Scott Michaud's picture

Personal information

Real Name
Scott Michaud
News Editor
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.

Beyond PC Perspective, you can find Scott at several places throughout the internet:



Member for
3 years 33 weeks

Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Telltale Games Announces Minecraft: Story Mode

12/19/2014 - 17:02

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced their collaboration on an adventure game that is set in the Minecraft universe. Minecraft: Story Mode will feature a cast of characters... none of which are Steve... and tell a story that does absolutely zero...

PCPer 10 Days of Christmas: Day 3 - Intel Core i7-4790K

12/16/2014 - 11:00

Are you still hunting for that perfect gift for the hardware and technology fan in your life? Or maybe you are looking for recommendations to give to your friends and family about what to buy for YOU? Or maybe you just want something new and cool to play...

NVIDIA Launches Half-Life 2: Episode One on SHIELD Tablet

12/15/2014 - 15:31

Back in November, we published news about the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet update to Android 5.0. A part of the update was the “Green Box” promotion, which gives Half-Life 2, Portal, and Half-Life 2: Episode One free with the purchase of a 32GB LTE...

Mechanical Keyboard Switches Explained and Compared

12/15/2014 - 00:13

One of the difficulties with purchasing a mechanical keyboard is that they are quite expensive and vary greatly in subtle, but important ways. First and foremost, we have the different types of keyswitches. These are the components that are responsible...

Street Fighter V Revealed: PC-PS4 Cross-Platform Multiplayer

12/09/2014 - 22:47

Well this is something that people have been demanding for quite some time. Not only will Capcom's Street Fighter V be available on the PC and PS4, but multiplayer can be a mix-and-match between the two platforms. You will not need to coordinate a...

Windows 10 Update Installer May Break with Office Installed

12/09/2014 - 21:40

These are the sorts of things that will happen in prerelease software. Gabriel Aul, leader of the Data and Fundamentals Team at Microsoft and blogger for the Windows Insider Program, announced on Twitter that today's Windows Update for Internet...

Origin's Newest "On the House" Promotion Is SimCity 2000

12/09/2014 - 16:46

Origin, EA's digital distribution platform, occasionally runs a promotion that is called “On the House”. The best way to think of it is an abrupt, 100%-off sale. If you “purchase” the free game before they put a price tag back...

Windows 10 December 2014 Failed Update Workaround

12/06/2014 - 04:30

A few days ago, I attempted to install my Windows updates, but one failed. After complaining about the update not being accepted, it would ask you to restart your computer, where it would proudly proclaim that you have an update pending... ad infinitum....

Another 500TB of Writes and Still Two SSDs Alive

12/04/2014 - 22:57

Once again, we're talking about The Tech Report and their attempt at working SSDs to death. At the last checkpoint, 1.5 petabytes of total writes, the Samsung 840 Pro and the Kingston HyperX 3K (240GB) became the final two. Which will become the sole...

Steam Broadcasting Introduced to Steam Client (Beta)

12/02/2014 - 19:18

Before we begin, note that this only available for the Steam Client on Windows 7 and 8.x for now, but Valve intends to bring it to Linux and OSX (and Vista for some reason). You must also opt-in to receiving Beta releases of the Steam Client. Beyond the...