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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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MWC 15: HP Spectre x360 Has Broadwell Core i5 and i7

03/02/2015 - 00:07

HP announced their updated Spectre x360 at Mobile World Congress. Like the Lenovo Yoga, it has a hinge that flips the entire way around, allowing the laptop to function as a 13.3-inch tablet with a 1080p, IPS display. There are two stages between “...

MWC 15: LG Demos WebOS Smartwatch ("Urbane LTE")

03/01/2015 - 22:46

A while ago, LG licensed WebOS from HP for use in their smart TVs and, as we found out during CES, smart watches. The LG Urbane LTE is one such device, and we can finally see it in action. It is based around (literally) a circular P-OLED display (320 x...

GDC 15: Quixel Advertises MEGASCANS with Jungle Scene

03/01/2015 - 22:11

You know that a week will be busy when companies start announcing a day or two early to beat the flood. While Game Developers Conference starts tomorrow, Quixel published their Jungle demo to YouTube today in promotion of their MEGASCANS material library...

HTC Announces Vive VR Headset in Partnership with Valve

03/01/2015 - 18:16

Mobile World Congress (MWC) and Game Developers Conference (GDC) severely overlap this year, and not just in dates apparently. HTC just announced the Vive VR headset at MWC, which was developed alongside Valve. The developer edition will contain two...

So Long Adware, and Thanks for All the Fish!

03/01/2015 - 08:30

Obviously, this does not forget the controversy that Lenovo got themselves into, but it is certainly the correct response (if they act how they imply). Adware and bloatware is common to find on consumer PCs, which makes the slowest of devices even more...

NVIDIA Hosts Pro/Am Hearthstone Tournament

02/27/2015 - 00:29

Professional and amateur players of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft can compete for a share of the $25,000 prize pool and other perks, hosted by NVIDIA. Once the pool of players are whittled down to the sixteen invited pros and the top sixteen non-...

Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10022 Spotted

02/26/2015 - 08:00

WZor, a group in Russia that somehow acquires many Windows leaks, has just published screenshots of Windows 10 Build 10022 and Windows Server Build 9926. As far as we can tell, not much has changed. We see neither an upgraded Cortana nor a look at the...

NVIDIA Faces Class Action Lawsuit for the GeForce GTX 970

02/23/2015 - 17:12

So apparently NVIDIA and a single AIB partner, Gigabyte, are facing a class action lawsuit because of the GeForce GTX 970 4GB controversy. I am not sure why they singled out Gigabyte, but I guess that is the way things go in the legal world. Unlucky for...

Seemingly Out of Spec AC Cables Could Be a Fire Hazard

02/23/2015 - 16:31

I say “seemingly out of spec” because I am not an electrician, and this requires more understanding of wire classifications than I possess. Regardless, we found a story a little while ago about devices that ship with power cables that are...

Windows Update Installs GeForce 349.65 with WDDM 2.0

02/21/2015 - 17:23

Update 2: Outside sources have confirmed to PC Perspective that this driver contains DirectX 12 as well as WDDM 2.0. They also claim that Intel and AMD have DirectX 12 drivers available through Windows Update as well. After enabling iGPU graphics on my...