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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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Mozilla Partners with Yahoo! for Five Year Search Deal

11/20/2014 - 22:10

Mozilla, developer of the Firefox web browser, has been mostly funded by Google for the last decade. Between 2005 and 2011, the search giant slowly ramped up its contributions from around $50 million USD for a single year to just over $100 million for...

Intel to Merge PC and Mobile Businesses

11/19/2014 - 19:36

Last month, Josh wrote about Intel's Q3 earnings report. The company brought in $14.55 billion USD, of which they could keep $3.31 billion. Their PC group is responsible for $9 billion of that revenue and $4.12 billion of that profit, according to...

Raptr's Top PC Games of October 2014

11/16/2014 - 23:30

The PC gaming utility, Raptr, tracks the time its users spend playing titles and aggregates it into a monthly press release. Because its purpose is recording game footage, adjusting quality settings, and so forth, it is not limited to any specific...

My Experience with Windows 10 (Build 9879)

11/14/2014 - 12:01

So this is what happens when you install pre-release software on a production machine. Sure, I only trusted it as far as a second SSD with Windows 7 installed, but it would be fair to say that I immersed myself in the experience. It was also not the...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Update for November: Android 5.0, "Green Box", GRID Gaming Service

11/13/2014 - 14:48

Today, NVIDIA has announced the November update for their SHIELD Tablet, which is really about three announcements that are rolled up together. [inline:files/news/2014-11-13/nvidia-shield-november-14-01_0.jpg] As expected, the SHIELD Tablet is getting a...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Specifications Potentially Leaked

11/13/2014 - 12:46

It is possible that a shipping invoice fragment was leaked for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960. Of course, an image of text on a plain, white background is one of the easiest things to fake and/or manipulate, so take it with a grain of salt. [inline:files/...

Visual Studio Community 2013 Announced

11/12/2014 - 19:38

While this is significantly different from what we usually write about, I have a feeling that there is some overlap with our audience. Update: If you use Visual Studio Express 2013, you may wish to uninstall it before installing Community. My experience...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Dated for December 11th

11/12/2014 - 03:23

It seems like Square Enix has paid attention to the criticism about Final Fantasy XIII. While it would have been nice for them to go back and fix the problems for the original game (Update Nov 12 @ 5:35pm EST: They are, in early December - Thanks...

Newly Refreshed Cirrus7 Nimbus Looks Cool (Pun Intended)

11/11/2014 - 23:11

This one is more for our European readers, because this company operates out of Germany, but the Cirrus7 Nimbus is an interestingly designed, fanless system. Its fin shape is said to be assembled out of laser-cut layers of aluminum that sandwiches in the...

EFF Wants Legal DRM Circumvention for Art Preservation

11/11/2014 - 15:10

This is something that I have been saying for quite some time now: games are struggling as an art form. Now I don't mean that games are not art; games, like all content that expresses feelings, thoughts, and ideas, are art. No, I'm talking about...