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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
News Frog
Location
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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Samsung's Galaxy Alpha; hefty build, light on extras

11/03/2014 - 16:56

The Galaxy Alpha seems made for those who want a heftier version of a Galaxy phone, the 4oz phone sports a metal side gives it a more solid feel than the S5 and previous models.  On the other hand the USB, audio and and buttons on that band of metal...

Battle of the low cost SoCs, Sempron versus Celeron

11/03/2014 - 14:38

For a mere $60 you can get the ASRock D1800M motherboard with a Celeron J1800 installed, or for about $8 more you can get a socketed Sempron 2650 and compatible motherboard.  After that it is merely a matter of adding a PSU, RAM and storage and you...

TrackIR for those who want to graduate from the POV hat switch

11/03/2014 - 13:49

TrackIR is not a poor mans Occulus, it is a way to literally upgrade your POV hat switch by turning your hat into an input device.  The picture below shows the passive reflectors and an optional active IR transmitter on a ball cap, the second half...

Learn more about Stuxnet, the first computer virus with physical symptoms

11/03/2014 - 12:54

There have always been stories floating around the net of viruses which could cause your PSU to short or release the magic smoke from your chips but until Stuxnet those have just been silicon faerie tales.  Stuxnet was first detected in 2010 in a...

What, me jealous? Four weeks with SLI'd GTX 980s

10/31/2014 - 14:45

Just in case you need a reason to be insanely jealous of someone, [H]ard|OCP has just published an article covering what it is like to be living with two GTX 980's in SLI.  The cards are driving three Dell U2410 24" 1920x1200 displays for a...

Deep Cool's first watercooler, the Gamer Storm Maelstrom 240

10/31/2014 - 12:35

The Gamer Storm Maelstrom 240 has a unique look with its LED and bright red fans but also hides a pump with a closed impeller which is intended to increase the performance at the same time as it reduces vibrations.  As the name implies the radiator...

Internet2 goes down the Software Defined Networking path

10/31/2014 - 11:42

The Internet2 Network is a project being run by universities to develop or modify TCP/IP for the next generation of connectivity and to take advantage of the benefits of fibre optic transportation.  They are also developing monitoring and management...

MSI's GT80 Titan laptop with a mechanical keyboard coming soon

10/30/2014 - 14:38

The full details are still a little sparse but we do know one thing for sure, the MSI GT80 Titan will be the first gaming laptop with an integral mechanical keyboard, it also happens to be backlit.  The laptop is an 18" model and though it may...

Workstation class X99 from ASRock

10/30/2014 - 13:59

ASRock has a Work Station class board for Haswell-E with five PCIe 3.0 slots, support for up to 128GB of RAM which can be ECC if you install an appropriate processor and on the back are four of both USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, one eSATA ports, audio and a...

Don't tell your iObsessed iBuddies but the iPad Air 2 is a bit of an iBore

10/30/2014 - 12:01

There were long lineups of people desperate to get their hands on the new iPad Air 2, regardless of the fact that the internals cost a mere $1 more than the initial model.  To be fair that is not the best way to judge the quality of the upgrade,...