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Smart Tech Special: How to get involved in PCR’s October issue

The next issue of PCR, which hits desks at the beginning of October, will look at the world of smart tech, featuring opinions and analysis around the sector as well as product guides looking at the latest smart home products and smartphone accessories. Here’s how you can get involved: Sector …

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Tech Data Live 2019 to focus on sustainability

Tech Data has revealed that it will put the emphasis on sustainability at its Tech Data Live partner event, which takes place at Ascot Racecourse later this month. The company is using recyclable materials, minimising the use of paper and taking other measures that aim to keep the carbon footprint of the event as …

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ASUS extends ‘Trade Up Your Graphics’ program until end of September

ASUS UK’s ‘Trade Up Your Graphics’ program has been extended until the end of September 2019. The program gives customers cash rebates of up to £270 towards their next ASUS GeForce graphics card, including the most recent RTX series of cards. The program also encompasses all of ASUS’s range of …

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Dixons Carphone reports 10% drop in mobile sales

Dixons Carphone has released a trading update for 13 weeks ended 27th July, revealing a slump in mobile sales. The retailer saw electrical like-for-like revenue up 2% in UK and Ireland, with strong performance in white goods, tablets and gaming; offset by small declines in large screen TVs against World …

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CMS Distribution to offer customers branded Fitbit cart sites

CMS Distribution has announced an addition to their partnership with Fitbit through the introduction of personalised cart sites. Launching September 2019, the cart sites expands on CMS’s existing value-added services granting resellers the opportunity to offer bespoke, easy to use transactable websites to their customers. Using these sites resellers can …

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Read PCR’s gaming special online now!

We have arrived at PCR’s gaming special, where we look at the advancements in gaming gear and what opportunities this presents to the channel. Most of you who are involved in gaming – whether that’s hardware, components or services – will be recovering from another exhaustive Gamescom, which took place …

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Partner Content: BullGuard on improving gaming security and performance

Over the last 17 months cyber-criminals have carried out 12 billion credential-stuffing attacks against gaming websites. Here, BullGuard outlines why products like its Internet Security offering are a must-have for today’s gamers. What’s a poor gamer to do? They kick back in their chair, run their fingers over the keyboard …

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Target Components named official UK distributor for MSI

Target Components has been appointed as the official UK distributor for components and hardware manufacturer MSI. The distributor will now offer the entire range of MSI graphics cards, motherboards, peripherals, cases, displays and laptops. Recognised as a major supporter of the esports and gaming community, MSI currently sponsors more than …

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Stone Group acquires custom PC builder DinoPC

Public and private sector ICT solutions provider Stone Group has completed the acquisition of DinoPC, a supplier of custom PCs for gaming and entertainment. The acquisition means Stone Group is able to extend its provision of specialist equipment to gaming enthusiasts. Stone currently builds high-end gaming desktops, which are supplied …

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Tech Data reports overall business growth in Q2 despite European sales decline

Tech Data has released its financial results for the second quarter ended 31st July, 2019. The results show that net sales were $9.1 billion, an increase of 2% compared to the prior-year quarter. On a constant currency basis, net sales increased 5%. “We are pleased to report that Tech Data …

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