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Top ten stories of the year from PCR online

Here are ten of your favourite stories from PCR online in 2014
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It’s that time of year when everyone starts doing round ups and looking back on the year gone by, we may as well join in.

So we have dug through all the stories from the PCR website and pulled out the ones you have enjoyed the most, and put them all together in a neat little post-Christmas parcel.

It's the last day of 2014, and it really has been quite the year within the world of tech.

PCR has delivered to you all the techie need to know news, from the biggest stories to come out of E3 and the launch Nvidias’s GeForce GTX 900 series, to the first apps on the second generation of the Samsung Gear, that time PC gaming surpassed console and the bizarre rise of Bitcoin rival, Dogecoin.

Here are ten of your top titbits:

1. Eight important PC gaming announcements from E3 2014

As the biggest gaming expo of the year draws to a close, PCR rounds up the top E3 announcements that PC gamers should know about.

2. PC games have surpassed console games globally

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

3. Razer Nabu smartband delayed to q2

The release date for the Razer Nabu SmartBand has been pushed back to Q2 this year.

4. Nvidia to launch GeForce GTX 900 series graphics cards

Chip maker Nvidia is skipping the GeForce GTX 800 series and will instead launch 970 and 980 graphics cards next month, according to reports.

5. First 23 apps for the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch revealed

Samsung has announced the availability of the Tizen SDK for itsGear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, along with the first apps that are available on the devices.

6. PCR’s Top 50 Women in Technology

We asked you to nominate the women who inspire, make a difference and deserve recognition within the UK PC and technology channel, and the response was overwhelming.

7. Such transactions Dogecoin seeing almost the daily usage of Bitcoin

Almost twice as many daily crypto-currency transactions are made in Dogecoin than Bitcoin

8. AMD: Our freesync gaming monitors will be $100 cheaper than Nvidia G Sync

Chip maker AMD has told PCR the price of its upcoming FreeSync gaming monitors will be around $80 to $100 cheaper than Nvidia's G-Sync models.

9. Digital sales make up 92 per cent of global game revenues

Chip maker AMD has told PCR the price of its upcoming FreeSync gaming monitors will be around $80 to $100 cheaper than Nvidia's G-Sync models.

10. PCR Brit List: The 50 most influential people in tech

From directors to CEOs, retail buyers to MDs and even celebrities, we list those inspiring innovations, evolutions and progression in the channel.


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