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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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The new Windows 10 VR update falls upon us

10/17/2017 - 15:12

Today marks the launch of the Windows 10 Fall Creators update which will be pushed out to your machine some time in the near future.  Microsoft will be taking it slowly, so if you do not see the update yet do not fret as it will come to you...

AORUS' X5 V7-KL3K3D gaming laptop, no external monitor required

10/16/2017 - 16:59

Instead of attaching ye plain olde 1080p fixed refresh rate display to the X5 V7-KL3K3D gaming laptop, Gigabyte chose a 2880x1620 G-SYNC display which is capable of up to a 75Hz refresh rate.  As the laptop is powered by a GTX 1070, you will be able...

Someone out there will be excited, Logitech's brand new MX Ergo trackball

10/16/2017 - 15:58

You do not see trackballs every often anymore; new product launches even less.  There are a group of users who will be very interested in this updated trackball from Logitech, either due to personal preference or a run in with carpal tunnel they...

Don't let todays WiFi security Krack drive you into a panic

10/16/2017 - 14:41

If you are running Windows 7 or a more recent version and applied the patches from last Tuesday then you are essentially immune to KRACK attack, however older Android OS, Chromium, Linux, OpenBSD and Android Wear 2.0 are. There are several attacks that...

Gourmet Coffee, Gigabyte's Z370 Aorus Gaming 7

10/13/2017 - 14:45

Gigabyte's Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 is the most feature filled example of this chipset that The Tech Report have yet reviewed and at $250 it costs significantly less than the flagship models of previous generations.  There are three each of PCIe 3.0...

The ASUS ROG Strix XG27VQ, 144Hz of FreeSync

10/13/2017 - 13:40

ASUS just announced the $350 ROG Strix XG27VQ, a 27" 1080p display with a 1800R curve, using a VA panel capable of a refresh rate up to 144Hz.  It is a Freesync display with an adaptive sync rate between 48-140Hz making it a great addition...

Want another reason to dump that HDD? It can be used as a microphone

10/13/2017 - 13:01

Some of you may remember the days when it was inadvisable to yell at a HDD array, the latency issue has been mostly overcome with the advances in technology over the last decade.  That does not mean it is completely gone, as the read head in a HDD...

Good things come in three, the new MSI GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X TRIO

10/12/2017 - 15:23

MSI have just announced the GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X TRIO, which will hit the market in November, though with the current price of Bitcoin you may have trouble locating one. [inline:files/news/2017-10-12/unnamed.jpg] The cards will feature their Tri-Frozr...

Toshiba flicks their BiCS

10/12/2017 - 14:34

The Tech Report tested out the 460GB version of the Toshiba TR200 SSD which uses 64-layer BiCS 3D flash.  It is not quite compliant with Ryan's Law, but an MSRP of $150 for this drive is quite affordable.  The drive uses Toshiba's own...

Hollywood Plexes it's muscles and now offers a digital movie locker and store

10/12/2017 - 14:13

Walt Disney Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. Entertainment have teamed up to offer Movies Anywhere, a service that provides access to stores for purchasing movies as well as a place to...