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Josh Walrath
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Managing Editor
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Laramie, WY. USA
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Josh started writing about the computer field in 1997, opened his own site in 1999 (Penstarsys.com), and joined PC Perspective in 2008.  He handles a lot of the general tech and some of the deep dives into products such as CPUs and GPUs.  He appears on the PC Perspective Podcast live every Wednesday night at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT.

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ARM Introduces Physical Security to Cortex-M Line

05/02/2018 - 11:00

  The world is rife with exploits. We see and hear about them everyday. It is a major problem for device makers that try to use cutting edge technology in their products, but do not know what potential vulnerabilities can be exposed. ARM has a...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES 7nm and Beyond

04/27/2018 - 14:50

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is behind TSMC when it comes to their flavor of 7nm, but they expect initial parts to be available by mid to end 2H 2018. AMD expects its EPYC based 7nm parts to be sampling later this year with an introduction in 2019. AMD continues to...

Intel Releases Q1 2018 Results: The Cracks Appear

04/27/2018 - 14:49

Intel has a long history of generating tremendous amounts of revenue and income. This latest quarter is no exception. Intel has announced record Q1 revenues for this year and they look to continue that trend throughout 2018. AMD released their very...

Jim Keller Leaves Tesla for Intel

04/26/2018 - 02:34

Update: The official Intel announcement can be found here. For anyone that follows the twists and turns of the semiconductor world, the name “Jim Keller” is approaching legendary proportions. He was a driving force in AMD’s K7 and K8...

AMD Announces Q1 2018 Results

04/25/2018 - 21:45

Today AMD announced their latest financial results for Q1 2018. We expected it to be a good quarter with their guidance earlier this year, but I doubt many thought it would be as strong as it turned out to be. AMD posted revenue of $1.65 billion with a...

CTS-Labs Details Potential AMD Security Vulnerabilities

03/13/2018 - 20:41

We live in a world seemingly fueled by explosive headlines. This morning we were welcomed with a proclamation that AMD has 13 newly discovered security flaws in their latest Ryzen/Zen chips that could potentially be showstoppers for the architecture, and...

Thrustmaster TS-PC Wheel Review: A Genuine Leap

02/27/2018 - 12:56

To say that sim racing has had a banner year is perhaps an understatement.  We have an amazingly robust ecosystem of titles and hardware that help accentuate the other to provide outstanding experiences for those who wish to invest.  This past...

Conclusion

02/26/2018 - 17:19

The TS-PC was hyped before its release, and it has lived up to expectations. The build quality is top notch, the materials are good throughout, and the racing experience is honestly second to none. It is a pricier model than some will want, but it is...

Product Impressions

02/26/2018 - 17:18

The TS-PC has a slightly different external design from previous units, but it is not a major step away. Form follows function, and in this case anything resembling a small box large enough to fit the motor and pulley components is going to work. It is a...

ARM Introduces Kigen OS for Cellular IoT

02/21/2018 - 10:00

Last year ARM went on a bit of a buying spree thanks to the financial help of its holding company, SoftBank. One of the companies that it scooped up was that of Simulity Labs for around 12 million pounds. The company was developing IoT security products...