Tesco receipt-based Price Check – live!

You must go and have a look at our excellent new Tesco Price Check web application. We are introducing Price Check so customers will have no doubt that we offer the best value. Price Check gives customers the ability to check the price of individual products and the total price of their shopping and, in […]

My 10 Year Robot Project

If you are old enough to remember the excellent BBC show “Challenge Anneka” you’ll recall the format where Anneka Rice is given some seemingly impossible task to deliver on a specific date. For (contrived!) example, she reads out a card which says: “On May 1st the Mayor of AcmeTown will be opening the new pedestrian […]

Mobile World Congress Barcelona: The Mobile World Playground

Our intrepid reporter (and Tesco.com Mobile Product Manager) Rebecca Pate concludes her visit to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with this despatch, ending with a message for Android users: The second day spent at MWC started with the developer event with HP introducing webOS, there’s some really cool UI stuff going on here, like ‘Just […]

Mobile World Congress Barcelona: The Revolution Has Begun!

My colleague from our web/mobile development team is Rebecca Pate, who is spending a week as our eyes and ears at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where she is Techfortesco’s intrepid reporter! As a quick intro, my name is Becky Pate (@rpatey) and I am the Mobile Product Owner here at Tesco.com. Mainly, I am […]

On the Microsoft and Nokia mobile deal

Few things have excited me as much over the last few months than the work that Microsoft has done to create Windows Phone 7 (WP7), and the news that came in last Friday announcing that they have teamed up with Nokia (or Nokia has teamed up with them, or both!) brings me yet more joy. […]

Tesco Groceries app for Android not far away now

I’ve recently spotted this article on Infinite Path:Are big businesses missing out by putting the iPhone above Google Android? Excerpt: Take Tesco for example. It’s hard to avoid their TV ads promoting their iPhone app which allows people to scan barcordes to generate a shopping list and then order items. A great idea, which makes […]

Speaking at Retail Week 2011 conference, 17th March, London

I will be speaking at the Retail Week Conference 2011 which takes place in London on 16-17th March at the Hilton Metropole hotel and conference centre. Over 800 delegates are expected to attend so I hope to meet several of you techfortesco readers there. Don’t hesitate to make yourself known to me – indeed why not […]