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Cloud solutions dominate 2013 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted on 17-Apr-2014 19:44

Multiple award winners also stood out, with SoftSource picking up three awards, and Gen-i and IT Engine collecting two awards each.... Comments (Comments)


More than 1400 hours of Victoria University of Wellington archive digitised
Posted on 17-Apr-2014 12:17

Silver & Ballard in conjunction with The Education Television and Video Communications Trust (eTV) has recently completed a project to digitise more than 1400 hours of content held in the Victoria University of Wellington archive.... Comments (Comments)

EMC study finds growth of data in digital universe
Posted on 14-Apr-2014 20:44

EMC has announced results of the seventh EMC Digital Universe study, a study that quantifies and forecasts the amount of data produced annually.... Comments (Comments)

Coca-Cola Amatil unifies business with IBM Cloud hub in Sydney
Posted on 10-Apr-2014 10:06

IBM has signed a five-year multimillion dollar cloud agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The cloud project will streamline CCA's operations and processes across the South Pacific region and is expected to drive significant operational costs out of the business.... Comments (Comments)

Data247 launches local online backup service
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 20:10

A group of Wellington entrepreneurs have joined forces to build New Zealand's first personal cloud.... Comments (Comments)

Zomato redefines restaurant discovery with latest product revamp
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 14:40

Zomato's revamped product is built on two simple pillars of thought - that individual preferences vary, and that building a more trusted ecosystem of recommendations will result in quicker and easier decision-making.... Comments (Comments)



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Forms of government for New Zealand
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MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
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why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
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Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
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galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
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Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
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Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
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Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
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Free speech
Posted by freitasm on 19-Apr-2014 12:05
freitasm
Many times we at Geekzone (myself or moderators) have to take swift action and ban someone from our forums (here is a visual collection of some banhameers used in the process). We have a strict Forum Usage Guideline (FUG) that serve as a guide to everyone in the community. Obviously banned users try...
paulspain
This week we discuss hands on experiences with Amazon Fire TV, HTC One M8 and more time with Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Gear wearables. Also on the agenda - the notorious Heartbleed bug, ASB's upcoming PayTag NFC payment system, new TVs and Windows Phone 8.1. This episode produced and hosted by Paul ...
More Crypto - Social currency? Redd Coins
Posted by kinsten on 17-Apr-2014 15:51
kinsten
So after getting a feel for Lite Coin mining (see my previous blog post), the difficulty eventually has become quite high, making it increasingly more difficult to earn coins, (which makes it also less profitable to mine).I was able to mine about 9.5 lite coins since I started. Quite happy with that...
freitasm
Just received this Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 to play with. It's a USB3 device, the primary partition shows up as a CD, you run the software (which doesn't need install) and it will create an encrypted partition (or give you access to it):I ran some speed tests with NirSoft USB Flash Drive Spe...
Kids, Science, Robots and Pizza
Posted by hairy1 on 10-Apr-2014 10:33
hairy1
FIRST LEGO League I have been meaning to write this post for a while but the time just flies by! For the last four years my two sons James and Tim have been competing in FIRST LEGO League (FLL). FLL is a competition for kids aged 9 to 16 years. It consists of four parts. Teams can be large or smal...
The TV cabinet
Posted by Dav4122 on 7-Apr-2014 21:29
Dav4122
I Have been wanting to get my TV mounted on the wall in the lounge for quite a while, and have slowly accumulated all the bits and bobs to set it in motion. So what have I done so far? I have a wall mount mounted on the wall, and the attachment on the back of the TV (although it still sits on its ba...
A Little Rant About Phones
Posted by gnfb on 1-Apr-2014 14:31
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Like a lot of people most of my phone calls are done on my mobile. Whether home or out I use my mobile. I did get a "VoIP" device and number, and it comes up on my mobile so I can call on my VoIP line or mobile. I find that for some reason or other, (that I am not prepared to waste any more time on)...
paulspain
Rumours of a new Apple 12" MacBook, Office for iPad and an HP 3D printer, along with Uber's NZ arrival (here's the $20 free credit invite link discussed on the podcast) and HTC One M8. Also Kim Dotcom, Mega's NZX listing, the Internet Party, and an inside look at Telecom Digital Ventures with Ed Hy...
paulspain
San Francisco's cool next-generation taxi service Uber has started trialling its service in Auckland in the last few days (they call this stage of their activities 'Uber Secret'). Uber was introduced to me in San Francisco by Steve Simms last year. At that stage I signed up but didn't get time to tr...
paulspain
We discuss the slashing of Google Drive cloud storage prices, Telecom's smart home trial, hands on time with Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Sony's Xperia Z2 (for video coverage look here), and a chat with Brian Eardley-Wilmot including stories of meeting Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. This episode produced a...


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VDSL - Latency to nearby Router is Insane
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Paywave unauthorised transaction
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Bigpipe customers can win cool stuff
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Dick Smith in store decline
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Free Shipping - Amazon
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UHF Antenna component
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Internet browsing issues - Dumb switch a plausible culprit?
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Orcon Netcomm NF4V Won't close ports
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Need some advice about a VEON TV
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SHG1500 Vodafone Settings
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Alternative to Snap?
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[For Rent] Auckland CBD Car park
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Doh! my Netcomm router erased my USB HDD - help with recovering?
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Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
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[FS] Desktop, 8GB RAM, E8400, WIFI, AMD 6450, 2xhdd
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VDSL install query
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Has anyone ever actually managed to use Sky Go for more than 10 minutes?!?
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Swapping roles between Airport Extreme (802.11ac) and TG589vn v2 (VDSL connection)
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Amazon Fire TV
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RBI fibre down my road, looking for some insight
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