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The history of computers - from 1613 to 2014

The history of computers - from 1613 to 2014

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Tech etailer Ebuyer.com has produced an infographic titled ‘The Evolution of the Computer’.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:26AM
'3D printing over 5 years away from mainstream consumer adoption'

'3D printing over 5 years away from mainstream consumer adoption'

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We shouldn't expect 3D printers to be commonplace in households until 2019 at the earliest, says analyst Gartner.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 19th 2014 at 9:52AM
UK tablet and desktop display sales rise - Context data

UK tablet and desktop display sales rise - Context data

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Tablet unit sales across UK distribution increased by 27.7 per cent year-on-year in Q2 2014, driven primarily by an increase in Android-based systems.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:08AM
Desktop workstation sales continue to rise

Desktop workstation sales continue to rise

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Sales of desktop workstations through Western European distribution increased by 39.8 per cent during the first 11 weeks of Q2 2014 compared to the same period last year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 9th 2014 at 11:22AM

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'Panic buying' for phone chargers expected at UK airports

'Panic buying' for phone chargers expected at UK airports

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Airport retailers selling mobile accessories could see panic buying as travellers seek to ensure their devices are powered up for US flights following a new rule.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:45AM
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
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
GfK: Peripherals on the rise as hardware value declines

GfK: Peripherals on the rise as hardware value declines

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GfK’s Robyn Tovey talks about the rise of peripherals and the revival of desktops throughout May.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:37PM

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Exclusive data shows how UK tablet prices have changed in 2014

Exclusive data shows how UK tablet prices have changed in 2014

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The average selling price of tablets in the UK has dipped 18 per cent since the start of the year, as revealed by data provided exclusively to PCR.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 6th 2014 at 11:30AM
ANALYSIS: How will Dixons Carphone affect the market?

ANALYSIS: How will Dixons Carphone affect the market?

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

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 15th 2014 at 9:46AM
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
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

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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
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