updated 07:13 am EDT, Tue October 8, 2013
Amazon ships Google Chromecast internationally from US site
Amazon has started to ship the Google Chromecast to countries outside the United States. Android Central reports that the retailer's US site has accepted orders for the streaming dongle from the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, and Germany. Though the dongle is now available to buy in other countries, the Chromecast app is still only downloadable in the US forcing users to download the app through means other than Google Play for the moment.
Raspberry Pi reaches 1M unit production milestone in UK, 1.75M sales
The Raspberry Pi has celebrated reaching 1 million units made in the United Kingdom. The microcomputer, having reached 1.75 million sales altogether, had its production shifted from China to a Sony manufacturing plant in South Wales in September last year. For reaching the milestone, Sony presented the Raspberry Pi team with a gold-plated case to store the millionth UK-produced Pi inside.