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I would like to know what would be the best compact computer to buy in Australia to use whilst traveling overseas, are there any netbooks that can be purchased without locked sim cards, and how difficult is it to purchase sims from other countries? without being locked into a contract. Countries: Europe UK USA Thank you


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