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Distributor Deals of the Week: October 2nd, 2014

Distributor Deals of the Week: October 2nd, 2014

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VIP Computers, Northamber and Exertis offer up their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:09AM
UK monitor market expands in Q2 2014

UK monitor market expands in Q2 2014

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The UK monitor market has shown an increase of more than 18 per cent during Q2 2014, according to analyst Context.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:05AM
All Boot Camp North attendees will take home a pair of high-end headphones on the day

All Boot Camp North attendees will take home a pair of high-end headphones on the day

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Every single dealer who attends PCR Boot Camp North on Wednesday November 12th at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, will be given the choice of taking home a free Sol ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:47AM
New Sims 4 updates feature ghosts and Star Wars costumes

New Sims 4 updates feature ghosts and Star Wars costumes

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In a series of free updates to The Sims 4 hitting today, EA will be adding ghosts and a batch of Star Wars themed costumes.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:36AM

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Nvidia: We're at the top of the performance race

Nvidia: We're at the top of the performance race

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When discussing the subject of PC gaming, Nvidia is a brand almost everyone in the arena is familiar with. Known for its GPUs and processors, the American manufacturer has been ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:13AM
Widget to distribute Pebble smartwatches in UK

Widget to distribute Pebble smartwatches in UK

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Widget announced today that the company would be supplying the Pebble smartwatch family to various retailers in the UK and Benelux.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:49AM
Exertis expands product portfolio with BACtrack tech

Exertis expands product portfolio with BACtrack tech

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Exertis has announced its partnership with BACtrack, who will distribute its range of alcohol monitoring tech devices.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:26AM
EU report reveals tax deals between Ireland and Apple are illegal

EU report reveals tax deals between Ireland and Apple are illegal

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The European Commission has investigated the tax deals between Apple and Ireland, stating that they are illegal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:47AM

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Spire to distribute Asus networking and gaming peripherals

Spire to distribute Asus networking and gaming peripherals

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Spire Technology has been appointed as an authorised UK distributor partner for Asus.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:30AM
In the hot seat: Zotac marketing manager Buu Ly

In the hot seat: Zotac marketing manager Buu Ly

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PCR speaks to Zotac’s marketing manager about his favourite gadgets and most memorable games console from childhood...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

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While there is still a market for physical PC games, retail margins can be extremely tight, and digital download platforms like Steam are continuing to grow. So how can today’s ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
Caseking signs up to PCR Boot Camp North

Caseking signs up to PCR Boot Camp North

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Caseking will be presenting a host of PC chassis and modding products to resellers at PCR Boot Camp North in November.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 8:00AM

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Microsoft reveals Windows 10

Microsoft reveals Windows 10

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Microsoft has skipped Windows 9 and instead revealed Windows 10 during a press conference this evening. And yes, that Start menu is back.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2014 at 8:09PM
VIDEO: Asus VivoMini launches this November in UK

VIDEO: Asus VivoMini launches this November in UK

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Asus is set to release a series of new entry-level PCs called VivoMini this November, with a range of specs and processors.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:15AM
HP Stream laptop and tablet range announced

HP Stream laptop and tablet range announced

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HP has revealed details of its new Stream lineup of low cost windows devices.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:10AM
Adobe Photoshop joins Chromebook

Adobe Photoshop joins Chromebook

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Google has announced plans to partner with Adobe, bringing Photoshop to its line of Chromebooks.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:38AM

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Shoppers unwittingly agree to give up their firstborn child to access Wi-Fi

Shoppers unwittingly agree to give up their firstborn child to access Wi-Fi

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Members of the public unknowingly agreed to give up their firstborn child or most beloved pet in exchange for Wi-Fi use, as part of an investigation on privacy.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:36AM
Windows 7 users can upgrade to Windows 9 for $30 - report

Windows 7 users can upgrade to Windows 9 for $30 - report

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Microsoft is expected to reveal Windows 9 at 6pm UK time today, and rumours suggest that Windows 7 users will be able to upgrade to the new OS for $30.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:30AM
Samsung unveils 27-inch curved PC monitor

Samsung unveils 27-inch curved PC monitor

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Following on from its curved TVs and smartphones, Samsung has decided it’s time PC monitors got the same treatment.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:22AM
UK PC sales rise in Q3

UK PC sales rise in Q3

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Volume sales of PCs have increased within the UK, including a rise in desktops, notebooks, netbooks and workstations.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:19AM