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Maplin to open first trade-only store

Maplin to open first trade-only store

NEWS

Electronics retailer Maplin is opening its first trade and business counter in October, named 'Connect and Protect'. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:36AM
Apple's Irish subsidiary faces illegal tax claims

Apple's Irish subsidiary faces illegal tax claims

NEWS

Apple is set to face a series of allegations from the European Commision alleging that Ireland provided illegal ‘state aid’ to the firm, Apple Insider reports.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:28AM
Exertis Micro-P and Exertis Gem become one business

Exertis Micro-P and Exertis Gem become one business

NEWS

Tech distributors Exertis Micro-P and Exertis Gem have combined into one business, and will now trade as Exertis (UK) Ltd.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:06AM
How to make more money from gaming

How to make more money from gaming

NEWS

As digital stores like Steam continue to dominate the gaming retail space, and the big etailers offer consumers an ever increasing array of gaming accessories, many bricks and mortar stores ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:30AM

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Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

NEWS

The game that started out as a bit of a laugh - Goat Simulator - is shaking up the traditional PC simulation game market, argues Contact Sales/Excalibur Publishing MD Robert ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:09AM
XMG Prime fully customisable PC launches

XMG Prime fully customisable PC launches

NEW GEAR

Designed specifically for gaming, the XMG Prime features maintenance-free water cooling and fully configurable components, ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 28th 2014 at 10:00AM
PC gaming is core to desktop growth

PC gaming is core to desktop growth

NEWS

GfK’s Andrew Walsh takes a look at how consumers are willing to spend more on a gaming PC.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 27th 2014 at 10:00AM
Last chance to get featured in PCR's November issue

Last chance to get featured in PCR's November issue

NEWS

There's one week left to get your product, service or opinion covered in the next issue of PCR.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2014 at 2:11PM

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Ergo Computing restructures, cuts warehouse jobs

Ergo Computing restructures, cuts warehouse jobs

NEWS

Ergo Computing, the Nottingham-based OEM and VAR, has announced a restructure which will involve job cuts in warehousing and production.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2014 at 2:08PM
The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

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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

NEWS

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
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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

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Netis appoints Target exclusive UK distributor

Netis appoints Target exclusive UK distributor

NEWS

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
'Keys on Demand' game download service targets PC indies

'Keys on Demand' game download service targets PC indies

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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