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Introducing: Tom's Hardware Finland. Game On!

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Tom's Hardware's been around for nearly a decade and a half now, with worldwide reach and multilingual translations. Now we're expanding to the Nordic countries with the launch of Tom's Hardware Finland.

Bestofmedia has signed a licensing deal with AfterDawn to produce and translate Tom's Hardware content and publish it on

Petteri Pyyny, CEO of AfterDawn Oy, said, "With Tom's Hardware focusing on PC technology and hardware and focusing on digital entertainment technologies, we believe we can effectively cross-promote both properties in Nordic countries, delivering our readers a more complete take on latest technology news and reviews."

There are plans to expand Tom's hardware into Sweden, Norway and Denmark by end of 2010. The team is currently looking for tech-oriented people for translation work, so let them know if you fit the bill.

Besides the language difference, you'll notice that the Finnish site has a different layout from the English site. We welcome any feedback you guys may have relating to which elements of the site you prefer.

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    Fetal , August 24, 2010 10:39 PM
    Congratulation!, Kimi Raikkonen will be there? *looking anxiously* :p 
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    jrsdav , August 24, 2010 10:50 PM
    Tom of Finland come to mind, anyone?
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    agnickolov , August 24, 2010 11:35 PM
    Tom's International page (the WORLDWIDE link at the top) isn't updated yet...
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    wiinippongamer , August 25, 2010 1:46 AM
    the dudesons!
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    dEAne , August 25, 2010 2:50 AM
    Game on, now they are lots of us, zergs?lol
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    pangedit , August 25, 2010 4:21 AM
    grats guys and good luck on future expansions :D 
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    eddieroolz , August 25, 2010 5:32 AM

    Just a question: any plan of Tom's Hardware Japan in the works?
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    Mark Heath , August 25, 2010 7:14 AM
    Any progress for the Aussie site?
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    arlandi , August 25, 2010 7:36 AM
    Congratulations and Best of Luck to Tom's!
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    sa1nt , August 25, 2010 7:37 AM
    Toms Latin ,maybe ?
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    apache_lives , August 25, 2010 8:19 AM
    Mark HeathAny progress for the Aussie site?

    Second that
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    unknown_13 , August 25, 2010 8:25 AM
    That's great news, continue the good work Tom's!:) 
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    Agges , August 25, 2010 11:13 AM
    Personal preference but the tom's 'original' flavor is better than the Finnish one.. At least on the layout front!
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    zak_mckraken , August 25, 2010 2:07 PM
    I speak french, but I don't use the french website. I much prefer this community! It's great for people who don't speak english though.
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    mikem_90 , August 25, 2010 6:11 PM
    As they said on Top Gear, When you want to win, Hire a Fin!
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    Pyroflea , August 25, 2010 8:39 PM
    You guys should waste your time and money entirely, and expand to Canada, just to please us :D 
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    youssef 2010 , September 1, 2010 5:04 AM
    I wish you continuous success