Today we’d like to introduce our readers to

Jims is an online IT store that has over 40,000 products.
It sells everything from a memory stick to a raid server and all the parts in
between that go into making these products.



JimsComputerStore was set up by Jim O’ Sullivan, in March 2011 and is based in Tulla, Co Clare. As many of you have no doubt experienced, before setting up the webstore Jim found that it was difficult to get the products he wanted at a competitive price and realising that there must be many more in the same situation he set up the webstore and has been hugely successful since.

In a journey Jim describes as growing a corner store into a Supermarket, the webstore now has over 40,000 products available. If the product you’re after isn’t listed you can get in contact and they’ll be happy to track it down.

JimsComputerStore’s mission is to become Irelands biggest and best IT Resellers by sourcing products from multiple sources and having them available to you their customer within a few days notice

You can read more about the Jim and the company’s history here and be sure to check them out on Twitter: @JimsCompStore



JimsComputerStore have kindly provided us with a fantastic prize to give away this week.

The GoBook is an e-reader designed especially for children. It aims to encourage children to be more enthusiastic about reading, and brings a touch of excitement, fun and style to the literary world which so many children shy away from. Technology is already being used to help children to learn, so surely it should also be possible to change children’s attitudes towards reading, and this device takes several steps in the right direction. With an 8in colour touchscreen, this electronic reader can get children back into reading or start them off. Though this is simply a starting point, as there are thousands of eBooks to choose from, so children are sure to find something that they are interested in. Hopefully this e-reader can make reading – and in turn learning – more fun, and to ensure the suggestion of reading is met with smiles instead of groans!

Tech specs:

Features 8″ Colour Touchscreen Read 1000’s of eBooks Wi-Fi Internet, eMail, Facebook Download 1000’s of apps, for work & for fun Music, Movies, YouTube, Photos. Display: 8” Colour Hi Res TFT Display Aspect Ratio 4:3 Screen Type Touchscreen, Resolution 800 x 600 Processor 256MB RAM – DDR3 Storage 4GB Storage (Expandable to 16GB via micro SD memory card) Reader Reads DRM eBooks, ePub PDF etc. Video: HD Video Player. Photo Viewer, JPEG, BMP, Audio Player, MP3, Audio books Radio FM Radio via headphones provided. Other Features: TV Out function (cable required). Connectivity: USB Port. Battery 2,800mAh , 8hrs (eBooks) – 46hrs (Music), charges via USB. Box Contents: 8” eReader, Mini USB cable for charging and transfer, Quick Start Guide & 1 Year Warranty. Details: Dimensions (W x L x H) 166 x 213 x 13 mm Weight 470g. Warranty 1 Year. 


I’m sure all of you have a child somewhere in your life that could benefit from this great prize. To be in with a chance of winning follow the rules below.

You must be following Irish Tech News on Twitter to enter. The competition will run from Monday to Friday, winner announced Saturday. We will regularly tweet about the competition during the week. Winner will be picked at random from everyone who entered. Every retweet will count as one entry into the draw. So for example, if you retweet our Competition tweet 5 times during the week, your name will be entered into the draw five times.

The competition Tweet will be as follows:
ITN’s eBook reader giveaway thanks to  @JimsCompStore
More retweets= more entries! Must be following to enter.

Best of luck everyone!
Only available to residents of Ireland, Irish Tech News’ decision is final.


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