Home / Features

Features

Diversity Special: How to get involved in PCR’s November issue

The next issue of PCR, which hits desks at the beginning of November, will be covering topics surrounding diversity in the UK tech channel. We’ll be featuring opinions and analysis around the subject and revealing this year’s Top Women in Tech. We’ll also be rounding up the best Christmas tech …

Read More »

Read PCR’s smart tech special online now!

While I do have quite a few smart home gadgets, after making this month’s magazine I’ve realised I’m probably not using them to their full potential. It turns out that smart speakers can do a bit more than just save your shopping list and tell you jokes about cats – …

Read More »

Dealer Discussion: Is there still value in selling gaming gear?

This month, Tech For Techs asks its members if they still find value in selling gaming gear, what items are they’re looking forward to stocking, and whether low-end or high-end products are proving most popular. DANIEL CLIFFORD, VOLTS UK “I often find we get undercut by the larger online gamer-focused …

Read More »

“Retailers need to evaluate the purpose of their physical stores”: UK high streets hit highest vacancy rate in 5 years

New research from LDC has found that nearly 12% of UK shopping locations were empty in the first half of 2019, indicating the we’ve now hit the highest number of empty outlets in the past five years across high streets, shopping centres and retail parks. LDC’s review of more than …

Read More »

Smashing the glass ceiling: Women from the tech sector share their experiences

Events such as the recent Women’s Equality Day have gained recognition around the globe over the past few years as opportunities to celebrate women everywhere and reiterate the importance of gender equality. The world of technology is an area where gender equality could be improved. We are in an age …

Read More »

Dealer Discussion: What security products and services do you provide and why?

This month, Tech for Techs asks its retailer, reseller and tech services members about the security products they provide to customers. MARK, COMPLETE TECH “We provide Panda for AV with mail filtering for on prem email, Ubiquiti for WiFi, Draytek for routers, Grandstream for on prem pbx or yealink for …

Read More »

How 5G will boost the smart home market

Gekko Field Marketing’s Dan Todaro looks at how 5G will enhance the possibilities for connected devices in, and outside, the home. Over the last few years, smart home technology has revolutionised the way we live at home and according to PWC’s white paper, ‘Connected Home 2.0’, £10.8bn will be spent …

Read More »

Read PCR’s security special online now!

One of PCR’s most popular issues we run each year is the security special. It’s one of those few themes that feels like it really does extend into so many parts of the industry. It covers software and hardware, vendor, distribution as well as retail and resellers. And it extends …

Read More »

How manufacturers are overcoming the digital innovation deficit

Nick Pike, VP of UK&I at OutSystems, looks at how manufacturers can counter the digital innovation deficit to become faster, more agile and more open. Manufacturers are facing an unenviable sea of challenges as they bid to realise the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The businesses achieving the greatest gains in …

Read More »

PCR 30 Under 30: Here’s who made it into this year’s list

From vendors to distributors to retailers, there is a mass of young talent across all areas of the UK IT and tech channel. In alphabetical order by surname, PCR rounds up 30 rising stars under the age of 30 who have already made an impact in the industry and we …

Read More »