Currys PC World is Going After Prime Day With its ‘Black Tag Summer Deals Event’ Sale

As we all know by now, Amazon has announced its annual Prime Day sale will be kicking off next Monday. That means 48 whole hours of sales that are only on Amazon, and only for Prime Members. Though it seems other retailers aren't willing to go down without a fight, and Currys PC World is the latest one to announce a sale that, by pure coincidence, also clashes with Prime Day. Read More >>

Currys PC World Is Coming To A Tesco Near You

Tesco may already sell a lot of tech to its punters, but in two of its stores, the retail giant plans to plonk Currys PC World mini-shops. At least we assume their mini-shops, perhaps Tesco is also planning to create a "Synecdoche, New York" type arrangement of a giant warehouse containing a whole civilisation. Read More >>

Dixons Carphone Announces 134 Store Closures, But Expects to Hire More Staff

Off the back of strong Christmas sales, Dixons Carphone has announced the closure of 134 stores, though it says that this won’t result in job losses. On the contrary, the company claims that if anything, it expects to either add to its workforce or simply maintain current staff numbers. Read More >>

SMART Tech Zones Arrive at Currys & PC World Stores

Currys & PC World is launching new SMART Tech Zones in its Staples Corner, Thurrock, Cribbs Causeway, Stockton and J9 stores, letting customers test out connected health, home and watches from the likes of Jawbone and Sphero before parting with their cash. [Currys, PC World] Read More >>

Man Wins 16-Year Battle to Prove a Point Over Laptop Credit Agreement

A long-running battle between Richard Durkin and PC World has finally been resolved, with the electronics chain agreeing to pay £8,000 in compensation over a credit agreement that turned bad. Shame it cost Durkin around £250,000 in legal fees, though. Read More >>

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Currys and PC World Will Now Deliver Same-Day

Need that super-expensive HDMI cable in a hurry? No problem. Both your local Currys and PC World will start delivering same day, between 6.30 and 10pm on weekdays. The catch? It'll be £15 a pop and you'll have to order before 9am that day. Read More >>

Take Dixons Out of the Dead Pool — “Phenomenal” Tablet Sales Help Ensure Chain’s Survival

There won't be any administration misery on the horizon for the Dixons group of tech shops, thanks to the electronics giant reporting a "strong performance" over the critical Christmas cash grab, aided by huge sales of tablets across its Currys and PC World stores. Read More >>

The New iPad Has Arrived In the UK, But Where Can You Still Get One? (Updated)

If you’re not already in a queue for the new iPad, chances are you’re not going to get one from Apple today. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get your mitts on one today, or at the very least sooner than 2-3 weeks, but you’re going to have to do some searching around. Here are the best places to look. Read More >>

Desperate For an iPad as Early as Possible Tomorrow? Apple Might Not Be the Best Place to Get it

Apple announced yesterday that it’d be opening its stores at 8AM tomorrow, but what if you want it at midnight? Good news rabid iPad buyers -- PC World is here to help, opening its Tottenham Court Road store in London on the stroke of 12:01 this evening, with others at throwing open their doors at 7AM. Read More >>

Dixons Group’s KnowHow Movies Streaming Service Launching March 1st

The Knowhow Movies service, previously announced by the Currys and Dixons group, is now scheduled to launch on March 1st. And there should be some half-decent content on it too, thanks to licensing deals with Disney, Warner Bros. and Momentum Pictures. Read More >>

Is a New Apple TV Imminent as PC World Runs Out of Stock?

It’s well known that when Apple comes up to refreshing or replacing a product stock runs dry of the current model. Now it seems PC World is totally out of Apple TVs and won’t be getting any more any time soon. If that doesn’t scream “new Apple TV” I’m not sure what does. Read More >>

Lady Gaga’s Dress Designer Makes One Out of HDMI Cables

Everyone knows PC World and Currys love their HDMI cables, almost as much as their extended warranties. Now they’ve gone one stage further and made a bunch into something you can actually wear. Read More >>

Currys Wants to Play With Netflix and LoveFilm

The electronics retailing group DSGi, which runs Dixons, PC World and Currys, is apparently getting into the UK video streaming game with its new service called Knowhow Movies. Read More >>

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PC World and Currys Holding a 100-Hour Fire Sale

Not to be out-done by the likes of Comet; PC World and Currys are holding a three-day sale from 3pm on Thursday 24th through till midnight on "Cyber" Monday 28th November. Apparently over £1m worth of products will be discounted. Read More >>

Darth Vader Would Appear to be Impressed by PC World’s Staff Training

That PC World/Currys Star Wars advert screened for the first time over the weekend, during X-Factor. If you don't spend your Saturdays hunched up in front of ITV "live tweeting" about mentally-unstable people, here it is. They've even ruined the Imperial March. [YouTube] Read More >>