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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
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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:

 

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Mozilla Launches Firefox 49

09/20/2016 - 16:51

While it was originally scheduled for last week, some last-minute issues preventing the software non-profit organization from releasing it until today. Also, for some reason, Firefox for Android doesn't want to update from within itself, but...

NVIDIA Bundles Gears of War 4 with GTX 1080 & GTX 1070

09/20/2016 - 15:58

NVIDIA has just announced that specially marked, 10-series GPUs will be eligible for a Gears of War 4 download code. This bundle applies to GeForce GTX 1080 and GeForce GTX 1070 desktop GPUs, as well as laptops which integrate either of those two GPUs....

Just Delivered: ZTE Axon 7 (64GB Quartz Gray LTE)

09/20/2016 - 15:40

You can, for all intents and purposes, say that I haven't really had a smartphone until now. The only one that came close was my LG Optimus One, which ran Android 2.2 and had a few dozen megabytes of usable, internal storage. That said, I got it for...

Apple Dual-Sourcing Its iPhone 7 Modems

09/16/2016 - 20:48

Not every iPhone is created equal. Dual-sourcing parts is fairly common, especially in the mobile space. Samsung, for instance, is known to have separate models of the same phone, with some using its own parts, and others using third-party components....

All Battlefield 4 Expansion Packs Are Now Free

09/16/2016 - 17:39

If you claim them before September 19th, you can now get all five expansion packs for Battlefield 4 for free. This comes a month before Battlefield 1 launches, and it hopes to get people hooked further into the gameplay style, wanting more in a month...

Valve Changes Its Review System on Steam

09/15/2016 - 21:56

A few days ago, Valve changed how user reviews work on Steam. Now, user reviews on the search page and at the top of the product page will only reflect customers who purchased the game from Steam. Other user reviews will still be collected, but only from...

Logitech Purchases Saitek from Mad Catz

09/15/2016 - 19:34

Saitek is pretty much the leading manufacturer of elaborate gaming peripherals. They're the group that makes joysticks with separate throttles, dashboards, and so forth, for flight simulators, driving games, and sci-fi titles. Until now, they were a...

Microsoft Desktop App Converter Now in Windows Store

09/15/2016 - 18:21

If you have developed a Win32 or .NET application, and are interested in publishing it for the Windows Store, then Microsoft has released a tool to translate from the one to the other. There are some obvious concerns about this, which I will discuss...

Amazon Is Selling Fallout 4 for ~18$. Should You Get It?

09/14/2016 - 01:34

I don't usually post individual deals, but this is a fairly big drop in price for a very popular game. The physical copy of Fallout 4, for PC of course, is currently a little over $18. Since, digitally, it is still a $60 game, this is about 70% less...

Humble Store Is Giving Away Tropico 4

09/09/2016 - 19:09

Update: Annnnnnnnnnnd it's over. Sorry everyone who just noticed the post. Original below. If you have heard about the On The House promotion from EA's Origin service, then this will sound familiar. For the next eighteen hours, the Humble Store...