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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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Intel Loves Exponential Trends: Shrinking Mini-PCs

09/12/2014 - 13:20

A few years ago, Intel introduced the NUC line of small form factor PCs. At this year's IDF, they have announced plans to make even smaller, and cheaper, specifications that are intended for OEMs to install Windows, Linux, Android, and Chrome OS on....

Fanless Noctua NH-D15 Keeps 150W Xeon E5-2687W Cool

09/12/2014 - 12:56

Sure, humans may disagree that 67C (153F) is cool, but it is for a semiconductor. More impressive, it was the temperature recorded on a CPU with a 150W TDP attached to a fanless Noctua NH-D15. Does that mean it was noiseless? Nope. The test kept each of...

First Apple A8 Benchmarks Show... "Modest" Increase

09/12/2014 - 12:30

So one of the first benchmarks for Apple's A8 SoC has been published to Rightware, and it is not very different from its predecessor. The Apple A7 GPU of last year's iPhone 5S received a score of 20,253.80 on the Basemark X synthetic benchmark....

StarCraft II WCS is Changing for 2015

09/12/2014 - 01:39

The StarCraft II World Championship Series is Blizzard's official method of conglomerating numerous tournaments, including their own, into a canonized ranking system. Players get points for winning various Intel Extreme Masters, Red Bull Battle...

Alleged Windows 9 Screenshots Leaked

09/11/2014 - 21:38

Update: September 12th @ 12:08pm EDT A short video has just leaked online. The screenshots cover more, but obviously as still images. It's a good idea to check out both. Can you read German? Yes. No. Computerbase.de (linked above in "yes...

NCIX and LinusTech Does Four Single GPUs... Twice

09/11/2014 - 18:46

Psst. AMD fans. Don't tell "Team Green" but Linus decided to take four R9 290X graphics cards and configure them in Quad Crossfire formation. They did not seem to have too much difficulty setting it up, although they did have trouble with...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 Has LTE for Sub-$100 Devices

09/11/2014 - 17:27

The Snapdragon 210 was recently announced by Qualcomm to be an SoC for cheap, sub-$100 tablets and mobile phones. With it, the company aims to bring LTE connectivity to that market segment, including Dual SIM support. It will be manufactured on the 28nm...

Firefox Developer Tools Can Debug Non-Mozilla Browsers

09/11/2014 - 15:22

Well this is an interesting feature. Mozilla, like all browser vendors, has been constantly enhancing their web development tools. They are quite impressive, allowing anyone to debug any page, including WebGL shader replacement, audio network...

Mojang AB Is Subject of Microsoft Purchase Rumors

09/11/2014 - 14:04

First and foremost, I would like to remind everyone of the Twitch.tv and Google acquisition rumors. Things are not done until they are done and it could be significantly more complicated than it appears on the surface. And yes, I am speaking from the...

Will Ferrell Games for Cancer. He Hates Cancer. Dot Org.

09/11/2014 - 01:27

So WillFerrellHatesCancer.org redirects to an Indiegogo page where he is raising money to fight cancer. Will Ferrell is doing so in partner with Twitch.TV. In fact, the former Saturday Night Live star will be at Twitch's San Francisco for a live-...