Toshiba Folio 100 tablet on its last legs already??

Gerald Lynch Tablet, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

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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Dixons Group to stop selling analogue TVs

Andy Merrett TVs 2 Comments

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

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Dell has signed a deal with DSG International which will see a range of its PCs become available in PC World, Currys,, 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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