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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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Of gaps of air and hats of tinfoil

02/12/2015 - 12:51

In networking, an air gap refers to a security measure that separates a network from the public infrastructure, either physically or through the use of extremely secure tunnelling.  This prevents access to that network over the internet or less...

Samsung's phabulous phablet, the Note 4

02/11/2015 - 14:36

At 5.7" and 176g the Samsung Note 4 is a large device and it has a resolution to match it at 2560x1440.  That resolution does slow it down somewhat, in graphics tests it does fall behind the iPhone 6 Plus except in Basemark X and 3DMark's...

Is there a Hardline of difference between AMD and NVIDIA?

02/11/2015 - 13:44

Battlefield Hardline is in public beta for those who have tired of Battlefield 4 and are looking for a new online Frostbite 3 shooter to play and [H]ard|OCP has run benchmarks to show you what kind of performance you can expect.  They gathered...

Another slice of Pi, this time it is saucier

02/11/2015 - 13:03

We have seen the improved specs of the new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, with a quad-core Cortex-A7 based Broadcom SoC running at 900MHz, 1GB RAM, a 40 pin I/O connector block and four USB 2.0 ports, with the rest of the inputs remaining the same as...

Thermaltake's new Core X2 mATX case

02/10/2015 - 15:49

mATX is becoming more popular as it becomes possible to fit high end components into a smaller case than was previously possible.  This has also lead companies to start producing a wide variety of these cases for users to choose from.  [H]ard|...

Shining a little light on Windows as a service

02/10/2015 - 14:11

We may see Windows 10 RTM as early as June of this year on new machines and likely as an upgrade option to those running Windows 7 or 8, with the trademarking of Windows 365 lending credence to this rumour.  The Register had a chance to try and...

BenQ's 24" XL2420G; affordable G-SYNC?

02/06/2015 - 15:49

On Amazon the BenQ XL2420G is $540, or $529 from B&H Photo, not inexpensive but within the grasp of more people than some of the larger and more expensive G-SYNC monitors.  It has a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz as you expect from this style of...

Preparing a Broadwell powered NUC for Linux

02/06/2015 - 14:04

After the great experience Phoronix had setting up the X1 Carbon with both Fedora and Ubuntu, they purchased a new Broadwell based NUC to experiment with. This model uses the Core i3 5010U with an onboard 900MHz HD Graphics 5500, support for 2 DIMMs of...

Are you the Type that wants to C USB 3.1 in action?

02/06/2015 - 13:03

The speed difference between USB 3.1 and 3.0 is not quite as significant as the difference between 2.0 and 3.0, it only doubles the speed to 10Gbps but it offers other advantages as well.  For instance no longer will you need to flip your device...

Don't worry if it is too big to fit; Team Group's M131 USB drive can do Micro too

02/05/2015 - 14:57

Team Group M131 Smart Dual Drive is so named because it can plug into both full sized USB and with the additional connector it can connect to Micro USB ports as well.  It's tiny size at 44 x 16.6 mm and 6.6g makes it easy to carry around, the...