The new iPad arrived in 25 more countries Friday. The first YouTube videos:
Spain (shot last week, before the new iPad arrived, but couldn't leave it out):
More as they arrive.
On top of the 10 countries that got the new iPad last week, Apple (AAPL) launched the device Friday in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Unable to fill U.S. orders, it will make the device unavailable in 25 more countries on Friday
Last week, for reasons I'd rather not examine too closely, I spent the better part of an hour waiting outside an Apple retail outlet in center city Philadelphia only to be told, 50 minutes before the store was scheduled to open, that its promised overnight shipment of iPad 2s had not arrived.
It was an MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 22, 2011 1:41 PM ET
At issue: The topless pin-ups that Cupertino won't allow in its App Store
The editorial drawing at right of Steve Jobs as a brush-wielding bowdlerizer appeared in Monday's issue of Ekstra Bladet, a Danish tabloid with a sensationalist bent that likes to think of itself as a champion of the common man.
One of the paper's most popular features is its "Side 9 Pigen," the photo of a topless or totally nude MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 6, 2010 1:51 PM ET
Tells a Danish publisher he can't sell a magazine about Google's OS in Apple's App Store
Tuesday seems to have been Apple's (AAPL) day for saying "No."
First Apple Legal ordered the Chinese manufacturer of a Steve Jobs look-alike doll to stop making the popular action figure.
Then a representative from developer relations informed the CEO of Mediaprovider, a small magazine publisher based in Denmark, that he couldn't put a magazine about Google's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 26, 2010 6:27 PM ET
You don't need a translator to follow Friday's 17-country launch of the iPhone 4
One of best things about the movie Babies -- a documentary look at the first year of life in four very different countries -- is that you know what the parents are saying to their children even if you don't understand a word.
It's the same these days with the overseas launches of new Apple (AAPL) products. See MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 30, 2010 12:38 PM ET
Signs of "crazy interest" in Steve Jobs' tablet computer in Scandinavia, Europe and Asia
Could enthusiasm for the iPad be even greater overseas than it is in the U.S.?
Exhibit A: Two Apple (AAPL) resellers in Norway have been overwhelmed by eager buyers whose pre-orders exceeded expected supply in less than a week.
"It's been a crazy interest and demand for Apple's latest creation, iPad," reads the website of Eplehuset (Apple House), a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 10, 2010 9:24 AM ET
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