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It Looks Like Tesco is Testing One Hour Deliveries

In this day and age it feels as though having to wait for our deliveries is a breach of our human rights. Even next day delivery isn't enough for some people, which is why one-hour delivery is slowly becoming a thing. That latest company to jump on that bandwagon seems to be Tesco. Read More >>

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How to Buy Second-Hand Tech Without Getting Ripped Off

There are some fantastic bargains to be had if you can live without the shiniest, newest gadgets—but diving into the second-hand market comes with its own set of potential pitfalls and problems. Read More >>

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People are Having Fun in Their Old Clothes

Spending statistics that watch what we spend our meagre casual salaries on appear to show a shift in the very fabric of modern consumerism, with the people moving away from buying clothes and gadgetry nonsense in favour of spending money on "experiences" with friends and family. Read More >>

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Woolworths Could Return to the UK High Street

Woolworths, which still exists in the high streets of other countries but was so broke here that it closed and sold off all its fixtures and fittings in the UK in 2008, might be about to return to the fatherland. Its former boss is looking to buy the brand name back and use it to launch a fresh attack on the UK's budget retail market. Read More >>

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We’re In Love With This Chirrut and Baze Rogue One Poster

No matter where you fall when it comes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, it’s fairly likely you enjoyed the film’s power couple, Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus. They brought a great energy, humour, and gravitas to the film, two of which you also get from this amazing poster. Read More >>

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Man Installs ‘Relationship Saving Station’ At His Local Ikea

Having an argument in Ikea is pretty much the worst thing in the world. Everyone stares at you with patronising sympathy and you don't feel like getting an ice cream after the tills. Most of the time, you don't even get the good half of the 100 Days of Summer montage – it's just utensils, cushion covers, breakup. Read More >>

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Clothes Shops Out, Vaping Dens In

Stats on the state of the UK high street show that it's gradually changing from being all about New Look to instead being where you go to buy vape refills and coffee, with the 5,430 nationwide shop closures of 2016 replaced by 4,534 newer businesses -- a loss of 896 shops across the country. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Automated Supermarket Works Fine as Long as Nobody Runs or Moves Stuff Around

Believe it or not, Amazon is having a little bit of trouble with its “super futuristic shop with no employees” idea. The latest report out of Seattle claims that the Amazon Go concept is being delayed due to some technical struggles. Basically, the computers get really confused when people shop. Read More >>

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Chip & Win: Which Mobile Payment System is Best?

The mobile payment market is small, but it's still grown quite a lot over the past few years. There are still enough services to make it a little bit tricky when it comes picking the one that's right for you. But how can you decide? It all depends on which phone you have for starters, and even then you'll have to do a chunk of research to figure out what's what. Well we took care of that to save you the hassle, and this is what we found. Read More >>

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Have YOU Been Conned by a Fake Waterstones?

Waterstones has been sneaking books onto the high street in secret, using a series of unbranded "local" book shops to sell its wares in towns where opening a big W.A.T.E.R.S.T.O.N.E.S. with coffee and a helipad and all that would bristle with the locals a bit too much. Read More >>

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Booze and Alcohol on the Way Out as National Hobbies

Statistics looking at how UK families spend their money shows that alcohol and cigarettes are consuming less of our cash than ever before, with the average spend on booze and fags down to nearly half what it was back in the hard-partying days of the year 2000. Read More >>

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These Are The Robots That Will Be Doing Your Online Shopping In the Future

Last week we delved inside the surprisingly intelligent world of the Ocado warehouse. As we reported, it turns out that when you order your groceries online your shopping isn’t assembled by pushing a trolley around a supermarket - but it is instead prepared by a dizzying array of conveyor belts, lifts and robots, with only the occasional human for support. Read More >>

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Inside Ocado: Discover The Hidden Robotic Intelligence Behind Your Online Shopping

When it comes to future technologies, the place you might assume to look is from the big players that we write about every day: Google, Apple, and Amazon. These are the companies that routinely blow our minds by showing us what the future looks like. Read More >>

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Pubs Are Out and Coffee Shops Are In, According to New High Street Data

The number of pubs, bars and nightclubs in Britain has fallen by almost 2000 in the last five years - while at the same time the number of coffee shops, restaurants and fast food outlets have increased by 6000, according to new data. So put down your pint and get ready to listen to breathy acoustic covers of pop songs while you get caffeinated instead. Read More >>

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More Post-Christmas Tech Deals from Amazon

Cheer up – Christmas isn't quite over yet. There are still all the sales to dig into! Yesterday we listed Amazon's best Boxing Day deals, and today there's plenty more. So don't feel too bad about the 14 pairs of socks you received on the Big Day – treat yourself to what you really want. Read More >>