Argos archive

  • Argos signs with O2 to offer shoppers free Wi-Fi in all stores
    Online

    Argos signs with O2 to offer shoppers free Wi-Fi in all stores

    By 26 November 2013

    On the build-up to an expected busy Christmas period for the chain, Argos has installed free high-speed O2 Wi-Fi in all its 735 stores across the UK and Ireland. Customers will be able to use the internet on their smartphones or other mobile devices at...

  • Tesco Hudl, Carphone Warehouse Avoca, Argos MyTablet: What's the difference?
    Tablets

    Tesco Hudl, Carphone Warehouse Avoca, Argos MyTablet: What's the difference?

    By 25 October 2013

    Everyone seems to want a slice of the low-priced tablet pie, with Carphone Warehouse now also joining Argos in the under £100 party. With the Tesco Hudl sitting at £119 (unless you spend your Clubcard vouchers on it), the Argos MyTablet at £99 and...

  • Hands-on: Argos MyTablet review
    Tablets

    Hands-on: Argos MyTablet review

    By 17 October 2013

    What's the tipping point in a device where the savings you make start to have an adverse affect on its quality and performance? That's a question Argos has clearly asked itself with the creation of the Argos MyTablet. Just how many corners can it cut...

  • Argos' MyTablet with Android 4.2.2 to launch 16 October for £100
    Tablets

    Argos' MyTablet with Android 4.2.2 to launch 16 October for £100

    By 15 October 2013

    Argos has announced its first branded tablet, called MyTablet, which will hit shelves on 16 October for £99.99 with 19 pre-loaded apps. MyTablet features a 7-inch LCD glass screen, 1024x600-pixel resolution, Android Jellybean 4.2.2 operating system,...

  • Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?
    Tablets

    Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?

    By 15 October 2013

    Hot on the heels of Tesco's tablet launch, Argos has decided to join the tablet party with the MyTablet. Hitting the shops at £99.99, compared to Tesco's £119, we've taken the opportunity to round up the differences, similarities and what the £20 saving...

  • eBay partners with Argos for Click & Collect service in UK, blueprint for global rollout
    Online

    eBay partners with Argos for Click & Collect service in UK, blueprint for global rollout

    By 24 September 2013

    Online retailer eBay has launched a Click & Collect service for the UK in partnership with high street store chain Argos. The scheme allows buyers to purchase items from selected eBay merchants on the site and pick up their items from Argos. During its...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 4: Win a Philips DJ Dock
    Audio

    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 4: Win a Philips DJ Dock

    By 9 December 2012

    Day 4 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win a Philips DJ-Dock, letting one lucky reader the chance to get the party started. Being the DJ at the Christmas party no longer needs to be just for the professionals, thanks to the...

  • Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version
    Tablets

    Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version

    By 17 October 2012

    Argos’s Christmas Gift Guide has revealed that the retailer will begin stocking a 32GB version of the Google Nexus 7, which it will sell for just £199.99. Currently the 16GB version of the Android powered tablet retails for £199, so we can expect...

  • Argos opens Nintendo 3DS pre-orders at £229.99 - offers free accessory pack to soften blow
    Gaming

    Argos opens Nintendo 3DS pre-orders at £229.99 - offers free accessory pack to soften blow

    By 20 January 2011

    One of the last to announce its price structure for the forthcoming Nintendo 3DS, Argos is plumping for the £229.99 bracket, but is chucking in a free accessory pack worth £20 for pre-orders. In addition, the retailer is offering £60 worth of savings...

  • Argos vs Apple Black Friday iPod price showdown
    Audio

    Argos vs Apple Black Friday iPod price showdown

    By 26 November 2010

    We've just reported that Apple is discounting a lot of its range for just 1 day, however news has just come in that Argos are discounting iPods by 10 per cent until Tuesday 30 November. So if you're thinking about a new iPod and were just about to head...

  • Binatone launches two new iDECT landline phones
    Phones

    Binatone launches two new iDECT landline phones

    By 18 February 2010

    Binatone has launched the iDECT C5i and iDECT X5i, two new home phones boasting "glossy midnight black finishes, slimline form and smooth modern edged corners". The iDECT C5i is a slimline cordless phone with an ergonomically curved handset design while...

  • Countdown to Christmas: Nintendo DSi £129.99 at Argos
    Gaming

    Countdown to Christmas: Nintendo DSi £129.99 at Argos

    By 23 December 2009

    As it's so near to Christmas day you might be struggling to find sites which are able to deliver in time, so it may be necessary for that quick trip into town. Argos have some decent offers at the moment, with one in particular being the Nintendo DSi...

  • Motorola launches digi-frames with dual displays and Wi-Fi
    Cameras

    Motorola launches digi-frames with dual displays and Wi-Fi

    By 28 October 2009

    Motorola has launched a new range of digital photo frames, including dual display frames and a Wi-Fi model that allows images to be sent directly to the frame by email. The LS1000W offers a 10.4-inch display, boasts 512 MB built-in memory, MP3 player...

  • Sagem launches DSI86HD Freesat set-top box
    Home Cinema

    Sagem launches DSI86HD Freesat set-top box

    By 30 July 2009

    Sagem has announced it is to enter the Freesat market with the launch of a new, HD set-top box for the service. Along with a satellite dish, the DSI86HD offers UK consumers access to the high-def broadcasts subscription free and is available from Argos...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Samsung BD-P1600 Blu-ray Player £149.99
    Home Cinema

    Daily Tech Deal: Samsung BD-P1600 Blu-ray Player £149.99

    By 30 April 2009

    We've had a bit of a Blu-ray theme to the tech deal this week with an earlier offer of the Sony BDP-S350 being sold at Argos for £149.99. Today we have spotted the Samsung BD-P1600 on offer at Play.com for £149.99. Recently reviewed on Pocket-lint -...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Mazuma gives you cash for old mobiles
    Phones

    Daily Tech Deal: Mazuma gives you cash for old mobiles

    By 21 April 2009

    Today the tech deal brings you news that Mazuma, an online company that specialises in recycling mobile phones, is offering not only cash for old mobiles but also Argos or Homebase vouchers. We know for most of us the cash option always looks favourable...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Nintendo DSi plus free accessories
    Gaming

    Daily Tech Deal: Nintendo DSi plus free accessories

    By 10 March 2009

    A Nintendo-related tech deal for you today in the form of the new DSi. The deal is pretty straightforward in that you pre-order your Nintendo DSi and get a DSi accessories kit bundled in. The kit itself is worth £20 and includes a soft case, game cartridge...

  • Intempo launches InConcert iPod speaker-dock
    Audio

    Intempo launches InConcert iPod speaker-dock

    By 25 February 2009

    Intempo has announced the launch of its "InConcert" iPod speaker-dock that it says "really performs on sound and price". Priced at £99, Intempo claims "rich, room-filling sound" for the mini system, that's available now from Amazon.co.uk and Argos. "InConcert's...

  • DSGi, Argos report drop in sales
    Online

    DSGi, Argos report drop in sales

    By 15 January 2009

    UK retailers are adding to the downturn gloom with more miserable financial results. DSGi's decline appears to be continuing while Homebase, Waterstones, Argos, Halfords and Clinton Cards have reported drops in sales too. Like-for-like sales at Currys...

  • Argos offers £98 Blu-ray player
    Home Cinema

    Argos offers £98 Blu-ray player

    By 30 December 2008

    Argos has broken the £100 price barrier for a Blu-ray player, by offering one for £97.86. Down from its recommended retail price of £299.99, the budget Bush BD01 is currently less than half price. With no advanced Blu-ray bits such as BD-Live, the...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: Freesat
    Home Cinema

    Credit Crunch Christmas: Freesat

    By 22 December 2008

    Today's Credit Crunch Christmas suggestion of Freesat is for those who are buying for someone trying to save some pennies, or are themselves tightening the purse strings. There are various options available, including standard definition boxes for around...

  • Argos buys Alba and Bush brandnames
    Online

    Argos buys Alba and Bush brandnames

    By 27 November 2008

    Argos has acquired the intellectual property rights to the Alba and Bush trademarks from consumer electronics distributor Alba, that will now change its name to Harvard. The £15.25 million cash deal saved the brands, as Alba was set to end the supply...

  • Argos overcharges 190,000 customers
    Gadgets

    Argos overcharges 190,000 customers

    By 29 October 2008

    Hundreds of thousands of Argos customers have been left worrying that they are now in the red after the retailer double charged for their purchases. Argos has admitted that 190,000 customers were twice in one day - last Friday (24 October). It means millions...

  • AgfaPhoto digi-frames launch at Argos
    Cameras

    AgfaPhoto digi-frames launch at Argos

    By 11 September 2008

    AgfaPhoto has announced the 7-inch AF5076MS and the 8-inch AF5085S digital photo frames. "Digital photo frames are no longer a luxury gadget, but more of an essential home accessory", said an AgfaPhoto exec in the press info. "No home should be without...

  • Ghostbusters gets USB launch with PNY
    Home Cinema

    Ghostbusters gets USB launch with PNY

    By 3 September 2008

    Ghostbusters is to see a world's first with the release of the movie on a USB flash drive. PNY Technologies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the launch of a 2GB USB preloaded with the film. Apparently this marks the first time for the...