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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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Meet Windows Universal Apps, they'll run on anything

11/03/2015 - 12:27

Microsoft is really opening up their app store for people to develop software for users to pick up with what they are calling Windows Universal Apps.  These apps will run on any Windows device and are not locked into the infamous tile interface once...

ASUS ROG is Swiftly filling the monitor market; meet the PG27AQ

11/02/2015 - 17:23

The 165Hz G-SYNC compatible ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q was recently on the PCPer review bench, garnering a Gold Award for its performance.  Kitguru recently wrapped up a review of a slightly different model, the ROG Swift PG27AQ.  Like the other...

Enermax's slim new air cooler, the ETS-T40Fit-RF

11/02/2015 - 14:16

If you are using a motherboard with very little clearance between the CPU socket and the DIMM slots then you have to choose your CPU cooler with care.  Enermax has designed a cooler specifically for those motherboards, the ETS-T40Fit-RF which is...

The sad tale of the refresh that failed to quench the desires of Windows users

11/02/2015 - 12:31

Of the total PC market Windows holds just over 90%, Linux 1.57% and Mac around 8% which is about what it was a year ago.  The release of Windows 10 has not created a surge in Microsoft users, nor has it caused the migration to Linux that so many...

It's not Logitech, it's not RAM, it's the G.SKILL Ripjaws MX780 gaming mouse

10/30/2015 - 18:03

Trying to keep branding straight in your mind is not an easy task, especially when companies mix old branding from competitors with their own current branding for a completely different type of product.  Branding aside, the G.SKILL Ripjaws MX780...

Appropriately named for Halloween; the HP Spectre x360

10/30/2015 - 13:58

We saw a preview of HP's new Spectre x360 back in March, today The Inquirer has put up a quick hands on look at the Skylake powered laptop.  The touchscreen resolution will satisfy most users, at 13.3" 2560x1440 but the shiny coating on it...

Google to merge Chrome and Android into their One True OS

10/30/2015 - 12:25

It has been long suspected that eventually Google would merge their two operating systems into one and we now have a rumoured date, 2017.  An Android runtime for the Chrome OS already exists and almost any Android app can be modified to run on a...

Now that's a big SSD, Novachips comes in 4TB and 8TB

10/29/2015 - 14:18

Yes, if you have the money you can now pick up SSDs of 4TB or larger, but you will be paying a premium.  Novachips uses HLNAND to acheive this density, a technology that The SSD Review describes as being similar to Thunderbolt in that it daisy-...

This laptop is open source from the hardware up

10/29/2015 - 13:16

A pair of engineers in Singapore, Andrew "Bunny" Huang and Sean Cross, have developed a working laptop which was designed to be completely open sourced, with no proprietary drivers or software of any kind.  The Novena laptop is...

Zotac shows off its SFF talents with the ZBOX MAGNUS

10/28/2015 - 16:19

Zotac's ZBOX series has evolved from a small device that let you browse the internet and play some online games with modest requirements to the latest Magnus EN970 which is a full fledged gaming PC that is smaller than your average laptop.  The...