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The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

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Martin Baxter, executive vice president at Green Man Gaming, talks about the importance of using digital and how the PC gaming sector is now more lucrative than ever.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:33AM
VIDEO: Apple releases bend tests for iPhone 6 Plus

VIDEO: Apple releases bend tests for iPhone 6 Plus

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In light of the recent complaints regarding the iPhone 6 Plus bending, Apple has shown off its own bend tests.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:06AM
PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

NEWS

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
Bash 'Shellshock' could be 'more serious than Heartbleed', IoT devices most at risk

Bash 'Shellshock' could be 'more serious than Heartbleed', IoT devices most at risk

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Some industry experts are warning that the newly discovered bug in the Bash command shell found in OS X and Linux could be more serous than the Heartbleed bug that ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:55AM

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State of play: How big is the games industry?

State of play: How big is the games industry?

NEWS

It's no secret that the games industry is booming – but just how big is it, who’s playing and how is it changing?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:29AM
Microsoft launches 'Women in Tech' initiative in India

Microsoft launches 'Women in Tech' initiative in India

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Microsoft has announced that it will begin to train and mentor one million women for a career within the IT industry in India.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:23AM
CompTIA partners with PCR Woman of the Year award

CompTIA partners with PCR Woman of the Year award

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IT trade organisation CompTIA has backed next month's PCR Woman of the Year event.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:08AM
Netis appoints Target exclusive UK distributor

Netis appoints Target exclusive UK distributor

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Networking vendor Netis has appointed Target Components as its exclusive UK distributor, and Target says it will 'protect margins' in this sector after certain brands 'killed the reseller market'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 7:44PM

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'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
Grab your free headset at PCR Boot Camp North

Grab your free headset at PCR Boot Camp North

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Every single dealer who attends PCR Boot Camp North on November 12th at the Royal Armories in Leeds will go home with a FREE Sol Republic Tracks HD headset worth ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 12:14PM
#BendGate: iPhone 6 Plus owners complain of 'bent' handsets

#BendGate: iPhone 6 Plus owners complain of 'bent' handsets

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Apple users have complained about their iPhone 6 Plus handsets being bent by tight pockets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 11:24AM

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Apple apologises for iOS 8.0.1 bug and offers workaround

Apple apologises for iOS 8.0.1 bug and offers workaround

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Apple has pulled its latest iOS 8.0.1 update, which messes up reception and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 25th 2014 at 11:13AM
Amazon working on wearable tech and smart home gadgets - report

Amazon working on wearable tech and smart home gadgets - report

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Amazon is testing internet-connected devices that can allow customers to order household products by pressing a single button.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 25th 2014 at 10:35AM
GfK reveals top 6 growth areas as wearable tech sales double

GfK reveals top 6 growth areas as wearable tech sales double

NEWS

Analyst GfK has revealed the top six growth areas within IT peripherals, including booming sales of tablet keyboards and media gateways.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 10:26AM
Ingram Micro UK signs BullGuard

Ingram Micro UK signs BullGuard

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Distributor Ingram Micro has partnered with vendor BullGuard to supply its anti-virus and mobile security solutions to UK resellers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 9:55AM

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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
Distributor Deals of the Week: September 24th, 2014

Distributor Deals of the Week: September 24th, 2014

NEWS

Northamber, VIP Computers and Entatech offer up their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 24th 2014 at 12:05PM
Polaroid goes after GoPro with budget action cam

Polaroid goes after GoPro with budget action cam

NEWS

The Cube, which goes on sale today, is a small HD action camera priced at $99 from Polaroid.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 24th 2014 at 11:59AM
Turtle Beach Ear Force Z60: First PC gaming headset with DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound

Turtle Beach Ear Force Z60: First PC gaming headset with DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound

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Turtle Beach has announced the availability of its new Ear Force Z60 headset.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 24th 2014 at 11:14AM