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HMV calls in administrators

HMV calls in administrators

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HMV could be on the verge of calling in the administrators, as the directors address the future of the high street music and movie shop. Following the closure of Jessops last week, it looks like the high street could see another closure: HMV Sky News... >>

Nintendo Wii U goes on sale, while fans queue in their hundreds

Nintendo Wii U goes on sale, while fans queue in their hundreds

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Nintendo released its Wii U games console at midnight last night, with the official UK launch held in HMV's flagship store on Oxford Street, London. Around 300 gamers and fans queued outside the shop to get their hands on one of the new machines, with... >>

Get the Wii U first at HMV Oxford Street... doors open 11pm 29 November

Get the Wii U first at HMV Oxford Street... doors open 11pm 29 November

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HMV's flagship store in Oxford Street, London, has been chosen by Nintendo to launch the Wii U in the UK, as with the Wii in 2006,. HMV will be hosting the official midnight launch, although it will open its doors to eager Nintendo fans at 11pm on Thursday... >>

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

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We love our gadgets, we all do, but as the competition continues to get tougher and tougher, companies have to make better and better gadgets to stay not just relevant, but in business. Here are nine companies that are going to find 2012 tough. Some will... >>

HMV On Demand launches

HMV On Demand launches

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As if by magic HMV's On Demand service has popped up out of no where. The domain hmvondemand.com has gone live, bringing with it a selection of movies to stream priced in at £3.75. There is a surprisingly decent selection of video on offer powered by... >>

Tech deal: Ministry of Sound and HMV teamup for new headphones lineup

Tech deal: Ministry of Sound and HMV teamup for new headphones lineup

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HMV and Ministry of Sound have teamed up in order to bring you, the lucky customer, a deal which could see you taking away a £5 gift ecard  with any purchase of Ministry of Sound's new headphone range. The deal will be launching in 88 stores around... >>

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

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HMV has agreed the sale of its Waterstone's bookstore business to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut for £53 million under increasing pressure by online retail rivals such as Amazon, Play and iTunes. With debts of around £170 million, and an expectation... >>

How to beat the iPad 2 queues

How to beat the iPad 2 queues

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Where can I get an iPad 2? That’s the question on more lips than any other as the latest Apple tablet hits the shelves. It’s a valid query. Ever since word came of higher than expected sales figures in the US, it’s been pretty clear that the rest... >>

Nintendo to reward 3DS queues with swag and free games

Nintendo to reward 3DS queues with swag and free games

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HMV Oxford Street, London is to sell the first Nintendo 3DS console at 0.01am on 25 March, and is the venue chosen for the official UK launch event. However, another 99 HMV stores countrywide will also open at midnight on 24 March, ready to sell the new... >>

Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order

Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order

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Collector's editions of the next instalment of Call of Duty Black Ops from Activision have gone on pre-order in the UK on Friday, months ahead of the official release date. Activision has "de-classified details", regarding the Collector’s Editions... >>