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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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Tom's Hardware Tests USB 3.1 on MSI's X99A Gaming 9 ACK

02/11/2015 - 21:59

UPDATE: Not to be self-serving, but we have our own story online now looking at the performance of early USB 3.1 hardware on PC Perspective as well! Be sure to check that out! USB 3.0, for storage, is fast. If you are using an external, spindle-based...

Cherry JD-0400EU Mouse and Keyboard Are Encrypted

02/11/2015 - 21:36

When we report on Cherry Corp, it is usually about their mechanical switches that are the basis (until just recently) of most mechanical keyboards. They also make full keyboards, including non-mechanical varieties, although they are usually designed for...

Free Intel Edison Meetup in Phoenix, AZ, February 19th, 2015

02/11/2015 - 21:07

This is just a quick note for a small subset of our audience. If any of our developer-minded readers are in the Phoenix, Arizona region on February 19th, Intel will be hosting a meetup at UAT (the University of Advancing Technology). The processor vendor...

Google I/O 2015 Dated. Also: Sharks Left Eggs?

02/11/2015 - 20:26

Or is that Left Shark Eggs? Yup, pay attention near the end of the post for an Easter Egg. Every year, Google hosts their I/O developer conference, which often involves the launching of new hardware and services. This year, it will take place on May 28th...

NVIDIA Event on March 3rd. Why?

02/11/2015 - 15:25

On March 3rd, NVIDIA will host an event called “Made to Game”. Invitations have gone out to numerous outlets, including Android Police, who published a censored screenshot of it. This suggests that it will have something to do with the Tegra...

Oops! Incorrect AMD CPUs Allegedly Sold on Amazon

02/11/2015 - 09:00

So allegedly Amazon UK sold some AMD A8-7600 APUs, but they actually shipped Athlon 64 X2 5200+ CPUs. Despite what you would think, it was actually “dispatched and sold” by Amazon UK itself, rather than a dishonest seller who has some...

HDPLEX H5 Is Fanless with Super Pipes

02/11/2015 - 08:30

FanlessTech published a preview of the updated H5 case from HDPLEX, which accepts CPUs that are up to 90W TDP. That is a lot of potential performance for a silent device, especially since it includes an optional fanless heatsink for dual-slot graphics...

NVIDIA Releases 347.52 Drivers and Brothers for GRID

02/11/2015 - 08:00

Update: Whoops! The title originally said "374.52", when it should be "347.52". My mistake. Thanks "Suddenly" in the comments! Two things from NVIDIA this week, a new driver and a new game for the NVIDIA GRID. The new driver...

Microsoft Filed for "Windows 365" Trademark in Late January. Jeremy Prepares to File for Windows 340 through 364?

02/10/2015 - 00:55

While it is trivial for a large corporation to file for a trademark, there are fairly strict guidelines with how they are used (or, more accurately, not-used). Because trademarks can be forever, the law outlines numerous procedures that can classify them...

AMD R9 300-Series Possibly Coming Soon

02/07/2015 - 18:03

According to WCCFTech, AMD commented on Facebook that they are “putting the finishing touches on the 300 series to make sure they live up to expectation”. I tried look through AMD's “Posts to Page” for February 3rd and I did...