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'Annoy showroomers at your peril'

'Annoy showroomers at your peril'

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Target Components’ business advisor John Coulter explains why he thinks showrooming visitors are heaven-sent.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 18th 2014 at 4:00PM
BLOG: Will Google Glass arrive at retail or is it just a beautiful PR stunt?

BLOG: Will Google Glass arrive at retail or is it just a beautiful PR stunt?

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Gekko MD Dan Todaro asks whether Glass, the upcoming wearable tech from Google, will ever reach the hands of the consumer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 17th 2014 at 10:00AM
'We need to grow tech businesses across the UK, not just in London'

'We need to grow tech businesses across the UK, not just in London'

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All of the UK's major cities need to become 'global leaders' and digital hubs, not just London, says Tech City UK chairman Joanna Shields OBE.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:44AM
Centrex: 'The current tech support model is not fit for purpose'

Centrex: 'The current tech support model is not fit for purpose'

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The market for tech repair and maintenance has become commoditised and its current model 'is not fit for purpose', says support firm Centrex Services.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:09AM

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Will Bitcoin become the norm?

Will Bitcoin become the norm?

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With Scan Computers becoming the first UK PC retailer to accept the virtual currency and US etailer Overstock taking in $1m in Bitcoin sales, the cryptocurrency is becoming big business.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00AM
COUNTER INSURGENT: eBay exasperation

COUNTER INSURGENT: eBay exasperation

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Our anonymous Counter Insurgent airs their woes about being duped on eBay into buying from a trader who isn’t VAT registered…

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00AM
Brother MD: Dealing with the 'work from home' dilemma

Brother MD: Dealing with the 'work from home' dilemma

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How do you create a workplace where people want to turn up and be their best? I think that’s a challenge every firm has – large or small.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 6th 2014 at 9:00PM
BLOG: The future of customer marketing

BLOG: The future of customer marketing

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Customer data holds the key to successful personalised marketing, says Optimove CEO Pini Yakuel. 

on Apr 6th 2014 at 8:00AM

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BLOG: Three ways to address the right customers and get noticed

BLOG: Three ways to address the right customers and get noticed

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GfK's Global Research Director for IT, Dr. Rudi Aunkofer, offers his advice on engaging correctly with your customers.

on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:00AM
How can we halt the PC sales decline?

How can we halt the PC sales decline?

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In another difficult year for the traditional computing market, IDC reported that UK PC shipments fell 12.6 per cent in 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:00PM
BLOG: How mobile tech is driving the car industry

BLOG: How mobile tech is driving the car industry

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Danny Shapiro, Senior Director of Automotive at Nvidia, explains how mobile technology is playing a bigger part in the car industry.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 28th 2014 at 11:34AM
INDIE ROUNDTABLE: What do you think of David Cameron's 5G plans?

INDIE ROUNDTABLE: What do you think of David Cameron's 5G plans?

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Following David Cameron's announcement at CeBIT that the UK would strike a deal with Germany in order to deliver 5G network connectivity in the future, PCR asked a selection of ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:03AM

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HANDS-ON: Google Glass

HANDS-ON: Google Glass

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Matthew Jarvis finally got a chance to experience the long awaited wearable tech eyepiece from Google – but will he give Glass a pass?

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:30AM
PC retailers have 'nothing to worry about' over government proposals

PC retailers have 'nothing to worry about' over government proposals

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Retail expert Clare Rayner says that PC retailers shouldn't have anything to worry about alternative dispute resolution (ADR) schemes, but should understand their customers' rights. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:55AM
BLOG: Why use original ink and toner?

BLOG: Why use original ink and toner?

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Malcolm Drake, head of EOS at Brother UK, talks about the benefits of using original inks and toners, as Brother launches a campaign to promote the benefits to resellers and ...

on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:31AM
HANDS-ON: Google Chromecast

HANDS-ON: Google Chromecast

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Google’s Chromecast TV dongle has now been out for almost a week, and I managed to grab one of the streaming sticks – so what is it actually like ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:25AM

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BLOG: Does Project Morpheus stand a chance against the Oculus Rift?

BLOG: Does Project Morpheus stand a chance against the Oculus Rift?

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Matthew Jarvis considers whether Sony’s virtual reality headset for the PS4 can compete against long-time games industry darling the Oculus Rift…

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 19th 2014 at 12:25PM
BLOG: Are you ready for XP's switch-off?

BLOG: Are you ready for XP's switch-off?

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With around one month to go until support for Windows XP expires, Panda Security’s UK marketing manager Neil Martin argues that upgrading needn’t be complicated…

on Mar 15th 2014 at 10:00AM
BLOG: Tech trade-in tiffs

BLOG: Tech trade-in tiffs

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When game unveiled its two new redeveloped GAMEtronics stores, consumers appeared to be split on whether this was a wise move or not.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 14th 2014 at 9:00PM
BLOG: The IT industry needs to support the Year of Code

BLOG: The IT industry needs to support the Year of Code

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Stone Group’s CEO, Simon Harbridge, discusses how the Year of Code programme could do with help from the IT industry and why all teachers should improve their computer skills.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 11th 2014 at 1:00PM