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BLOG: Heading back to World of Warcraft...

BLOG: Heading back to World of Warcraft...

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As Blizzard ramps up its efforts to pull in older players, PCR editor Dominic Sacco finds out how the game has changed...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:38PM
GfK: Peripherals on the rise as hardware value declines

GfK: Peripherals on the rise as hardware value declines

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GfK’s Robyn Tovey talks about the rise of peripherals and the revival of desktops throughout May.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:37PM
Security Roundup: Google Glass can be used to steal PIN codes from 10 feet away

Security Roundup: Google Glass can be used to steal PIN codes from 10 feet away

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This week we take a look at how Google Glass could be used to steal PIN codes, the accidental leak of the World Cup security centre’s WiFi password, and more.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:05PM
'Suppliers need to bring school tech into the modern era'

'Suppliers need to bring school tech into the modern era'

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The MD of education tech activist Code Club has told PCR that suppliers and retailers need to get with the times when selling tech to schools.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:55AM

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Kids want virtual reality headsets in schools

Kids want virtual reality headsets in schools

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New research shows that children not only love to use the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but they want to see it used in schools and other areas outside ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:43AM
Wi-Fi enabled cows make their way to Glastonbury

Wi-Fi enabled cows make their way to Glastonbury

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Mobile operator EE has dispatched a herd of internet-enabled cows to Glastonbury moo-sic festival.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:15AM
AOC G-Sync monitor UK launch date, specs and price confirmed

AOC G-Sync monitor UK launch date, specs and price confirmed

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The AOC g2460Pg monitor, which features Nvidia G-Sync technology that aims to reduce motion blur and screen tearing, will launch in the UK in July priced at £369.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:12AM
Google IO live stream: New Nexus tablets and Android 5.0 Lollipop expected

Google IO live stream: New Nexus tablets and Android 5.0 Lollipop expected

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With Google’s annual developer conference kicking off today, we take a look at where you can watch it and what announcements to expect.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:11AM

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Ingram Micro refreshes brand, wants to be a 'world leader in technology'

Ingram Micro refreshes brand, wants to be a 'world leader in technology'

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Distributor Ingram Micro has refreshed its brand, which it says marks its evolution from distribution to 'a world leader in technology and supply chain services'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:53AM
A quarter of UK IT managers pirate software

A quarter of UK IT managers pirate software

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More than one in four UK enterprise IT managers have installed software without a proper license, a survey has found.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:52AM
Lenovo patents Google Glass-like device

Lenovo patents Google Glass-like device

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Lenovo has filed a patent for its own wearable recording device, which partially resembles Google Glass.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:30AM
Leaked iPhone 6 images show aluminium body and new power button

Leaked iPhone 6 images show aluminium body and new power button

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Images claiming to show Apple’s new iPhone 6 have been posted online.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2014 at 12:55PM

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Nokia X2: Microsoft's first Android smartphone

Nokia X2: Microsoft's first Android smartphone

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Another device has been added to the Nokia X range of smartphones, making it the first Android-powered handset from Microsoft.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:49AM
Mobile users to top 8bn by 2019; telecoms revenue to hit £1.1tn

Mobile users to top 8bn by 2019; telecoms revenue to hit £1.1tn

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The number of mobile customers worldwide will exceed eight billion by the end of 2018, an analyst has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:47AM
NEC becomes global PBX market leader

NEC becomes global PBX market leader

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NEC Corporation has become the number one vendor in the global PBX extensions/licenses market, according to a recent report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:21AM
Nestle developing 'Star Trek' food replicator

Nestle developing 'Star Trek' food replicator

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Food firm Nestle has launched a brand new research programme aimed at creating a real-life food replicator.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:05AM

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Nest smart thermostat and smoke alarm to add third-party support

Nest smart thermostat and smoke alarm to add third-party support

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The Nest smart thermostat and Protect smoke alarm are to receive support for communication with third-party home automation devices.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:48AM
Tap2Tag NFC medical device firm seeks distributors, lists prices

Tap2Tag NFC medical device firm seeks distributors, lists prices

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A range of new medical devices which provide paramedics with instant access to a patient's medical history has launched.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:43AM
Hama becomes exclusive UK distributor for Fresh 'n Rebel Powerbanks

Hama becomes exclusive UK distributor for Fresh 'n Rebel Powerbanks

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Hama has announced a new addition to its portfolio of mobile device accessories.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:43AM
Microsoft tweaks OneDrive storage and pricing

Microsoft tweaks OneDrive storage and pricing

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Microsoft has updated its cloud storage offering OneDrive including increased free storage and cheaper prices.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 24th 2014 at 9:50AM