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Real Name
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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BioStar's Hi-Fi Z97WE motherboard

07/24/2014 - 14:33

BioStar's Hi-Fi Z97WE is so named for the EMI shield over the Realtek ALC892 audio codec though on the board The Tech Report tested it was less than effective at blocking noise from interfering with the headphone out when the GPU was under heavy load...

The new netbook?

07/24/2014 - 13:32

According to DigiTimes we may see a resurgence of netbooks, this time powered by Bay Trail which will make them far more usable than the original generation.  There are three postulated tiers, the $200-250 range of 10.1-15.6" models and $250-...

Dropbox for Business; to encrypt or not to encrypt?

07/23/2014 - 12:08

Dropbox has faced many questions about the privacy of the data held on their service after modified links were shown to successfully connect to private portions of accounts as well as their ability to hand over all your content in readable form to...

How can you make your Pentium G3258 system cheaper? Run Ubuntu!

07/22/2014 - 15:15

Phoronix tested out the 20th Anniversary Pentium CPU on Ubuntu 14.10 and right off the bat were impressed as they managed a perfectly stable overclock of 4.4GHz on air.  Using Linux 3.16 and Mesa 10.2 they had no issues with the performance of the...

Intel Launches SSD Pro 2500 Series for Businesses of All Sizes

07/22/2014 - 15:02

Intel has not offered many products which take advantage of their takeover of McAfee, now known as Intel Security but today's release of the Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series changes that.  This family of SSDs will work with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator...

One year later and the Nvidia Shield becomes a Tablet

07/22/2014 - 12:58

Shame on you if you skipped Ryan's review of the new Shield, for those that have and are looking for a second opinion you can check out The Tech Report and other links below the fold.  To quickly recap the controller is now optional but you can...

Turtle Beach goes long with the Ear Force Z SEVEN Gaming Headset

07/21/2014 - 16:39

At some time in the very near future, if this naming trend does not reverse itself, the wraparound portion of headphones will have to be enlarged to be able to display the entire brand name legibly.  The latest lengthy moniker is the Turtle Beach...

Shuttle's DS81 comes bareboned but offers a lot of choice

07/21/2014 - 14:53

The Shuttle DS81 ships with an H81 motherboard, an external 90 W power adapter and the 190 x 165 x 43mm case of course.  That means you have your choice of installed Linux or Windows and any combination of 65W or lower Haswell processor, memory and...

Metro could soon be retro; Windows 8.1's final patch

07/21/2014 - 13:12

Windows 8 and 8.1, non-update 1 version, are already essentially EoL with only limited support offered those rare businesses which deployed the new version of Windows.  If the rumours that The Inquirer have been hearing are correct then Service Pack...

Apple and IBM; together again

07/17/2014 - 14:52

Ah, sweet nostalgia.  It seems like only a short while ago that Apple was saved by IBM, and Motorola, granting access to the PowerPC chips which were near the top of the field back in 1991.  The Motorola 68K was falling behind the Pentium MMX...