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AMD on the future of PC gaming, Mantle and virtual reality

AMD on the future of PC gaming, Mantle and virtual reality

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PCR interviews AMD’s gaming scientist Richard Huddy about the future of the PC gaming market, from photorealistic graphics to virtual reality and games with 200 million players…

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:31AM
Entatech enjoys growth in gaming, is 'surprised' by Evolution 3 cancellation

Entatech enjoys growth in gaming, is 'surprised' by Evolution 3 cancellation

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Distributor Entatech says it is growing 'massively' in the PC gaming space, having increased its number of vendor partners.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:01AM
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Maplin owner unfazed by Dixons Carphone competition

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The new owner of tech retail chain Maplin is unafraid of the recent merger between Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse - and the increased competition it could bring.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:48AM
Teacher knows best: What educators looks for in tech

Teacher knows best: What educators looks for in tech

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It’s not only kids who can benefit from teachers – retailers and resellers could stand to learn a lot by listening to their educational customers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 9:49AM

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INTERVIEW: Raspberry Pi on IoT, LCDs and Picademy

INTERVIEW: Raspberry Pi on IoT, LCDs and Picademy

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As a new tech-focused curriculum is set to launch in September, PCR catches up with Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:21AM
In The Hot Seat: Michel van der Bel

In The Hot Seat: Michel van der Bel

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Microsoft’s UK MD gave PCR a quick look into the devices and apps he uses to run the tech giant’s UK arm.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:22AM
Store of the Month: Springbok Computers

Store of the Month: Springbok Computers

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Laura Barnes sits down with owner Matt Stevenson to hear about his ‘make or break’ gap year, how a 3D printer helped improve his displays and why his store is ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2014 at 10:00AM
Synaxon Member Profile: Pensar

Synaxon Member Profile: Pensar

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Mark Williams, CEO of IT solutions provider Pensar, talks about doubling business revenues, helping oversee companies set up in the UK and one client’s unfortunate typo.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 24th 2014 at 12:00PM

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GoodRAM hopes to crack UK market, seeks distributors

GoodRAM hopes to crack UK market, seeks distributors

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Eastern European memory supplier and RAM vendor GoodRAM is seeking distributors to help it break into the UK market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:47AM
Caseking interview: Distie on growing its UK partner network 150% and European expansion

Caseking interview: Distie on growing its UK partner network 150% and European expansion

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Hardware distributor Caseking has seen its number of UK retailer and system builder customers increase by 150 per cent in under a year – now it wants to grow its ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:32AM
INTERVIEW: Laura Kirsop, MD, Code Club

INTERVIEW: Laura Kirsop, MD, Code Club

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PCR spoke to Laura Kirsop, MD of Code Club, about the market for educational technology and what firms can do to make the most of the new computing curriculum…

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:00AM
Hannspree on its new smartphones, monitors and why it's not keen on 4K

Hannspree on its new smartphones, monitors and why it's not keen on 4K

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Display specialist Hannstar is shaking up the smartphone sector with its first own-brand Hannspree devices.
UK territory manager Martin Kent tells us why the firm is swapping televisions for smartphones… 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:18AM

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INTERVIEW: Northamber on its turnaround and new strategy

INTERVIEW: Northamber on its turnaround and new strategy

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Long-established distributor Northamber is in a state of transition. It made a £1 million loss in 2012/13, but is embracing emerging categories, strengthening its IT business and hiring experienced staff ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 10th 2014 at 9:22AM
INTERVIEW: Intel's hope to become 'The Intel of Everything'

INTERVIEW: Intel's hope to become 'The Intel of Everything'

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Industry giant Intel is embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable tech in an effort to make its technology ubiquitous.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:04AM
Synaxon Member Profile: Centrex Services

Synaxon Member Profile: Centrex Services

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Glyn Dodd, managing director of Centrex Services, talks about challenging commoditisation, developing specific solutions for retailers and working with a wide range of partners.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 25th 2014 at 10:00AM
Tech Data's tablet triumph

Tech Data's tablet triumph

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Consumer electronics and strategy opportunities director Mark Glasspool tells PCR how Tech Data is helping customers make more money from tablets across every market segment…

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 14th 2014 at 11:55AM

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Store of the Month: The Computer Studio

Store of the Month: The Computer Studio

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Retail Manager Ben Barnett tells Laura Barnes about offering Bitcoin mining advice, the retailer’s plans to stock wearable tech and why PC World customers are requesting repairs.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 14th 2014 at 11:33AM
Ingram Micro: 'It's time to take digital signage technology seriously'

Ingram Micro: 'It's time to take digital signage technology seriously'

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Distributor Ingram Micro's digital signage business is outpacing the market - and says it's time resellers took the technology seriously.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 13th 2014 at 12:26PM
Sennheiser: 'We've built our musical heritage into new speakerphone'

Sennheiser: 'We've built our musical heritage into new speakerphone'

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As Sennheiser launches its new speakerphone range, we chat to UK distribution sales manager Michael Waterworth to find out about 'pro-sumer’ devices and the changing trends in the audio market.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 1st 2014 at 12:23PM
VIDEO: John Lewis on the shifting tech market

VIDEO: John Lewis on the shifting tech market

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View our exclusive video interview with tablet and computer buyer Will Jones to find out why John Lewis has been voted the UK’s best retailer for customer service.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 30th 2014 at 12:21PM