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Scott Michaud
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Kingston, ON, Canada

Scott joined PC Perspective in May 2011. Prior to PC Perspective, Scott has worked on personal projects and has completed degrees in Physics and Education from Queen's University. Currently PC Perspective is the only place to find his published works. Other ventures related to computing, physics, math, education, and technology are currently in progress. He is also a geek, go figure.

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The Health of Intel's Many Divisions...

04/16/2014 - 19:40

Sean Hollister at The Verge reported on Intel's recent quarterly report. Their chosen headline focuses on the significant losses incurred from the Mobile and Communications Group, the division responsible for tablet SoCs and 3G/4G modems. Its revenue...

Ars Technica Estimates Steam Sales and Hours Played

04/16/2014 - 00:56

Valve does not release sales or hours played figures for any game on Steam and it is rare to find a publisher who will volunteer that information. That said, Steam user profiles list that information on a per-account basis. If someone, say Ars Technica,...

Non-Replaceable, Defective Batteries in Sony VAIO Fit 11A

04/15/2014 - 19:48

So it turns out that Sony, after releasing their last VAIO PC refresh before the division is sold to Japan Industrial Partners, have found an issue with Panasonic's custom lithium battery packs. The VAIO Fit 11A models, released February 2014, have...

Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Announced

04/08/2014 - 19:44

Known primarily for large and quiet CPU coolers, Noctua is not shy to attach a pair of 140mm fans to a chunk of metal. The NH-D15, announced today, can cool just about any current, mainstream or enthusiast CPU from AMD or Intel. It attaches to the CPU...

NAB 2014: Elgato Thunderbolt Dock Announced

04/08/2014 - 18:07

Hmm, this is more Thunderbolt than I think we heard all year. Is there like, a video production event going on right now? No matter, because news is news (and so are product announcements). The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock connects to Thunderbolt, go figure,...

Some NVIDIA R337.50 Driver Controversy

04/08/2014 - 17:44

NVIDIA's GeForce 337.50 Driver was said to address performance when running DirectX 11-based software. Now that it is out, multiple sources are claiming the vendor-supplied benchmarks are exaggerated or simply untrue. [inline:files/news/2014-04-08/...

NAB 2014: Intel Iris Pro Support in Adobe Creative Cloud (CC)

04/08/2014 - 14:43

When Adobe started to GPU-accelerate their applications beyond OpenGL, it started with NVIDIA and its CUDA platform. After some period of time, they started to integrate OpenCL support and bring AMD into the fold. At first, it was limited to a couple of...

NAB 2014: Thunderbolt Networking Announced for Windows

04/08/2014 - 14:26

Video professionals are still interested in Thunderbolt in probably much the same way as Firewire needed to be pried from their cold, dead hands. It is a very high bandwidth connector, useful for sending and receiving 4K video. Also, it was originally...

Corsair Released Vengeance K70 Mechanical Keyboard

04/08/2014 - 13:42

Update (4/8/2014 @ 8:48 PM EDT): Some commenters pointed out that the K70 already exists and has been on sale for quite some time. That is true, however Corsair has refreshed the line, apparently adding Cherry MX Blue and Brown along with the "...

SK Hynix Develops 128GB Stick of DDR4 RAM

04/08/2014 - 01:03

... I'll take two. SK Hynix, one of the leading producers of RAM modules, announced a single stick of DDR4 with 128GB capacity. While this is intended for the server room, I hope that we will see workstation components attempt to be compatible in the...