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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
'Xbook One' laptop launches for $1,500

'Xbook One' laptop launches for $1,500

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Those who want the Xbox One in portable gaming console form can now have it so thanks to console modder Ed Zarick.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:51AM
Phones 4U enters administration

Phones 4U enters administration

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Phones 4U says it has been 'forced' into administration after phone contract networks Vodafone and EE turned their back on the retailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 14th 2014 at 11:59PM
Argos tablet sales decline but electricals grows overall

Argos tablet sales decline but electricals grows overall

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Argos was hit by a further decline in tablet sales during the 13 weeks to August 30th, but strong performances elsewhere saw its electricals category grow.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:14AM

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25% of consumers plan to own a smartwatch in the next 5 years

25% of consumers plan to own a smartwatch in the next 5 years

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With more wearable tech devices launching, 25 per cent of consumers plan to own a smartwatch within the next five years, according to marketing firm Acquity Group.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:31AM
John Lewis grows electricals and home tech business

John Lewis grows electricals and home tech business

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Retailer John Lewis has grown its Electricals and Home Technology (EHT) business by 11.7 per cent following the launch of its own-brand smart TV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:20AM
Co-op tech buyer leaves business

Co-op tech buyer leaves business

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The Co-Operative Electrical's technology buyer Naeem Adam is leaving the business this month to start a non-buying role at Dabs.com.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:41AM
99p Stores offers bargain broadband

99p Stores offers bargain broadband

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Bargain High Street chain 99p Stores has teamed up with Home Telecom to provide customers with home broadband for 99p a week.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:01AM

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iPhone values set to fall £52 after iPhone 6 launch

iPhone values set to fall £52 after iPhone 6 launch

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Older iPhone models are set to drop by up to £52 following the launch of the iPhone 6.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 9th 2014 at 11:26AM
'Samsung Gear VR to cost $199'

'Samsung Gear VR to cost $199'

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Samsung’s Gear VR virtual reality headset will cost $199, according to reports.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:32AM
How to get featured in PCR's distribution special

How to get featured in PCR's distribution special

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Calling all vendors, distributors and resellers - now is your chance to have your say and get featured in PCR's distribution special.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:17AM
Dell reveals £1,500 5K display

Dell reveals £1,500 5K display

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4K may no longer be the pinnacle of display models - Dell has unveiled a new 5K UltraSharp monitor worth £1,545 ($2,500). 

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:10AM

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The average home could have 500 smart devices by 2022

The average home could have 500 smart devices by 2022

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The average home will have over 500 smart devices by 2022, so says analyst Gartner.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:24AM
The Sims 4 becomes first PC game to top UK's All Format chart in two years

The Sims 4 becomes first PC game to top UK's All Format chart in two years

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The Sims 4 has become the first PC-only game to top the UK All Formats boxed game chart since Guild Wars 2 managed to just over two years ago.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:16AM
UK tablet sales drop in first eight weeks of Q3

UK tablet sales drop in first eight weeks of Q3

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Tablet unit sales across UK distribution decreased 34.6 per cent year-on-year in the first eight weeks of Q3 2014.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:04AM
Can Dixons Carphone transform the industry with IoT?

Can Dixons Carphone transform the industry with IoT?

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When Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse first announced plans to merge, industry workers and consumers had quite a lot to say on the matter.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:30AM

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First iPhone 6 cases revealed

First iPhone 6 cases revealed

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The first iPhone 6 cases have been shown off by mobile device accessory etailer Mobile Fun.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:30AM
OnBuy online marketplace boasts 3.5% sales fee, urges retailers to sign up

OnBuy online marketplace boasts 3.5% sales fee, urges retailers to sign up

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British online marketplace OnBuy will return next year with a 3.5 per cent sales fee for retailers that sign up.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 11:35AM
Vodafone withdraws from Phones 4U as it ups distribution with Dixons Carphone

Vodafone withdraws from Phones 4U as it ups distribution with Dixons Carphone

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The Dixons/Carphone merger has resulted in yet more bad news for Phones 4U.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM
VIDEO: Utopia Computers takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Utopia Computers takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Indie PC retailer Utopia Computers has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - and challenged several of its competitors in the UK system builder market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:45AM