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  Reply # 364992 8-Aug-2010 14:35
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Anyone else having problems ordering the wifi version from the affiliate link above? I go to enter in a shipping address and it tells me I cant buy the US version and redirects me to a different page for the non-US version..



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  Reply # 364993 8-Aug-2010 14:36
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Just on that page where it tells you it can't be shipped there's a link to select your country - follow that and you can order.





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  Reply # 364997 8-Aug-2010 14:43
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Gotcha.. was just asking incase it didnt do the affiliate thing for geekzone.



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  Reply # 365048 8-Aug-2010 17:17
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Just pre-ordered a kindle 3 wifi.. No 3G version, since I dont think i'll ever use up $50USD of 3g data by using my htc desire as a wifi AP just for downloading books. And I have wifi at home/friends places/soon at the pub ;)

I assume they only charge your CC when they ship it out?>



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  Reply # 365049 8-Aug-2010 17:19
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Not sure... Will check banking tomorrow, but I ordered a Kindle 3G + WiFi - just in case I am in a trip overseas so I can always buy a book and download for free ;-)





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  Reply # 365322 9-Aug-2010 12:12
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Want to order the DX one, but unfort it looks like I cant get that particular model to NZ :(



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  Reply # 365331 9-Aug-2010 12:25
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Just to pre-warn people who are expecting to get all Amazon's books on their shiny new Kindle...

Only a fraction of Amazon's paperbacks are available for the Kindle (which is fair enough)
Only a fraction of Kindle books are available in the "Asia Pacific" region due to copyright restrictions. (worrying).
Kindle Restrictions 

I suggest that before you splurge on a shiny Kindle you download the PC app and have a play first and ensure that the titles you want are actually available to you.

Cheers, Tim 

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  Reply # 365336 9-Aug-2010 12:29
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timwelch: Just to pre-warn people who are expecting to get all Amazon's books on their shiny new Kindle...

Only a fraction of Amazon's paperbacks are available for the Kindle (which is fair enough)
Only a fraction of Kindle books are available in the "Asia Pacific" region due to copyright restrictions. (worrying).
Kindle Restrictions?

I suggest that before you splurge on a shiny Kindle you download the PC app and have a play first and ensure that the titles you want are actually available to you.

Cheers, Tim?


Yeah, I don't expect to be able to buy many books. (sadly)

I've got an existing library of ebooks that i'll have to convert to pdf/mobi format instead.

Why is it that amazon/authors/publishers get with the program already and realise that they have to distribute their ebooks to every country already?

Surely they know what happens when they don't.....

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  Reply # 365344 9-Aug-2010 12:35
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That is the main thing holding me back...

Is there anyway to change your region?

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  Reply # 365347 9-Aug-2010 12:38
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miguelwrang: That the main thing holding me back...

Is there anyway to change your region?


Get a US based address and credit card.Frown 



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  Reply # 365352 9-Aug-2010 12:45
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  Reply # 365353 9-Aug-2010 12:46
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Thats enough for me :) Just wanna DX rather than 6"

/me goes to hunt down a friendly yankee bloke who will purchase it for me and let me pay them :)


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