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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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Take a look what's 'Next' for Acer

04/12/2019 - 14:47

Acer showed off quite a bit of new kit at their Next event in New York, including a variety of laptops, wood grained desktops and a gigantic adaptive sync display.  The Predator CG437K P is a 43", 4K VA adaptive sync panel with a top refresh...

Corsair's Carbide 275Q offers some peace and quiet in this turbulent world

04/12/2019 - 13:45

If you have a loud machine and are willing to trade a little thermal conductivity for some serious sound dampening then check out Corsair's Carbide 275Q.   It is fairly compact, at 460x211x455mm but still roomy inside and can handle a 370mm...

Everybody's flashing for the weekend, even Intel wants a little romance

04/12/2019 - 12:32

If you and your Intel chips are feeling insecure, why not show them some love this Friday night and flash them with new updates?  There are new updates including one to mitigate Spoiler, and one for the Broadwell U i5 vPro found in the Intel NUC....

This wee GTX 1660 from Zotac has at least two fans

04/11/2019 - 13:21

Zotac's GeForce GTX 1660 Twin Fan 6G is designed for SFF systems, measuring 173.4x111.15x35.3mm (6.83x4.38x1.39") but still needing two slots which in this day and age of the triple wide is considered svelte.  The GPU Boost clock remains at...

I see your wireless password is early adopter

04/11/2019 - 12:25

WPA3 is a year old and it seems it has a few flaws which still need to be ironed out, though it can still offer better protection than WPA2.  The Inquirer describes this flaw in Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE) handshake, dubbed...

ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha X399 includes everything, even the kitchen sink

04/10/2019 - 15:00

If you push your Threadripper to the limit of its capabilities you are going to need a serious X399 motherboard.  MSI's MEG Creation has been the go to board for quite a while now, but ASUS is looking to change that with the ROG Zenith Extreme...

Totally absurd, beautifully silly

04/10/2019 - 13:51

If you haven't seen some of the tweets and animations from Totally Accurate Battle Simulator you are missing out.  It is a game in the same vein as Goat Simulator in that is meant to be a ridiculous heap of fun, not something you try to win or...

The browser giveth and the browser taketh away

04/10/2019 - 13:14

The upcoming version of Firefox will include anti-fingerprinting technology to increase your privacy when browsing the web.  Fingerprinting is a bit different from dumping a cookie on your system, instead advertisers can recognize a person based on...

The best of storage; which is just a flash in the pan and which is here for the long term

04/09/2019 - 15:17

TechSpot have taken a look at the current state of the storage market and have chosen what they feel are the best products in six different categories; enthusiast SSDs, mainstream SSDs, HDDs, portable storage, external storage and NAS devices. ...

It'd be a shame if someone spilled the beans about your GTX 1650 ... a real shame

04/09/2019 - 14:41

Videocardz got their hands on pictures of a Zotac card, ostensibly an unreleased or announced GTX 1650 and were nice enough to share it with the group.  We've already seen a leak from our favourite Twitter user, suggesting the card will have 4GB...