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Bono says sorry for automatic U2 downloads on Apple devices

Bono says sorry for automatic U2 downloads on Apple devices

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U2 frontman Bono has apologised for the band’s deal with Apple to send its latest album straight it iTunes users’ devices, whether they wanted it or not.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:17AM
The Apprentice looks at wearable tech - but how big will that market be?

The Apprentice looks at wearable tech - but how big will that market be?

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Participants on BBC's The Apprentice TV show will be asked to design a piece of wearable technology in the episode tonight (Wednesday October 15th, 9pm).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:51AM
Mini magnetic 'tornadoes' to power future PCs

Mini magnetic 'tornadoes' to power future PCs

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Future computers could be built around a CPU made from magnetic ‘tornadoes’, according to new research into nanotechnology.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:33AM
Tablet sales will represent less than 10% of all devices in 2014

Tablet sales will represent less than 10% of all devices in 2014

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Analyst Gartner says that sales of tablets will represent less than ten per cent of all devices this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:33AM

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Philips G-Sync monitor out this month priced at £499

Philips G-Sync monitor out this month priced at £499

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The Philips 272G5DYEB Nvidia G-Sync monitor will launch in the UK at the end of October with a suggested retail price of £499.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:16AM
Amazon same-day delivery service launches in UK

Amazon same-day delivery service launches in UK

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Amazon customers will now be able to pick up parcels from their local High Street within 12 hours of ordering.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:14AM
Learn how to generate recurring revenues at Boot Camp North

Learn how to generate recurring revenues at Boot Camp North

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GFI will be helping PC resellers make the transition to monthly recurring revenue at PCR Boot Camp North next month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:55AM
Apple to stop selling Bose products as it settles Beats patent dispute

Apple to stop selling Bose products as it settles Beats patent dispute

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Bose has settled a patent dispute with Apple-owned Beats as the iPhone-maker prepares to remove all Bose audio products from its retail stores.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:16AM

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Crucial: We're seeing good adoption of DDR4

Crucial: We're seeing good adoption of DDR4

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Memory specialist Crucial has told PCR that sales of its DDR4 DRAM modules are steady, with an increase expected in 2015.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:01AM
1m users sign up for Windows 10 preview in first two weeks

1m users sign up for Windows 10 preview in first two weeks

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Microsoft has revealed that it has already seen one million installations of the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:45AM
Google: Amazon is our biggest rival, not Microsoft

Google: Amazon is our biggest rival, not Microsoft

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that Amazon is its biggest search competitor.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:19AM
Store of the month: Speedy PCs

Store of the month: Speedy PCs

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Laura Barnes sits down with Speedy PCs’ technical director, Azeem Anwar, to find out if wearable tech will have an impact on the business and how they help customers who ...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:00AM

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Northamber joins Boot Camp North line-up

Northamber joins Boot Camp North line-up

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Northamber has signed up to exhibit at PCR's Boot Camp North expo and conference.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 14th 2014 at 9:32AM
Which devices will provide the biggest opportunities in the next 5 years?

Which devices will provide the biggest opportunities in the next 5 years?

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Mike Buley, retail director at Exertis, discusses the expansion of smart home devices and how they can help resellers make more money in the future...

on Oct 14th 2014 at 9:30AM
Six UK tech firms make Sunday Times Top Track list

Six UK tech firms make Sunday Times Top Track list

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Computers Unlimited, Midwich, Kaspersky, VIP Computers, Softcat and Kelway have all made their way into this year’s Top Track 250.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:05AM
Jessops returns to profit and opens new stores

Jessops returns to profit and opens new stores

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Jessops has reached sales of over £56 million, with an operating profit of £280,000 in its first full financial year since reopening.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:59AM

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Entatech to show off new retail product range at Boot Camp North

Entatech to show off new retail product range at Boot Camp North

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Entatech will show off its increased retail product offering at PCR Boot Camp North next month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:38AM
Security roundup: Dropbox bug can wipe files from the cloud

Security roundup: Dropbox bug can wipe files from the cloud

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This week we take a look at Dropbox’s syncing issue, a Facebook scam targeting Emma Watson fans, and the largest ever study of European data privacy breaches.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:32AM
Samsung develops 5x faster Wi-Fi technology

Samsung develops 5x faster Wi-Fi technology

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Samsung has developed new technology that boosts Wi-Fi speeds up to five times faster than current speeds.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:31AM
Synaxon signs deal with backup and virtualisation specialists NetJapan

Synaxon signs deal with backup and virtualisation specialists NetJapan

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Dealer services group Synaxon UK has partnered with backup, disaster recovery and virtualisation software provider NetJapan.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:24AM