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Dell introduces new BIOS verification and advanced threat protection for commercial PCs
Posted on 5-Feb-2016 09:54

Technology provides off-host verification, ensuring all devices remain secure through the boot process.... Comments (Comments)

Visa opens Global Network with launch of Visa Developer
Posted on 5-Feb-2016 09:53

Visa Inc. has announced the launch of Visa Developer, making the world's largest retail payments network an open platform that hopes to drive innovation in payments and commerce.... Comments (Comments)

Dell XPS 13 Touch: Give my regards to Broadwell
Posted on 5-Feb-2016 08:10

Not everyone wants to move on from Windows laptops. Dell makes a case for staying with the touch-screen XPS 13 Touch. The XP a business class Ultrabook at a business class price: the reviewed model costs NZ$2800. A dazzling 13.3-inch quad HD+ display sets the XPS 13 Touch apart from the Ultrabook pack. To infinity… […]... Comments (Comments)

Android fails to revive BlackBerry
Posted on 4-Feb-2016 15:48

BlackBerry‘s Android model, the Priv, failed to revive the company’s phone sales. According to Juniper Research, BlackBerry only sold 734,000 phones in the last quarter of 2015 — a total of 3.7 million for the full year. If anyone is interested, the phone went on sale in Australia today. Microsoft‘s Windows phone fared little better […]... Comments (Comments)

Internet of Things network launches in Wellington
Posted on 4-Feb-2016 11:01

A new commercial wireless network to carry data to and from sensors and other connected objects - the so called Internet of Things - has been launched in Wellington today.... Comments (Comments)

What is wrong with Apple?
Posted on 1-Feb-2016 20:36

To industry pundits and casual observers, it came as a shock this week when Apple projected that growth for its iPhone sales would hit the slowest pace since 2007, the year of the iconic phone's release. At the same time came the first forecasted decline in Apple's revenue in the last 13 years.... Comments (Comments)

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Slightly different CGA query
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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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Hints and tips for setting up for self-employment (especially tech-related)
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iPhone Unauthorized Repair = Brick?
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Sex toys and Waitangi Day - Whats your take on the flip flopping day.
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Auckland traffic wtf how does one cope
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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)

Navman MiVue 580 review
Posted on 4-Jan-2016 11:36

The Navman MiVue 580 is a high definition dashboard camera with good support for night time recording. It is no surprise that it also supports location timestamp, thanks to its built-in GPS powered by Navman technology.... Comments (Comments)

BB-8 app-enabled droid by Sphero review
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 20:00

What promises to be one of the movies of the decade needed a merchandise that would make it justice. Sphero solved the puzzle.... Comments (Comments)

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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....
I'm off to CES 2016
Posted by sbiddle on 30-Dec-2015 17:17
Just a bit of a heads up for anybody who loves their gadgets - I'm off to CES next week. This isn't a free PR junket so don't expect me to come our writing nice things about companies that have taken me! I'm attending with a media pass so will have access to some behind the scenes stuff that the gen...

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Good news Fitbit on DSE backorder supplied by HN
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How is it going with Windows 10?
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Someone Drove Into My Car - No Insurance!
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Full trademe site on Chrome
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Terrible ADSL Performance Today
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UFB Availability - Spark Website has changed to say 'Coming Soon'
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Nelson Tahunanui Fibre Install
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Dick Smith in store decline
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iPhone Unauthorized Repair = Brick?
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TiVo Desktop HNP Transfers Stopped Working on Upgrade to Windows 8.1
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Sex toys and Waitangi Day - Whats your take on the flip flopping day.
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Pedestrian vs Cyclist - who pays?
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The headphones thread! [Sorry about your wallet]
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Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
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Krapi Cable Congestion?
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Credit Card rewards vs Interest Rates
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Vodafone STB Ethernet split?
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FIIO M3 lossless personal music player
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Sky's new Digital Boxes, the Kaon NS1120-500 and Problems commanding it with Logitech Harmony Remotes
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Chromecast 2.0
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