Desktop PCs

  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Thai floods hurt Toshiba and influence sober outlook

    Toshiba has become the latest vendor to reveal that the flooding of manufacturing plants in Thailand have impacted results after it reported third quarter numbers and gave a sober forecast of the next trading period.

  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    iPad lifts Apple to PC client pinnacle, says Canalys

    Apple has soared past HP to become worldwide client PC vendor leader for the final quarter of 2011, according to the latest sector figures from Canalys.

  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Browett quits Dixons for bite of the Apple

    John Browett has this morning announced he is to step down from his role as CEO of Dixons Retail to take up the position of senior vice president of retail at Apple from 20 April.

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Slow European demand for printers hits Canon

    Poor economic conditions in Europe and the US were blamed by Canon for a slide in demand for some of its printer products and following its financial results the vendor has shaken up its boardroom.

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Softcat gets education server, storage contract

    Softcat has been named among a select group of service providers to provide server and data storage equipment to further education institutions by the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC).

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    End-users at odds with channel over BYOD pitch

    Two pieces of research from managed services providers Avanade and Damovo have suggested that certain aspects of the BYOD pitch may be considered largely irrelevant by end-users.

  • January 27, 2012 27 Jan'12

    Redstone cuts ribbon on new demo datacentre

    Resurgent network integrator Redstone has lifted the veil on a new datacentre at Vtesse Cirrus' Hertfordshire facility to support its drive into the cloud and improve the quality of service it offers to end users.

  • January 27, 2012 27 Jan'12

    Changes to WEEE would save industry millions

    The channel and vendors could save millions of pounds if the electrical recycling laws were changed to improve the collection and charging procedures.

  • January 27, 2012 27 Jan'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 27 January 2012

    Getronics sold off in KPN shake-up Systems integrator Getronics International has been sold by its Dutch owners, KPN, as the telco retrenches in its domestic market.

  • January 26, 2012 26 Jan'12

    Logitech warns weak demand and Euro woes will hit numbers

    Eurozone problems and weak demand are hitting Logitech in the pocket with the peripherals specialist warning that its full year numbers will have to be revised downwards again.

  • January 26, 2012 26 Jan'12

    HP extends pay for rewards as tough times continue

    Hewlett-Packard has vowed to continue offering financial support for resellers in the face of an ongoing touch economy extending its pay for rewards scheme into the second quarter.