The Rift is available to pre-order from several popular stores in the UK, France and Germany, priced at £549 / €649, as well as in Canada. Those interested are encouraged to try before they buy.
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BlackBerry has cut a hefty chunk off the price of its Android flagship, the Priv, in several key markets, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and various parts of Europe.
In an attempt to remove media which might be harmful for children, a government body in Germany has presumably removed 27 games from the Steam store, including the entire Postal series.
Virtual reality enthusiasts outside of the US can finally get their hands on a Google Cardboard headset, which is now available to purchase in Canada, the UK, France, and Germany via the Google Store.
Ahead of its release next month, Samsung has revealed the Galaxy Tab A 10.1, its latest Android tablet, featuring a WUXGA display, octa-core Exynos processor, and optional 4G LTE connectivity.
Samsung has started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Galaxy S5 Plus - the more powerful version of its 2014 flagship, featuring a Snapdragon 805 SoC - starting in Germany.
Owners of Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 in Germany will soon get a taste of Marshmallow, as Android 6.0.1 has started rolling out there, although it's currently available only for the unlocked model.
Samsung released Marshmallow for the Galaxy S5 in Germany this week, and now, it's made the update available there for its 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 as well, including the addition of multi-user support.
Samsung began its international rollout of Marshmallow for the Galaxy S5 last month, and it's now making its way to the most widely-available SM-G900F variant of the device in Germany.
The Surface Type Cover with Fingerprint ID has been a US exclusive until now - but today, Microsoft opened pre-orders in various markets including the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, and more.
AdDuplex has published its latest monthly breakdown of Windows handset usage, but admits that it erroneously overstated the proportion of devices running Windows 10 Mobile in recent months.
The Surface Book - which Microsoft calls 'the ultimate laptop' - is now available in several European markets, just a few weeks after the company opened its first international pre-orders.
Samsung unveiled the Windows 10 based Galaxy TabPro S this week, and we got a hands on with the device at CES. Now, leaked costs are suggesting a €999 starting price, in Germany.
It looks like the wait for Windows 10 Mobile on existing handsets is finally coming to an end, as a major European carrier has revealed a list of devices that will be upgraded over the next two weeks.
Microsoft has now opened pre-orders for its Surface Book in France and Germany, with prices starting from €1,649 - but just four models will be available there, versus the six offered in the US.
Microsoft will open pre-orders for its Surface Book tomorrow in several markets around the world, including many across Europe - although shipments won't actually begin there until mid-February.
Following an injunction by a German court, HTC may have sales of its smartphones and mobile devices banned in Germany over a lawsuit which claims HTC didn't properly license patents.
Facebook's offices in Hamburg, Germany have become the victim of vandals, with paint sprayed on the walls and smashed glass at the entrance to the social network's building.
AdDuplex's latest stats show that Windows 10 Mobile continues to grow in popularity, increasing from 5.7% to 7% since October. On the handset front, the Lumia 640 saw the biggest gains this month.
Microsoft hasn't yet announced when its new Windows 10 Mobile flagships will be available in every part of the world - but it revealed today that they'll launch in Germany on November 28.
Germany is set to provide 50Mbps broadband connections to the entire population by 2018, making it the fastest national average globally. The project is costing the government €2.7 billion.
BLU has launched its Win JR LTE and Win HD LTE in Europe, priced from just £69/€99; and in India, starting at Rs.5,999. Both devices include 4G, dual-SIM support, and the latest Snapdragon 410 CPUs.
Russia is the prime suspect in what looks like a state-sponsored cyber attack upon the German parliament. The Bundestag's network was compromised and data was transferred outside of the country.
Microsoft brought Cortana in Windows 10 to six new markets with build 10041 - but not everyone has got it working yet. A Microsoft engineer has now explained the problem, and how it can be resolved.
The Denim update roll out is in full swing, and now several European countries have started receiving it on the Lumia 920 as well as those on T-Mobile Netherlands.
A new 1 GB RAM version of the entry level Nokia Lumia 635 has been spotted in an online German store. It costs only €139 and the RAM upgrade is quite a decent improvement for the price.
A report from Germany confirmed that a cyberattack on the control systems of a steel plant has led to 'massive' damages. This is the second time a digital attack leads to physical damages.
Employees at Amazon's warehouses in Germany are on strike in a long-running dispute over better pay and conditions, but Amazon has promised Christmas orders will be delivered on time.
The German police have carried out a massive anti-piracy raid with a considerable amount of storage media confiscated from the suspects of the 121 homes which were raided.
Germany has stated that they feel Google should be more open about its search engine formula since they have a dominant position in the market, but you can bet Google will push back.
The city of Munich, Germany has deployed Linux as its primary operating system but 10 years later they have realized that the promises are not materializing and are going back to Windows.
Are you afraid of the NSA spying on you? If so, you might want to do what Germany is considering: Ditch e-mail altogether and use the old fashioned typewriter... and not the electronic version either!
The Mannheim Regional Court in Germany found Motorola guilty of infringing on a patent held by engineering firm LPKF, and now Motorola has to stop selling the Moto G and X, and recall some devices.
Makers of the popular Adblock Plus browser extension have reportedly been sued by multiple marketing companies and media outlets for affecting their advertising business model for websites.
Vodafone Germany has announced that it will be providing SIM card based end-to-end encryption in order to enable secure communication for its users and protect them from third party threats.
A duo of lawsuits filed against Apple by patent licensing firm, IPCom, have been dismissed by a German court; one of the lawsuits reportedly sought damages worth $2.2 billion from Apple.
HTC has suffered yet another setback in its lawsuit against Nokia in Germany, forcing the company to rethink its designs in order to bypass a potential ban on imports in the country.
Microsoft's newest promotion for its Surface tablet involves inviting Germans to board a free "Surface Love Train" from Hamburg to Munich on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14th)
Good news for PC gamers hoping to get their hands on Grand Theft Auto V, as listings for a PC version of the game have appeared on Amazon's German and French sites, including the option to pre-order.
16 million email addresses and passwords that are based in Germany have reportedly been exposed due to a malware attack that infected computers in the country.
The Federal Patent Court of Germany has invalidated Microsoft's FAT patent which the company has been using to gather royalties from infringing Android device manufacturers for the past few years.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reportedly livid about claims that the NSA have continuously monitored her phone for more than a decade, now there are calls to wall off their Internet altogether.
The German government has banned domestic sales of Dead Rising 3, leaving gamers there unable to order the open-world zombie game, which will be an exclusive Xbox One launch title in other markets.
Germans can now freely use, sell and exchange Bitcoins without any legal issues. This decision is a monumental moment for Bitcoin company, and its supporters, as it battles many problems.
O2 Germany is binning BlackBerry phones for its staff, giving them all Nokia Lumia 520s and 925's instead, citing lower costs and unmatched Office integration as the key factors in the decision.
Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets of Germany after fears that it may become another "surveillance nation". German Chancellor Angela Merkel denied any involvement with the NSA.
Two German retail sites briefly revealed off-contract pricing for the Lumia 1020 today, with Nokia's flagship Windows Phone - featuring a 41MP camera - said to cost €799 EUR ($1,042 USD / £690 GBP).
Nokia has announced the Lumia 925 is now available on sale, with Germany being the first country to get the Windows Phone 8 device. It also includes a beta of a clock in the phone's standby screen.
After revealing details of its UK launch, Microsoft has announced availability and pricing info for the Surface Pro in a number of European countries, with most of them going for a May 31st date.
Germany's federal court has decided the Google auto-complete function can violate user privacy and former President Christian Wulff's wife is being used as the key example of this problem.