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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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NVIDIA Releases 358.50 WHQL Game Ready Drivers

10/07/2015 - 13:45

The GeForce Game Ready 358.50 WHQL driver has been released so users can perform their updates before the Star Wars Battlefront beta goes live tomorrow (unless you already received a key). As with every “Game Ready” driver, NVIDIA ensures...

Who Decided to Call a Lightweight API "Metal"?

10/07/2015 - 07:01

Ars Technica took it upon themselves to benchmark Metal in the latest OSX El Capitan release. Even though OpenGL on Mac OSX is not considered to be on par with its Linux counterparts, which is probably due to the driver situation until recently, it pulls...

StarCraft II 3.0 Patch Is Released

10/06/2015 - 20:20

And oh boy is it a big one. Turning on the launcher automatically downloads about 14GB worth of StarCraft II code and content. The patch includes the new user interface that we reported on earlier, but it also opens the Whispers of Oblivion...

Ars Technica Reviews Android 6.0 (Marshmellow)

10/06/2015 - 07:01

Android 6.0 was launched yesterday, and Ars Technica has, so far, been the only outlet to give it a formal review. That said, it is a twelve-page review with a table of contents -- so that totally counts for five or so. [inline:files/news/2015-10-06/...

Steam "Store Within a Store" at GameStop, GAME UK, and EB

10/05/2015 - 19:39

According to SteamDB, Valve has struck deals with GameStop, GAME UK, and EB Canada to create “store within a store” areas in North American and UK locations. The article does not clarify how many of stores will receive this treatment. It does...

Star Wars Battlefront Shouldn't Have Microtransactions?

10/05/2015 - 18:24

So I'm reading PC Gamer and I see an article that says, “Star Wars Battlefront Will Not Use Microtransactions”. Given the previous few Battlefield games, this surprised me. Granted, these titles weren't particularly egregious in their...

Microsoft to Announce New Windows 10 Devices

10/05/2015 - 17:16

Tomorrow at 10 am ET, Microsoft will host a live stream to announce “new Windows 10 devices from Microsoft”. It's pretty obvious that we'll get at least one new Surface device announced, which rumors suggest will be the Surface Pro 4...

Thermaltake Releases Core P5 Wall-Mountable Case

10/05/2015 - 09:01

Personally, I would like to see at least an option for plexiglass on the perimeter. I feel like some might want a bit of protection from things like sneezes, or rogue squirt-gun blasts. The “case” is basically a plate with a clear acrylic...

Humble Bundle Launches Humble Monthly Bundle

10/05/2015 - 08:31

Humble Bundle is an organization that sells games for charity. It started with a service that let users pay pretty much whatever they want for DRM-free titles, and let them choose how much went to the developers, the organization, and the selected...

Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Pack for the Pi 2 Released

10/05/2015 - 08:01

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2. It retails for 75$ without the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, or $115$ with it. Apart from the optional Pi, it is basically a pack of electronic components and an SD card that's pre-...