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Nintendo partners with O2 for national wi-fi access

O2 is to offer free wi-fi access to 3DS and DS owners across the UK. Owners of the handhelds will now see their machines automatically connect to internet hotspots that use O2’s service. These include McDonalds, Debenhams, Pizza Hut, Costa Coffee, House of Fraser, Toby Carvery, Bluewater and large parts …

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The Tube to get Wi-Fi before London Olympics

The London Underground will gain Wi-Fi access in time for the 2012 Olympic Games, according to Transport for London. 120 stations will be decked out with underground web access with TfL’s strategy and service boss Gareth Powell saying that the organisation was in the final stages of a tender process …

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London getting Europe’s largest Wi-FI network for Olympics

Mobile network O2 is to provide free wi-fi access across the London boroughs of Chelsea, Westminster and Kensington as part of a roll out that aims to become Europe’s largest free wi-fi zone. The wi-fi network will be provided through base stations attached to street equipment such as phone boxes …

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John Lewis offers free wi-fi to all UK customers

Multi-channel retailer John Lewis has announced intentions to offer free in-store wi-fi courtesy of BT Openzone in all of its UK stores. Saying that 60 per cent of its customers research a product online before heading to a store to make a purchase. Now John Lewis wants to encourage such …

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UK PlayStation Vita prices confirmed

Sony has confirmed the UK price for the PlayStation Vita, which last night was given a European and American release date of February 22nd. The entry-level wi-fi only model will retail for 229.99. The higher-spec 3G SKU will cost 279.99. There are no details yet of what deals will be …

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Free in-store Wi-Fi at Tesco

The UK’s largest supermarket chain Tesco is set to introduce free WiFi for customers in store. Currently trialing in four stores, Tesco’s tech chief Mike McNamaratold the FTthat customers were already using mobile devices to look up prices and product reviews. "You can stand Canute-like and pretend nothing is happening …

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Wi-fi issues darken iPad launch

300k sales on day one have ensured that Apple is very happy with the US launch of the iPad, but ongoing reports of wi-fi connectivity issues have dampened what has otherwise been a tremendous success for the tech company. The large number of complaints about sporadic or inexplicably weak wi-fi …

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iPad given UK date

Apple has confirmed that the iPad, the latest addition to the tech giant’s fashionable product line, will begin shipping in the UK next month. Furthermore, the higher-spec 3G models that offer over-the-air downloads will begin shipping a month later in April. How much the machine will cost in the UK …

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Mad Catz launches rival wi-fi adapter

Those who insist that 59.99 is too much to pay for Microsoft’s brand new official Wireless-N Xbox 360 internet adapter my want to take a look at a cheaper alternative from Mad Catz that has just hit the market. Priced at 49.99, the Wireless-N Gaming Adapter offers a strong and …

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Signs point to E3 Animal Crossing announcement

Alongside talk of a new motion-sensing Xbox 360 joypad, another near certainty for E3 appears to be an announcement from Nintendo of a Wii version of its hugely popular Animal Crossing series. VG247 reports that the personal blog of Nintendo Official Magazine staffer Tom East carried a post stating that: …

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