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


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…

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.

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

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…