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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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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...

Arbor Solutions Announces FPC-7800 Fanless, Rugged PCs

09/19/2015 - 17:34

This is an interesting product for a couple of reasons. First, it uses the fourth-generation Haswell processors, rather than the newer Skylake or Broadwell components. On the other hand, it uses LGA-1150 components up to the 45W Intel Core i7-4770TE,...

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview 10547 to Fast Ring

09/19/2015 - 17:05

As we approach the first major update to Windows 10, Microsoft has released another build to Fast Ring users. Oddly enough, Slow Ring users have not received a single build yet, and rumors have the release scheduled for the October / November time frame...

Kingston Announces HyperX Savage DDR4

09/19/2015 - 16:32

With Skylake bringing DDR4 to mainstream desktops, Kingston has updated another one of their product lines to the higher standard. Previously, the company had a line of XMP-compatible RAM with a low heatspreader, called Fury, and a line of high-...