7LBAC111
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Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:08 pm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4719833.stm

About 1,500 jobs will go after the UK's largest computer maker, which produces Tiny and Time PCs, has gone into administration and closed its 78 shops.


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BMIFlyer
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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:16 pm

First we had EUJet yesterday, now Tiny.

2 British companies down the drain in 2 days, whats going on??  Sad

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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:28 pm

Quoting BMIFlyer (Reply 1):
You know, I once bought a PC from 'Tiny'.

The service and support on it were utter rubbish.

I can second that! I purchased a Tiny PC a few years back, after little more than a month, the hard-drive failed. The after sales-support was extremely poor to say the least, and in the end I built my own PC. Much less hassle.

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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:28 pm

Quoting BMIFlyer (Reply 1):
2 British companies down the drain in 2 days, whats going on??

EuJet was Irish!  Wink
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saintsman
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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:36 pm

Shame about the workers losing their jobs.

Crap PCs though.
 
mhodgson
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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Thu Jul 28, 2005 1:26 am

I don't think anyone who knew more about computers than simply turning it on will be too concerned.
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British767
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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Thu Jul 28, 2005 1:27 am

I thought they went bust years ago! I used to have a Tiny PC....it was crap, and so was the customer service.
 
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RE: Tiny Computers Goes Bankrupt!

Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:23 am

Quoting British767 (Reply 6):
I thought they went bust years ago! I used to have a Tiny PC....it was crap, and so was the customer service.

I think they did and were then taken over by Time (might be the other way around). Never had the mis-fortune to own a Tiny myself, but I`ve a couple of friends who did and both regretted it. I`ve always either brought from Mesh or built my own (at least then you know 100% what your getting).

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