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2018 will have more web traffic than all prior 'internet years' combined

2018 will have more web traffic than all prior 'internet years' combined

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Internet traffic will increase nearly three-fold over the next five years, according to a new report from Cisco.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:44AM
Razer launches Nabu smartband beta and dev kit

Razer launches Nabu smartband beta and dev kit

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Vendor Razer has launched a beta program for its upcoming Nabu smartband, allowing 500 people to test the device for $1 ahead of general release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:42AM
Halo: The Master Chief Collection dev hints at future PC release

Halo: The Master Chief Collection dev hints at future PC release

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection may come to PC in the future, the development director for the franchise has hinted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:31AM
Management changes at Exertis Micro-P

Management changes at Exertis Micro-P

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Distributor Exertis Micro-P has announced that it is realigning department leaders.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:11AM

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Microsoft 'McLaren' Windows Phone to feature 'Kinect-like' 3D touch

Microsoft 'McLaren' Windows Phone to feature 'Kinect-like' 3D touch

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Microsoft’s successor to the Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone codenamed McLaren, will have Kinect-like features.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 10th 2014 at 12:41PM
Apple iWatch and iPhone 6 to 'launch in October'

Apple iWatch and iPhone 6 to 'launch in October'

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A new report suggests the next iPhone, along with Apple’s first smartwatch, will be on sale in October.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 10th 2014 at 11:36AM
Retail 100 - who are the top tech players on the High Street?

Retail 100 - who are the top tech players on the High Street?

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The first in a new series of data-led analysis documents, the Retail 100 supplement will launch in September, ranking and providing commentary on the top 100 tech retailers in the ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Jun 10th 2014 at 11:31AM
Alienware Steam Machine switches to Windows for earlier release

Alienware Steam Machine switches to Windows for earlier release

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Dell Alienware will swap Valve’s SteamOS with Windows in order to launch its own Alpha gaming PC this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2014 at 11:25AM

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VIP adds AMD Radeon memory to portfolio

VIP adds AMD Radeon memory to portfolio

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Distributor VIP Computers is now stocking AMD Radeon memory which can boost systems based on the latest AMD APUs by as much as 20 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 10th 2014 at 11:06AM
Security Roundup: Smart TV 'Red Button' targeted by hackers

Security Roundup: Smart TV 'Red Button' targeted by hackers

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This week's security news roundup looks at attacks on consumers using Smart TVs, a Twitter follower scam, the growth in the global security software market and more.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:45AM
TVs and consoles lift retail sales in May

TVs and consoles lift retail sales in May

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UK retail sales slowed in May but rose year-on-year thanks to sales of big-ticket items, says the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:42AM
Autotask sold to Vista Equity Partners

Autotask sold to Vista Equity Partners

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Autotask Corporation, provider of hosted IT business management software, is to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:41AM

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'We want to displace disties in PC gaming space'

'We want to displace disties in PC gaming space'

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Distributor Northamber wants to crack the lucrative PC gaming sector – and beat other disties already well established in that sector.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:25AM
The Sims 4 confirmed for September release

The Sims 4 confirmed for September release

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The Sims 4 will arrive on PC and Mac on September 5th, available in boxed standard, limited, collector’s and premium editions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:22AM
Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC

Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC

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Smash-hit video game Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) is to finally land on PC later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2014 at 9:39AM
INTERVIEW: Northamber on its turnaround and new strategy

INTERVIEW: Northamber on its turnaround and new strategy

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Long-established distributor Northamber is in a state of transition. It made a £1 million loss in 2012/13, but is embracing emerging categories, strengthening its IT business and hiring experienced staff ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 10th 2014 at 9:22AM

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Is the UK printer market drying up?

Is the UK printer market drying up?

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Despite falling unit sales of single-function laser devices, multi-function laser printers revenues have been up each quarter over the past year (according to Context data), plus more resellers are offering ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 9th 2014 at 7:00PM
Tesco launches 'Operation Brazil' as TV sales soar ahead of World Cup

Tesco launches 'Operation Brazil' as TV sales soar ahead of World Cup

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Tesco has put in place a massive distribution operation to ensure stores across the UK are ready for the high demand through the World Cup.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:45AM
Mystery Shopper: Reading

Mystery Shopper: Reading

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As well as playing host to the titular summer music festival, Reading is known for its varied tech inhabitants, with the UK offices of Microsoft, Nvidia, Intel, HP, Fujitsu and ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:39AM
Are audio sales booming at UK retail?

Are audio sales booming at UK retail?

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With more devices and speaker docks on the market today, are retailers still seeing an uplift in sales, and how much of their revenues come from audio products like headsets? ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:08AM