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A day in the life of... Intel's Stuart Dommett

A day in the life of... Intel's Stuart Dommett

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I start my Monday the same as most, with a 6.30am start, and am on the road by 7.40am to take my daughter to school – then it’s on to ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 5th 2014 at 9:00AM
Retailers divided over Windows 8 price cut

Retailers divided over Windows 8 price cut

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Resellers are unsure whether a drop in Windows 8 license fees would boost demand for the OS.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 7:00PM
Mozilla CEO resigns following anti-gay donation backlash

Mozilla CEO resigns following anti-gay donation backlash

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The CEO of Mozilla has stepped down following controversy over his donation to an anti-gay bill.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 11:34AM
£60 Raspberry Pi-like open-source mini PC launches

£60 Raspberry Pi-like open-source mini PC launches

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CircuitCo has released the Minnowboard Max, a Raspberry Pi-like single-board computer.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 11:18AM

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Diablo III expansion reaps 2.7 million sales in a week

Diablo III expansion reaps 2.7 million sales in a week

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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls has sold over 2.7 million copies in its first week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 11:00AM
PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: VIP Computers

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: VIP Computers

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Rich Marsden, director of VIP Computers, explains what we can expect from the distributor at this year's PCR Boot Camp conference and expo.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2014 at 11:00AM
Security roundup: dating danger, outdated software risks and more

Security roundup: dating danger, outdated software risks and more

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This week’s security news takes a look at the danger of malicious apps, outdated software, mobiles and unprotected POS.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 10:37AM
Nest pulls smart fire alarm from sale over safety concerns

Nest pulls smart fire alarm from sale over safety concerns

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Google-owned 'Internet of Things' vendor Nest has withdrawn its Wi-Fi enabled fire alarm from sale after discovering how it could be accidentally switched off.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2014 at 10:23AM

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Microsoft Office apps for iPad top 12m downloads

Microsoft Office apps for iPad top 12m downloads

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Office apps for iPad have been downloaded more than 12 million times in the space of a week, Microsoft has revealed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:58AM
PCR's guide to kids' tech and tablets

PCR's guide to kids' tech and tablets

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Children are increasingly becoming one of the more prosperous demographics for tech retailers, with a multitude of toys and tools available. Matthew Jarvis gets down with the latest products for ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:00AM
BLOG: Three ways to address the right customers and get noticed

BLOG: Three ways to address the right customers and get noticed

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GfK's Global Research Director for IT, Dr. Rudi Aunkofer, offers his advice on engaging correctly with your customers.

on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:00AM
Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

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Plans to give UK shoppers greater consumer protection are not what the channel needs, dealer services group Synaxon has said.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 7:00PM

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HANDS-ON: Trials Fusion

HANDS-ON: Trials Fusion

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Ubisoft and RedLynx are back with more physics-based, side-scrolling, motor-biking madness in Trials Fusion, which will have a boxed PC release on April 24th.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:16PM
Exclusive VIP Club incentives offered at PCR Boot Camp

Exclusive VIP Club incentives offered at PCR Boot Camp

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VIP Computers will be offering exclusive incentives to sign up to its VIP Club at PCR Boot Camp in May. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:02PM
CompTIA offers free membership tier

CompTIA offers free membership tier

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IT trade body CompTIA has introduced a new 'open access' model which gives new members access to research and tools for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:47AM
Distributor Deals of the Week: April 3rd, 2014

Distributor Deals of the Week: April 3rd, 2014

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Spire Technology, Entatech and VIP Computers present their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:31AM

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Microsoft reveals Cortana, Windows 8.1 Start Menu, new Kinect

Microsoft reveals Cortana, Windows 8.1 Start Menu, new Kinect

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Microsoft has unveiled a range of new products and services at its Build 2014 developer conference.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:10AM
Microsoft to provide extended Windows XP support to UK Government

Microsoft to provide extended Windows XP support to UK Government

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The UK Government and Microsoft have sealed a deal which will see Windows XP support extended by a year for public sector workers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:34AM
Vodafone to open 150 new UK stores, creating 1,400 jobs

Vodafone to open 150 new UK stores, creating 1,400 jobs

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Vodafone has unveiled plans to invest £100 million into the UK’s High Street by opening 150 new stores.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:26AM
Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

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TV streaming device Google Chromecast sold one unit every 4.5 seconds in Dixons Retail (Currys/PC World) stores on launch day.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:20AM