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It's all too easy to forget in English-speaking countries that the e-reading selection often isn't as diverse in other parts of the world, where local authors are often kept out of the equation. The Portuguese may know that all too well, which makes Kobo's arrival in their country a potential brea...

September 25th 2012 at 2:28am 0 Comments
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We don't even officially know that there is a Black Ops 2 yet (though of course there is), but we're already seeing information about when it's allegedly coming out. OK, yes, it's November. No, we didn't need outside help to figure that out. But Spanish retailer Fnac took it one step further than o...

March 1st 2012 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Retailer FNAC is now selling free-of-contract iPhones in France, apparently a result of this month's ruling by the French competition agency that deemed Apple and Orange's exclusive deal illegal. Though the injunction is just a temporary measure -- and has been appealed by France Telecom (Orange's...

December 29th 2008 at 5:22pm 0 Comments
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Netgem and French retailer FNAC have jointly announced that they will deliver a hybrid set-top-box and a TV service in early December. The so-called Netbox will deliver triple-play services to up to 12 million homes in France, including TV programming that will include four HD channels from TF1, M6,...

December 1st 2008 at 11:02pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back for another episode of Stupid Gadget Criminals. For today's edition, we take you to France, where in the village of Mussidan in the southwestern part of the country, a malefactor stole a television along with a set of hunting rifles, according to local police. So where does the stupidit...

November 16th 2006 at 2:02pm 0 Comments