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Wearables win at MWC

Wearables win at MWC

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For the mobile tech industry, Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events in the diary.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 17th 2014 at 9:00PM
ANALYSIS: 'Tougher negotiations' for suppliers if Dixons/CPW merge

ANALYSIS: 'Tougher negotiations' for suppliers if Dixons/CPW merge

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PC vendors and distributors will have a much tougher time negotiating stock deals with Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse (CPW) if they merge, say experts. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:46AM
PCR Retail Survey 2014: What's happening on the High Street?

PCR Retail Survey 2014: What's happening on the High Street?

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PCR asks over 100 anonymous independent retailers from across the UK about how business was last year, how confident they feel about the tech industry in the future, their biggest ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:30AM
Desktop displays decline across EMEA

Desktop displays decline across EMEA

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Shipments of desktop displays declined by one per cent year-on-year across EMEA in Q4 2013, according to data published by analyst firm Context.

The most positive gains were experienced in ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:13AM

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BLOG: Why merger could be a win-win for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse

BLOG: Why merger could be a win-win for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse

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This morning's news of a possible merger between Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse could prove to be a very smart move for both parties - here's why.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:38AM
Analysis: Is the iPhone 5S all it's cracked up to be?

Analysis: Is the iPhone 5S all it's cracked up to be?

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Apple has revealed its new iPhone 5C and 5S devices, but has it done enough to impress? Andrew Wooden offers his views on the smartphones and asks if innovation is ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:30AM
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Trade bodies clash over 'tech police'

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The UK tech industry needs its own watchdog to police the channel and clamp down on rogue dealers, says Synaxon.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 6th 2013 at 9:54AM
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PC sales expected to fall further, 'will never regain peak 2011 volumes'

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Global PC shipments are set to decline by 9.7 per cent this year as tablets and smartphones continue to take a bite out of the traditional computer market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:06AM

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Analysis: The Desktop Dilemma

Analysis: The Desktop Dilemma

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Tablets and ultrathin laptops are the future, according to a million and one reports from the world’s top analysts (IDC, Strategy Analytic, GfK, BRC – the list goes on).

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 4th 2013 at 12:21PM
Analysis: Bring Your Own Device

Analysis: Bring Your Own Device

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The mobile device sector has truly changed the way business gets done across every industry. And by far the most important change has been the practice of bringing your own ...

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Apr 4th 2013 at 10:00AM
70% of organisations worried by BYOD security risks

70% of organisations worried by BYOD security risks

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A survey has found that although nearly all organisations recognise the benefits of using mobile working services, three quarters are concerned about the security risks the practice brings.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Mar 13th 2013 at 10:57AM
2013 to be a 'make or break year' for UK IT services

2013 to be a 'make or break year' for UK IT services

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The analyst TechMarketView has warned that this year could see hard times for the IT services market.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Mar 12th 2013 at 11:30AM

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What's the role of the games media?

What's the role of the games media?

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Videogames media has gone through a transition in the last few years. Where previously authority and mass reach was the premise of a few concentrated print magazines, the web has ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 28th 2013 at 4:56PM
Smartphone app allows users to test urine for medical conditions

Smartphone app allows users to test urine for medical conditions

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Smartphone users are now able to scan and analyse their urine for potential medical issues using just their device with a newly unveiled app.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 27th 2013 at 1:49PM
SDDs: Solid and reliable?

SDDs: Solid and reliable?

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There are many benefits to SSDs over traditional spindle drives - they are increasingly competitive on price, less vulnerable to damage from movement, offer quicker boost times and better performance ...

Helen French
by Helen French
on Feb 1st 2013 at 3:41PM
Analysts say e-reader market is dying - literally

Analysts say e-reader market is dying - literally

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A market analyst has stated that the reason why e-reader sales are declining is not because of competition from tablets, but because the baby boomer generation is dying off.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Jan 28th 2013 at 1:43PM

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GfK: Tablets lead IT retail to growth

GfK: Tablets lead IT retail to growth

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Figures from GfK have shown that the IT retail market grew by 1.3 per cent in October, boosted primarily by the tablet sector.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Nov 30th 2012 at 1:41PM
Could Android tablets overtake Apple's iPad in 2013?

Could Android tablets overtake Apple's iPad in 2013?

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Although the iPad is still leader of the pack, its market share has dropped significantly since 2010, leaving everyone wondering how long until Android takes over.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 28th 2012 at 3:27PM
GfK: Are tablet peripherals an opportunity for IT?

GfK: Are tablet peripherals an opportunity for IT?

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Dominic Ashford, GfK account manager, IT, examines the possibility that tablet PC peripherals are driving sales for retailers and vendors.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 13th 2012 at 4:19PM
BitDefender: Cyber-bullying starts in the home

BitDefender: Cyber-bullying starts in the home

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BitDefender has said that children with parents who subject them to verbally aggressive behaviour are more likely to become cyber-bullies.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 29th 2012 at 3:06PM