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Get your audio products featured in PCR's May issue

Get your audio products featured in PCR's May issue

NEWS

There's only a few days until the sector guide deadline for PCR's audio special, so now's the time to send in your product info.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 12:14PM
Price of apps, ebooks and music downloads could rise due to UK tax law changes

Price of apps, ebooks and music downloads could rise due to UK tax law changes

NEWS

George Osbourne’s change to UK tax laws will close a loophole which currently lets consumers pay low VAT rates on online purchases of apps, books and music.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 11:28AM
Ingram Micro:

Ingram Micro: "We're bucking the trend in desktop PCs and notebooks"

NEWS

Distributor Ingram Micro UK says it's had an "outstanding year" in desktop PCs and notebooks, as well as strong sales of enterprise networking. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:59AM
Where to watch the HTC One M8 launch

Where to watch the HTC One M8 launch

NEWS

HTC’s next flagship smartphone, the One M8, will be unveiled on Tuesday, March 25th at launch events in both London and New York.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:45AM

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Facebook CEO invests in software that 'thinks and learns like a human'

Facebook CEO invests in software that 'thinks and learns like a human'

NEWS

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has invested in Vicarious, a firm developing software 'that thinks and learns like a human', which has already cracked CAPTCHA codes.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:17AM
Dixons and Carphone merger deadline extended

Dixons and Carphone merger deadline extended

NEWS

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have been given more time to discuss their possible £4bn merger.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:11AM
HP bolsters SMB portfolio

HP bolsters SMB portfolio

NEWS

HP has announced new additions to its line-up of Windows 8.1 all-in-one (AiO) desktops and notebooks built for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2014 at 9:54AM
Synaxon Member Profile: PrimoIT

Synaxon Member Profile: PrimoIT

NEWS

MD of education and corporate IT specialist Mick Sloan talks about supplying 95% of the UK’s universities...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:00AM

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Stone offers students the Classmate 3

Stone offers students the Classmate 3

NEW GEAR

Stone Group's new Classmate 3 is a two-in-one tablet and notebook specifically created for use ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 22nd 2014 at 6:00PM
Store of the Month: Computerize

Store of the Month: Computerize

NEWS

Iain Canning tells PCR how the PlayStation 3’s ‘yellow light of death’ has boosted his business and why he has painted the front of his store to look like the ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM
Kazam partners with Exertis Micro-P

Kazam partners with Exertis Micro-P

NEWS

Exertis Micro-P has announced a partnership agreement with mobile phone manufacturer, Kazam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 21st 2014 at 1:01PM
Extak, new firm from bankrupt etailer WAE+, 'disappears'

Extak, new firm from bankrupt etailer WAE+, 'disappears'

NEWS

After going into administration last year, online electronics retailer WAE+ quickly reinvented itself as Extak. But it appears the new venture is also no more.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:53PM

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DirectX 12 to release late 2015 - full details

DirectX 12 to release late 2015 - full details

NEWS

Microsoft has detailed the next iteration of its DirectX graphics API.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 21st 2014 at 11:01AM
Distributor Deals of the Week: March 21st, 2014

Distributor Deals of the Week: March 21st, 2014

NEWS

VIP Computers, Entatech, Meroncourt and Spire Technology present their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:48AM
What is John McAfee up to now?

What is John McAfee up to now?

NEWS

John McAfee, the founder of security software vendor McAfee, has unveiled his new app privacy product.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:42AM
FUTURE TECH FRIDAY: Turn plants into music, objects into toys and more...

FUTURE TECH FRIDAY: Turn plants into music, objects into toys and more...

NEWS

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

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:32AM

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HP: Slow 3D printers are like watching ice melt, but ours will be faster

HP: Slow 3D printers are like watching ice melt, but ours will be faster

NEWS

PC giant HP believes it will solve the problems surrounding 3D printers - namely their 'lack of speed and quality' - with a big announcement due in June.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:07AM
Last chance to nominate your top women in tech

Last chance to nominate your top women in tech

NEWS

PCR is compiling a list of the top 50 women in the UK PC and tech industry - and today is the deadline for entries.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:50AM
CES 2015

CES 2015

EVENTS
Jan 6th 2015 - Jan 9th 2015

Location: Las Vegas

CES showcases more than 3,200 exhibitors and had a conference program with more than 300 ...

IFA 2014

IFA 2014

EVENTS
Sep 5th 2014 - Sep 10th 2014

Location: Berlin

IFA is a global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, presenting the latest ...