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Wuaki.tv comes to the UK, Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches with £2.99 a month subscription offer

Wuaki.tv comes to the UK, Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches with £2.99 a month subscription offer

By 12 July 2013

New competition to streaming giants Netflix and Lovefilm has arrived in the UK in the form of Wuaki.tv, a new hybrid Movie and TV show on-demand service that offers both a regular monthly subscription package and more recent films on a pay as you go basis.... >>

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

Rival online retailers force HMV to sell Waterstone's

By 20 May 2011

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... >>

God of War 3 £17.99 from Play.com

God of War 3 £17.99 from Play.com

By 11 November 2010

With the just-released Call of Duty: Black Ops, gaming has featured quite heavily in our tech deal slot of late, however when we saw that God of War 3, which was launched earlier in the year, is on sale at Play.com for £17.99 we thought it our duty to... >>

Amazon remains UK's biggest e-retailer

Amazon remains UK's biggest e-retailer

By 2 July 2010

Amazon has held its position as the UK's biggest online retailer in the fourth annual IMRG/Hitwise Hot Shops list - a position it has held since the list's inception. In fact, the top three remain unchanged with Argos in second place and Play in third.... >>

Microsoft Kinect: Two-player only

Microsoft Kinect: Two-player only

By 30 June 2010

Play.com has let the cat out the bag with respect to the detailed spec of Microsoft's Kinect system - and it isn't good news for anyone who was hoping for big multiplayer action. Although up to six people can be connected to Kinect, it can only facilitate... >>

Avatar becomes fastest selling DVD ever at Play.com

Avatar becomes fastest selling DVD ever at Play.com

By 17 March 2010

Avatar has beaten off previous efforts from Mamma Mia and The Dark Knight to become Play.com’s biggest selling DVD ever. We brought you news of the box office spectacular Avatar going on pre-order on the 16 March, since then it has sold five times as... >>

Avatar goes on pre-order

Avatar goes on pre-order

By 16 March 2010

Avatar, the big 3D hit of 2009, has gone on pre-order meaning you can count down the days before its release and be safe in the knowledge that you'll have a copy winging its way to you. Available on both DVD and Blu-ray, Avatar will go on sale to the... >>

Play.com begins stocking Nexus One

Play.com begins stocking Nexus One

By 8 February 2010

Play.com appears to have put up a page on its website for an unlocked, SIM-free version of Google's Android-powered Nexus One handset. The retailer is confidently stating that it's due for release on 16 February. As previously reported, the Nexus One... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Acer Aspire Timeline 5810T £349.99

Daily Tech Deal: Acer Aspire Timeline 5810T £349.99

By 5 February 2010

For today's tech deal we have the Acer Aspire Timeline 5810T, on sale at Play.com for £349.99. Play are suggesting that you're saving £150 off the RRP, which technically might be true but in reality it looks like elsewhere this would be costing you... >>

Daily Tech Deal:  PlayTrade offers five free trades during January

Daily Tech Deal: PlayTrade offers five free trades during January

By 15 January 2010

If you have unwanted Christmas presents, then Play.com's online marketplace, PlayTrade is offering to help you offload them. There are tons of services that offer the same - and that's not even taking into account eBay's clout, but Play.com is offering... >>


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