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Amazon Fire TV launches in Europe

Amazon is bringing its Fire TV digital media box to Europe, starting with the UK and Germany. German customers will be able to snag one when it ships on September 25th for €99, but folks who are already Amazon prime subscribers will be able to get one for half that price. The Amazon Fire TV will be […]

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Google Glass goes international: Google’s wearable hits the UK

Google Glass is taking its first steps into international territory. Up until now Google has only invited US residents to participate in its Google Glass Explorer program for folks that want to test pre-release versions of the company’s wearable computer. Now Glass Explorer program is also available to folks in the UK. If you thought […]

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Lilbits (3-13-2014): Chromecast goes international (soon)

Google has promised that the Chromecast would be available in more countries within weeks… and it looks like one of those countries will be the UK. An employee at UK retailer Currys/PCWorld posted a photo on Twitter showing a box of Chromecast media streaming devices that showed up at his store in advance of the […]

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Amazon Prime Instant Video hits the UK, Germany

Amazon Prime Instant Video lets subscribers in the US stream thousands of movies and TV shows for $79 per year. The service launched a few years ago as an add-on for the Prime service which offers subscribers free 2-day shipping but Amazon hasn’t increased the price in the US… yet. Now Amazon is rolling out […]

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Surface RT tablet goes on sale at John Lewis in the UK for £479 and up

As expected, Microsoft is starting to offer the Surface RT tablet through new channels. UK retailer John Lewis is already taking orders for the tablet for £479 and up through its online store, and the company plans to start stocking the laptop in-store this weekend. That £479 price covers the cost of a 32GB Surface RT tablet […]