International iPad Pre-Orders underway

Well, the gold rush to sell iPads internationally on may be coming to an end as Apple has announced the international roll-out of the device. The iPad will arrive in Australia, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and Japan on May 28th for those pre-ordering the iPad. Of course at the UK prices, arbitrage may continue from the US…

Check out the prices in each country after the break.

Amazon.com gets patent to put your order packaging on video

amazon patent imageAmazon.com has had yet another patent approved, this time for a way to send their customers images and video clips of their orders being packed up for shipping. Yes, you read that right.

The idea is that it assists customers as well as Amazon and their associated merchants. We’ll see how this pans out, and of course, it could end up being rife with issues, or it may actually be able to cut down the amount of unverifiable finger-pointing that occurs in online shopping and order fulfillment.

Post a comment the first time you notice a video/image in your Amazon order e-mail.

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