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Scott Michaud
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Kingston, ON, Canada

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.

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PowerVR 9XEP, 9XMP, and 9XTP GPUs Launched

12/04/2018 - 04:00

Imagination Technologies has just launched three new GPUs: the PowerVR 9XEP, the PowerVR 9XMP, and the PowerVR 9XTP. The 9XEP is designed for casual gaming and UI, the 9XMP is designed for mid-level mobile gaming, and the 9XTP is for high-end mobile-and-...

PowerVR Series3NX Neural Network Accelerator Announced

12/04/2018 - 04:00

Imagination Technologies has just announced the Series3NX line of Neural Network Accelerator (NNA) architectures. These products are designs that can be licensed by system-on-a-chip (SoC) manufacturers to include in their designs. The previous design,...

NVIDIA Announces PhysX 4.0: Open Source (3-Clause BSD)!

12/03/2018 - 21:46

NVIDIA has just announced a new major version to their popular physics middleware: PhysX 4.0. They also announced that it (both 4.0 and 3.4) will be re-licensed as 3-line BSD. In terms of open-source licenses, this is about a permissive as you can get....

One EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti XC Allegedly Catches Fire

11/16/2018 - 16:04

On HardForums, there was a report (with several photos) of an EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti that abruptly caught fire and, as you might expect, stopped working. It turns out that the damage is reasonably localized, so Allyn and I compared those photos with...

Final Fantasy XV Gets Reduced Ongoing Support

11/11/2018 - 12:28

Square Enix has announced that plans to update Final Fantasy XV (15) are much smaller than they used to be. The game was supposed to be receive four DLC episodes, Aranea, Lunafreye, Noctis, and Ardyn, but will now only get Ardyn in March 2019; the other...

Unite LA 2018: Unity Presents MegaCity Demo

10/24/2018 - 20:04

Near the end of their keynote at the Unite LA conference, Unity showed off “MegaCity”. This scene, created by their internal Demo team, contains about 4.5 million rendered objects and plays at 60 FPS. About 5,000 moving vehicles are present...

NVIDIA Announces RTX in Adobe Dimension CC

10/18/2018 - 20:57

The Adobe MAX conference took place earlier this week. It consisted of several keynotes, live streams, workshops, breakout sessions, announcements, and it aligned with an update to several Creative Cloud applications. One such announcement is that NVIDIA...

ZTE Axon 7 Oreo Update... But Probably Don't Install It.

10/17/2018 - 17:17

The ZTE Axon 7 had a troubled news cycle over the last year or so. While the company was working on updates, they were essentially slapped out of existence by the US Department of Commerce for business with embargoed nations. This caused a lot of issues...

CTL Announces i7-Powered Chromebox CBx1

10/16/2018 - 19:49

CTL is a PC manufacturer that focuses on customers in the education and government sectors. Today’s announcement is that they are adding a mini-PC to their line of Google Chrome OS devices, which is powered by a Core i7-8550U. It will be available...

Microsoft Responds to October 2018 File Deletion Concerns: Please Don't Install the Update and Wait!

10/06/2018 - 15:07

As Jeremy briefly noted in his news roundup, yesterday, there was some concern that the latest Windows 10 update could be causing some users to lose files. These concerns have not been confirmed by Microsoft. They have started to investigate it, however...