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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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My Take on July 29th Reservations

07/05/2015 - 18:00

A couple of days ago, Paul Thurrott wrote an editorial about Microsoft's Windows 10 reservation system. His point was that, while Microsoft claimed users of Windows 7 or 8.1 could upgrade on July 29th, they might not get it until later. Upgrades will...

Microsoft Releases Several Windows 10 Builds This Week

07/05/2015 - 16:20

Early this week, Microsoft released a pair of new builds into the Windows Insider Fast Ring. Back to back, Build 10158 was released on Monday and 10159 followed it on Tuesday. These two updates fixed several hundred bugs, officially branded Project...

Rumor: Intel to Follow Up Skylake with Kaby Lake

07/02/2015 - 13:08

A few websites have been re-reporting on a leak from BenchLife.info about Kaby Lake, which is supposedly a second 14nm redesign (“Tock”) to be injected between Skylake and Cannonlake. UPDATE (July 2nd, 3:20pm ET): It has been pointed out...

Samsung Publishes Battery Enhancement Tech with Silicon

06/26/2015 - 16:53

When I was in my Physics program, there was a running joke that the word “Nano” should be a red flag when reading research papers. This one has graphene and nanoparticles, but it lacks quantum dots and it looks privately funded by a company,...

Warner Bros. Suspends Arkham Knight PC Sales

06/24/2015 - 22:10

Over the last few days, the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been receiving a lot of flak. Sites like PC Gamer were unable to review the game because they allege that Warner Brothers would not provide pre-release copies to journalists except for...

Hitman Will Get Free Content Updates

06/20/2015 - 14:19

SquareEnix would apparently prefer to say “no DLC or microtransactions” when referring to free, post-launch, content updates. Personally, I think “free DLC” would be an acceptable name for their plans. However you want to brand it...

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Gets Prologue in July

06/18/2015 - 17:47

While StarCraft II is known for its multiplayer component, some of us are mostly interested in the campaign... and Arcade mods, but there's no news on that front. Legacy of the Void is the end of the StarCraft II trilogy, which is said to finally...

PC Gamer Lists Many E3 Games (and If We Should Care)

06/18/2015 - 07:00

This has been a good E3 for the PC platform. We got our first keynote, organized by PC Gamer and AMD, which took the format in its own direction. This had basically the same reaction as putting Skittles in an M&Ms vending machine; they are good, but...

Microsoft Announces Xbox One Elite Controller for Windows 10

06/17/2015 - 22:24

And, of course, Xbox One... but I can assume who is the bulk of my audience. Microsoft announced the Xbox One Elite Controller at E3, which includes support for Windows 10. This is part of their initiative to amend relations with the PC gaming industry....

NVIDIA VR Headset Patent Found

06/06/2015 - 16:05

So I'm not quite sure what this hypothetical patent device is. According to its application, it is a head-mounted display that contains six cameras (??) and two displays, one for each eye. The usage of these cameras is not define but two will point...