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UK PC sales rise in Q3

UK PC sales rise in Q3

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Volume sales of PCs have increased within the UK, including a rise in desktops, notebooks, netbooks and workstations.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:19AM
Recommended product: Lenovo ThinkStation

Recommended product: Lenovo ThinkStation

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Following the success of the P300 ThinkStation, Lenovo has developed three new workstations.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:52AM
Maplin to open first trade-only store

Maplin to open first trade-only store

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Electronics retailer Maplin is opening its first trade and business counter in October, named 'Connect and Protect'. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:36AM
How to make more money from gaming

How to make more money from gaming

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As digital stores like Steam continue to dominate the gaming retail space, and the big etailers offer consumers an ever increasing array of gaming accessories, many bricks and mortar stores ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:30AM

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PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

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This month our mystery Counter Insurgent reseller explains why new stores selling cheap on the High Street are destined to close down…

on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:02AM
'Keys on Demand' game download service targets PC indies

'Keys on Demand' game download service targets PC indies

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Distributor and PC game publisher Contact Sales is eyeing the PC indie store sector with its new 'Keys on Demand' game download offering.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 7:23PM
YoYoTech unveils Intel X99-powered BlackBox systems

YoYoTech unveils Intel X99-powered BlackBox systems

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System builder YoYoTech has unveiled a new line of BlackBox desktops based on Intel's new high-performance X99 chipset.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 7:14PM
PCR's guide to the latest gaming accessories

PCR's guide to the latest gaming accessories

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Gamers are often on the look out for the latest equipment to help enhance their gaming experience. Jade Burke takes a look at the current PC/console keyboards, headsets and gaming ...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 25th 2014 at 8:30AM

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1,700 jobs cut as Phones 4U closes 362 stores

1,700 jobs cut as Phones 4U closes 362 stores

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Phones 4U’s administrators PwC plan to close 362 of the mobile phone retailer’s stores.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 10:49AM
Average Brit spends £78 on mobile device repairs

Average Brit spends £78 on mobile device repairs

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The average Brit has spent £78 on repair costs for their smartphone or mobile device over the past two years.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 2:27PM
EE and Vodafone to buy 200 Phones 4U stores

EE and Vodafone to buy 200 Phones 4U stores

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Mobile network providers EE and Vodafone are set to purchase almost 200 Phones 4U stores stores following the retailer's fall into administration.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:47AM
Sony's Smart EyeGlass to go on sale in March

Sony's Smart EyeGlass to go on sale in March

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Sony’s Smart EyeGlass will go on sale in March next year, and is set to rival Google Glass with its new features.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:56AM

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Norton talks up 'flexible' revenue share scheme for retailers

Norton talks up 'flexible' revenue share scheme for retailers

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Security giant Norton has given PCR full details of its flexible revenue share scheme as it removes boxed product and cuts its portfolio down to a single product.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:40AM
Amazon unveils Kindle Fire Kids Edition and other new tablets

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire Kids Edition and other new tablets

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Amazon has branched out into the kids market with its first tablet designed specifically for children.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 18th 2014 at 10:11AM
Dixons Carphone to save 800 Phones 4U jobs

Dixons Carphone to save 800 Phones 4U jobs

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Dixons Carphone has announced that it has reached a deal with Phones 4U’s administrators to offer jobs to 800 of its employees.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:10PM
Vodafone and EE interested in buying Phones 4U stock and stores

Vodafone and EE interested in buying Phones 4U stock and stores

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The two mobile phone networks that did not renew their contracts with Phones 4U have both expressed an interest in acquiring the business after the retailer fell into administration.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 17th 2014 at 10:27AM

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Who are the best account managers in the UK channel?

Who are the best account managers in the UK channel?

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PCR is compiling a list of the top account managers in the UK PC and tech industry - and now's your chance to nominate them.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:47AM
'Phones 4U exit will not benefit indie retailers'

'Phones 4U exit will not benefit indie retailers'

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The exit of Phones 4U from the market would not have a notable impact on independent computer retailers and resellers, says analyst Kantar Worldpanel.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:55AM
Behind the scenes at Stamford Hill Computers

Behind the scenes at Stamford Hill Computers

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Jade Burke spends the day with Tahir Muhammad, owner of Stamford Hill Computers, to discuss his business...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:30AM
Dixons Carphone hopes to offer jobs to Phones 4U concessions staff

Dixons Carphone hopes to offer jobs to Phones 4U concessions staff

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Dixons Carphone has offered to help Phones 4U concession staff who are at risk of losing their jobs following the retailer's fall into administration.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:16AM