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Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Why should gadgets have a gender?

Why should gadgets have a gender?

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A survey by Comet has revealed that 48% of women now "feel more comfortable with technology than ever before". Does that make you wince, too? The statistic feels outdated, offensive and wrong for a whole heap of reasons. Why should gadgetry have a gender?... >>

Lulu Guinness for Comet toaster launches

Lulu Guinness for Comet toaster launches

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Designer Lulu Guinness has teamed up with Comet to create a limited edition toaster "to add a touch of glamour to one of the most quintessentially British gadgets". Featuring Lulu's iconic "lip" designs, with red and cream lips on a black background,... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Free extras with iPods at Comet

Daily Tech Deal: Free extras with iPods at Comet

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Today's tech deal doesn't get you money off an Apple iPod - Apple's famously strict pricing policy means that's rarely seen - but it does get you some handy extras. Comet is currently offering a free case and worldwide charger worth up to £39.99 when... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Nintendo Wii bundle deal

Daily Tech Deal: Nintendo Wii bundle deal

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If you've not made the Wii leap yet, or want to introduce a fellow human to the wonders of motion-controlled gaming, then today's Tech Deal gives you an enticing offer to do so. Comet currently has a Nintendo Wii bundle offer that we think is worth a... >>