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Touch Voicemail iPhone app makes smartphones smarter
Posted on 17-Sep-2014 12:35

Modern cellphones are smart, but that’s not what it feels like when it comes to voicemail. Until now the only way to get at missed incoming messages is to call your phone network’s voicemail service, wade through clumsy prompts and listen to messages one-by-one. Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees all say they have visual voicemail apps on […]... Comments (Comments)


Gigatown finalists and first Gigatown retail broadband provider announced
Posted on 17-Sep-2014 11:38

Chorus has today announced the five towns that have gone through to the final round of the Gigatown competition. Dunedin, Gisborne, Nelson, Timaru and Wanaka have all won places in the final and will go on to compete for the chance to become New Zealand's first Gigatown.... Comments (Comments)

IBM introduces powerful analytics for everyone
Posted on 17-Sep-2014 07:31

IBM has announced Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses.... Comments (Comments)

Youth and jobs focus of SAP's latest investments in New Zealand
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 19:58

New facilities and new partnership with Foundation for Youth Development mark next level of community engagement.... Comments (Comments)

Te Kura O Hata Maria School wins HP's national technology competition
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 19:56

Te Kura O Hata Maria School in Northland has been awarded $10,000 worth of HP products and support for their entry in the inaugural HP Rural Schools Competition.... Comments (Comments)

Software Summit cleared for take-off
Posted on 16-Sep-2014 19:16

Registrations are open for the annual Canterbury Software Summit 2014, the largest technology event in the South Island. The conference will be held on Thursday, 2nd October and features a heavyweight speaker line-up including keynotes from ex-Microsoft DirectX "renegade" Alex St John, Quid co-founder Sean Gourley, and Telogis CTO Ralph Mason.... Comments (Comments)



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Moment of Truth?
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10 Iphone 128gb 6+ iphones this weekend at auckland airport
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Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
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Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
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IOS8 - Network Load
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2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
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Is there anyone who would not upgrade to iphone 6 bcos it only has 1gb ram?
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Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
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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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paulspain
This week we discuss Microsoft TechEd, the Minecraft acquisition, Logitech's new CC3000e Video Conferencing system, Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 10 and big change coming for .NZ domains. We also share thoughts on Apple iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pauls...
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 ...
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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...


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"Unblock-us", for watching Netflix abroad, trashes Windows on uninstall
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Wake-On-LAN
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Heater Sale Briscoes
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Does the location of Proxy make much difference?
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illegal market in wellington
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iPhone 6 From Spark - Order Dates and Pricing?
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Moment of Truth?
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Sketchup & the da Vinci 3D Printer
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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ Pre-orders from Vodafone
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Smoking Advice (Smokers & Ex Smokers Please)
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IOS8 - Network Load
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Working holiday in Canada
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New On Account mobile plans - Red+
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Bizarre Policy on plan change
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Can't tune more than one frequency - EPG Collector
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Hamilton to Wellington Fibre Cut
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Tips + Tricks to streaming on Twitch
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Upgrade to 100mbit
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Skinny top-up deals advertised at The Warehouse - available more widely?
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Any recommendations for the replacement of Huawei HG630b Modem
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