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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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Windows Update Fails to Install KB3087040 for Windows 10

09/23/2015 - 12:58

Well this is a problem. (Update, Sept 24th @ 5:30pm ET: Microsoft fixed it.) KB3087040 is an update from Microsoft that patches Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge (and other applications as we'll mention later). The add-on has...

Street Fighter V Will Be RAM-Heavy, Otherwise Decent

09/23/2015 - 07:31

For the longest time, game developers have been complaining about 32-bit limits for memory usage but were timid to cut off support for 32-bit OSes. It is one thing to tell users to drop a few extra sticks into their PC, as a handful of gigabytes have...

More Movies on Steam

09/23/2015 - 07:01

Valve has been dipping their toes into distributing non-games on Steam for quite a while. Gabe Newell at LinuxCon 2013 said that they are dissatisfied with families needing to manage multiple content silos, and they would like everything to be accessible...

Phoronix Looks at NVIDIA's Linux Driver Quality Settings

09/22/2015 - 21:09

In the NVIDIA driver control panel, there is a slider that controls Performance vs Quality. On Windows, I leave it set to “Let the 3D application decide” and change my 3D settings individually, as needed. I haven't used NVIDIA's...

Rumor: Google To Host Press Briefing on September 29th

09/22/2015 - 20:37

Well, the event is apparently official. It's the contents that are rumored... It's been a little while since Google announced new Android phones, almost a year in fact. Two phones have been rumored this year, which are allegedly named the Nexus...

Happy Sesquimillenial Linux Game, Valve and Steam

09/20/2015 - 21:21

While the number of games doesn't exactly mean much in isolation, a large amount of them have been making their way to Linux recently. Valve's first-party library is an obvious addition, as they have been jaded with Windows since 8.x scared just...

Microsoft Created a Private Linux Distro. Laugh It Up.

09/19/2015 - 20:28

Azure Cloud Switch is an operating system, which is based on Linux, that Microsoft has created for their data centers. This software will be installed on their network appliances, such as switches, to let them control the features that their data centers...

September Update of Xbox App for Windows 10 Released

09/19/2015 - 19:29

The Xbox App for Windows 10 was touted as a major feature before launch, but you barely hear about it after. I will occasionally get a notification that I can record game footage, or a little pop-up after pressing the center button of my 360 controller....

Cooler Master Launches QuickFire XTi Mechanical Keyboard

09/19/2015 - 18:28

Once again, a mechanical keyboard with 104-key rollover claims to have 100% anti-ghosting, because that is expected from a marketing perspective. Once you have a key matrix that has each key isolated, which 104-key rollover strongly suggests, then...

Cooler Master Launches V Series PSUs

09/19/2015 - 18:08

Cooler Master has "announced the availability of" six power supplies in their “V” series. They are high efficiency products that are fully modular with flat cables for routing. They each use “100% high quality Japanese...