updated 07:14 am EDT, Fri October 18, 2013
Amazon opens pre-orders for Kindle Fire HD, HDX in UK, Canada
Amazon has opened up pre-orders for its new Kindle Fire HDX and updated Kindle Fire HD in the United Kingdom and Canada. The lower-resolution Kindle Fire HD will be shipping in both countries from October 24th, starting from £119 and $149. While those in the UK will have to wait until November 19th to receive their HDX models in both 7-inch and 8.9-inch forms, starting from £199 and £329 respectively, Canada will have to wait until November 26th, with the tablets priced at $254 and $399.
Tesco offers 4G access to mobile customers
British supermarket chain Tesco has updated its mobile network price plans, by introducing 4G access. The carrier, operating as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on to of O2, will start offering customers in a number of cities access to the high-speed network, at an extra cost of £2.50 (4.05) per month on top of its existing price plans, with the normal data allowance able to be used on both the 3G and 4G networks.