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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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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...

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 “...