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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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NVIDIA Brings Saint's Row IV to #SHIELDTuesday. Up Next: Alan Wake and then Metro: Last Light Redux

02/20/2015 - 08:00

Once again, NVIDIA brings some really good games to their GRID service, which is currently free for all SHIELD owners. The concept is that NVIDIA will compute the graphics at their server farms, accept your input, and return an audio/video stream of the...

Raptr's Top PC Games of January 2015

02/16/2015 - 12:00

If you are interested in the top five most played PC games, according to Raptr, then the rank order has not changed much. Each of them bled a lot of mind share though. In January, the top twenty games accounted for 61.93% (give or take rounding error) of...

Ubisoft Discusses Assassin's Creed: Unity with Investors

02/15/2015 - 08:30

During a conference call with investors, analysts, and press, Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, highlighted the issues with Assassin's Creed: Unity with an emphasis on the positive outcomes going forward. Their quarter itself was good, beating...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Now on GOG

02/12/2015 - 16:26

Another publisher signed a deal with GOG to sell and distribute games, DRM-free. To launch their partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, six games have been added and five of them are on sale. LEGO Batman (50%-off), the two LEGO Harry...

Super Mario Sunshine and Pikmin 2 at 1080p 60 FPS

02/12/2015 - 09:30

Update: Fixed the title of "Pikmin". Accidentally wrote "Pikman". Considering the recent Nintendo license requirements, I expect that their demonstrative YouTube videos will have a difficult time staying online. Regardless, if you are...

Xenon Flashes Make a Case for a Raspberry Pi 2 Case

02/12/2015 - 09:00

It did not take long to find a problem with the Raspberry Pi 2. As it turns out, the Pi 2 contains a power regulator chip that is susceptible to bright sources of light. The light will force electrons to move when a metal is struck by enough photons with...

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

02/11/2015 - 22:59

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 - 22:36

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 - 22:07

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 - 21:26

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...