Sainsburys archive

  • Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs
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    Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs

    By 21 November 2013

    UK high street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has announced that it will cease selling physical entertainment products online, with an eye to switching its internet retail experience to digital downloads. From March 2014, the store will not sell physical...

  • Mobile by Sainsbury's opens for business, PAYG plans earn double Nectar points
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    Mobile by Sainsbury's opens for business, PAYG plans earn double Nectar points

    By 24 July 2013

    Mobile by Sainbury's, the new network created in a partnership of the UK supermarket chain and Vodafone, has launched with three pay-as-you-go price plans that earn customers double Nectar points for their Sainsbury's shopping or fuel. When a Mobile by...

  • Mobile by Sainsbury's: The UK's latest mobile phone network
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    Mobile by Sainsbury's: The UK's latest mobile phone network

    By 1 July 2013

    Sainsbury's, the UK supermarket, has announced it is teaming up with Vodafone to launch its very own mobile phone network to take on Tesco and others. Called Mobile by Sainsbury's, the new UK network will be run as a joint venture between the high street...

  • Xbox 360 gets SkyDrive support along with 40 new apps worldwide
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    Xbox 360 gets SkyDrive support along with 40 new apps worldwide

    By 11 December 2012

    A whole swathe of new applications are coming to Xbox Live by next spring - 40 of them worldwide, in fact. And several are due next week, including UK debuts for SkyDrive, Napster and Karaoke, a hub for the Karaoke Channel. SkyDrive support will allow...

  • Skype prepaid cards hit UK high street stores, including Asda and Sainsburys
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    Skype prepaid cards hit UK high street stores, including Asda and Sainsburys

    By 5 November 2012

    Skype has signed deals with several top UK high street shops which will sell prepaid cards for the video calling service. Available in £10 and £20 denominations, the cards will be stocked in 1,400 Asda, Sainsburys, Currys, PC World and WHSmith stores...

  • Sainsbury's and Rovi team up to take on Netflix, Lovefilm and Now TV
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    Sainsbury's and Rovi team up to take on Netflix, Lovefilm and Now TV

    By 23 August 2012

    UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's and digital media specialist Rovi have partnered to bring a new movie and TV show streaming service to Britain later this year. The retailer has licensed the Rovi Entertainment Store technology in order to provide video-on-demand...

  • Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley
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    Sky Go and Sainsbury's team up to make iPad-toting shopping trolley

    By 30 August 2011

    Sky Go has gone and given the common shopping trolley a hi-tech rethink and added an iPad, collision detection and set of speakers.  The idea is that you can get your Sky Sports fix while out shopping and should something like transfer deadline day tomorrow...

  • Nintendo 3DS now just £199 thanks to Sainsbury's
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    Nintendo 3DS now just £199 thanks to Sainsbury's

    By 3 February 2011

    Sainsbury’s will sell the Nintendo 3DS for £199.99, becoming the first mainstream retailer to break the £200 barrier. The move undercuts most of the competition although only by a few pounds. The price of the console has slowly dropped from £229.99...

  • Medion Akoya P6624 launches as Sainsbury's exclusive
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    Medion Akoya P6624 launches as Sainsbury's exclusive

    By 23 December 2010

    Medion has just announced the launch of a high performance laptop, which is going on sale exclusively through Sainsbury's. The Medion Akoya P6624 gets a 15.6-inch LED-backlight HD display, along with an Intel Core i5-460M processor, 4GB memory and 640GB...

  • Sainsbury's takes on iTunes in Christmas download battle
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    Sainsbury's takes on iTunes in Christmas download battle

    By 10 November 2010

    UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is launching its own digital download service in time for Christmas. It plans to take on rival online services, such as iTunes and Amazon, by offering music and movie files for download initially, with ebooks to follow...

  • The best money-saving World Cup 2010 deals
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    The best money-saving World Cup 2010 deals

    By 21 May 2010

    Bargains, bargains, bargains. That's the true meaning of the FIFA World Cup 2010 after all. It's an excuse for customers to buy new consumer electronics kit just as much as it is for the manufacturers and retailers to sell it. So, for our final post of...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Innovative Eco Kettle £26.79 at Sainsbury's
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    Daily Tech Deal: Innovative Eco Kettle £26.79 at Sainsbury's

    By 8 January 2010

    Tea is an essential part of pretty much every Englishman's day - where would we be without the morning cuppa? Given this, we've spotted that the Eco Kettle is selling for a very reasonable £26.79 at Sainsbury's, which should allow you to save a bit of...

  • Daily Tech Deal: 20% off Sony PS3 Slim at Sainsbury's
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    Daily Tech Deal: 20% off Sony PS3 Slim at Sainsbury's

    By 16 November 2009

    The news that Sainsbury's is cutting the price of the 120GB PS3 Slim by 20% - now available for £200 - is admittedly pretty widespread, but the fact that it's a pretty decent offer, and just in case you weren't aware, meant that it deserved a slot. A...

  • Sainsbury's now offering free glasses for Channel 4's 3D week
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    Sainsbury's now offering free glasses for Channel 4's 3D week

    By 6 November 2009

    While here at Pocket-lint we had our very own 3D week a little way back, Channel 4's 3D week is fast approaching on 16 November and the broadcaster's promotional partner Sainsbury's is now in full swing distributing the required glasses. The supermarket...

  • Channel 4 to beat Sky to 3D TV this autumn
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    Channel 4 to beat Sky to 3D TV this autumn

    By 26 August 2009

    Channel 4 has revealed it is to go 3D for a week in the autumn as a special celebration of 3D footage. Beating satellite broadcaster Sky - which is prepping its 3D TV services for 2010 - the Channel 4 broadcasts will offer a 3D effect with ColorCode technology....

  • Medion GoPal E3215 Glamour Edition launches
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    Medion GoPal E3215 Glamour Edition launches

    By 19 May 2008

    Medion has launched the GoPal E3215 "Glamour Edition", a 3.5-inch portable navigation device that claims to combine function with style - in a "purse-sized", pearlescent pink design. Slim and compact at 1.7cm thick, the E3215 offers a 3.5-inch full colour...

  • Two Medion notebooks now available in UK
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    Two Medion notebooks now available in UK

    By 12 February 2008

    Sainbury's shoppers will soon be able to get hold of two new laptops when they head off to buy their fruit and veg. The 14- and 17-inch dual-core notebooks from Medion will be in store from later this month. Medion's MD96624 and MD96625 are priced at...

  • Medion to launch multimedia notebook in Sainsbugs
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    Medion to launch multimedia notebook in Sainsbugs

    By 10 October 2007

    Medion has announced that it is introducing a 15.4-inch Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo multimedia notebook into Sainsbury's stores throughout the UK from the beginning of November. Including Windows Vista Home Premium edition, the Medion MD 96480 will be...

  • Supermarket offers 17-inch AMD dual-core notebook for £499
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    Supermarket offers 17-inch AMD dual-core notebook for £499

    By 19 July 2007

    Medion has announced that it is introducing a 17-inch AMD dual-core notebook into Sainsbury’s stores. Including Windows Vista Home Premium edition, the Medion MD 96327 will be priced at £499.99 including VAT. Medion’s MD 96327 features a 1.6GHz AMD...