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Computer Business Review
Microsoft accused of tricking users on Windows 10 upgradewindows. However, several users observed that clicking the red cross activates
Microsoft accused of tricking users on Windows 10 upgrade
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 hours ago
windows. However, several users observed that clicking the red cross activates the upgrade rather than closing the box. PC World website senior editor Brad Chacos described it as a nasty trick. The company said anyone who agrees to the upgrade... Read more
4h
Belfast Telegraph
David Healy tips Kyle Lafferty to thrive for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016a belief that every time they play they're not just turning up," said Healy, wh
David Healy tips Kyle Lafferty to thrive for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
a belief that every time they play they're not just turning up," said Healy, who was speaking on behalf of Currys PC World. "I played many times when I certainly felt, and maybe other players felt, we were all just fulfilling a... Read more
7h
Belfast Telegraph
Dixons Carphone expects profit rise up to £450malso operates in Scandinavia and southern Europe, like-for-like sales rose 5%.
Dixons Carphone expects profit rise up to £450m
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
also operates in Scandinavia and southern Europe, like-for-like sales rose 5%. Dixons Carphone, which is behind Currys and PC World, said pricing is at its "most competitive ever" and customer satisfaction scores are at all-time highs. It also... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dixons Carphone shrugs off slowdown fear with strong numberssales in the UK were driven by an increased share of the mobile phone market.
Dixons Carphone shrugs off slowdown fear with strong numbers
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
sales in the UK were driven by an increased share of the mobile phone market. Dixons Carphone, which is behind Currys and PC World, said pricing is at its “most competitive ever” and customer satisfaction scores are at all-time highs. It also... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
One wrong click could get you Windows 10 — whether you want it or nothere to change upgrade schedule or cancel scheduled upgrade" (It's right below
One wrong click could get you Windows 10 — whether you want it or not
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
here to change upgrade schedule or cancel scheduled upgrade" (It's right below the date, in the above screenshot). As PC World reports, some users are making the mistake of merely clicking the X, and then finding themselves shocked when their... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One wrong click could get you Windows 10 — whether you want it or nothere to change upgrade schedule or cancel scheduled upgrade" (It's right below
One wrong click could get you Windows 10 — whether you want it or not
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
here to change upgrade schedule or cancel scheduled upgrade" (It's right below the date, in the above screenshot). As PC World reports, some users are making the mistake of merely clicking the X, and then finding themselves shocked when their... Read more
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International Business Times
Microsoft accused of dirty tricks after customers who click on red cross get Windows 10 upgrade for cancelling or rescheduling the upgrade." However some technology experts s
Microsoft accused of dirty tricks after customers who click on red cross get Windows 10 upgrade
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
for cancelling or rescheduling the upgrade." However some technology experts said the latest change was a dirty trick. PC World editor Brad Chacos wrote: "I personally use and love Windows 10, but deploying these dirty tricks only frustrates... Read more
23h
express
Windows 10: Microsoft has a devious new trick to get YOU to upgradefirst appeared – the computer will assume you're OK with the upgrade and will b
Windows 10: Microsoft has a devious new trick to get YOU to upgrade
express / Posted 23 hours ago
first appeared – the computer will assume you're OK with the upgrade and will begin to process it for the scheduled time. PC World Senior Editor Brad Chacos branded the new pop-up as a "nasty trick". He said the latest push from Microsoft "seems... Read more
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New York Post
How political incorrectness has propelled Trump’s successof harassment or intimidation,” she wrote, “the circumstances here are unique.”
How political incorrectness has propelled Trump’s success
New York Post / Posted yesterday
of harassment or intimidation,” she wrote, “the circumstances here are unique.” The circumstances are always unique. When PC world and Trump world collide, as these preliminary incidents show, there will be blood, or at least chalkings and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Why Euro 2016 is going to be like an episode of Gogglebox for John Hartsonwatching from the sofa. And if you’re lucky, you might get to sit next to him.
Why Euro 2016 is going to be like an episode of Gogglebox for John Hartson
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
watching from the sofa. And if you’re lucky, you might get to sit next to him. “I’m involved with a campaign for Currys PC World,” he said. “There’s myself, Chris Kamara and Kirsty Gallacher. We’re going to do a Gogglebox-type event, where... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Diana Clement: Don't stand for rip offs, vote with your feetpostage. Printer makers and high-street stores try to put the fear of God into
Diana Clement: Don't stand for rip offs, vote with your feet
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
postage. Printer makers and high-street stores try to put the fear of God into consumers about using non-branded ink. But PC World magazine, in its report Cheap Ink: Will It Cost You, teamed up with the Rochester Institute of Technology and found... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Developer remains tight-lipped over new Barnstaple retail unitdrawing of the proposed retail unit. Picture: Urban Edge Plans submitted for n
Developer remains tight-lipped over new Barnstaple retail unit
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
drawing of the proposed retail unit. Picture: Urban Edge Plans submitted for new ‘non-food’ unit by Costa Coffee and PC World – but developers unable to say which firm might be coming to the town To send a link to this page you must be... Read more
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Quartz
Intel’s so-called culture of meritocracy is costing 12,000 people their jobstheir jobs “Just you wait,” Intel kept telling us, year after year. “Yes, our
Intel’s so-called culture of meritocracy is costing 12,000 people their jobs
Quartz / Posted 8 days ago
their jobs “Just you wait,” Intel kept telling us, year after year. “Yes, our legacy x86 architecture, dominant in the PC world, hasn’t yet won a place in smartphones and tablets, but our company’s superior manufacturing technology will... Read more
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Hunts Post
Clybourne Park, a piece of theatrical real estate definitely worth a view - at Cambridge Arts Theatreand many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (thoug
Clybourne Park, a piece of theatrical real estate definitely worth a view - at Cambridge Arts Theatre
Hunts Post / Posted 15 days ago
and many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (though oddly no one smokes in this brutally un-PC world). Bruce Norris’ play is packed with high-energy dialogue in which characters meet, collide and mostly shout at each... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Clybourne Park, a piece of theatrical real estate definitely worth a view - at Cambridge Arts Theatreand many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (thoug
Clybourne Park, a piece of theatrical real estate definitely worth a view - at Cambridge Arts Theatre
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 15 days ago
and many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (though oddly no one smokes in this brutally un-PC world). Bruce Norris’ play is packed with high-energy dialogue in which characters meet, collide and mostly shout at each... Read more
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Hunts Post
xand many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (thoug
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Hunts Post / Posted 15 days ago
and many other unpleasant isms. Imagine a suburban world of TV’s Mad Men (though oddly no one smokes in this brutally un-PC world). Bruce Norris’ play is packed with high-energy dialogue in which characters meet, collide and mostly shout at each... Read more
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15d
ExtremeTech
Verizon’s latest Samsung Galaxy S7 update adds even more bloatwarecarriers to manage device experience even if a customer wipes the product. We’v
Verizon’s latest Samsung Galaxy S7 update adds even more bloatware
ExtremeTech / Posted 15 days ago
carriers to manage device experience even if a customer wipes the product. We’ve seen some similar echoes of this in the PC world, though in that case Lenovo had modified PC firmware to embed the same application. Verizon has previously said that... Read more
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techcentral.ie
StudioLine Photo ClassicThe PC world is packed with image organisers, most of which look and work in ve
StudioLine Photo Classic
techcentral.ie / Posted 15 days ago
The PC world is packed with image organisers, most of which look and work in very much the same way. An Explorer-type view, thumbnail browsing, basic image editing and a few feeble effects: you’ve seen it many times before. It’s a refreshing change... Read more
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Computer World Australia
5 products Intel could cut in its reshuffleTV streaming service, WiMax, and smartphone chips. Now, more products are likel
5 products Intel could cut in its reshuffle
Computer World Australia / Posted 19 days ago
TV streaming service, WiMax, and smartphone chips. Now, more products are likely to be axed as the company looks to a post-PC world. The chipmaker promised last month to review and cut some products as part of a restructuring plan that included... Read more
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Computer World Australia
5 products Intel could cut in its reshuffleTV streaming service, WiMax, and smartphone chips. Now, more products are likel
5 products Intel could cut in its reshuffle
Computer World Australia / Posted 19 days ago
TV streaming service, WiMax, and smartphone chips. Now, more products are likely to be axed as the company looks to a post-PC world. The chipmaker promised last month to review and cut some products as part of a restructuring plan that included... Read more
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Engadget
How a 'Star Wars' nerd made VFX software for the rest of uscompany founder Josh Davies saying that it will work well on the "£250 [$363] c
How a 'Star Wars' nerd made VFX software for the rest of us
Engadget / Posted 20 days ago
company founder Josh Davies saying that it will work well on the "£250 [$363] computer that you'd pick up for your kids at PC world." In addition to running his own software operation, Davies is an obsessive movie geek, and says that HitFilm was... Read more
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PC Magazine
IBM Is the World's Biggest Patent TrollTV video podcast CrankyGeeks. His work is licensed around the world. Previously
IBM Is the World's Biggest Patent Troll
PC Magazine / Posted 21 days ago
TV video podcast CrankyGeeks. His work is licensed around the world. Previously a columnist for Forbes, Forbes Digital, PC World, Barrons, MacUser, PC/Computing, Smart Business and other magazines and newspapers. Former editor and consulting... Read more
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T3
T3 Drives: Jaguar F-Pace around the wild roads of Montenegro(which is great, as it uses the car’s large antenna to find signal when your ph
T3 Drives: Jaguar F-Pace around the wild roads of Montenegro
T3 / Posted 21 days ago
(which is great, as it uses the car’s large antenna to find signal when your phone can’t). The F-Pace is essentially a PC World on wheels, it’s packed full of tech, which worked surprisingly well over the weekend.Activity Time We spent the... Read more
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express
Windows is facing 'a potential EXTINCTION moment'utterly failing in their respective markets, Microsoft has an exposed flank."
Windows is facing 'a potential EXTINCTION moment'
express / Posted 21 days ago
utterly failing in their respective markets, Microsoft has an exposed flank." After six generations of iPad, the post-PC world that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs predicted might finally be around the corner. And thanks to the popularity of... Read more
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Accounting Today
Re:Marksyour business (and mine). Did you miss them? 1. Microsoft continues its hybri
Re:Marks
Accounting Today / Posted 22 days ago
your business (and mine). Did you miss them? 1. Microsoft continues its hybrid push with a stretchable SQL Server. From�PC World:�“The new feature allows database administrators to set up certain tables to stretch from their on-premises... Read more
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FOX Business
Are Microsoft's Weakening Cloud Margins a Cause for Concern?miss last week came as a sharp rebuke to that idea, a fact not missed by invest
Are Microsoft's Weakening Cloud Margins a Cause for Concern?
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
miss last week came as a sharp rebuke to that idea, a fact not missed by investors. To chart its path into the post-PC world, Microsoft has placed aggressive bets in growth markets, including big data and productivity tools. At the same... Read more
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FOX Business
Are Microsoft's Weakening Cloud Margins a Cause for Concern?as a sharp rebuke to that idea, a fact not missed by investors. Continue Readi
Are Microsoft's Weakening Cloud Margins a Cause for Concern?
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
as a sharp rebuke to that idea, a fact not missed by investors. Continue Reading Below To chart its path into the post-PC world, Microsoft has placed aggressive bets in growth markets, including big data and productivity tools. At the same... Read more
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The Verge
Samsung's Artik is the perfect example of why IoT is confusingThe Artik 10 is a tiny (and, according to PC World, slightly underpowered) ARM
Samsung's Artik is the perfect example of why IoT is confusing
The Verge / Posted 25 days ago
The Artik 10 is a tiny (and, according to PC World, slightly underpowered) ARM computer that you can probably think of as a competitor to the Raspberry Pi. Samsung makes other Artik devices, primarily designed to be embedded in IoT devices. The Artik... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloudeven their lowered expectations," he told the E-Commerce Times. Krzanich has b
Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloud
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 27 days ago
even their lowered expectations," he told the E-Commerce Times. Krzanich has been talking about Intel's role in the post-PC world since he took office in 2013. In his first meeting with investors, he indicated that the company would make new... Read more
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Daily Star
Traveller fighter who bid to be 'next Tyson Fury' spared jail for vicious 2am brawl2011 when footage emerged of them on YouTube fighting with Paddy Doherty in a p
Traveller fighter who bid to be 'next Tyson Fury' spared jail for vicious 2am brawl
Daily Star / Posted 27 days ago
2011 when footage emerged of them on YouTube fighting with Paddy Doherty in a pre-arranged Gypsy 'straightener' outside a PC World store. The following year, they were involved in mass brawl with two of Doherty's sons following a court case into... Read more
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express
MacBook DEAL: New discount code drops Apple laptop to bargain UK pricebe about to change that. The MacBook Air is now on-sale for a limited time onl
MacBook DEAL: New discount code drops Apple laptop to bargain UK price
express / Posted 28 days ago
be about to change that. The MacBook Air is now on-sale for a limited time only, dropping from £849.00 to £699 Currys PC World has announced a Flash Sale on Apple’s best-selling notebook, MacBook Air. It runs the latest version of Apple’s... Read more
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express
Microsoft's brilliant Surface Pro 4 has a new rival - and it's got a bargain priceof copy-cats and rival devices to judge its success. Microsoft's popular lapto
Microsoft's brilliant Surface Pro 4 has a new rival - and it's got a bargain price
express / Posted 30 days ago
of copy-cats and rival devices to judge its success. Microsoft's popular laptop replacement is a market-leader in the post-PC world. The Taiwanese technology company this month unveiled its new two-in-one dubbed Acer Aspire Switch Alpha... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloudeven their lowered expectations," he told the E-Commerce Times. Krzanich has b
Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloud
E-Commerce Times / Posted 1 months ago
even their lowered expectations," he told the E-Commerce Times. Krzanich has been talking about Intel's role in the post-PC world since he took office in 2013. In his first meeting with investors, he indicated that the company would make new... Read more
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The Irish Times
Focus on Intel: Tech giant retooling means others must worrycompetitive industry. They missed the transition to mobile because they expecte
Focus on Intel: Tech giant retooling means others must worry
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
competitive industry. They missed the transition to mobile because they expected there to be a slow evolution from the PC world, and they tried to set the agenda by defining a new category with ultrabooks but that didn’t work for them and it’s... Read more

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