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Jeremy Hellstrom
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Vancouver, BC

Call it, or PC Perspective I have been hanging out and then working for Ryan and the gang for years.  Apart from the front page you might find me on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if I have the time.

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Now that the 8700K is in stock occasionally, check out Gigabyte's Z370 offering

12/11/2017 - 18:11

The Z370 for Coffee Lake may look the same as a Z270 for Kaby Lake but unfortunately that is not the case and your Kaby CPU is not going to work.  For those who did not upgrade during the previous generation and have been patiently awaiting the...

Roundup at the keyboard corral

12/11/2017 - 15:54

Techspot have posted a comprehensive keyboard roundup, encompassing a wide variety of usage including, work, gaming, wireless, HTPC and budget categories.  The brands include Das Keyboard and Corsair but the majority of the categories are ruled by a...

Fresh chips for your Monday

12/11/2017 - 14:54

AMD and Intel both have new chips on the way according to what The Inquirer has gleaned, Intel's are available while AMD's are not yet released.   Starting with AMD, there is a bit of news about the expected release date of Ryzen 2,...

The Lenovo Explorer, bringing Clippy to VR

12/08/2017 - 17:11

Lenovo's Explorer is their Windows mixed reality headset, allowing you to interact with your Windows desktop and a variety of software and games available from the Microsoft Store.  SteamVR support is in beta, currently run through an app...

Slim your bits with spin class and crossfit Crossover

12/07/2017 - 16:30

Storage density is running into physical size limitations, as we seek to find ways to store a bit in a smaller area.  Currently a bit on a HDD takes up an area of 10x10nm, depending on the technology used, which may seem tiny but is preventing...

Valve's Triskaphobia strikes again

12/06/2017 - 17:29

Bridge Constructor will be getting a new expansion, one which features GLaDOS as well as blue and orange portals.  The video below doesn't make it obvious if there is a vehicle mounted Portal gun but it certainly gets you thinking. ...

Play nicely children; Google and Amazon having trouble with that sharing thing

12/06/2017 - 13:58

Google has decided that YouTube should not work as advertised on any Amazon devices, in retaliation to Amazon refusing to stream Amazon Prime Video over Google Cast nor sell Google devices online.  Currently you will just be redirected to YouTube....

Slap a big brown Noctua blower on your Threadripper

12/05/2017 - 17:32

The majority of the coolers we have seen for Threadripper are AiO watercoolers, but that doesn't mean there aren't any air coolers that can tame these beasts.  The Guru of 3D tested three such coolers, Noctua's NH-U9, U12S and U14S....

Google don't Play that; apps will now need to notify users about data harvesting

12/05/2017 - 14:39

Google has responded to the news stories posted last week at various news sites about the secretive data collection many apps on Google Play indulge in.  Developers of Android apps now have 60 days to update their privacy polices and add...


12/04/2017 - 20:32

GeIL might not be the first name that comes to mind when you are shopping for memory but with the huge spike in DDR4 prices they offer an attractive deal.  You can spend a bit more to pick up some CORSAIR Vengeance LPX DDR4-2133 if you have concerns...