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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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NVIDIA Releases GeForce 381.89 Drivers

04/28/2017 - 21:02

The latest Game Ready drivers from NVIDIA, 381.89, launched a couple of days before yesterday’s release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. These drivers were the target of optimizations for that game, as well as Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman:...

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.4.4

04/28/2017 - 15:32

The latest graphics driver from AMD, Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.4.4, aligns with yesterday’s release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. They claim that, when the update is applied to an 8GB Radeon RX 580, users could see a performance...

Microsoft Plans to Throttle Background Processes

04/23/2017 - 20:02

Pre-release builds of the next major update to Windows 10, planned for the September time frame, give or take, introduce a new power management feature. Starting with Intel’s sixth-generation Core processors, with support for other vendors planned...

Windows 10 Cloud ("S"?) Performance Targets Leaked

04/22/2017 - 12:49

The upcoming version of Windows that can only install applications from the Windows Store, Windows 10 Cloud, will be Microsoft’s latest attempt at locked-down devices, like Windows RT was back in the Windows 8.x days. The goal is to take on the...

Oculus App Version 1.14 Released

04/22/2017 - 02:37

Oculus has updated their Oculus App to version 1.14. This release has two noteworthy features: full support for 360-degree tracking with three sensors, and the Touch controller can now be used with some, but not all, games that were previously gamepad-...

Rumor: GeForce GT 1030 Planned, Potentially with GP108

04/22/2017 - 00:53

Expreview.com (machine-translated from Chinese) believes that NVIDIA will launch the GeForce GT 1030 to compete in the low-end. It’s difficult to tell how confident they are about this next part, due to the translation, but they believe that it...

Twitch Announces New Affiliate Program

04/21/2017 - 19:49

While Twitch had quite a large lead as a streaming service, it had a fairly large gap between its regular creators and their “Twitch Partners”. If you weren’t a Twitch partner, you couldn’t directly monetize your stream, guarantee...

Windows 10 Releases Target ~September and ~March

04/21/2017 - 07:30

Now that Microsoft has pushed their third major version of Windows 10, the Creators Update, the company has decided to settle on a six-month rotation. This is similar to how the Ubuntu distribution of Linux pushes updates, although Windows 10 will be...

Windows 3.11 in WebVR

04/21/2017 - 07:01

One of the latest WebVR experiments puts an emulated Windows 3.11 terminal in a virtual space. In it, you can play Minesweeper, Solitaire, and generally mess around. Because it’s a WebVR demo, certain browser, OS, and VR headset combinations will...

Interesting Blender Updates for Upcoming Versions

04/21/2017 - 02:49

The Blender Foundation and volunteers have been quite busy, especially over the last few weeks. Two major changes that are prepared for Blender 2.79: near-parity between CUDA and OpenCL, and an implementation of the Disney PBR shader. Aside: A physically...