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Jeremy Hellstrom
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News Frog
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Vancouver, BC
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Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com 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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MSI's mercurial new GTX 1070

11/25/2016 - 13:21

MSI's new Quick Silver design looks very different from most of their other cards, black and silver with a shiny metal backplate as opposed to the red and black we are used to.  The GTX 1070 which TechPowerUp reviewed has a bit of a factory...

Tesla stores your Owner Authentication token in plain text ... which leads to a bad Ashton Kutcher movie

11/25/2016 - 12:52

You might expect better from Tesla and Elon Musk but apparently you would be dissappointed as the OAuth token in your cars mobile app is stored in plain text.  The token is used to control your Tesla and is generated when you enter in your username...

Never buying Windows again, eh? How about the Linux powered Oryx Pro?

11/24/2016 - 13:41

The Oryx Pro is the opposite of most of the laptops you have seen reviewed here recently.  At 15.2x10.7x1.1" and 5.5lbs it is bulkier than the slim laptops dominating the market, not to mention the 2lb power brick.  It also runs Ubuntu 16....

Have tape over your webcam? Might want to fill your headphones with wax as well!

11/24/2016 - 12:35

Security researchers have discovered a way to flip an output channel on onboard Realtec audio into an input channel, thus turning your headphones into an unpowered microphone.  The ability of a speaker or headphone to be used as a microphone is not...

Async Compute turning the Gears of War

11/23/2016 - 13:39

[H]ard|OCP sat down with the new DX12 based Gears of War 4 to test the performance of the game on a variety of cards, with a focus on the effect of enabling Async Compute.  In their testing they found no reason for Async Compute to be disabled as it...

Touchless jackpotting, making ATM's disgorge their contents remotely

11/23/2016 - 12:50

Imagine walking down the street, only to notice an ATM spewing money out of its slots and into a bag held by a shady looking character; but not in a video game.  In at least 14 countries including Russia, the UK, the Netherlands and Malaysia,...

Check out the twins! FSP's new redundant PSU for consumers

11/23/2016 - 11:56

If you are running a server at home, for instance a PLEX server, which you access while travelling and need it to stay up 24/7 you may have looked into redundant PSUs.  They tend to be expensive and do not easily fit into a standard case, let alone...

Acer's Predator XB321HK, the highest resolution G-SNYC monitor you can hope for until DP 1.3?

11/22/2016 - 14:38

Thanks to DisplayPort 1.2's bandwidth being limited to a maximum of 17.28Gbit/s, shoppers looking for a high end variable refresh rate gaming monitor have a tough choice to make.  Leave aside aspect ratio, colour depth and panel type for the...

WoW, Microsoft is back in the porting business again. x86 to ARM expected with Redstone 3

11/22/2016 - 12:34

We haven't seen Windows 10 Redstone 2 yet but already we have some news about Redstone 3 which hints at the coming of the Surface phone.  Microsoft is working on x86 emulation for ARM processors, allowing proper Windows programs and not just...

You need a mouse with a heartrate monitor, right?

11/21/2016 - 18:28

Mionix have added new features to their Naos QG gaming mouse, some of which you might be hard pressed to understand.  The mouse is capable of tracking your clicks per minute and the current speed of the mouse, which is perhaps reasonable, but it...