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New book of Kiwi tech cartoons launching at Ignite NZ
Posted on 24-Oct-2016 18:32

A new book of technology-themed cartoons by Kiwi cartoonist 'Jim' will be officially launched at the Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016 conference being held at SKYCITY in Auckland.... Comments (Comments)

Frazer Scott on Microsoft technology and digital transformation
Posted on 24-Oct-2016 10:53

“No-one has the breadth of services and offerings that Microsoft brings to bear in this space”. — Microsoft New Zealand chief marketing and operations officer Frazer Scott At Intergen Dynamics Day 2016, Frazer Scott outlined Microsoft’s strategy to help companies with their digital transformation. This is the context for Dynamics 365. It all boils down […]... Comments (Comments)

AT&T confirms buying Time Warner Inc.
Posted on 23-Oct-2016 13:15

AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at US$107.50 per share.... Comments (Comments)

NZ Tech Podcast 307: Apple Pay, Sony Xperia XZ, submarine fibre, Samsung 10nm
Posted on 23-Oct-2016 11:52

I’m back at the NZ Tech Podcast with Paul Spain this week we discuss: Apple Pay arrives on Apple Watch and iPhone in NZ Sony Xperia XZ Samsung launches 10nm chips, Samsung Galaxy Note 7, TomTom Touch, Vodafone Fibre X, Tasman Global Access cable update and visit to Ile De Re fibre cable laying ship, Hololens […]... Comments (Comments)

Jucy’s Tristin King on ugly choices and being more like Apple
Posted on 22-Oct-2016 15:52

Speaking at Intergen Dynamics Day 2016, Jucy Group head of technology Tristin King talked about choice.  King says there are two types of choice. The big ones are all about desire and by need. He says: “The other type of choice is an ugly choice, it’s a burden to most of us much of the time. […]... Comments (Comments)

Free non-standard UFB install scheme extended
Posted on 22-Oct-2016 08:05

At the New Zealand Herald Sophie Boot writes: Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, will continue to provide free non-standard[1] residential ultrafast broadband installations until 2019, under an agreement with Crown Fibre Holdings which could see its debt repayments to the government entity delayed. The could part of that sentence is complicated. There is a regulatory review […]... Comments (Comments)

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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)

Meizu M3 Note review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 17:06

I have received a Meizu M3 Note smartphone from PB Tech for review and it's fair to say it's a very impressive device - for the middle-tier price range and superb service by PB Tech (more on this later) this is an excellent choice for our market.... Comments (Comments)

Philips Hue review
Posted on 14-Aug-2016 20:26

Philips has released an updated Hue platform with a new Hue Bridge, the little smart box that connects up to 50 Hue lights and lamps to the bigger network out there.... Comments (Comments)

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Sky OnDemand - Whats new in October in Movies
Posted by ockel on 14-Oct-2016 16:09
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
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...
Last week I flew down to Christchurch for a much-deserved holiday, and thanks to Air New Zealand I was also able to relax in their Auckland domestic lounge before my one hour and 20 minute flight down South. Upon passing security and heading towards the arrows pointing to the Lounge on the billboa...
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 362 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 44 additio...
Samsung Galaxy Explodafone (Note 7)
Posted by chris021 on 30-Sep-2016 12:17
I was early to board the Note 7 train and have to say it is still the best smart phone on the market. All the hype and reviews are right. Samsung have taken a while to get the Note line back to where it should be and they sure have done so with the Note 7. Build quality, premium materials, IP68, exp...
Smartphone batteries have been in the news recently, in case you haven't been keeping up. On this mornings Jetstar flight the attendant took extra care to call out that Galaxy Note7 users would have to keep their device off - personally if I had one of these mobiles I would be utterly livid. Just no...
Neon & SkyOnDemand - HD by stealth ?
Posted by ockel on 16-Sep-2016 13:19
There have be sporadic reports that some content on Neon is streaming in HD. Investigation into recent content additions on SkyOnDemand reveals a quality improvement may be happening it does not appear to be HD as the purists would define it. Confounding the issue is the absence of any announcemen...

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