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Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

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The Chromecast will launch in the UK on 19 March, breaking past its US exclusivity, according to an internal listing at Dixons retail stores obtained by Android Police. The listing doesn't provide a price, or word if Google will be selling the Chromecast... >>

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in merger talks

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in merger talks

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Dixons and Carphone Warehouse are in talks over a possible merger that could make the electrical giant and smartphone retailer one powerhouse high-street chain. Both boards have confirmed that they are in talks over combining the companies, although at... >>

Currys and PC World add software downloads to online stores, from Microsoft, Adobe and more

Currys and PC World add software downloads to online stores, from Microsoft, Adobe and more

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Now you don't have to wait for all items bought from Currys and PC World to be delivered, the online stores of Dixons Retail have now added software downloads to the items you can buy. Add them to your basket, pay and you can be using the applications... >>

Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

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Visa Europe has announced that Currys and PC World is to accept payments on its online retail sites using Visa's V.me digital wallet when it goes live in the UK at the end of 2013. The payments technology firm's PayPal rival will allow users to complete... >>

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

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Dixons, the UK retail group that trades as PC World and Currys, has told reporters that it has seen an unrelenting stream of tablet sales in the past year. According to the man in charge, Sebastian James, devices like the iPad, Nexus 7 and Galaxy Note... >>

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

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Apple has announced that John Browett is joining the company as senior vice president of retail, a position previously held by Ron Johnson who left last year to become CEO of JC Penney. Browett leaves his position of chief executive of Dixons Retail,... >>

Grab a free 32-inch Sony Bravia TV with your Sony Tablet S

Grab a free 32-inch Sony Bravia TV with your Sony Tablet S

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If you're keen to get hold of the Sony Tablet S (the tablet formerly known as the Sony S1) but hadn't yet made your mind up whether you'd go down and queue up on launch day then maybe PC World and Currys has the goodies to tempt you. Its Tottenham Court... >>

Sony Tablet S priced and dated by Dixons

Sony Tablet S priced and dated by Dixons

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The new Sony Honeycomb tablet has gone on pre-order with Dixons.co.uk in the UK, ahead of any other retailer in the UK. In what’s a rather strange offer, those desperate to order the new Sony Tablet S tablet  will be able to do so exclusively at... >>

iPad 2? SchmiPad 2... Pre-order a Motorola Xoom from 5.30pm for £499

iPad 2? SchmiPad 2... Pre-order a Motorola Xoom from 5.30pm for £499

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The iPad 2 may be about to be unveiled, but Dixons Retail plc is making the Honeycomb-powered Motorola Xoom available for pre-order a full 30 minutes before the curtains rise at Apple's event. Priced at £499 (as previously thought), the 32GB Wi-Fi-only... >>

Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

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The flagship Honeycomb device, the Motorola Xoom, will land in the UK in Q2 2011 in both 3G and Wi-Fi flavours. Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will be offering up the 3G and Wi-Fi option (and obviously the data contracts to go with it) whilst Currys... >>