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New Raspberry Pi module designed for business use

New Raspberry Pi module designed for business use

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new version of its mini programmable PC designed for enterprise use.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 8th 2014 at 11:04AM
Intel Thunderbolt Networking and 4K streaming shown off at NAB 2014

Intel Thunderbolt Networking and 4K streaming shown off at NAB 2014

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The National Association of Broadcasters Show 2014 is in full swing, and PCR has rounded up the biggest tech announcements from the event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:48AM
PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Entatech

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Entatech

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Marketing manager Kate Fuller runs through what the distributor will be showing off at PCR Boot Camp this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:28AM
Windows XP switch-off: the industry reacts

Windows XP switch-off: the industry reacts

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Support for Windows XP is to end today (April 8th), and PCR has gathered the industry’s thoughts on the end of the OS.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:21AM

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Argos stocks Utopia gaming PCs

Argos stocks Utopia gaming PCs

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Argos has partnered with independent system builder Utopia Computers to sell its Pandora desktops and custom-built laptops online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:53AM
COUNTER INSURGENT: eBay exasperation

COUNTER INSURGENT: eBay exasperation

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Our anonymous Counter Insurgent airs their woes about being duped on eBay into buying from a trader who isn’t VAT registered…

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00AM
Will Bitcoin become the norm?

Will Bitcoin become the norm?

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With Scan Computers becoming the first UK PC retailer to accept the virtual currency and US etailer Overstock taking in $1m in Bitcoin sales, the cryptocurrency is becoming big business.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00AM
Ingram Micro UK's VentureTech Network signs 13 partners

Ingram Micro UK's VentureTech Network signs 13 partners

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13 partners have signed up to Ingram Micro UK’s VentureTech Network (VTN), with a further three resellers set to join soon.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 7th 2014 at 12:25PM

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Gadget Show Live 2014 preview

Gadget Show Live 2014 preview

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While the Gadget Show has expanded its live events to include London’s Gadget Show Live at Christmas, its original Birmingham show remains the calendar highlight of much of the UK ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 7th 2014 at 11:53AM
10 futuristic tech products to check out at Gadget Show Live 2014

10 futuristic tech products to check out at Gadget Show Live 2014

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This week Gadget Show Live will once again showcase the technology of tomorrow in a dedicated Future Tech Project area.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 7th 2014 at 11:14AM
Microsoft 'Windows in the Car' in-car concept demonstrated

Microsoft 'Windows in the Car' in-car concept demonstrated

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Microsoft has demonstrated a ‘Windows in the Car’ in-car operating system.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:49AM
Google Android TV 'is an entertainment interface, not a computing platform'

Google Android TV 'is an entertainment interface, not a computing platform'

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Google is encouraging developers to build ‘extremely simple’ apps for its new Android set-top-box.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:45AM

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Will.i.am to launch smartwatch in July

Will.i.am to launch smartwatch in July

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Pop star Will.i.am is to release his own smartwatch this July.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:27AM
Maplin, Co-op, DinoPC join PCR Retail Advisory Board

Maplin, Co-op, DinoPC join PCR Retail Advisory Board

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Several leading retail buyers in the UK PC and tech market have joined the PCR Retail Advisory Board.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:59AM
From Count Zeppelin to keyboards: A brief history of Cherry

From Count Zeppelin to keyboards: A brief history of Cherry

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PC accessory vendor Cherry was bought out by ZF in 2008 - and that firm can trace its origins all the way back to 1891. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:00AM
Brother MD: Dealing with the 'work from home' dilemma

Brother MD: Dealing with the 'work from home' dilemma

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How do you create a workplace where people want to turn up and be their best? I think that’s a challenge every firm has – large or small.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 6th 2014 at 9:00PM

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INTERVIEW: Cherry UK MD Michael Groom

INTERVIEW: Cherry UK MD Michael Groom

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How did Cherry go from being founded in a basement and making switches to being purchased by a firm with a background in zeppelins and an €18bn turnover?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 6th 2014 at 9:00AM
BLOG: The future of customer marketing

BLOG: The future of customer marketing

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Customer data holds the key to successful personalised marketing, says Optimove CEO Pini Yakuel. 

on Apr 6th 2014 at 8:00AM
Shogun Bros takes aim with the Ballista MK-1 gaming mouse

Shogun Bros takes aim with the Ballista MK-1 gaming mouse

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Built with ‘military efficiency’, the new Shogun Bros Ballista MK-1 gaming mouse is set to ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 5th 2014 at 9:00PM
Retailers call for sub-£200 price tag for Oculus Rift headset

Retailers call for sub-£200 price tag for Oculus Rift headset

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The consumer version of the Oculus Rift should aim for a price around £200 (€239) if it hopes to interest retailers, firms have told PCR.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 5th 2014 at 7:00PM