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UK third most competitive nation for digital businesses

UK third most competitive nation for digital businesses

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The UK is the third most competitive nation worldwide for digital services, a study has found.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 31st 2014 at 10:33AM
WildStar dev to consider accessories deals 'when the demand is there'

WildStar dev to consider accessories deals 'when the demand is there'

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Deals for WildStar-branded accessories with vendors will be considered once consumer demand is high enough, the game’s developer has told PCR.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 31st 2014 at 10:21AM
PC and tech retail buyers guide 2014

PC and tech retail buyers guide 2014

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Want to get your new product noticed and considered for sale by the UK’s top tech retailers?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 31st 2014 at 9:53AM
INTERVIEW: Shane Hilden, Smithie UK

INTERVIEW: Shane Hilden, Smithie UK

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He’s gone from working in a garage and having his stock stolen to growing a £22m distribution business, which is projected to reach £27m next year...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2014 at 6:00PM

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GfK: European computer market to grow this year

GfK: European computer market to grow this year

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Sales of PCs and tablets will rise this year, helping to deliver solid growth across the EMEA region, predicts analyst GfK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2014 at 10:00AM
Laser printers on the up

Laser printers on the up

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Despite an overall four per cent decline in printer hardware unit sales in Western Europe, laser multi-functional printers (MFPs) grew nearly 10 per cent during 2013.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 29th 2014 at 6:00PM
Entatech considering accepting Bitcoin

Entatech considering accepting Bitcoin

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Entatech is pondering whether to accept cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a new form of payment from its customers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2014 at 10:00AM
PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner spotlight: BullGuard

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner spotlight: BullGuard

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We caught up with PCR Boot Camp exhibitor BullGuard’s UK and Ireland Country Manager Pete Morley ahead of the event, to ask him what we can expect from firm on ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Mar 29th 2014 at 9:00AM

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Top five ways to boost your website on a small PPC campaign budget

Top five ways to boost your website on a small PPC campaign budget

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Arranging pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords or Bing can help drive more traffic to your site. Polly Pospelova, head of search at deleteagency.com, explains how to get the most out of a small ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2014 at 9:00AM
WildStar dev on Elder Scrolls Online competition: 'Go big or go home'

WildStar dev on Elder Scrolls Online competition: 'Go big or go home'

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The executive producer of new MMO WildStar is optimistic about the game’s chances against Elder Scrolls Online.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 3:39PM
PCR Boot Camp 2014: Stock In the Channel joins exhibitor line-up

PCR Boot Camp 2014: Stock In the Channel joins exhibitor line-up

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Stock In the Channel has joined the list of exhibitors at PCR Boot Camp 2014, taking place at the Brewery in London on Wednesday May 21st.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Mar 28th 2014 at 1:48PM
Argos appoints new technology trading manager

Argos appoints new technology trading manager

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Argos has appointed Juliet Ward as its new technology trading manager, who is responsible for buying computing, tablets and mobile tech for the retailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 12:46PM

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BLOG: How mobile tech is driving the car industry

BLOG: How mobile tech is driving the car industry

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Danny Shapiro, Senior Director of Automotive at Nvidia, explains how mobile technology is playing a bigger part in the car industry.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 11:34AM
Apple patents Surface-style tablet and keyboard cover

Apple patents Surface-style tablet and keyboard cover

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Apple has filed a patent for a new tablet smart cover that also features a keyboard, reminiscent of Microsoft's Surface tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:59AM
FUTURE TECH FRIDAY: wrist communicators, DIY Flappy Bird and more...

FUTURE TECH FRIDAY: wrist communicators, DIY Flappy Bird and more...

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Every Friday, PCR rounds up the hottest crowdfunded tech to keep in mind for future retail opportunities.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:49AM
Death of XP boosts desktop PC sales across Europe

Death of XP boosts desktop PC sales across Europe

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The impending Windows XP switch-off on April 8th is having a positive effect on European desktop PC sales.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:33AM

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Resellers unconvinced by Government 5G plans

Resellers unconvinced by Government 5G plans

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PC retailers and resellers have criticised Government plans to bring 5G to the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:06AM
INDIE ROUNDTABLE: What do you think of David Cameron's 5G plans?

INDIE ROUNDTABLE: What do you think of David Cameron's 5G plans?

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Following David Cameron's announcement at CeBIT that the UK would strike a deal with Germany in order to deliver 5G network connectivity in the future, PCR asked a selection of ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:03AM
Microsoft Office for iPad released, Office Mobile made free

Microsoft Office for iPad released, Office Mobile made free

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Microsoft has released Office for iPad, for free.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 9:56AM
Sony unveils 'Digital Paper' device

Sony unveils 'Digital Paper' device

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Sony has revealed a 13.3-inch 'Digital Paper' device that combines the functionality of a tablet computer and the feel of normal paper.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 9:45AM