Pc World

Phones 4U Workers Offered 'Lifeline'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech

The Dixons Carphone group has announced that it will be offering jobs to all 800 of its Phones 4u store-in-store staff as well as a further 1500 jobs ...

A 21st Century Tragedy

Fionn Shiner | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Fionn Shiner

A few days ago I was on my darling, using my time exceptionally well by reading the delightfully snidey and grammatically impressive Guardian comments and listening to the Lord of the Rings soundtrack, when my laptop began to warm up. It was all hot and bothered and making a disconcerting screeching sound.

Dixons And Carphone Warehouse Merge Into One Horribly Named Company

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

Carphone Warehouse and the owner of Currys and PC World have announced a merger deal valuing the combined business at around £3.7 billion. The pro...

Man Wins 16-Year Legal Battle Over PC World Laptop

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

£250,000 and 16 years later, a man has won a legal dispute over a PC World laptop. Despite winning the epic court fight, Richard Durkin said Wedn...

Google 'PC World' And You'll Get An Amazing Surprise..

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

Viral news site UsVsTh3m has just introduced us to the funniest thing involving PC World since the awkward silence that followed their attempt to get ...

Argos, Currys And PC World All Had A VERY Good Christmas

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Argos revealed its best Christmas performance for more than 10 years while Dixons saw sales "took off like a rocket" over the festive period. Argos...

Grinch Of Great Ormond Street Thwarted By Xmas Generosity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Great Ormond Street Hospital has been inundated with offers to replace the wrapped presents stolen from the hospital - with Lord Sugar, Celtic Footbal...

Dixons Waves Goodbye To Own Brand Website

Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Dixons Retail, the tech and electricals brand which owns PC World and Currys, will close its dixons.co.uk website tomorrow. It will instead focus o...

iPad Killer? Google's Tablet 'Sold Out' In UK Stores

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Tech

Google's Nexus 7 tablet has "sold out" across the UK, according to one major retailer. As customers who bought the tablet via Google's Play store c...

Currys Makes Top 10 Xmas Tech Predictions... In July

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Tech

It may still be July, but the top 10 tech predictions for Christmas 2012 have just been unveiled by Currys and PC World. And two of the items on th...

Ex-Dixons Boss John Browett Received £36m Just For Joining Apple

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Tech

Some Apple fans were surprised in February when the company announced it had hired the former boss of PC World and Currys, John Browett, to run its gl...

Five Things I Think of When I Think of UK Technology

Harry McCracken | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Tech
Harry McCracken

We Americans, as you may have noticed, sometimes have trouble looking past our own borders and seeing all the interesting stuff going on everywhere else in the world. That's as true for technology as it is for politics, culture, sport, and other important subjects.