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Amazon Fire TV Stick goes global (with higher price, fewer features)

Amazon is taking its Fire TV product lineup global… sort of. If you’re in the US, UK, or a few other markets you can currently choose between Amazon’s latest $70 Fire TV or $40 Fire TV Stick media streaming devices. But up until now there have been many regions where Amazon didn’t sell its Fire […]

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Now you can buy from Google Store in any country (provided you have a shipping address)

The Google Store sells phones, Chromebooks, smartwatches, and smart speakers (or whatever you want to call things like Google Home), among other products. But the Google Store isn’t available in all countries. Up until recently, that’s meant if you wanted to buy Google WiFi while living in an unsupported country, your best bet was to […]

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T-Mobile customers get unlimited text, data in 100 countries

T-Mobile has announced that it’s LTE service is now active in 233 markets across the United States — but it’s another announcement that really helps set the wireless carrier apart from rivals Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon. Starting later this month, T-Mobile customers will be able to surf the web and send and receive text messages […]

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Amazon now offers Kindle Fire HD tablets in over 170 countries

Amazon is taking its Kindle Fire tablet lineup global. Just a few days after updating the Amazon Appstore to allow users in over 200 countries to download Android apps, Amazon has announced that the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets are available for pre-order more than 170 countries. The tablets will begin […]

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Google announces Chromebooks are now available in more countries

Chromebooks are going (a little more) global. A chromebook is a laptop running Google’s Chrome operating system, and up until recently you could only buy one in the US or the UK. Now Acer, HP, and Samsung are starting to offer chromebooks in additional countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Prices […]

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HP TouchPad tablet now available in Europe, Canada

The HP TouchPad tablet has been available in the United States for a little over two weeks. Now folks in Canada, the UK, France and Germany can pick one up in their respective countries as well. The international versions are pretty much the same as the tablets available in the US, with 16GB and 32GB […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook to hit 16 new countries in the next month

Research in Motion has announced it will launch the BlackBerry PlayBook in 16 additional countries over the next 30 days. The tablet is currently only available in the US and Canada. New regions will include the UK, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy, India, Hong Kong, Australia, and Mexico, among other places. The PlayBook features a […]

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Apple iPad goes on sale internationally

The iPad is now officially an international phenomenon. The Apple tablet went on sale in various locations around the world today, including the UK, Japan, France, Germany, and Italy. Interestingly, the iPad seems to be doing quite well in Japan, a country that’s historically been known for favoring electronics from local manufacturers. You could probably […]

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Tablet News roundup: WePad becomes WeTab, iPad goes international on May 28

It’s been a busy day for tablet news. As usual, the iPad gets top billing, but it’s not the only game in town. Here’s a brief roundup of tablet news from around the world: Apple iPad to ship internationally on May 28th Apple will start taking iPad pre-orders on May 10th in a number of […]