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New microchip can withstand temperatures up to 300 degrees

New microchip can withstand temperatures up to 300 degrees

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A microchip which can withstand temperatures of up to 300 degrees Celsius has been successfully developed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:49AM
Ebuyer.com interview: 'We want to be the go-to point for electronics'

Ebuyer.com interview: 'We want to be the go-to point for electronics'

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It’s one of the UK’s biggest online electrical retailers with four million registered customers, and now Ebuyer.com is considering opening stores on the High Street. Dominic Sacco asks MD Stuart ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
Oculus Rift production halted due to component shortage

Oculus Rift production halted due to component shortage

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Production of the Oculus Rift developer kit has been halted due to a component supply shortage.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:01AM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 revealed

Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 revealed

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A new Nvidia graphics card has been revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 31st 2014 at 9:58AM

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StarTech.com: 'Components offer better margins than computers'

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StarTech.com UK country manager Sean McSweeney says traditional components offer better margin-making opportunities than tablets and PCs. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:30AM
Ebuyer sees laptop sales rise, DRAM and SSD prices stabilise

Ebuyer sees laptop sales rise, DRAM and SSD prices stabilise

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Online electronics retail giant Ebuyer.com has reported a rise in sales of laptops over Christmas, and says that the price of SSD and DRAM is starting to stabilise.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 15th 2014 at 10:45AM
CES 2014: VIDEO: Razer's Project Christine is an easily-upgradable modular PC

CES 2014: VIDEO: Razer's Project Christine is an easily-upgradable modular PC

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Razer has demonstrated ‘Project Christine’, a concept that uses modular components to provide easy upgrades to desktop PC users.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:53AM
PCR's guide to motherboards and processors

PCR's guide to motherboards and processors

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At the heart of every computer, motherboards and processors are vital for performance and stability – as well as having something to plug everything else into. PCR takes a look ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 23rd 2013 at 2:00PM

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Steam Machine specs released by Valve

Steam Machine specs released by Valve

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Valve has confirmed the specifications of its Steam Machine prototype boxes, which will be sent out later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2013 at 10:11AM
Intel reveals low-power 'Haswell' 4th gen processors at IDF 2012

Intel reveals low-power 'Haswell' 4th gen processors at IDF 2012

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Intel chief product officer David Perimutter has taken to the stage at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco to unveil the firm's fourth generation Intel Core processor family, which ...

Helen French
by Helen French
on Sep 12th 2012 at 10:59AM
iPhone 5 to be less powerful than its competitors?

iPhone 5 to be less powerful than its competitors?

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As reported earlier today by PCR, a video has surfaced that reveals a whole bunch of components that are reportedly taken from the latest iPhone.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 1:18PM
Scientists invent spray-paint batteries

Scientists invent spray-paint batteries

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Researchers at a Texas university have invented a technique to spray-paint super-thin batteries onto any surface.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 29th 2012 at 12:20PM

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Target launches AFox graphics cards in the UK

Target launches AFox graphics cards in the UK

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AFox has chosen Target Components to distribute its range of graphics cards for the first time ever in the UK.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 29th 2012 at 11:26AM
Sandia Cooler could reduce US electricity output by seven per cent

Sandia Cooler could reduce US electricity output by seven per cent

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The fanless heatsink is ten times smaller than commercial coolers, yet 30 times more efficient.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 26th 2012 at 11:35AM
OCZ unveils SSD upgrade kit

OCZ unveils SSD upgrade kit

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AS SSD adoption in the mainstream segment continues to increase, OCZ has announced a new ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 14th 2012 at 4:00PM
ARM teams up with rival AMD to further develop its Trustzone technology

ARM teams up with rival AMD to further develop its Trustzone technology

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US company AMD is set to license technology from ARM in a new partnership between the rival chip designers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 14th 2012 at 11:29AM

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ASRock releases Z77 Extreme9 motherboards

ASRock releases Z77 Extreme9 motherboards

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ASRock has unveiled its long-awaited motherboards based on Intel 7-series chipsets.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 6th 2012 at 1:29PM
Gigabyte 7 series motherboards

Gigabyte 7 series motherboards

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Gigabyte has launched a new series of chipset based motherboards designed to offer a seamless ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 31st 2012 at 12:58PM
AMD launches 2nd-gen A-Series APU

AMD launches 2nd-gen A-Series APU

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AMD has finally launched its long-anticipated second generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (aka APUs).

Helen French
by Helen French
on May 15th 2012 at 11:27AM
Westcoast signs SanDisk partnership

Westcoast signs SanDisk partnership

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Westcoast has announced a new deal with SanDisk to distribute its range of USB flash drives, as well as its its Extreme Solid State Drives, strengthening the IT distributor's position ...

Helen French
by Helen French
on Feb 20th 2012 at 2:33PM