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Distributors vs PCR Retail Advisory Board

Distributors vs PCR Retail Advisory Board

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The PCR Retail Advisory Board pitch their burning issues and tough questions against tech suppliers in this special Q&A feature.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:20PM
Synaxon Member Profile: 46RMM

Synaxon Member Profile: 46RMM

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Andy Marston, owner and MD of IT support and disaster recovery firm 46RMM, tells us how the rise in mobile platforms is changing business and how more firms are now ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:00AM
Ingram reveals fastest growing part of business ahead of office move

Ingram reveals fastest growing part of business ahead of office move

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Ingram Micro UK spoke to PCR about growth areas, upping its vendor count and moving to a new office at its SMB Alliance Forum.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:42AM
Nvidia: We're at the top of the performance race

Nvidia: We're at the top of the performance race

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When discussing the subject of PC gaming, Nvidia is a brand almost everyone in the arena is familiar with. Known for its GPUs and processors, the American manufacturer has been ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:13AM

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In the hot seat: Zotac marketing manager Buu Ly

In the hot seat: Zotac marketing manager Buu Ly

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PCR speaks to Zotac’s marketing manager about his favourite gadgets and most memorable games console from childhood...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
Synaxon Member Profile: Twenty Four IT

Synaxon Member Profile: Twenty Four IT

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MD Tony Houlihan talks about growing Twenty Four IT’s team of engineers, its move into Managed Print Services, and why it is important to be a proactive, not reactive, company...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 24th 2014 at 8:00AM
Store of the month: YourITstudio

Store of the month: YourITstudio

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Jade Burke speaks to the owner of YourITstudio, Frank Seldevig, about how his store resembles a doctor’s consultancy, his competition with larger chains and why he thinks the PC isn’t ...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 12:27PM
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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