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BlackBerry KEYone brings keyboard back to Android
Posted on 26-Feb-2017 20:10

Made from an anodized aluminum frame and soft touch textured back, the new BlackBerry smartphone is built to offer the best in durability and usability.... Comments (Comments)

Staying safe online is about more than buying security
Posted on 26-Feb-2017 15:53

You may not need security software. Or, to be accurate, you may not need to buy extra security software. It’s possible you already have all the defences you need. If you are computer savvy, sceptical and careful you should be fine. In theory modern operating systems include enough protection for advanced users. Staying safe means […]... Comments (Comments)

Talking Vodafone-Sky on Newstalk ZB Christchurch
Posted on 25-Feb-2017 12:30

I talk with Chris Lynch about the Commerce Commission decision to decline the proposed merger of Vodafone and Sky Television. Bill Bennett “Vodasky a bridge too far in Commerce Commissions eyes”    Filed under: Media, Portfolio, Telecommunications Tagged: Commerce Commission, Sky, Vodafone... Comments (Comments)

Chorus first half: Copper boosts, wireless bites
Posted on 23-Feb-2017 14:43

Chorus did better than expected during in its first-half. The network operator saw net profit rise to $66 million up from $33 million a year earlier. Revenues and profits lifted thanks to an increase in the regulated copper price. At the same time fixed wireless broadband made inroads into Chorus’ connection numbers. Revenue is up […]... Comments (Comments)

First thoughts on Commerce Commission Vodafone-Sky ruling
Posted on 23-Feb-2017 10:31

The Commerce Commission declined the proposed Vodafone-Sky merger on it would decrease competition in telecommunications. That seems right1. The important thing is that Sky has all the important rights tied up. It owns or sub-licenses all the popular sporting codes. Most of all it has the rights to Rugby. At the moment Sky has a deal […]... Comments (Comments)

Valet service for auction sellers launches on eBay Australia
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 17:09

Fishpond WorldFront has launched a Valet service that takes care of the end to end listing of items for sale on Comments (Comments)

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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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"Parents' lawsuit claims FaceTime caused daughter's death"
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Vodafone / SKY merger
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SureSignal missed calls
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Best way to network my computers
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I paid the wrong Bank Account, what can I do - advice wanted?
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Did Chorus Increase its Layer 2 speed ?
Created by Mikek, last reply by darylblake on 24-Feb-2017 22:46 (14 replies)

HP Elite X3 review
Posted on 6-Feb-2017 16:32

For the last month or so I had time to experience the HP Elite X3, a full blown Windows 10 Mobile experience.... Comments (Comments)

HP Omen X review
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 17:09

It's been a long time (since my move from desktop to laptops, a few years back) that I could enjoy a desktop with almost instant startup, no waiting for Office programs to run and (very important) playing games with all settings switched to HIGH.... Comments (Comments)

Huawei Mate 9 review
Posted on 15-Dec-2016 07:14

For the last three weeks I have been using the Huawei Mate 9 full time. The verdict is easy: a great smartphone.... Comments (Comments)

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Webstock 2017: think of others
Posted by antoniosk on 23-Feb-2017 22:07
I had the good fortune to be allowed to attend Webstock 2017 this year, held in Wellington New Zealand from 13-17 February. This quirky event is growing in popularity and attendance, and this year featured a whole host of presenters covering many topics, from the origin of Emoji's to empathetic desi...
On NZ Tech Podcast's 6th anniversary we celebrate over a million downloads of the podcast. Topics included Homeland Security vs Travellers, Australian Banks vs Apple, PayPal account risks, Logitech's 4K webcam, Intel Coffee Lake, near Invisible Malware. We also giveaway over $3000 in prizes this ...
The Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge was revamped and opened up again in 2015. Last week I had the opportunity to try out this lounge before my flight to Guangzhou, China, transiting in Hong Kong, travelling on an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200. I have to say the flight wasn't a very ...
Controlling a 12v fan from a raspberry Pi.
Posted by davidcole on 17-Jan-2017 07:49
My last post (Here), showed the reading of temperatures via raspberry Pi. The last post it was via a Bluetooth dongle and a BlueMaestro temp disc. Once you've taken the temperature, or other sensor readings, it's now time to do something with it. My Comms cabinet is in an external cupboard and wal...
Airline travel from New Zealand to the United States has seen plenty of deals over the past year with the introduction of flight by both American Airlines and United Airlines on the Auckland (AKL) to Los Angeles (LAX) and Auckland (AKL) to San Francisco (SFO) routes during the middle of 2016. These ...
Recently I've dipped my toes in the home automation pool. I started out with an OpenHab installation on linux, then started adding some sensors. The easy ones were existing items already compatible and computer based, NUT for UPS, Plex and with a bit of effort server load, temp and memory usage. ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast, Hollywood's Erik Pence discusses Quickflix v2 and Jeremy O'Hanlon shares an update on Also featured - new Ransomware which rewards you for sharing it, Netflix Virtual Reality on Google Daydream, Sky TV/Duco vs Live Streamers, The Grand Tour vs Game of Th...

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What you get when you buy Smart TVs and other always on gadgets...
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FS: Wacom Tablet, 660ti & a Couple Ubiquiti items
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SMX Rejecting legitimate emails
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IRD gets their hands on Steam (GST being added to purchases soon)
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Planned 2Degrees system outage
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VDSL Speed rather dissapointing
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Samsung Galaxy S7/S7Edge Announcement and Owners Thread
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Telecom T-Stick cost me $60 for 15 minutes browsing: How can you avoid this happening?
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Mail Redirection To Xtra and SPF
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Using FritzBox with Spark
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US citizens can buy grenade launchers
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Car head unit help
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Tesla's first 4 NZ Superchargers open in Hamilton
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Is it true that it's not good to use extension cable with a router?
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FibreX 200 in Chch
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Motorsport Videos and Pictures
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Using my copper 'telephone' conduit to power my electric fence
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Using TV tuner on PC?
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