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New Zealand Tech Export grows to $8.3 billion
Posted on 23-Oct-2014 09:25

IT Services growth slowed for the $ 1.2 billion revenue TIN100 sector in 2014; but Software Development companies continued to grow strongly in most markets, increasing total revenue by 15%.... Comments (Comments)


Enable Services targets early completion of fibre broadband roll-out
Posted on 22-Oct-2014 11:30

Enable Services Limited (ESL) has reported a significant acceleration in the local ultra-fast broadband (UFB) roll-out and an even more aggressive programme for the coming year in its 2014 Annual Result.... Comments (Comments)

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)



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Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by hio77 on 23-Oct-2014 23:34 (19 replies)
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Spark Socialiser
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American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by dickytim on 24-Oct-2014 06:25 (103 replies)
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Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
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Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
Created by macuser, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 23:49 (12 replies)

Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
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22nd Only: PB Tech BROTHER HL1110 Mono laser Printer $15 shipped(after $30 cashback)
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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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paulspain
This week the NZ Tech Podcast discusses Apple's product refresh across iPad, iMac, iOS and OS X, hear about a massive phishing attack in China, Intergen's sale, Microsoft's Azure data centre launch in Sydney, Spark's Socialiser and the $US179 tablet/laptop hybrid. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Pa...
sbiddle
Unless you've been living on another planet for the last 18 months, you'll know that the price of copper based Internet access in New Zealand had been a hot political issue. As part of the separation of Telecom into a retail company (Telecom, now Spark), and an infrastructure provider (Chorus), the ...
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...


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Lumia isn't recognising foreign sim
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$39 iPhone plan goneburger
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The despairingly poor state of optometry retail in NZ
Created by dejadeadnz, last reply by timmmay on 24-Oct-2014 07:16 (94 replies)
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 & Note EDGE announcement, Discussion & Owners Thread
Created by pinkbellbird, last reply by kiwitrc on 24-Oct-2014 06:56 (343 replies)
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Snap! 200/200 Up And Running
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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by dickytim on 24-Oct-2014 06:25 (103 replies)
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C'mon, double that 500 MB $19 carryover combo data
Created by Newtown, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 05:42 (9 replies)

5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by Jase2985 on 24-Oct-2014 05:34 (1 reply)

interference at music in car while charging
Created by csui, last reply by csui on 24-Oct-2014 05:31

Zardoz needs a remake
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What are peoples experiences with Specsavers ?
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Building a house - making it "smart" and/or geek ready
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deleted files on ex hard drive only comes up when plugged into usb on tv
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FS: Gigabyte GTX 770 - $350
Created by Huskie, last reply by Huskie on 24-Oct-2014 02:42 (5 replies)

How stable are snap IP addresses?
Created by Physn, last reply by kingjj on 24-Oct-2014 01:23 (21 replies)
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HERE Maps beta available to all Android 4.4 devices and up
Created by freitasm, last reply by 1eStar on 24-Oct-2014 00:12 (21 replies)
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spark outage second time in a week
Created by lestag, last reply by plambrechtsen on 23-Oct-2014 23:36 (7 replies)

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by hio77 on 23-Oct-2014 23:34 (19 replies)
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Where next for Bigpipe UFB?
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DrayTek Vigor 120 - Linksys WRT1900ac on Spark NZ
Created by mdcan, last reply by mdcan on 23-Oct-2014 23:07 (15 replies)



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