News Archive September 2019

Gears of War 3 achieves 3m global sales in first week

Friday, September 30th 2011
The game franchise has now achieved sales of more than billion. Highly anticipated shooter Gears of War 3 has racked up more than three million sales worldwide since...

Amazon unveils new Kindle but may ignore UK with tablet launch

Thursday, September 29th 2011
The online retailer's Kindle Fire tablet looks unlikely to launch in the UK in the near future. Amazon is set to release a new version of its Kindle ereader in the UK, but...

Apple iPhone 5 launch expected on October 4th

Wednesday, September 28th 2011
The phonemaker has sent out an invite to a press briefing next Tuesday. Apple is widely expected to officially unveil the new iPhone at a press event next week. The...

Asda slashes up to 2p per litre from fuel prices

Tuesday, September 27th 2011
The supermarket giant has announced reductions to its petrol and diesel prices. Asda has slashed the price of fuel by as much as 2p per litre at each of its 188 filling...

Amazon to unveil first tablet on Wednesday?

Monday, September 26th 2011
The iPad rival could be launched to the world's media at an event in New York. Amazon is expected to unveil its Apple iPad-rivalling tablet this week. The internet retailer...

Tesco to slash grocery essentials in £500m initiative

Friday, September 23rd 2011
Everyday items such as milk and fruit will be reduced in price. Tesco has announced it will spend £500 million on a series of price cuts to everyday grocery items in a...

Gears of War 3 on sale now

Wednesday, September 21st 2011
The shooter is available for between £49.99 and £99.99. Hotly anticipated third-person shooter Gears of War 3 is now available after hitting shelves at more than 20,000...

Customisable travel insurance launched by M&S

Tuesday, September 20th 2011
The product offers flexible protection options including cancellation cover and variable excess levels. A new customisable travel insurance policy has been launched by Marks...

Sony PlayStation Vita to be region-free

Monday, September 19th 2011
Shuhei Yoshida of Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed the console will be compatible with games released in other regions. Sony PlayStation (PS) Vita owners will be...

EDF Energy announces gas and electricity price hikes

Friday, September 16th 2011
Charges are set to rise from November 10th, the company has said. EDF Energy has become the last of the UK's Big Six energy providers to announce a forthcoming increase...