App of the Day: Zavvi let you "See It, Snap It, Snag It" using visual search
Ever been out and about and spotted an advert for a film or game you fancy buying? Thanks to the new Zavvi iPhone app you'll now be able to purchase the gear there and then, direct from their online store….
Zavvi lives on, online
Zavvi – the remains of the Virgin Megastore brand – eventually closed a few weeks back, selling the majority of its remaining bricks-and-mortar stores to HMV and Head Group.
The name, however, has been bought by the Hut Group, which sees them taking ownership of Zavvi.co.uk domain. That domain has re-launched today, offering a much broader range of products.
Although the original site concentrated mainly on music, games and DVDs, the new version will be more like Amazon – selling electrical and computing goods, books, sports and leisure stuff, perfumes and lingerie as well as aforementioned music/games/DVDs trio.
The site is live right now, and have very similar prices to the old site – i.e. slightly higher than competitors Amazon and Play.com. Still, it’s worth a look. Especially if you’re into buying lingerie online.
Dan would like his girlfriend to know that Zavvi is knocking out Xbox 360s for £99
That’s a saving of £30 over the newer, cheaper RRP of £129 that only took effect in September, a saving which Dan’s girlfriend could then put toward buying Dan a copy of GTA IV to go with it. Dan’s girlfriend would then be left in peace to watch EastEnders while Dan spends hours creating a Dan-like Avatar on Christmas Day.
The Zavvi Xbox 360 madness sale has also seen the price of the regular machine with its 60GB hard drive slashed from £169 to £149, with the price of the Elite CRASHING by…