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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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Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E M Wireless Keyboard Is Unusual

08/06/2014 - 19:18

So, I am writing about a wireless, non-mechanical keyboard. Mad Catz has made a weird keyboard layout. Honestly, it looks like something from a 1990's-era sci-fi video game. I could imagine "Lev Arris" pulling it out of his trench coat...

It's the Post-Post-PC Era! (I can do it, too! :3)

08/06/2014 - 17:58

Hubert Joly, CEO of Best Buy, talked with Re/code about the overall health of their company and various industry trends. The first question (at least in the order Re/code presented them) asked about the decline of the PC industry. He responded that PC...

Rumor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 Is Actually September?

08/03/2014 - 15:59

Just recently, we posted a story that claimed NVIDIA was preparing to launch high-end Maxwell in the October/November time frame. Apparently, that was generous. The graphics company is said to announce their GeForce GTX 880 in mid-September, with...

AMD Releases FreeSync Information as a FAQ

07/29/2014 - 20:02

Dynamic refresh rates have two main purposes: save power by only forcing the monitor to refresh when a new frame is available, and increase animation smoothness by synchronizing to draw rates (rather than "catching the next bus" at 16.67ms, on...

NVIDIA 340.52 Drivers Are Now Available

07/29/2014 - 19:27

Alongside the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet launch, the company has released their GeForce 340.52 drivers. This version allows compatible devices to use GameStream and it, also, is optimized for Metro: Redux and Final Fantasy XIV (China). [inline:files/news/2014-...

HGST Announces 12 Gbps SAS, Enterprise SSDs

07/29/2014 - 18:24

You might remember Allyn say that Samsung's 850 Pro is the closest to total saturation of SATA 6Gbps. The other option that we have seen is the bunch of SSDs that are attached to a PCI Express bus. HGST, formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies,...

Watch_Dogs Patched to Optimize Performance and Fix Bugs

07/29/2014 - 17:55

Today, Ubisoft has issued a patch for Watch_Dog that fixes bugs and performance issues. Mainly, it is designed to reduce stuttering with higher levels of texture quality, especially "High Textures". "Ultra Textures" could still have...

Raptr Update Available (for Both NVIDIA and AMD GPUs)

07/28/2014 - 08:00

Raptr seems to be gaining in popularity. Total playtime recorded by the online service was up 15% month-over-month, from May to June. The software is made up of a few features that are designed to make the lives of PC gamers easier and better, ranging...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Available for Pre-order on Amazon

07/24/2014 - 21:04

Just a small note to continue with our SHIELD Tablet coverage. It turns out that the $299 (16GB) SHIELD Tablet, its cover, and its wireless controller are all available for pre-order on Amazon. The unit will actually be available on July 29th, but we...

Rumor: NVIDIA GeForce 800-Series Is 28nm in Oct/Nov.

07/24/2014 - 18:32

Many of our readers were hoping to drop one (or more) Maxwell-based GPUs in their system for use with their 4K monitors, 3D, or whatever else they need performance for. That has not happened, nor do we even know, for sure, when it will. The latest rumors...