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Windows 9 to launch this autumn, ditch activation keys - report

Windows 9 to launch this autumn, ditch activation keys - report

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Windows 9 is set to launch this autumn, backed by a massive marketing campaign and a different activation system, a report suggests. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:16AM
BLOG: Superfast broadband as essential as power, heat and water

BLOG: Superfast broadband as essential as power, heat and water

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We should consider superfast broadband alongside power, heat and water as being fundamental requirements for this century, argues Brigantia's Iain Shaw in this opinion piece about the changing back to ...

on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:58AM
Caseking interview: Distie on growing its UK partner network 150% and European expansion

Caseking interview: Distie on growing its UK partner network 150% and European expansion

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Hardware distributor Caseking has seen its number of UK retailer and system builder customers increase by 150 per cent in under a year – now it wants to grow its ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:32AM
WIN a Sony Xperia Tablet Z and BullGuard Mobile Security

WIN a Sony Xperia Tablet Z and BullGuard Mobile Security

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Security vendor BullGuard is giving away a free Sony Xperia Tablet Z and a three-user licence for BullGuard Mobile Security. 

on Jul 8th 2014 at 9:00AM

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UK government to spend £90m improving Wi-Fi on trains

UK government to spend £90m improving Wi-Fi on trains

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The government is spending £90 million on improving Wi-Fi speeds on trains throughout the UK.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:53PM
LG G Pad 10.1 available worldwide from July

LG G Pad 10.1 available worldwide from July

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LG is introducing its G Pad 10.1 tablet globally, starting with the US today (July 7th).

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 7th 2014 at 12:41PM
Foxconn to deploy 'Foxbots' to assemble Apple iPhone 6

Foxconn to deploy 'Foxbots' to assemble Apple iPhone 6

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Foxconn will use robots to help assemble Apple’s next flagship smartphone.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 7th 2014 at 11:56AM
Android L OS will let your phone unlock your Chromebook

Android L OS will let your phone unlock your Chromebook

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Google's upcoming Android L operating system will offer greater functionality between smartphone and Chromebook.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 7th 2014 at 11:20AM

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TechAid hopes to raise £120,000 to build a school in Ghana

TechAid hopes to raise £120,000 to build a school in Ghana

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Distributor Exertis Micro-P is urging the UK mobile and IT channels to unite and raise £120,000 this year to build a school in Ghana.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:57AM
Nvidia working on four Maxwell GM204 GTX graphics cards - report

Nvidia working on four Maxwell GM204 GTX graphics cards - report

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Nvidia is rumoured to shortly launch a new Maxwell GM204 GPU which will power at least four new GeForce GTX graphics cards.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:03AM
PC market to show 'relative revival' in 2014

PC market to show 'relative revival' in 2014

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The global PC market will show a 'relative revival' this year, predicts Gartner, with sales expected to dip just 2.9 per cent, compared to 9.5 per cent in 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 7th 2014 at 9:16AM
Security Roundup: Android smartphones are leaking location data

Security Roundup: Android smartphones are leaking location data

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This week we take a look at a new report claiming some Android smartphones are sharing user locations without permission.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:52PM

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BLOG: The grey market is unsafe and unacceptable

BLOG: The grey market is unsafe and unacceptable

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Seagate's director for Northern and Central Europe, Henk Van Den Berg, says grey stock has a negative impact on the IT channel.

on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:30AM
5m fewer mobile devices to be sold in the UK this year

5m fewer mobile devices to be sold in the UK this year

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27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year - some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:12AM
VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy S5 advert mocks Apple's iPhone battery

VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy S5 advert mocks Apple's iPhone battery

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Samsung is at it again, poking fun at Apple users in its new Galaxy S5 smartphone advert.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:10AM
The router that restricts internet access until household chores are done

The router that restricts internet access until household chores are done

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A router that only allows kids to access the internet after they've 'earned' it is seeking investment.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:08AM

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Raspberry Pi rival HummingBoard now available for pre-order

Raspberry Pi rival HummingBoard now available for pre-order

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SolidRun has launched the HummingBoard micro-computer, which boasts more power than the Raspberry Pi.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:42AM
KD UK hints at kids' wearable tech market debut in 2015

KD UK hints at kids' wearable tech market debut in 2015

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Kid's tech specialist KD UK is planning to launch a wearable device for children in 2015, PCR can reveal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:00AM
How to sell technology to children - KD UK interview

How to sell technology to children - KD UK interview

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Tech retailers need to go back to school.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:30AM
BLOG: How the cloud can lift sales

BLOG: How the cloud can lift sales

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Egnyte co-founder and VP of product management, Rajesh Ram, discusses how retailers can use the cloud to reduce or eliminate some of their biggest annoyances.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM