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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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Google Play Store Could Be Redesigned (Maybe Even Soon)

07/16/2014 - 03:11

If you have looked at Google's recent design ideologies, first announced at Google I/O 2014, you will see them revolve around skeuomorphism in its most basic sense. By that, I do not mean that they want to make it look like a folder, a metal slab, or...

Intel Earnings Report (Q2 2014)

07/16/2014 - 02:37

Another fiscal quarter brings another Intel earnings report. Once again, they are doing well for themselves as a whole but are struggling to gain a foothold in mobile. In three months, they sold 8.7 billion dollars in PC hardware, of which 3.7 billion...

Raptr's Top Twenty Games of June 2014

07/12/2014 - 20:20

There have been significant changes in the Top 20 list of most played PC games for June. Raptr, the service for PC gamers to update drivers, stream gameplay, and tune settings, records the number of hours played for each game, compiling it into a monthly...

The Third x86-based SoC Player: VIA & Centaur's Isaiah II

07/11/2014 - 15:58

There might be a third, x86-compatible processor manufacturer who is looking at the mobile market. Intel has been trying to make headway, including the direct development of Android for the x86 architecture. The company also has a few design wins, mostly...

Breaking News: League of Legends Is Hard. "Intro Bots" Soon.

07/07/2014 - 16:13

MOBAs are known to be intricate, unforgiving PC games. League of Legends is one of the most popular at the moment (#1 PC game in terms of hours played for May 2014 according to Raptr). It is free to install and play, with small purchases to unlock more...

Google I/O 2014: Android Extension Pack Announced

07/07/2014 - 03:06

Sure, this is a little late. Honestly, when I first heard the announcement, I did not see much news in it. The slide from the keynote (below) showed four points: Tesselation, Geometry Shaders, Computer [sic] Shaders, and ASTC Texture Compression....

Rob Pardo, Former Chief Creative Officer at Blizzard, Resigns

07/06/2014 - 03:08

After 17 years at Blizzard, the developers of the Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft franchises, Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo resigned on July 3rd. He was credited as the lead designer of StarCraft: Brood War, Warcraft III and its Frozen Throne...

DDR3 Overclocking World Record: 2.31 GHz

07/06/2014 - 02:53

About a week ago, HWBOT posted a video of a new DDR3 memory clock record which was apparently beaten the very next day after the movie was published. Tom's Hardware reported on the first of the two, allegedly performed by Gigabyte on their Z97X-SOC...

Oculus Rift Shipments Suspended to China

07/05/2014 - 03:11

The popular VR headset development kit, Oculus Rift DK2, is no longer available for order in China. The reason, according to their subreddit, is due to "extreme reseller purchases". In other words, because too many were purchased with the...

Intel Shows Interest in Mantle?

07/03/2014 - 18:18

Intel confirms that they have approached AMD about access to their Mantle API. The discussion, despite being clearly labeled as "an experiment" by an Intel spokesperson, was initiated by them -- not AMD. According to AMD's Gaming Scientist...