BARGAIN OF THE WEEK: Four FREE PC games from new Dixons Games Digital Download Centre

Highstreet retailers Dixons are bolstering their online store by opening up a new PC game download section, snappily titled the Dixons Games Digital Download Centre. To mark the launch, Dixons are offering the first 10,000 users to sign up with…

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Gerald LynchBARGAIN OF THE WEEK: Four FREE PC games from new Dixons Games Digital Download Centre

Toshiba Folio 100 tablet on its last legs already??

It's been barely ten days since Toshiba launched their Folio 100 tablet in the UK, but already the new slate device's vital signs are beginning to flatline. Launched on November 4th in PC World stores up and down the land,…

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Gerald LynchToshiba Folio 100 tablet on its last legs already??

Oh noes! DSGi to close 77 Currys.Digital stores

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Following a ‘radical’ review, DSGi retail group which operates Curry, Currys.digital and PC World stores here in the UK, is set to close 77 of its high street Currys.Digital (formerly known as Dixons) stores. The 100 remaining shops will be trialling new formats later in the year and rethinking the product lines they have in stock.

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Al WOh noes! DSGi to close 77 Currys.Digital stores

Console your lost luggage grief at Heathrow Terminal Five with a 25% discount on Shure headphones

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If you’re a member of the British Airways Executive Club, you would’ve received an email today announcing an “altogether unique shopping experience” at Heathrow Terminal Five.

Now, you wouldn’t get me down to Terminal Five for love or money, but if you’re an unfortunate sod who happened to book your holiday before checking the terminal at Heathrow you’re departing from, it may cheer you up slightly…

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Katherine HannafordConsole your lost luggage grief at Heathrow Terminal Five with a 25% discount on Shure headphones

Dixons Group to stop selling analogue TVs

tv_logo.jpgIn a move which they claim is a first for a UK retailer, the Dixons Group (DSG International) has stopped placing orders with manufacturers for analogue TVs, which of course means that once their current stock is gone, they’ll only sell digital TVs.

They’ve also said that they won’t sell DVD recorders which have only an analogue TV tuner fitted.

It’s part of a committed effort by the chain, which includes high-street stores Currys and PC World, and Dixons online, to make customers aware of the digital switchover. They believe that almost one-third of tellies sold in the UK are still analogue, and while the majority of those can be converted to digital by adding a separate digital receiver such as Freeview or Sky, that’s not good enough.

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Andy MerrettDixons Group to stop selling analogue TVs

Dell's DSG deal sees range of PCs coming to the UK high street

Dell has signed a deal with DSG International which will see a range of its PCs become available in PC World, Currys, Currys.digital, and Dixons Online, as well as a number of European stores linked to the Group.

It’s the European leg of Dell’s move to get away from the “we don’t sell in the shops” strategy that has served them for the last 20 years…

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Andy MerrettDell's DSG deal sees range of PCs coming to the UK high street

£40? For a camcorder? What, are Disgo nuts?!

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Hang on, hang on. A video camera for less than £40? And it hasn’t fallen off the back of a truck? How on earth!?

It’s true, and you’ll be able to pick one up this weekend on the high street. Aimed, as most products are these days, at the YouTube generation, it’s a pocket-sized digital video camcorder which weighs no more than a mobile phone. Powered by two AA batteries, it’s simple to use, with only three buttons for one-touch recording…

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Katherine Hannaford£40? For a camcorder? What, are Disgo nuts?!