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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 647741 28-Jun-2012 17:55 Send private message

http://v6download.com/browse.php?u=QX%2F0IMxm8TZtfuqpt6ab%2BEvFfXd4%2BgMRYw%3D%3D&b=5
You might have to enter play store address but it's AU proxy and confirms 249/299 AUD pricing

Shipito from US might be best, there was also another shipping forwarding service I can't remember the name of that I think was better

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 647743 28-Jun-2012 17:59 Send private message

I am in for this one after hunting for a tablet for a year and sold my ipad 1 last year
7" is about the right size and portable enough to carry around for trips
now the question is where can I import one :p




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  Reply # 647756 28-Jun-2012 18:41 Send private message

my friend is visiting Australia in 2 weeks, would there be a shop were it would be available to buy. 



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  Reply # 647757 28-Jun-2012 18:50 Send private message

sep11guy: my friend is visiting Australia in 2 weeks, would there be a shop were it would be available to buy. 
No, I doubt you'll see it in retail stores that soon! You need to go via play.google.com (sadly not NZ though) instead. Unless it is people reselling them, which I expect will happen soon enough.

I suppose the best way is to find a US proxy to view the play store and then use shipto? (I'm guessing about US$25 shipping for shipto? Just from punching some guesses in)

Question however is do I get the cheap 8GB or the more pricey 16GB? An extra US$50 is a fair amount more. Pity about it lacking microSD as that is the #1 feature I wish it had, oh well... at that price we can't expect everything!




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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 647760 28-Jun-2012 18:57 Send private message

yeah, i tried to use a US proxy and went 3 pages deep, n then the page got scrambled n crashed
any other ideas? to get it fast az from the US?? 

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  Reply # 647761 28-Jun-2012 19:00 Send private message

http://www.proxywebsite.us/browse.php?u=kv6lbcekFdASzgoAumJtAqWkxZn9osVjUA%3D%3D&b=29

http://uswebproxy.net/browse.php?u=KGuLdPAtY%2BsOt6mLSdo1DFx9TTvMunI3JA%3D%3D&b=29

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  Reply # 647762 28-Jun-2012 19:05 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss: http://www.proxywebsite.us/browse.php?u=kv6lbcekFdASzgoAumJtAqWkxZn9osVjUA%3D%3D&b=29

http://uswebproxy.net/browse.php?u=KGuLdPAtY%2BsOt6mLSdo1DFx9TTvMunI3JA%3D%3D&b=29


crashes when i go to login to gmail !! :( 

any other ideas !!

- also what is recommended agent to ship from us - shipto ? or ?? 

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  Reply # 647767 28-Jun-2012 19:15 Send private message

Shipto works well.. and ive had no problems with the 3 things i have shipped via them. i would sign up there first before you go ordering the device though

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  Reply # 647768 28-Jun-2012 19:19 Send private message

i noticed shipto is charging for getting registered !!. comgateway gave me a address straightaway. anybody used them - any ideas!!! 

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  Reply # 647770 28-Jun-2012 19:21 Send private message

yes they do charge but thats to make sure you are legit, its a token amount if i remember correctly and you may even get it credited to your account. (its been quite a while since i signed up so its a bit fuzzy). Never heard of that company, why risk it?

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  Reply # 647771 28-Jun-2012 19:21 Send private message

Quick review here..





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  Reply # 647791 28-Jun-2012 19:58 Send private message

Forgot the unboxing!





- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  Reply # 647812 28-Jun-2012 20:40 Send private message

i cant even find it in the AU play store...

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 647814 28-Jun-2012 20:43 Send private message

blakamin: i cant even find it in the AU play store...


Left sidebar > devices > there it is



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 647815 28-Jun-2012 20:43 Send private message

blakamin, are you personally in Australia now or viewing it via an Australian proxy (like was given earlier in this thread)? That could be the reason.

Damager, lol they are sooo lost in the second video! The ending is funny too.




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