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Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review

Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review

By 12 April 2013

Having played with it for while before its general release, Pocket-lint reviews the Facebook Home launcher for Android and reveals whether or not we'll be installing it on our own phones in due course. In addition, the team mulls over HMV's survival and... >>

HMV saved, will ditch tablets, docks and devices in favour of more CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays

HMV saved, will ditch tablets, docks and devices in favour of more CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays

By 5 April 2013

Troubled UK entertainment retailer HMV has exited administration after being rescued by restructuring firm Hilco. A deal has been struck with administrator Deloitte that will ensure all 141 remaining stores will continue to open for business, including... >>

GAME looking to acquire HMV stores

GAME looking to acquire HMV stores

By 18 January 2013

GAME, the British videogames retailer that only just survived administration in early 2012, is interested in acquiring a number of stores in the UK from music, video and gaming chain HMV, currently suffering its own administration woes. It's a huge turnaround... >>

British Video Association calls on HMV administrator to keep stores open

British Video Association calls on HMV administrator to keep stores open

By 15 January 2013

The British Video Association (BVA) has reacted to the news that the HMV Group has entered administration by asking the administrator Deloitte to recognise that there is still value in the high street retailer. Lavinia Carey, director general of the BVA,... >>

HMV calls in administrators

HMV calls in administrators

By 14 January 2013

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

By 30 November 2012

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

By 23 November 2012

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

By 4 January 2012

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

By 24 November 2011

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

By 13 October 2011

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... >>