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Parallels' new Desktop 10 brings Windows to Yosemite Mac

Parallels' new Desktop 10 brings Windows to Yosemite Mac

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Parallels is working on Desktop 10, allowing users to run Windows on their Yosemite Mac.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 20th 2014 at 12:17PM
PC stores hit back at 'flawed' Which? report

PC stores hit back at 'flawed' Which? report

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A recent report from Which? that claimed PC stores are overcharging customers has been met with criticism from independent retailers.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:47AM
Samsung targets small shop owners with Smart Signage TV

Samsung targets small shop owners with Smart Signage TV

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Samsung Electronics has launched Samsung Smart Signage TV, a new type of TV designed for small shops, small and medium businesses (SMBs) and small office/home office (SOHO) owners.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:39AM
Mystery shopper: Hemel Hempstead

Mystery shopper: Hemel Hempstead

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Known for its distinctive modular ‘magic’ roundabout, Hemel is one of the UK’s busiest New Towns – and the most populated location in Hertfordshire as of the 2001 census. But ...

on Aug 20th 2014 at 9:30AM

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HP $199 Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival revealed

HP $199 Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival revealed

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First details and specs of Microsoft’s debut Chromebook rival – the HP Stream – ­ have been revealed.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 19th 2014 at 11:48AM
Phones 4U looks for 160 new stores as it closes Currys concessions

Phones 4U looks for 160 new stores as it closes Currys concessions

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160 Phones 4U concession stands in Currys stores are set to shut before May 2015 following the Dixons/Carphone Warehouse merger.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:24AM
Poor customer service 'erodes' loyalty to retailers

Poor customer service 'erodes' loyalty to retailers

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Poor customer service is making consumers less loyal to retailers, according to a survey.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:23AM
Carphone Warehouse sees increase in demand for wearable tech

Carphone Warehouse sees increase in demand for wearable tech

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Carphone Warehouse has told PCR that more customers are enquiring about smartwatches and other wearable devices.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:02AM

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Store of the month: Eastgate Computers

Store of the month: Eastgate Computers

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Matthew Jarvis chats to Eastgate Computers’ Matthew James about the retailer’s custom built computers, its recent growth in gaming and why limited editions are no longer limited...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2014 at 9:23AM
World's first smartphone celebrates its 20th birthday

World's first smartphone celebrates its 20th birthday

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The first ever smartphone celebrated it birthday last Friday, which will be put on display in London’s Science Museum this October.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 18th 2014 at 12:28PM
Computers powered by light to launch in 2020

Computers powered by light to launch in 2020

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Computers that use light to transfer data instead of electricity could arrive as early as 2020.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:42AM
Asus to increase game accessory range, shows off new products

Asus to increase game accessory range, shows off new products

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Asus revealed plans to expand its gaming accessory range during a product launch event yesterday.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 15th 2014 at 12:44PM

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Intel develops in-ear fitness tracker

Intel develops in-ear fitness tracker

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Intel has teamed up with SMS audio, the company owned by rapper 50 Cent, to develop headphones designed for fitness and health.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:34AM
Tesco Hudl bug means future users can recover your deleted files

Tesco Hudl bug means future users can recover your deleted files

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Data saved to a Tesco Hudl tablet is vulnerable to recovery, even after a factory reset, according to new research.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:10AM
Samsung to expand IoT offering with acquisition of SmartThings

Samsung to expand IoT offering with acquisition of SmartThings

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Samsung has reportedly paid $200 million for the two-year-old company SmartThings, in a bid to expand into the Internet of Things market.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:34AM
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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

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Amazon.com launches mobile card payment device for retailers

Amazon.com launches mobile card payment device for retailers

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Amazon.com has launched Amazon Local Register - a card reader and mobile app that lets retailers accept payments from a smartphone or tablet.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:39AM
Thomson strikes kids' tablet deal

Thomson strikes kids' tablet deal

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UK travel firm Thomson has partnered with children's media company Whipper Snapper to create entertainment pods featuring Kurio Android tablets in its High Street superstores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 14th 2014 at 10:51AM
Recession 'benefited' IT professionals

Recession 'benefited' IT professionals

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A fifth of the UK’s IT and technology professionals feel that the economic downturn has had a positive impact on the sector.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 13th 2014 at 12:24PM
Robin Williams to be memorialised in World of Warcraft

Robin Williams to be memorialised in World of Warcraft

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A petition on Change.org has resulted in the late Robin Williams becoming a non-player character (NPC), within World of Warcraft.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 13th 2014 at 11:37AM