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PS4 jailbreak lets you play pirated games

Are you one of those people that likes opening up video games consoles, and tinkering with the insides so you can do things that, strictly speaking, you shouldn't be? Do you have a PlayStation 4? There's some good news for you. A hacker has popped up their PS4, jailbroken the thing, so pirated games and…

How to cancel your Zavvi Zbox subscription

Have you signed-up for Zavvi's Zbox? If you don't know what it is, it is a monthly box of geeky stuff that is sent to you, for £35 a month. You get games, toys, collectibles, and that sort of thing. To some, it all sounds great, however, cancelling your subscription seems to be a massive…

Over 2,000 free MS-DOS games to be played on your computer!

Fans of old video games can rejoice as a huge library of MS-DOS games have been archived and are playable on your computer. And you won't need to dust down a floppy disk or mess around with command prompts as they're playable in your browser. The MS-DOS Software Library has gathered up games in advance…

Currys PC World: 'Whatever Happens Care Plan' not all that?

Currys/PC World got together in perfect harmony, but there's a lot of customers of theirs who are despairingly unhappy with them, specifically, the KnowHow 'What Happens' team. They are the people who are supposed to help you with your technical difficulties, faults in your purchases and general aftercare once you've shopped with Currys/PC World. Currys/Pc…

Xbox could pay you to watch adverts

Microsoft have filed a patent which could reward users for watching advertisements. The patent is called the 'Awards and Achievements Across TV Ecosystem' and it could well be tied in with the new Xbox. The details released about the Xbox One mentioned the console's use for TV, along with the new Kinect system. The patent…

One of the iconic Monopoly pieces faces the axe

NO! SAY IT AIN’T SO! The complete IDIOTS behind Monopoly are planning to scrap one of the game’s iconic tokens, with the public getting to vote in a charade that couldn’t look more like a publicity stunt if it tried – and here’s us giving it publicity! Gnnnrrrrr… Aforementioned idiots Hasbro are ready to ditch…

Habbo Hotel site muted after investigation finds widespread kiddie-corrupting wrongness

If you’re a typical parent, you’re probably keen for your kids to have as many hobbies as possible that don’t involve them pestering the living daylights out of you, the stressed, beleaguered idiot that spawned them. Having said that… DO NOT LET THEM GO ON THE HABBO HOTEL WEBSITE. For the uninitiated, Habbo Hotel is…

Angry customers keen to talk about CeX

According to its website, CeX is an online retailer that'll "buy, sell and exchange a range of technology and entertainment products including mobile phones, video games, DVDs, HD films, computers, digital electronics, vision and music CDs." According to many of its customers, including avid Bitterwallet reader Adam, CeX wouldn't know customer service if it smacked…

It's FIVES way or the high way at PC World and Currys

Wow. DSGi are really, really keen on their FIVES training. If you're one of the three Bitterwallet readers that doen't work for PC World or Currys, then you're missing out on the curious world of rooms, positive body language and NLP - the DSGi sales training known as FIVES, which we explained in detail several…

DSGi staff denied free will, customers denied discounts and care-free shopping experience

The staff of PC World are this week beginning to learn whether their fate lies with DSGi, or whether they'll lose their jobs; around 400 staff are expected to be made redundant - half of that number is are likely to be Business Centre staff, half assistant managers. For the survivors and those working at…

PC World and Currys - what happens next?

Over the past several weeks, Bitterwallet has brought you tales from the continuing saga that is DGSI. It's like Dynasty, but with fewer shoulder pads and alien abductions. And more USB cables and anti-virus software. The two are practically identical, then. Whenever we've published stories concerning tumbling share prices, staffing issues, shock management departures, store…

The FIVES - how DSGI stores convert their customers

This morning we await news of the fate of PC World employees across the country. Judging by the hundreds of comments Bitterwallet has received in the past few weeks, emotions are certainly running high amongst staff at DSGI; best of luck if there are changes ahead that affect you. Reading through the comments, you'll notice…

What PC World are doing with <B>your</B> personal data

At a time when everyone is screaming at us to keep our personal information secure, you have to wonder why PC World expects us to share our details within earshot of a queue of customers. Why do they need to know whether your purchase is for personal use or business? Why are you asked for…