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Wistron produces £99 media tablet for Tesco

Wistron, a leading contract maker of consumer electronics from Taiwan, has landed orders to produce Hudl 2 media tablets for Tesco, according to a media report. The device is already available in the U.K. The Tesco Hudl 2 media tablet features 8.3” high-definition display, it is based on quad-core Intel …

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Tesco is giving up on Blinkbox

Over the last few months, Tesco has been winding down on its loss-making digital download service, Blinkbox. The movie watching side of the business was sold off to TalkTalk a few weeks ago but Tesco still owned Music and Books services, which are now either being sold off or shut …

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TalkTalk buys out Tesco Blinkbox and broadband services

TalkTalk has gone ahead and acquired Tesco’s Blinkbox video streaming service, alongside the company’s broadband and voice services. This means 75,000 broadband customers along with an additional 20,000 voice customers are going to be transferred over to TalkTalk’s service soon. TalkTalk also has plans for Blinkbox, which it will be …

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Tesco is planning to launch its own smartphone

Upon the success of Tesco’s budget Android tablet option, the Hudl, the supermarket has revealed that it is now focussing on bringing out its own Hudl branded smartphone. The supermarket’s latest device is said to be out by the end of the year, just in time for the holidays which …

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Tesco mobile customers to get free 4G

Tesco Mobile has announced today that the company won’t be charging its customers a premium for using the 4G network, which is based of off O2’s infrastructure. Tesco used to charge customers £2.50 premium but decided to drop the charge in order to compete with the network, Three, which will …

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Want a PS4 tonight? Check your local supermarket

If you didn’t pre-order a PS4 but find yourself itching to spend that few hundred you have burning a hole in your pocket, then consider dropping by to your local supermarket at the midnight launch, as over 150 Tesco stores, as well as a handful of Asda outlets will have …

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Medion launches new 7in tablet exclusive to Asda

UK supermarket, Asda, has partnered up with Medion to launch the new Medion LifeTab E7310 exclusively at its stores across the country. This move has likely come about to rival the recently launched Tesco Hudl and Argos ‘Mytablet’ devices. The LifeTab will launch on the 15th of November in-store and on …

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Tesco to introduce face-scanning targeted adverts

If you do your weekly shop at your local Tesco, you could soon be having your face scanned and adverts displayed specifically to target you. It may not announce your name to the world with a projected face like Minority Report, but it could be equally embarrassing if you’re a …

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Argos is jumping on the tablet band wagon too

Earlier this month the supermarket Tesco jumped into the tablet arena with it’s budget Android device. At the time I was hopeful that this wouldn’t become a trend between UK shops but it seems that Argos is continuing the trend with it’s own £99 Android touchscreen device. As far as …

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Tesco manages to sell 35,000 tablets in two days

Last week, Tesco, decided to go ahead and further saturate the budget Android tablet market by introducing its new device ‘Hudl’. Against all odds, it seems to be selling well too, with “The Hudl” shifting 35,000 units in just two days. Comparing this to Ipad sales makes it seem minuscule …

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Tesco’s Blinkbox boosted by Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones continues to be a media force to be reckoned with, as the introduction of the show’s third series on Tesco owned and operated on-demand service Blinkbox, saw an increase in year-on-year revenue boost of a massive 632 per cent. Granted we’re only comparing the revenue earned on …

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Tesco continues to suffer purchasing problems

We all believe that supermarkets have the slickest, most amazing systems for processing products and delivering them to the public at competitive prices. Recently, the emphasis has been less on ‘price match before purchase’ and more on ‘refunding the difference after’. But what if parts of the Tesco purchasing team …

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Tesco’s Brand Users aren’t the brightest

Rob Salter Category Director of entertainment at Tesco’s claims that the new Ultra Violet digital system is just too complicated for the average customer. The comment was made during a debate at the Future of Entertainment Summit in London, where Salter implied that Tesco customer’s would not be able to …

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High street DDR pricing stinks say experts

The global IT market is huge. So big that no one man/woman/Guru can keep track of everything. At times like that we rely on our network of friends to give us a heads up on the grass-roots happenings that affect technologists. We’ve had a camera-pic in this morning that’s caused …

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Tesco gets shafted (and passes it on to you)

Tesco has poured millions of pounds into its Price Check advertising. The idea is simple, people who shop at Tesco are better off – so do all your shopping at Tesco. KitGuru folks seem, largely, to be located closer to Sainsbury’s or Waitrose. Also, we do a lot of Yaale.com …

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Asda’s coming gunning – prices get ready to die

Powered by one of the world’s most advanced price comparison engines (for professionals – not housewives), Asda has decided to take over the electronics market. Driven by almighty Walmart, can they deliver? KitGuru heads to the shop floor with a PDA. Late at night, as they drift off to sleep, …

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