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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 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...

Project Trillium: Machine Learning on ARM

02/14/2018 - 22:45

Machine Learning is one of the hot topics in technology, and certainly one that is growing at a very fast rate. Applications such as facial recognition and self-driving cars are powering much of the development going on in this area. So far we have seen...

AMD Reports Stronger Than Expected Q4 Earnings

01/31/2018 - 02:44

January 30th has rolled around and AMD released their Q4 2017 results. The results were positive and somewhat unexpected. I have been curious how the company fared and was waiting for these results to compare them to the relatively strong quarter that...

Intel Announces Q4 2017 Results: Calm Before the Storm?

01/26/2018 - 01:11

This afternoon Intel released their Q4 2017 financial results. The quarter was higher in revenue than was expected by analysts. The company made $17.1B US in revenue and recorded a non-GAAP net of $1.08 a share.  On the surface it looks like Intel...

Raja Koduri Leaves AMD and Joins Intel to Build Discrete Graphics

11/08/2017 - 20:12

Last night we first received word that Raja had resigned from AMD (during a sabbatical) after they had launched Vega.  The initial statement was that Raja would come back to resume his position at AMD in a December/January timeframe.  During...

Intel is the Answer

11/08/2017 - 19:43

Today Intel announced that Raja is now Intel Chief Architect and Senior VP of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group.  This is a huge sea change for Intel.  Since introducing the somewhat competitive and feature-rich i740 “...

Intel Announces New CPUs Integrating AMD Radeon Graphics

11/06/2017 - 15:00

In what is probably considered one of the worst kept secrets in the industry, Intel has announced a new CPU line for the mobile market that integrates AMD’s Radeon graphics.  For the past year or so rumors of such a partnership were freely...

ARM Introduces Mali-D71 Advanced Display Processor

10/31/2017 - 23:04

Not much can stand in the way of progress. This is particularly true in the mobile market. The competition is so fierce that we have seen yearly refreshes that push the feature and quality levels to new heights. Several years back we saw Apple release...

AMD Q3 2017 Earnings: A Pleasant Surprise

10/25/2017 - 12:43

Expectations for AMD’s Q3 earnings were not exactly sky high, but they were trending towards the positive.  It seems that AMD exceeded those expectations.  The company announced revenue of $1.64 billion, up significantly from the expected...

ARM Introduces PSA (Platform Security Architecture)

10/24/2017 - 02:12

It is no wonder that device security dominates news.  Every aspect of our lives is approaching always connected status.  Whether it is a major company forgetting to change a default password or an inexpensive connected webcam that is easily...