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Microsoft confirms acquisition of Mojang, the company behind Minecraft
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 11:18

The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises Halo, Forza, Fable and more.... Comments (Comments)


Dimension Data appoints New Zealand chief executive
Posted on 15-Sep-2014 14:07

Jo Healey to lead Dimension Data New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Grow Wellington seeks ICT businesses to join talent search
Posted on 15-Sep-2014 14:06

Grow Wellington is offering Wellington businesses a free seat on board an upcoming campaign targeting ICT talent in Australia.... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Azure: Cloud for the rest of us
Posted on 15-Sep-2014 09:32

Cloud computing is great. Yet anything beyond Dropbox, OneDrive or iCloud can be daunting for those of us who aren’t IT professionals. While Amazon is the market leader at selling cloud services to business, you couldn’t describe setting up a server or a website on Amazon’s AWS EC2 as easy. On the other hand, there’s nothing scary […]... Comments (Comments)

Apple Pay: mobile payments you will use
Posted on 14-Sep-2014 15:38

In Apple Pay, the first mobile payments solution that you’ll actually use Owen Williams writes: Android fans seem annoyed by the notion that Apple has NFC now, claiming that they’ve had it for years. The only difference is Android’s had it for years and still failed to get anywhere with it thanks to a mess of standards […]... Comments (Comments)

It’s not just journalists — for better or worse, design plays a key role in how we get our news
Posted on 13-Sep-2014 13:22

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Among its other disruptive influences, the rise of the web has caused journalism to become detached from the physical objects it used to be embedded in, whether that was a newspaper, magazine or book. Information flows over us like a river now, instead of being chopped up and frozen in time.…... Comments (Comments)



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Logitech Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 review
Posted on 25-Aug-2014 13:53

Logitech's wireless keyboard K830 is a perfect companion for your entertainment centre.... Comments (Comments)

Navman SmartGPS review
Posted on 7-Aug-2014 14:53

I had the Navman SmartGPS for a few weeks now for this review. Used it around the Wellingon region and have to say it's a very capable in-car navigation system with interesting features.... Comments (Comments)


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Hotel Review – Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach
Posted by sbiddle on 16-Sep-2014 07:50
sbiddle
As a semi frequent visitor to Sydney I typically tend to stay in the CBD. As I was recently there for a long weekend I decided to spend one of the nights in Coogee, a beachfront suburb in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Coogee Beach is one of Sydney's busiest beaches. It's not (quite) as crowded as Bondi ...
A Pardigm Shift
Posted by gnfb on 15-Sep-2014 11:39
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I Have been on the planet for close on 60 years now, and over that time I have experienced a major shift in Payments and Form Processing.I am wondering if it was intentional or a result of circumstance that has been taken advantage of by business.So what bought this diatribe on? The joining up with ...
Geekzone timelapse
Posted by nate on 15-Sep-2014 00:40
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We hosted the latest Geekzone IRL at Tuihana Cafe, and I setup a webcam to catch the action in a timelapse: Since I organised this all very last minute, the setup was very basic but I think it worked really well: I had my HP Elitebook notebook plugged in as the recorder. Used a Microsoft LifeCam H...
Digital Privacy in a digital world
Posted by chris021 on 14-Sep-2014 11:13
chris021
I have a secret. We all do. How likely is it that someone else is going to hear my secret? let's forget for a second the whole digital thing, I guess that all depends on who I tell and where. For example I tell my secret to my best friend, she's pretty trustworthy and we discuss it miles away from e...
Will the iPhone 6 work in New Zealand?
Posted by sbiddle on 10-Sep-2014 07:36
sbiddle
It's safe to say Apple have some kick ass RF engineers working for them. Building phones with support for multiple bands and technologies isn't simple, and it's safe to say Apple have set a new benchmark with the iPhone6. No other phone on the market comes close to supporting the same number of 4G/L...
paulspain
This episode of the NZ Tech Podcast discusses Digital Nationz, Chorus broadband pricing, gaming sensation Destiny, IFA Berlin announcements from Samsung, Sony, Microsoft, Intel, HP, Motorola, Asus and others. Along with the new Blu-Ray, 2degrees 4G in Wellington and GM's hands free driving - amongs...
Flight Review NZ84
Posted by sbiddle on 8-Sep-2014 20:50
sbiddle
I've flown business class on Air New Zealand three times in the past year, however all these flights have been on 767-300 aircraft that feature an old style business class offering and lack lie-flat seats. A holiday to Canada and the US with three friends was the perfect opportunity to check out Air...
nakedmolerat
A friend just pointed to me that 2Degrees has the best unlimited "sharing" plans for now. If you sign up for Share Everything plan on a Freedom Term (ie No Term), it will cost you only $34.50 each for two phones, and you will get unlimited calls, txts to Aus and NZ! On top of that you get 2GB to sha...
paulspain
We discuss Network for Learning, Uber's arrival in Wellington, the Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet, Video Ezy's jump into Video on Demand, the rise of the server and we look forward to IFA Berlin (for Samsung Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3) and Apple's upcoming launch. And we feature a taste of our new audio in...
FTC Robots - Saturday 30 August
Posted by hairy1 on 29-Aug-2014 09:24
hairy1
I have blogged before about the FIRST family of robotics program for students.The New Zealand Annual FTC competition is being held on Saturday at ACG Strathallan. The finals happen between 1 pm and 3 pm although the competition will be running all day. Entry is free so come along and see some cool r...


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Destiny Players on PS4 for Co-op.
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