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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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Toshiba 15nm Flash Memory in Mass Production

04/23/2014 - 19:57

While we often see smaller fabrication nodes discussed in terms of faster and more power efficient processors, it also increases storage density for memory circuits. In fact, it is probably easier to visualize how a process shrink will increase memory...

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad Is, Today, Free Forever

04/23/2014 - 15:16

Yes, the title makes sense... with some explanation. Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad is free forever, if you add it to your Steam account at some point today. Once it is in your account, it is yours. The price will return to a non-zero value at...

Nope, Never Settling... Forever. More Bundles.

04/21/2014 - 12:55

AMD has been taking PC gaming very seriously, especially over the last couple of years. While they have a dominant presence in the console space, with only IBM in opposition, I believe that direct licensing revenue was not their main goal, rather that...

Corning USB 3.Optical Cables Now Available

04/20/2014 - 02:59

USB 3.Optical is a cable technology by Corning to extend the range of USB 3.0 while maintaining high bandwidth. Like the eventually realized promise of Thunderbolt, the cable is a stretch of fiber-optics between the two end points. The currently...

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Released.

04/18/2014 - 01:39

Ubuntu, the popular Linux distribution, has been on a steady six-month release schedule for eight years. Every four versions, that is, once every two years, one is marked as Long Term Support (LTS). While typical (non-LTS) releases are supported for...

The Health of Intel's Many Divisions...

04/16/2014 - 19:40

Sean Hollister at The Verge reported on Intel's recent quarterly report. Their chosen headline focuses on the significant losses incurred from the Mobile and Communications Group, the division responsible for tablet SoCs and 3G/4G modems. Its revenue...

Ars Technica Estimates Steam Sales and Hours Played

04/16/2014 - 00:56

Valve does not release sales or hours played figures for any game on Steam and it is rare to find a publisher who will volunteer that information. That said, Steam user profiles list that information on a per-account basis. If someone, say Ars Technica,...

Non-Replaceable, Defective Batteries in Sony VAIO Fit 11A

04/15/2014 - 19:48

So it turns out that Sony, after releasing their last VAIO PC refresh before the division is sold to Japan Industrial Partners, have found an issue with Panasonic's custom lithium battery packs. The VAIO Fit 11A models, released February 2014, have...

Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Announced

04/08/2014 - 19:44

Known primarily for large and quiet CPU coolers, Noctua is not shy to attach a pair of 140mm fans to a chunk of metal. The NH-D15, announced today, can cool just about any current, mainstream or enthusiast CPU from AMD or Intel. It attaches to the CPU...

NAB 2014: Elgato Thunderbolt Dock Announced

04/08/2014 - 18:07

Hmm, this is more Thunderbolt than I think we heard all year. Is there like, a video production event going on right now? No matter, because news is news (and so are product announcements). The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock connects to Thunderbolt, go figure,...