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IBM stumbles on path to cloud
Posted on 21-Oct-2014 11:28

IBM needs to reinvent itself to deal with cloud computing. Although the job was never going to be easy, IBM has an enviable track record on major change. It is the organisation that defined the original computer business. IBM built a monopoly and lead the mainframe era. Although it was late into the PC game, […]... Comments (Comments)


Intergen acquisition by ASX-listed Empired creates largest Australasian Microsoft services provider
Posted on 21-Oct-2014 10:45

The deal creates the largest Trans-Tasman Microsoft services provider with 825 staff across 15 Australasian locations and one North American office.... Comments (Comments)

Spark partners with Facebook and Twitter to launch Socialiser
Posted on 21-Oct-2014 08:47

New Spark partnership with Facebook and Twitter gives customers 1GB of free data to access both mobile apps every month, for the life of their plan.... Comments (Comments)

Connectivity and Your Business
Posted on 20-Oct-2014 19:34

Big or small, venerable institution or start-up, to be successful today's business will need all the benefits that digital technology brings to the party.... Comments (Comments)

Acer introduces new Chromebook devices in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Oct-2014 19:21

Acer today announces the expansion of its Chrome OS range with the availability of the Chromebook 11 and Chromebox CX1.... Comments (Comments)

Digital Transformation and Your Business
Posted on 20-Oct-2014 12:15

Pretty much every business is destined to become a digital business. It doesn't matter how big the business, how old, or the sector or industry in which it operates. Digital transformation is inevitable. That doesn't mean every business is going to become a technology firm or that the changes have to be revolutionary.... Comments (Comments)



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Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 21-Oct-2014 23:04 (23 replies)
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Spark Socialiser
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Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:12 (32 replies)
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American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
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Overcharged by Slingshot for months - warning to existing customers
Created by dusty42, last reply by richms on 21-Oct-2014 19:15 (27 replies)
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Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by froob on 21-Oct-2014 08:21 (41 replies)
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Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

Spark Socialiser and new plan
Created by saeran, last reply by eXDee on 21-Oct-2014 21:52 (10 replies)



Rapoo Mechanical Keyboard KX review
Posted on 29-Sep-2014 14:46

We look at a small but fully-feature mechanical keyboard.... Comments (Comments)

QNAP TS-451 review
Posted on 23-Sep-2014 14:31

We have looked at many Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices over the years and the last two years this category has shown consistent improvements in software and increase in performance.... Comments (Comments)


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Hotel review – Mercure Auckland
Posted by sbiddle on 19-Oct-2014 14:58
sbiddle
Anybody who follows my blog will have spotted a number of hotel and airline reviews that have crept in during the last year. While I love tech, I love travel even more. I love writing about things and getting to interact with people with similar interests, and get a lot of emails from people who hav...
freitasm
There's a long discussion on Geekzone on why won't you try Windows Phone. Interestingly a lot is talked about the apps (or lack of them). Also there's a lot of talk about the user interface on these apps. Some people don't like the way Windows Phone apps look, but I've found that most of the apps ac...
paulspain
On this episode we're hands on with Sony's upcoming Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact smartphones along with Samsung's impressive Gear VR, Note 4 and Gear S. We also cover the Dropbox password leak, Bigpipe's new Ultra-Fast Broadband plans, MyRepublic's NZ arrival and Semble's mobile wallet with ASB, BNZ, 2...
paulspain
This week - a focus on Windows 10 and new low cost Windows tablets, Dubai police to get Google Glass, Singapore internet provider MyRepublic gears up for NZ launch, Hewlett-Packard decides it's time to break up, Marriott Hotels fined for Wi-Fi block and new .NZ domain names launch. This NZ Tech Po...
Minister for Economic Development...
Posted by freitasm on 6-Oct-2014 11:27
freitasm
Just looking through the new MInisterial List announced 6th October and I see Hon Steven Joyce is Minister for Economic Development, which according to a footnote 'portfolio includes responsibility for ICT', and in the next page we find that Hon Amy Adams is Minister for Communications. It looks lik...
sbiddle
Complaints about poor WiFi performance are one of the biggest issues facing the average internet user right now. With most people now relying on phones, tablets and laptops for their Internet fix, the days of a cabled Ethernet connection being the norm is well and truly over. Unlike a cabled Etherne...
paulspain
This week we are hands on with both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Paul attends Digital Nationz tech museum and tries out Rex Bionics and the Segway. We also try the Spaced360 bluetooth speaker, get an update on Quickflix, hear about new low cost Windows devices from HP and highlight two interesti...
sbiddle
Disruptive. It's a word that I don't like, but it has become a very common catchphrase these days to describe the now common scenario of a new entrant causing grief for existing players in a market. Right now disruptive new entrants in the market are causing grief for taxi companies worldwide. I've...
Your NAS and the Bash vulnerability
Posted by freitasm on 27-Sep-2014 11:30
freitasm
If you have a home theatre, or run a small business you likely have a Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices around. Or even if you just have a huge collection of photos and share the storage with other computers at home. Over time these devices evolved from simple storage that you could access thr...
paulspain
On the NZ Tech Podcast this week the arrival of BMW Connected Drive in NZ, tech on the farm, Kindle Voyage, Huawei Ascend P7, Oculus Crescent Bay Virtual Reality prototype, Asus G750, DisplayPort via USB connection along with iOS 8 and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain...


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OS X Yosemite released... what do you think?
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by KiwiNZ on 22-Oct-2014 07:27 (34 replies)
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Gas cooktop replacement
Created by JayADee, last reply by JayADee on 22-Oct-2014 07:11 (6 replies)

UFB not available in apartment complex?
Created by Peppery, last reply by itey on 22-Oct-2014 07:01 (25 replies)
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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by dickytim on 22-Oct-2014 07:00 (54 replies)
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How good are Landmark Homes (North Shore Auckland & Rodney) franchise to build your house
Created by JN18, last reply by Lurch on 22-Oct-2014 06:57 (6 replies)

FS: Ipad 4 4G + wi-fi 128gb
Created by dickytim, last reply by dickytim on 22-Oct-2014 06:42 (3 replies)

ios 8.1 with iPhone 4s
Created by astroboy, last reply by astroboy on 22-Oct-2014 06:42 (13 replies)

WOW, Vodafone's customer service really has taken a dive!
Created by gmball, last reply by quickymart on 22-Oct-2014 05:02 (35 replies)
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Noel Sale
Created by sep11guy, last reply by kiwitrc on 22-Oct-2014 04:32 (61 replies)
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Netcomm NF4V dropping link?
Created by quickymart, last reply by quickymart on 22-Oct-2014 04:23 (38 replies)
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Lip Sync Issue
Created by jaidevp, last reply by rlevis on 22-Oct-2014 01:52 (8 replies)

Picture resizing on the forum
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[Wanted] Gaming Routing Testing/Info
Created by toejam316, last reply by mAYH3M on 21-Oct-2014 23:37 (28 replies)
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Nikon representation in NZ - what next?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Oct-2014 23:24 (28 replies)
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Snap's homepage $10 more for unlimited
Created by rayonline, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:15 (6 replies)

Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:12 (32 replies)
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Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 21-Oct-2014 23:04 (23 replies)
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Travelling to Australia, currently with Skinny (no roaming data available), what are my options?
Created by josephhinvest, last reply by ajobbins on 21-Oct-2014 22:58 (9 replies)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 & Note EDGE announcement, Discussion & Owners Thread
Created by pinkbellbird, last reply by Mishkin on 21-Oct-2014 22:57 (340 replies)
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Wireless 802.11ac Access Point Recommendation
Created by networkn, last reply by benokobi on 21-Oct-2014 22:48 (46 replies)
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