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Halloween sales from Steam, YoYoTech, Amazon and more

Halloween sales from Steam, YoYoTech, Amazon and more

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Halloween is upon us once again, and to celebrate the spooky season, a number of retailers and distributors are offering giveaways, price cuts and special offers on their products.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 31st 2014 at 12:59PM
12 Free gifts, bundles, and offers - check out the bonanza you'll pick up at PCR boot Camp North

12 Free gifts, bundles, and offers - check out the bonanza you'll pick up at PCR boot Camp North

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There are 12 days to go until PCR Boot Camp – so here’s 12 great offers and gifts retailers and resellers will pick up on the day. All you have ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 31st 2014 at 11:53AM
Security roundup: Sophos Spampionship shows worst offending countries for zombie spam

Security roundup: Sophos Spampionship shows worst offending countries for zombie spam

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This week we take a look at the Sophos Spampionshp league table, why 1 in 8 users do not believe in cyber threats, and the White House computer hack.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 31st 2014 at 11:19AM
Intel offers $15 to customers over CPU dispute from 2000

Intel offers $15 to customers over CPU dispute from 2000

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Intel will be giving $15 dollars to those who felt the chipmaker and HP misrepresented their CPUs released back in 2000, The Register reports.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 31st 2014 at 11:02AM

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Nintendo developing sleep tracker

Nintendo developing sleep tracker

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Nintendo has revealed that it plans to develop ‘quality of life’ technology, including a sleep and fatigue sensor.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:39AM
Wearable tech market worth £104.7 million by Christmas

Wearable tech market worth £104.7 million by Christmas

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The wearable tech market is set to be worth £104.7 million by Christmas, according to Samsung.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:38AM
Worldwide tablet market grows 11.5%

Worldwide tablet market grows 11.5%

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Worldwide tablet sales have grown by 11.5 per cent year-on-year during Q3 2014, thanks to back-to-school promotions and US growth.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:08AM
Happy Halloween? Share your scary customer stories and repair disasters

Happy Halloween? Share your scary customer stories and repair disasters

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It may be Halloween, but forget witches, werewolves and vampires - we want to hear your most dreaded customer stories and repair disasters.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 31st 2014 at 9:57AM

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Distributor Deals of the week: October 30th, 2014

Distributor Deals of the week: October 30th, 2014

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Spire Technology, Entatech, PXS Distribution and more offer their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2014 at 12:33PM
Fake League of Legends LEGO created by Chinese toy companies

Fake League of Legends LEGO created by Chinese toy companies

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One of the world’s most popular MOBA PC games has spawned two unofficial LEGO minifigs collections.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2014 at 11:40AM
Northamber reports increased turnover in H2

Northamber reports increased turnover in H2

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Northamber has released its yearly financials, revealing that the distributor has achieved increases in both turnover and margins in the second half of the year.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:48AM
Microsoft launches cloud-powered fitness band

Microsoft launches cloud-powered fitness band

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Microsoft has launched the first wearable powered by its new cloud-based Microsoft Health tracking service.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:57AM

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HP unveils Sprout PC and 3D printing technology

HP unveils Sprout PC and 3D printing technology

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HP has revealed Sprout, a new desktop available in HP’s Blended Reality ecosystem.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:30AM
Price Watch: We compare the latest smartwatches

Price Watch: We compare the latest smartwatches

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With a host of new smartwatches launching this year and more due in 2015, PCR breaks down the important specs, pricing details and release dates for the latest wearable tech ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:30AM
Small business owners unprepared for tax deadline day

Small business owners unprepared for tax deadline day

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Raj Sond, General Manager at First Data Merchant Solutions, says small business owners find things like tax returns more challenging than expected, in this opinion piece.

on Oct 29th 2014 at 4:00PM
81% of Brits compare electrical goods prices online before they buy

81% of Brits compare electrical goods prices online before they buy

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New research reveals 81 per cent of Brits compare prices of electrical goods online, spending 44 minutes doing so before they buy.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 29th 2014 at 11:11AM

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One million people now CompTIA A+ certified

One million people now CompTIA A+ certified

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CompTIA’s certification CompTIA A+ has now been accredited to one million people within the IT workforce.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:48AM
Roccat and Alienware enter exclusive partnership

Roccat and Alienware enter exclusive partnership

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Roccat and Alienware have announced they will join forces to create new gaming peripherals.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:44AM
Printer sales in UK distribution increase

Printer sales in UK distribution increase

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Printer sales in UK distribution have increased by five per cent during Q3 2014, according to Context.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:30AM
LG doubles profits thanks to record smartphone sales in Q3

LG doubles profits thanks to record smartphone sales in Q3

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LG’s third-quarter profits have more than doubled compared to a year ago, with its mobile business surging to a five-year high.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:10AM