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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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AMD A8-7670K (Godavari) Launches with Steamroller

07/22/2015 - 21:56

AMD's Godavari architecture is the last one based on Bulldozer, which will hold the company's product stack over until their Zen architecture arrives in 2016. The A10-7870K was added a month ago, with a 95W TDP at a MSRP of $137 USD. This...

Windows 10 One-Minute Ad Launches

07/20/2015 - 20:28

As we've been saying for several months now, Windows 10 is coming in a handful of days. Naturally, Microsoft is trickling out information and marketing material leading up to it. Some of the interesting ones we can talk about. I'd normally...

Cortana for Android Invite-Only Beta Launches

07/19/2015 - 18:43

When it graduated from high school, Microsoft was voted “least likely to have an open relationship with itself”. Well who's laughing now, member of the Yearbook Committee? You thought you were so clever, sitting in the back of the late...

TSMC Plans 10nm, 7nm, and "Very Steep" Ramping of 16nm.

07/19/2015 - 06:59

Getting smaller features allows a chip designer to create products that are faster, cheaper, and consume less power. Years ago, most of them had their own production facilities but that is getting rare. IBM has just finished selling its manufacturing off...

Huh. Someone Installed Windows 7 on an ASUS ZenFone 2.

07/18/2015 - 21:04

So this is kind-of cool. The ASUS ZenFone 2 is based around an Intel Atom processor, which uses an x86 processor. Its performance is not comparable to a Haswell PC with discrete graphics, but the machine language will correctly guide voltages through the...

Windows 10 Supported Until 2020, Extended Until 2025

07/17/2015 - 21:16

Microsoft announced the upgrade strategy of Windows 10 in their January consumer press conference. If the promotion is claimed within the first year, the new operating system would be a free upgrade to users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.x “for the...

Microsoft "Suspends the Availability" of Builds Tomorrow

07/13/2015 - 20:43

UPDATE (July 14th, 6:15pm ET): The change is now in effect. Going to the Insiders page at insider.windows.com has the PC link disabled and a message explaining that you're too late. NOTE: We’re very close to the public release of Windows 10 so...

OnePlus 2 Has Been Rolling Out Announcements Slowly

07/07/2015 - 19:16

OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone company founded by Pete Lau, formerly the Vice President at Oppo. Their first phone was basically invite-only for most of its lifespan, but that was justified for a flagship-quality phone at $299 USD. The OnePlus One was...

AMD Projects Decreased Revenue by 8% for Q2 2015

07/07/2015 - 08:00

The projections for AMD's second fiscal quarter had revenue somewhere between flat and down 6%. The actual estimate, as of July 6th, is actually below the entire range. They expect that revenue is down 8% from the previous quarter, rather than the...

Final Fantasy XIV for Mac Sales Pulled Temporarily. PC's Fine.

07/07/2015 - 07:30

When Final Fantasy 14 launched on the PC, it was plagued with bugs and gameplay problems. It led to Square basically remaking the game and relaunching it as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The relaunch was highly successful, as Square learned from...