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Review new Apple MacBook Pro 2016 (13-inch)
Posted on 6-Dec-2016 10:08

Originally posted on Mac NZ:
My now venerable 15-inch MacBook pro of 2012, which has an SSD inside instead of a traditional hard drive, starts up in 21 seconds (when it was new, the startup time was 13 seconds, but thereís a lot more software on it now and itís been through several major Mac…... Comments (Comments)


50Mbps the new fibre normal
Posted on 6-Dec-2016 07:02

Chorus says it will upgrade the 85,000 residential customers on a 30Mbps plan to 50Mbps at no extra charge. It means 50Mbps will become the new entry-level plan for customers on the Chorus fibre network.... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 19:21

Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers.... Comments (Comments)

Dimension Data publishes IT predictions for 2017
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:32

Dimension Data, a global ICT solutions and services provider, today published its top IT predictions for 2017, and the focus on digital is set to remain the key trend in the industry for the next 12 months.... Comments (Comments)

Torpedo7 and 1-Day founders behind acquisition of Travelbug and BookIt online businesses
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:27

Travel Booking Services 2016 LP has purchased Trade Me's accommodation website, Travelbug, and online booking engine, BookIt.... Comments (Comments)

Accenture teams with Code.org once again
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 18:22

Accenture employees pledge more than 10,000 hours to participate in Hour of Code tutorials, teach computer programming to students, promote access to computer science education.... Comments (Comments)



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NZ Prime Minister John Key Resigns
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The President Of The USA - Who do you think?
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Gigabit cable now available
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Constant Vigil Lite UPS for UFB
Posted on 30-Oct-2016 17:03

Constant Vigil is about to release a new UPS that can neatly integrate into your UFB setup.... Comments (Comments)

Ring Video Doorbell review
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:08

House automation was just taken to next level in New Zealand with the launch of Ring doorbell, an Internet-connected doorbell with some nifty features.... Comments (Comments)

Garmin vivomove review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 18:57

The Garmin vivomove is a good looking activity tracker that resembles an analog watch. It is closer to a sport watch but the ability to swap wriststraps makes it easy to adapt to different social situations.... Comments (Comments)


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Sky OnDemand - Whats new in November in Movies
Posted by ockel on 10-Nov-2016 20:32
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 371 movies available for Movie subscribers 27 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 8 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling more th...
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. The evidence of HD (720p!) content is "sparse" and there is still no tagging or categorisation of HD content. SkyOnDemand now has 377 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 45 additi...
sbiddle
In my inbox this morning I received an announcement of Air New Zealand's new Flexitime Membership. It's been a while since Air New Zealand made any significant changes to their domestic flight offerings, and if you're a frequent flyer this membership represents a true bargain that could easily pay f...
freitasm
Earlier this week I had the chance to attend this year's Microsoft Ignite New Zealand. This was the ninth year I attended the event, previously known as Microsoft TechEd. Many, many things changed over the years and while Microsoft Ignite is still a technology event at heart, things changed, just t...
sbiddle
In May this year I wrote a blog post about credit cards and reward schemes - "Addicted to the Airpoints Credit Card money go round? You might be about to be pushed off.". I wrote this after the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) was asked by the Government to examine retail payme...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in October in Movies
Posted by ockel on 14-Oct-2016 16:09
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 334 movies available for Movie subscribers 24 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 18 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling almost...
How one database query can fix HOP cards
Posted by nate on 13-Oct-2016 11:33
nate
From Stuff this morning: Auckland train commuters were over-charged due to a fault with HOP card machines, but Auckland Transport says it won't issue refunds unless passengers complain. Commuters at Takanini train station on Wednesday found both tag-on machines on the platform were out of order. Ev...


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NOT another 'recommend a laptop' post!
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