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Tablet sales slump ahead of new iPad Air reveal

Tablet sales slump ahead of new iPad Air reveal

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Tablet unit sales across Western European distribution declined year-on-year for the first time in Q3 by teb per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:41AM
Tablet sales will represent less than 10% of all devices in 2014

Tablet sales will represent less than 10% of all devices in 2014

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Analyst Gartner says that sales of tablets will represent less than ten per cent of all devices this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:33AM
5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

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More and more firms are moving their IT systems to the cloud, and it’s not hard to see why.

on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:53AM
State of play: How big is the games industry?

State of play: How big is the games industry?

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It's no secret that the games industry is booming – but just how big is it, who’s playing and how is it changing?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:29AM

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GfK reveals top 6 growth areas as wearable tech sales double

GfK reveals top 6 growth areas as wearable tech sales double

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Analyst GfK has revealed the top six growth areas within IT peripherals, including booming sales of tablet keyboards and media gateways.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 25th 2014 at 10:26AM
There will be more mobile phones than humans by the end of 2014

There will be more mobile phones than humans by the end of 2014

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There are almost more mobile phones on the planet than there are humans, according to a new report.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:51AM
8% of consumers own wearable tech

8% of consumers own wearable tech

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Just eight per cent of consumers in the UK, US, China and Brazil own and use smartwatches and fitness trackers, according to a survey of 4,000 people by analyst CCS ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 29th 2014 at 2:01PM
EMEA server market grows for first time since 2011

EMEA server market grows for first time since 2011

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Server shipments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) during Q2 2014 grew for the first time in 11 quarters.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:25AM

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GfK: Desktop computing grows with demand for high specs

GfK: Desktop computing grows with demand for high specs

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GfK account manager Saad Sultan discusses how sales of peripherals, components and monitors are all on the rise thanks to PC gaming.

on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:23AM
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

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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
'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

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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
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