Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




56 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 83198 12-May-2011 11:53 Send private message

I see it is now possible to get a Kindle 3 with advertising at a cheaper price than the advert free version.

However when I try to order it it tells me that that version is not available for outside of USA. Has anyone successfully ordered one for use in NZ - and does it work.

I have an address I can use to get one, I am happy to have Wi-Fi only and frankly the adverts don't bother me so I am happy to take the cheaper version but I want to be sure it is not going to be a useless paperweight when it arrives.

I suspect it will work as there must be USA residents who have one and want to come to NZ (or anywhere outside of USA) and still be able to use it.


[Mod (N8): Tidied up subject line]

Create new topic


56 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 468579 13-May-2011 08:11 Send private message

Sorted - I asked Amazon!

Doh!..should have done that first. Their reply states:

"You can use your Kindle with Special offers like a normal Kindle while you are in overseas for reading and purchasing the books from our website. However, the special offers and sponsored screensavers are only available within U.S.
Publishers grant eBook rights on a country by country basis, as a result availability and pricing of titles in the Kindle Store can vary by your home country or region. We are actively working with publishers to get the rights to all titles for every country and adding more selection every day.

Therefore, you'll have to update the country you are currently in, to purchase the Kindle contents from the Kindle store."



1822 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 468580 13-May-2011 08:13 Send private message

Sounds like a good deal as long as you can get it shipped here!




Nexus 5, Galaxy Note 10.1, ASUS UX31e Ultrabook, Mysky HDi, 2talk

Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Telecom introduces unlimited broadband data plan
Created by freitasm, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 23-Apr-2014 23:13 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Stonedine
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by surfisup1000 on 23-Apr-2014 21:27 (58 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Telecom has started metering their TiVo customers' broadband usage (WITHOUT PRENOTIFICATION)
Created by Peteriv, last reply by mxpress on 23-Apr-2014 14:22 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 23-Apr-2014 20:57 (169 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Parallel imported product
Created by Wills1, last reply by joker97 on 23-Apr-2014 21:01 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by joker97 on 23-Apr-2014 22:37 (737 replies)
Pages... 48 49 50


Labour MP Shane Jones to step down
Created by jeffnz, last reply by jeffnz on 23-Apr-2014 20:41 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Upcoming Freeview Restack AUCKLAND
Created by Brunzy, last reply by richms on 23-Apr-2014 21:05 (13 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.