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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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ChromeOS Gets Android "App Runtime for Chrome (Beta)"

09/13/2014 - 16:52

To some extent... This is not the entire Google Play Store; in fact, it is just four Android apps at launch: Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine. According to a Google spokesperson, via Ars Technica, the company built an Android platform on top of...

SanDisk Launches 512GB SDXC Card for $799.99

09/12/2014 - 15:08

Assuming your camera, card reader, or other device fully conforms to the SDXC standard, Sandisk has developed a half-terabyte (512GB) memory card. Beyond being gigantic, it can be read at up to 95 MB/s and written at up to 90 MB/s, which should be enough...

Grand Theft Auto V PC Delayed Until January 27th, 2015

09/12/2014 - 14:10

We finally got the release date for Grand Theft Auto V PC... and it's delayed. But Scott, how can it be delayed if we just now have a firm date? Well, apart from Rockstar claiming that it will be available in the Autumn of 2014, which January 27th,...

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...