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Pocket-lint Podcast #108 - Call of Duty: Black Ops II review

Pocket-lint Podcast #108 - Call of Duty: Black Ops II review

By 16 November 2012

Pocket-lint returns from the US with tales of Nokia's multiplatform mapping solution, Here Maps by Nokia, this week and also looks at the impact the latest Grand Theft Auto V trailer has had on our wish lists. Plus, Comet's administration woes are discussed,... >>

Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'

Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'

By 14 November 2012

Comet, the UK consumer electronics retailer that was placed in administration just over a week ago, has now started its expected fire sale, with every single item in store reduced. Administrator Deloitte has posted a large notice on the brand's webpage... >>

Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all

Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all

By 7 November 2012

Deloitte, the administrator handling Comet's recent woes, has announced that the chain will accept Comet gift cards still held by members of the public. In addition, gift cards issued on behalf of the charity Family Fund will also be accepted. It is perhaps... >>

Comet sale coming soon, but gift cards won't be welcome

Comet sale coming soon, but gift cards won't be welcome

By 6 November 2012

Comet, the defunct high street electrical retailer, has confirmed on its website that it will soon be offering a "fire sale" of all stock left on its shelves, but that it is still reviewing whether or not to let customers use Comet gift cards to buy it. ... >>

Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

By 1 November 2012

GAME owner OpCapita is facing similar troubles with its Comet retail chain that led to its own buy-out of the videogames high street brand. Reports today claim that the electronics retailer is on the brink of entering administration. Like with GAME since OpCapita... >>

GAME could avoid administration if bank RBS pulls its finger out

GAME could avoid administration if bank RBS pulls its finger out

By 19 March 2012

According to a report over the weekend, GAME could face administration as early as this week unless it finds £180 million to repay creditors, including major lender Royal Bank of Scotland. However, there are plenty of suitors willing to take over the... >>

Microsoft sues Comet for Windows piracy

Microsoft sues Comet for Windows piracy

By 4 January 2012

Microsoft is suing UK electronics and PC retailer Comet for allegedly counterfeiting thousands of copies of Windows Vista and Windows XP. The shop is accused of pirating 94,000 recovery discs without the permission of the software giant. It is claimed... >>

Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs

Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs

By 1 July 2011

Wimbledon coverage is being broadcast in 3D for the very first time this weekend and Comet is showing the matches live in some of its stores for those who don't own a 3D TV.... yet. And to highlight the fact, the retailer employed the talents of The Only... >>

MacBooks and iMacs discounted at Comet

MacBooks and iMacs discounted at Comet

By 26 January 2011

Vouchercodes.co.uk is currently offering a voucher that will give you 5 per cent off a MacBook or iMac at Comet. It is well known that discounted Apple products tend to be rare, so if any of you are in the market for one of these machines then it might... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Savoo.co.uk offers 10% off all hard drives at Comet

Daily Tech Deal: Savoo.co.uk offers 10% off all hard drives at Comet

By 6 January 2010

Admittedly hard drives aren't exactly "cool", but they have a purpose, perhaps best described as the unsung heroes of the gadget family - making sure all that precious data is kept safe and sound. In view of this, if you haven't already, you might be... >>


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