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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
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Scott joined PC Perspective in May 2011. Prior to PC Perspective, Scott has worked on personal projects and has completed degrees in Physics and Education from Queen's University. Currently PC Perspective is the only place to find his published works. Other ventures related to computing, physics, math, education, and technology are currently in progress. He is also a geek, go figure.

Beyond PC Perspective, you can find Scott at several places throughout the internet:

 

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Quick Look: Logitech G PowerPlay Charging Mousepad

04/25/2019 - 16:44

Much like the Stanley Cup, Canada has failed to obtain a (Logitech G) PowerPlay outside of a few importers. While Logitech, themselves, are still silently refusing to sell it at Canadian retailers, their American Amazon.com page can finally accept orders...

Windows 10 Create Process Performance Analysis

04/22/2019 - 20:37

Bruce Dawson (currently at Google on the Chrome team; formerly at Valve, Microsoft, and others) has blogged another example of Windows 10 performance regressions – this time in CreateProcess. He was assigned to investigate why Windows 7 out-...

NZXT H500 Vault Boy Case & N7 Z390 Vault Boy Cover

04/16/2019 - 21:15

NZXT has just released a Fallout-themed H500 Vault Boy computer case that is painted in the iconic “Vault-Tec” style. It is an officially licensed product by Bethesda and ZeniMax, and only 1,000 will be made. The regular H500 has 2x USB 3.1...

Shockwave Director Exit Stage Left

04/09/2019 - 16:42

While its sibling, Adobe Flash, still has 2020 and the rest of 2019 to entertain you with web games, the company has officially ended support for Shockwave Player. Attempting to go to the download page redirects you to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)...

NVIDIA Releases GeForce Game Ready 419.67 Drivers

03/25/2019 - 14:14

Five days after they released the Creator Ready 419.67 drivers, NVIDIA has published their Game Ready equivalent, which is also version 419.67. It can be downloaded from GeForce Experience, or you can get it from their website (alongside the release...

NVIDIA Introduces Creator Ready Driver Program (419.67)

03/20/2019 - 16:03

At the ongoing Game Developers Conference, GDC 2019, NVIDIA has announced a “Creator Ready Driver” program. This branch targets the users that sit between the GeForce and Quadro line, who use GeForce cards for professional applications...

Microsoft Announces Variable Rate Shading for DirectX 12

03/19/2019 - 20:29

To align with the Game Developers Conference, GDC 2019, Microsoft has announced Variable Rate Shading for DirectX 12. This feature increases performance by allowing the GPU to lower its shading resolution for specific parts of the scene (without the...

Google Announces Stadia at GDC 2019

03/19/2019 - 15:28

Google Stadia, a new gaming service, was announced at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. Much like OnLive and PlayStation Now, users connect to an instance of video games running in datacenters. Because it is a conference for game developers, they also...

The Khronos Group Releases OpenXR 0.90 (Provisional)

03/19/2019 - 01:20

At the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco, the Khronos Group has published the first, provisional release of the augmented reality and virtual reality API: OpenXR 0.90. The goal is to allow the general public to implement it into their software...

ESA Winter 2019 Raised $30,080 for Save The Children

03/12/2019 - 18:12

It’s been a few weeks since the European Speedrunner Assembly (ESA) Winter 2019 marathon ended, although the organizers have, just last Thursday, announced the results in a press release. Combining both streams, the event raised $30,080 USD in the...