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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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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...

Computex 2015: PowerColor Debuts Devil HDX Sound Card

06/06/2015 - 07:00

PowerColor is best known as an add-in board (AIB) partner of AMD who has also branched out into cases and power supplies. This year, they have introduced a new product category: sound cards. The PowerColor Devil HDX connects via PCIe and can take up one...

Valve Steam Controller Pre-order Is Dated... Twice.

06/05/2015 - 16:22

So, if a company says “a limited quantity of orders will be shipped on October 16th, weeks in advance of our official launch”... does that mean October 16th is its release date? What about its official launch date of November 10th? Also, why...

Windows 10 Build 10130 Coming to Slow Ring

06/04/2015 - 19:40

Gabe Aul said on Twitter that Microsoft will release Windows 10 Build 10130 to members of the Insider Preview Slow Ring. He did not give a date, but noted that just one blocking fix is preventing the release. This build was released to Fast Ring users...

AMD Carrizo SKUs and Dual Graphics Options Announced

06/04/2015 - 16:58

My discussion of the Carrizo architecture went up a couple of days ago. The post did not include specific SKUs because we did not have those at the time. Now we do, and there will be products: one A8-branded, one A10-branded, and one FX-branded. [inline:...

Steam Allows Refunds

06/03/2015 - 21:23

Valve has added a refund policy to Steam. They say that they do not care about the reason, but there are obviously restrictions including a blanket “abuse” clause that lawyers love. First and foremost, the refund must be done within fourteen...

AMD Launches the Carrizo APU for 15W and 35W Devices

06/02/2015 - 20:52

A little while ago, I decided to think about processor design as a game. You are given a budget of complexity, which is determined by your process node, power, heat, die size, and so forth, and the objective is to lay out features in the way that suits...