-A.  Even with the reduced price, ASUS did not skimp on the features, from stable...

Core I7-6700K

09/15/2015 - 18:52

Hello Skylake, nice to finally meet you.  The i7-6700K comes to the High End machine at a bit over the MSRP due to availablity but it is a welcome addition.  If the current price is daunting you could choose the $240 Core i5-6600K is a mite...