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Xero integrates with Microsoft Power BI
Posted on 10-Feb-2016 09:07

Xero has unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver Xero's 600,000 users an easier way to access and analyze information from Xero and other sources to make smart, informed decisions.... Comments (Comments)

Trade Me woes
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 15:01

Radio New Zealand’s Higher prices on cards as Trade Me changes fees and NBR’s Trade Me cut to ‘sell’ from ‘buy’ at broker Craigs are two sides of the same story. As the Craig’s broker in the NBR story explains Trade Me is a mature business. There’s not much room for the kind of fast […]... Comments (Comments)

Carrier-grade KotahiNet bring IoT wireless network to New Zealand
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:04

KotahiNet plans a New Zealand-wide network using LoRaWAN; a new wireless technology designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Earlier this month the first part of the network launched in Wellington. LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) is one of a range of promising wireless technologies competing for IoT business. Another is Sigfox. They all […]... Comments (Comments)

New Kiwi software to prevent back problems associated with Tech use
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 09:32

Physiotherapists Nikki Tse and Trevor Montgomery have developed Prometheus, a desktop software application that give users live feedback about their posture via their webcam.... Comments (Comments)

Tilt training board uses smartphones to control interactive games
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 09:30

A group of Victoria University of Wellington alumni has developed an interactive gaming system to help take the chore out of physiotherapy exercises.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand takes global silver for LTE speed
Posted on 8-Feb-2016 19:46

New Zealand’s mobile network faster than UK, US and Australia.  New Zealand has the world’s second fastest LTE phone downloads. Only Singapore has better mobile data speeds. Australia comes in at number eight in the list while the UK and USA are miles behind. The statistics come from a network monitoring app called OpenSignal. The […]... Comments (Comments)

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Sex toys and Waitangi Day - Whats your take on the flip flopping day.
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Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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2.4ghz Wifi - You just can't win
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What is H/P Out?
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Vodafone X - age discrimination?
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Dirty water - how to flush out a hot water cylinder?
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0800 number used for scams
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Dell XPS 13 review
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:35

I had the Dell XPS 13 Intel Core i5 for a couple of weeks - a mid-range laptop and yet with power to spare.... Comments (Comments)

SwannOne home automation and security review
Posted on 6-Feb-2016 21:22

We have a look at the SwannOne, an intelligent home security and automation platform.... Comments (Comments)

Crucial MX200 SSD review
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 16:53

The Crucial MX200 SSD is a worthy upgrade for your tired laptop or desktop PC. And easy to do yourself.... Comments (Comments)

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International podcast conference this weekend
Posted by nate on 10-Feb-2016 17:26
I'm often a guest on the NZ Tech Podcast, and one of the founders, Paul Spain, is running the first ever Asia Pacific Podcast Conference. The first international podcast conference in the region hits Auckland this Fri/Sat. Features an incredible lineup of speakers representing podcasting, radio, TV...
Discussed this week – Japan Police capturing 3D mugshots, Huawei aces Samsung in China, a drones that flies/floats/dives, Microsoft's underwater datacentre, Plan B buys ICONZ, Samsung ad blocking, Microsofts licensing shuffle, Windows Phone vs the world. This NZ Tech Podcast episode produced ...
Now with more fibre
Posted by freitasm on 31-Jan-2016 10:34
My previous entries in this blog have been about how bad Vodafone's HFC (commonly know as "cable") have turned and how slow things are moving towards a resolution. This is something that started happening since the company introduced "unlimited" plans back in late 2014. Customers have had almost con...
Modern Web Trends = Bad business
Posted by nunz on 23-Jan-2016 12:36
As someone who develops sites for clients, I am always keeping an eye out for new trends, where is the market going, what new features are available that will benefit my clients - and also what new trends are happening that wont benefit my clients. One of the negative trends I am seeing is a growin...
Is the Nexus 6P the perfect Android phone?
Posted by nate on 17-Jan-2016 13:18
Continuing on in my Huawei fanboyism (last blog post was about the Huawei G8), I couldn't help but also review the Nexus 6P, which seems to have been crowned the best Android phone on the market right now. Much to my surprise, all the online reviews I read raved about this phone, so I had to see wh...
In this special episode to kick off 2016, Paul Spain shares his recent chat with Laura Butler - Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. Covering the journey from student to Microsoft Intern in 1989 to present day. Hear stories of sleeping at the desk, Joe Belfiore's last minute start menu change in Wi...
CES Day 1
Posted by sbiddle on 7-Jan-2016 18:40
I'm luckily enough to be in Las Vegas for CES, and hoping to write something at the end of every day to sum up some of the cool stuff I've seen. Today marked the opening day of CES ,however I'm luckily enough to have a media pass so have been to a number of events and keynotes on Monday and Tuesday....

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Unfair Contract Terms - who are the bad telcos?
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FS: Apple Ipad Mini 2
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Dirty water - how to flush out a hot water cylinder?
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How long should I wait for my UFB upgrade request?
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Vodafone Smart ultra - $299
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How is it going with Windows 10?
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Netflix, Amazon Instant Video low resolution with Unotelly on Amazon Fire TV?
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If This Then That
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Upgrading to Win 10 Pro
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Google is giving you 2 GB extra storage on your Google account for doing a security check
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LG G4 worth buy ?
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Lightbox One year free subscription warning
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Any Warehouse free delivery codes?
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Apple power plug adaptor recall
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2.4ghz Wifi - You just can't win
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Adding and managing a second VOIP number for business purposes?
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Do you want to enter the IT Industry with your Sales skills?
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Australia Channel 9 goes live
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Looking for an IT Administrator / Helpdesk
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