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VIDEO: Nintendo Wii Christmas video becomes YouTube hit

VIDEO: Nintendo Wii Christmas video becomes YouTube hit

By 2 January 2009

Did you get what you wanted for Christmas? Seems like this little chap did. Turn down your system's volume and hit play to see the Canadian young gamer's joy at receiving the Ninty console. Reminiscent of the late Nineties Nintendo 64 Christmas vid, the... >>

Facebook busy on Christmas Day

Facebook busy on Christmas Day

By 30 December 2008

Plusnet has revealed that Facebook was the second most popular website among its customers Christmas Day with activity on the social networking site starting to rise between 2pm and 3pm. By 4pm to 5pm it had increased by 25% as Britons contacted friends... >>

Amazon shipped 6.3 million items over Christmas

Amazon shipped 6.3 million items over Christmas

By 29 December 2008

Amazon has announced the 2008 "holiday season" finished as its best ever, with over 6.3 million items ordered worldwide on the peak day, 15 December, with a record-breaking 72.9 items sold per second. Shipping to over 210 countries, the etailer has released... >>

iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" freebies start today

iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" freebies start today

By 26 December 2008

Apple's iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" promotion starts today and will see one free piece of content every day until 6 January. For all those who got an iPod or an iPhone for Christmas, Apple is angling the free offerings as an ideal way to start building... >>

Carphone Warehouse's "biggest ever" sale

Carphone Warehouse's "biggest ever" sale

By 26 December 2008

The Carphone Warehouse is seeing in the New Year by offering up to 50% savings on laptops and mobile phones. Starting on Boxing Day, the "credit-crunch-busting" sale sees discounts on popular handsets as well as a cheap Eee PC. The Samsung Soul that was... >>

Queen's speech sees start of sale shopping

Queen's speech sees start of sale shopping

By 25 December 2008

It might seem hard to believe for those of us who will just be happy to lie groaning on the sofa full of too much turkey and trimmings, but the Queen's Christmas day speech at 3pm marks the start of online sales shopping. Apparently millions of people... >>

Christmas tech help needed most at 11.48am

Christmas tech help needed most at 11.48am

By 25 December 2008

"Present Meltdown" happens at 11.48am on Christmas Day, according to info from the TechGuys. This Meltdown point is apparently when people get so frustrated with trying to get their complicated new gadgets to work that they give up all together. TechGuys... >>

Track Santa's journey tonight with Google and NORAD

Track Santa's journey tonight with Google and NORAD

By 24 December 2008

If you're one of the non-believers out there, or fancy keeping an eye on Santa's progress tonight as he travels the world dishing out presents, you simply need to log on and check out one of the Santa-cams online. Google has once again teamed up with... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: ActionAid charity donation and e-card

Credit Crunch Christmas: ActionAid charity donation and e-card

By 24 December 2008

Today we thought we would do something a little different for our Christmas Credit Crunch gift idea on Christmas Eve. In view of the fact it is quite late to be traipsing around the shops looking for presents and all online deliveries have now stopped,... >>

Win New Year's Eve tickets for Matter at The O2

Win New Year's Eve tickets for Matter at The O2

By 23 December 2008

Pocket-lint has teamed up with O2 to offer you the chance to win tickets for Matter at The O2 this New Years Eve, where 2 Many DJ's will be headlining the party. The event is now sold out, so tickets are like the proverbial, but we have five pairs to... >>