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vitalfootball co uk
Double Headache For NUFCnowdays. The merest droplet of claret on a shirt sees a fresh one out the bag
Double Headache For NUFC
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
nowdays. The merest droplet of claret on a shirt sees a fresh one out the bag and its changed for some reason as its the PC world gone mad but we know the rules although the sheer bad luck to get two in the same position just underlines the... Read more
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IGN
No Man's Sky PC Players Dropped by 90% in Two Weeksusers playing on PS4. According to SteamSpy's statistics, there were a little
No Man's Sky PC Players Dropped by 90% in Two Weeks
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
users playing on PS4. According to SteamSpy's statistics, there were a little above 20,000 players in No Man's Sky's PC world this week, down from approximately 212,000 at launch. Take note that these numbers aren't the total number of users... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
AMD's Budget-Friendly Radeon RX 460 Makes It Easier to Get in the Game60 frames per second, but 90 fps with High settings at 1080p resolution without
AMD's Budget-Friendly Radeon RX 460 Makes It Easier to Get in the Game
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 7 days ago
60 frames per second, but 90 fps with High settings at 1080p resolution without breaking the bank," noted Brad Chacos for PC World. "The Radeon RX 460 provides AMD with something it hasn't had in years: an affordable, power-efficient graphics... Read more
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FOX Business
Advanced Micro Devices Inc's Biggest Mistake in 2016 So FarThere aren't any benchmark comparisons between this new version and the RX 480
Advanced Micro Devices Inc's Biggest Mistake in 2016 So Far
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
There aren't any benchmark comparisons between this new version and the RX 480 yet, but a Nvidia spokesman recently told PC World that the 3GB version of the GTX 1060 would be "about 10% faster" than the 8GB version of the RX 480, which costs... Read more
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FOX Business
Advanced Micro Devices Inc's Biggest Mistake in 2016 So FarThere aren't any benchmark comparisons between this new version and the RX 480
Advanced Micro Devices Inc's Biggest Mistake in 2016 So Far
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
There aren't any benchmark comparisons between this new version and the RX 480 yet, but a Nvidia spokesman recently told PC World that the 3GB version of the GTX 1060 would be "about 10% faster" than the 8GB version of the RX 480, which costs... Read more
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Business Insider
How Microsoft built a computer so good, even Apple wanted to copy itsuper-cheap Windows computers that offered a crummy user experience. Microsoft
How Microsoft built a computer so good, even Apple wanted to copy it
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
super-cheap Windows computers that offered a crummy user experience. Microsoft worried that nobody in the Windows PC world was going to make the perfect touchscreen Windows computer that would "usher us in to that new era in computing."... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brits spend billions on warranties for products covered for FREE by lawthousands pay for insurance they have long forgotten about. Lauren Chambers, 2
Brits spend billions on warranties for products covered for FREE by law
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
thousands pay for insurance they have long forgotten about. Lauren Chambers, 28, has spent £672 on a £7-a-month PC World care plan for an Acer laptop bought in 2008. Laura, from Manchester, said: “With the amount I have paid on the... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
AMD is very Zen about its Intel Kaby Lake rival in toe-to-toe demoNaples processor is aimed at servers, and has 32 surface-mounted cores (so, in
AMD is very Zen about its Intel Kaby Lake rival in toe-to-toe demo
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
Naples processor is aimed at servers, and has 32 surface-mounted cores (so, in effect, 64 threads - double bubble). PC World reported that AMD showed a crowd of reporters a live demo proving that the eight-core Naples could hold its own... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Apple seems more interested in electric cars than Macs and MacBooksPro, the Retina MacBook Pro and even the iMac desktop PC and Mac Mini. The Mac
Apple seems more interested in electric cars than Macs and MacBooks
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 12 days ago
Pro, the Retina MacBook Pro and even the iMac desktop PC and Mac Mini. The MacBook Pro, which will set you back £900 in PC World, was introduced in June 2012 and has a dated Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge microprocessor, a now laughable 4GB of memory... Read more
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Business Wire
Accenture Contract with Dixons Carphone ExtendedSquad in the UK, Ireland and Spain. Business-to-business (B2B) services are pr
Accenture Contract with Dixons Carphone Extended
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
Squad in the UK, Ireland and Spain. Business-to-business (B2B) services are provided through Connected World Services, PC World Business and Carphone Warehouse Business. Connected World Services aims to leverage the Group's existing expertise,... Read more
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International Business Times
Oculus Rift available at UK high streets in September – here's where you can buy it pick up Facebook's virtual reality headset from 20 September, with retailers in
Oculus Rift available at UK high streets in September – here's where you can buy it
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
pick up Facebook's virtual reality headset from 20 September, with retailers including Amazon, Curry's, Game, John Lewis, PC World and Harrods now taking orders. As part of the UK launch, Oculus from Facebook will also be bringing free headset... Read more
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express
Kids are being 'rewarded' with latest gadgets for academic successsaid taking the child's tech away was an effective method of 'grounding' Phil
Kids are being 'rewarded' with latest gadgets for academic success
express / Posted 14 days ago
said taking the child's tech away was an effective method of 'grounding' Phil Samuels, commercial director for Currys PC World, who commissioned the report, said: "With the wealth of tech products now available and so ingrained in children of... Read more
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IGN
Official Oculus Rift Release Date and Price Revealed in UK, Europe and Canadathe headset can do so immediately, and has included a list of retail partners t
Official Oculus Rift Release Date and Price Revealed in UK, Europe and Canada
IGN / Posted 14 days ago
the headset can do so immediately, and has included a list of retail partners that includes Amazon, John Lewis, Curry's PC World, GAME, and Best Buy. However, at time of writing, it seems that some of those retailers did not get the memo. For... Read more
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T3
Now you can try Oculus Rift before you buy in UK shopsfor £499 since launch, shipping costs are high and you don’t get to try it firs
Now you can try Oculus Rift before you buy in UK shops
T3 / Posted 14 days ago
for £499 since launch, shipping costs are high and you don’t get to try it first. Now UK shops like John Lewis, Currys PC World, Game and Harrods will sell the headset. Demo pods are being rolled out across the country and will feature stunning... Read more
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Business Insider
Google is building a totally new operating systemand unify Android and Chrome OS, the company's two operating systems that run o
Google is building a totally new operating system
Business Insider / Posted 15 days ago
and unify Android and Chrome OS, the company's two operating systems that run on mobile and laptops respectively. Over at PC World, Nick Mediati explores this idea: "One possibility I see is where Google uses Fuchsia instead of Linux as the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Marine Corps Tests Tiny Helicopter UAVdegrees. They can also capture still images. The aircraft can stay aloft for up
Marine Corps Tests Tiny Helicopter UAV
The Aero-News Network / Posted 18 days ago
degrees. They can also capture still images. The aircraft can stay aloft for up to 25 minutes, and can fly autonomously. PC World reports that the the tests were conducted at MIX-16 at Camp Pendleton, The tiny UAV has already been used in the... Read more
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The Register
The curious case of a wearables cynic and his enduring fat bastardrythey work. I write this from personal experience, having bought a half-price Fi
The curious case of a wearables cynic and his enduring fat bastardry
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
they work. I write this from personal experience, having bought a half-price Fitbit Charge in a stock clearance at my local PC World at the end of April. Why did I buy it? Well, between you and me, it was purely for its silent vibrating alarm. I... Read more
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Boston Globe
Apple falls into a product rutYet today, Apple’s still selling the same machine, at the same price. That wou
Apple falls into a product rut
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Yet today, Apple’s still selling the same machine, at the same price. That would be commercial suicide in the Windows PC world. Raza Haider, executive director of commercial computing at Dell Inc., said his company upgrades pretty much every... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
AMD's Budget-Friendly Radeon RX 460 Makes It Easier to Get in the Game60 frames per second, but 90 fps with High settings at 1080p resolution without
AMD's Budget-Friendly Radeon RX 460 Makes It Easier to Get in the Game
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 21 days ago
60 frames per second, but 90 fps with High settings at 1080p resolution without breaking the bank," noted Brad Chacos for PC World. "The Radeon RX 460 provides AMD with something it hasn't had in years: an affordable, power-efficient graphics... Read more
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express
PC World thief who stole £96,000 to pay gambling debts escapes prison A SALESMAN who stole more than £96,000 from Currys PC World to pay off gambli
PC World thief who stole £96,000 to pay gambling debts escapes prison
express / Posted 22 days ago
A SALESMAN who stole more than £96,000 from Currys PC World to pay off gambling debts has been spared jail. Martyn Owenson stole more than £96,000 from Currys PC World Martyn... Read more
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Daily Record
Battle of the Christmas ads begins as Marks and Spencer start filmingleadership at the University of East Anglia, said: “Christmas ads have become a
Battle of the Christmas ads begins as Marks and Spencer start filming
Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
leadership at the University of East Anglia, said: “Christmas ads have become a cultural event in their own right.” Currys PC World hired Hollywood star Jeff Goldblum to give tips on “faking delight” for their £10million 2015 campaign, while... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Marks and Spencer Christmas ad starts shooting - see exclusive picsKujawa / Sunday MirrorHelicopter in Barnard park, Islington, as part of the fil
Marks and Spencer Christmas ad starts shooting - see exclusive pics
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Kujawa / Sunday MirrorHelicopter in Barnard park, Islington, as part of the filming of the 2016 M&S Xmas Advert Currys PC World hired Hollywood A-lister Jeff Goldblum to give tips on “faking delight” for its £10million 2015 campaign, while... Read more
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heraldscotland
Era of cheap mortgages helping first-time buyersis wooing first-timers who successfully apply for a qualifying mortgage by 14 A
Era of cheap mortgages helping first-time buyers
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
is wooing first-timers who successfully apply for a qualifying mortgage by 14 August a £500 gift card for Currys PC World. Chris Gowland, the bank’s mortgages director, said: “Buying a home can be expensive, leaving little spare cash,... Read more
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ExtremeTech
AMD’s RX 470 debuts with excellent performance below the $200 GPU price pointbetween the RX 470 and the RX 480 was significantly smaller than what Tom’s Har
AMD’s RX 470 debuts with excellent performance below the $200 GPU price point
ExtremeTech / Posted 25 days ago
between the RX 470 and the RX 480 was significantly smaller than what Tom’s Hardware, Hot Hardware, Legit Reviews, and PC World all recorded. (HH, ET, and THG all received the Asus Strix GPU, Legit Reviews and PC World got an XFX variant, and... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Intel recalls Basis Peak fitness watch after it started burning people wearing itJosh Walden said in a statement. “It is important that you stop using your watc
Intel recalls Basis Peak fitness watch after it started burning people wearing it
SiliconANGLE / Posted 27 days ago
Josh Walden said in a statement. “It is important that you stop using your watch immediately and return it.” According to PC World the recall impacts Basis Peak watches manufactured from August 2014 to July 2015, which were sold from November 2014... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Dad's campaign to crack down on bullying earns him awards nodsupport a football team here in Reading. Delighted to be nominated two years i
Dad's campaign to crack down on bullying earns him awards nod
Reading Evening Post / Posted 27 days ago
support a football team here in Reading. Delighted to be nominated two years in a row, Mr Dhaumya, who is a team leader at PC World, Reading Gate, said: “I'm really happy that I have been nominated again for Pride of Reading. It’s a big platform... Read more
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PC Advisor
HTC Vive gets a price hike in the UK following Brexitout the HTC Vive before pre-ordering from the retailer directly (which should s
HTC Vive gets a price hike in the UK following Brexit
PC Advisor / Posted 29 days ago
out the HTC Vive before pre-ordering from the retailer directly (which should save you the £57.60 delivery fee!): Currys PC World, Leeds (Birstall) Currys PC World, Tottenham Court Road Overclockers UK, Newcastle-under-Lyme Scan Computers... Read more
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The Hindu
Microsoft to cut addtional jobs in smartphone sectorit would cut. In a regulatory filing, the tech giant said it will cut 4,700 jo
Microsoft to cut addtional jobs in smartphone sector
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
it would cut. In a regulatory filing, the tech giant said it will cut 4,700 jobs globally by the end of fiscal year 2017, PC World reported on Friday. Last June, Microsoft had announced it will cut 7,400 jobs from the smartphone business... Read more
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New Kerala
Microsoft to cut additional 2,850 jobs from smartphone sector - newkerala.com #97291it would cut. In a regulatory filing, the tech giant said it will cut 4,700 jo
Microsoft to cut additional 2,850 jobs from smartphone sector - newkerala.com #97291
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
it would cut. In a regulatory filing, the tech giant said it will cut 4,700 jobs globally by the end of fiscal year 2017, PC World reported on Friday. Last June, Microsoft had announced it will cut 7,400 jobs from the smartphone business... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Cortana removal will not be tolerated in Windows 10 Anniversary Updatethe added benefit of Cortana’s personality." Well whoopy shit. What if you fin
Cortana removal will not be tolerated in Windows 10 Anniversary Update
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 1 months ago
the added benefit of Cortana’s personality." Well whoopy shit. What if you find it a smug know-it-all cow? Microsoft told PC World: "Cortana works best when you sign in, but if you choose not to you can still use her to chat, search the web and... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Cortana can’t be disabled in the Windows 10 Anniversary Updateinto Microsoft’s search box. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the search
Cortana can’t be disabled in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
ExtremeTech / Posted 1 months ago
into Microsoft’s search box. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the search box is now Cortana,” Microsoft told PC World. “Customers can expect the same great search experience powered by Bing and Microsoft Edge with the added benefit of... Read more
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