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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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NVIDIA Hosts Pro/Am Hearthstone Tournament

02/26/2015 - 23:29

Professional and amateur players of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft can compete for a share of the $25,000 prize pool and other perks, hosted by NVIDIA. Once the pool of players are whittled down to the sixteen invited pros and the top sixteen non-...

Intel Plans 7nm in 2018

02/26/2015 - 22:27

In the PC industry, our CPUs are beginning to appear at 14nm while graphics processors have been at 28nm for a few years. Smaller features allow for more complicated circuits in the same area, which allows for less power, less heat, and more products to...

Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10022 Spotted

02/26/2015 - 07:00

WZor, a group in Russia that somehow acquires many Windows leaks, has just published screenshots of Windows 10 Build 10022 and Windows Server Build 9926. As far as we can tell, not much has changed. We see neither an upgraded Cortana nor a look at the...

NVIDIA Faces Class Action Lawsuit for the GeForce GTX 970

02/23/2015 - 16:12

So apparently NVIDIA and a single AIB partner, Gigabyte, are facing a class action lawsuit because of the GeForce GTX 970 4GB controversy. I am not sure why they singled out Gigabyte, but I guess that is the way things go in the legal world. Unlucky for...

Seemingly Out of Spec AC Cables Could Be a Fire Hazard

02/23/2015 - 15:31

I say “seemingly out of spec” because I am not an electrician, and this requires more understanding of wire classifications than I possess. Regardless, we found a story a little while ago about devices that ship with power cables that are...

Windows Update Installs GeForce 349.65 with WDDM 2.0

02/21/2015 - 16:23

Update 2: Outside sources have confirmed to PC Perspective that this driver contains DirectX 12 as well as WDDM 2.0. They also claim that Intel and AMD have DirectX 12 drivers available through Windows Update as well. After enabling iGPU graphics on my...

Epic Games Announces "Unreal Dev Grants"

02/21/2015 - 07:00

On Thursday, Tim Sweeney joined the Unreal Engine 4 Twitch Broadcast to announce “Unreal Dev Grants”. In short, Epic Games have set aside 5 million dollars to pass out in increments of five thousand ($5000 USD) to fifty thousand dollars ($50,...

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

02/20/2015 - 07:00

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 - 11:00

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 - 07:30

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...