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Registrations open for Auckland's first civic hackathon
Posted on 24-Apr-2014 15:31

Designers, developers and innovators are being encouraged to register for a weekend of "hacking for good" in what will be Auckland's first "civic hackathon".... Comments (Comments)


Dimension Data to quadruple its data centre business by 2018
Posted on 24-Apr-2014 15:21

The urgent global need for data centre transformation is driving demand for next-generation data centre partners to manage disruptive technologies and a focus on business outcomes.... Comments (Comments)

Innovation inspires at the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted on 24-Apr-2014 09:47

Microsoft has announced the New Zealand winners of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition.... Comments (Comments)

Samsung exclusive Android partner for SKY GO
Posted on 23-Apr-2014 12:24

Samsung users first to experience SKY's Android App SKY GO.... Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand introduce unlimited broadband data plans
Posted on 23-Apr-2014 10:48

New Zealand's biggest broadband provider tries once again its luck with unlimited (no caps) broadband data plans.... Comments (Comments)

ANZIA Internet Awards enter 6th Year
Posted on 23-Apr-2014 08:54

The ANZIAs recognise the commitment and dedication of recipients in improving how we engage with the Internet and use it to benefit the wider community.... Comments (Comments)



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Telecom introduces unlimited broadband data plan
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Auckland Transport Hop card - look out for errors
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Using my Mac to ring family in the UK
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Windows 8 System Mechanics
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Telecom has started metering their TiVo customers' broadband usage (WITHOUT PRENOTIFICATION)
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Forms of government for New Zealand
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Parallel imported product
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State of Browsers Geekzone March 2014
Posted by freitasm on 24-Apr-2014 09:41
freitasm
It is time for the annual report on browser usage around Geekzone. At the bottom of this post you will find links to previous years so you can compare all the numbers. These charts are based on Google Analytics data collected during the 30 day period ending 12th March 2014. I realise part of our aud...
nate
Other than run things here at 3Bit, I also own Tuihana Cafe with my better half Leslie. It seems pertinent to do a blog post now about public holiday surcharges since Easter has just been, and Anzac Day is a couple days away. As a punter, I don't like any surcharges, and a quick search of Twitter s...
paulspain
This year I'm expanding my team at Gorilla Technology and right now am looking to fill two roles in Auckland city: Senior Systems Engineer / Senior IT Support Engineer Entry Level IT Support I'm particularly looking for people who both learn technical things very quickly and have great people skil...
Free speech
Posted by freitasm on 19-Apr-2014 12:05
freitasm
Many times we at Geekzone (myself or moderators) have to take swift action and ban someone from our forums (here is a visual collection of some banhameers used in the process). We have a strict Forum Usage Guideline (FUG) that serve as a guide to everyone in the community. Obviously banned users try...
paulspain
This week we discuss hands on experiences with Amazon Fire TV, HTC One M8 and more time with Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Gear wearables. Also on the agenda - the notorious Heartbleed bug, ASB's upcoming PayTag NFC payment system, new TVs and Windows Phone 8.1. This episode produced and hosted by Paul ...
More Crypto - Social currency? Redd Coins
Posted by kinsten on 17-Apr-2014 15:51
kinsten
So after getting a feel for Lite Coin mining (see my previous blog post), the difficulty eventually has become quite high, making it increasingly more difficult to earn coins, (which makes it also less profitable to mine).I was able to mine about 9.5 lite coins since I started. Quite happy with that...
freitasm
Just received this Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 to play with. It's a USB3 device, the primary partition shows up as a CD, you run the software (which doesn't need install) and it will create an encrypted partition (or give you access to it):I ran some speed tests with NirSoft USB Flash Drive Spe...
Kids, Science, Robots and Pizza
Posted by hairy1 on 10-Apr-2014 10:33
hairy1
FIRST LEGO League I have been meaning to write this post for a while but the time just flies by! For the last four years my two sons James and Tim have been competing in FIRST LEGO League (FLL). FLL is a competition for kids aged 9 to 16 years. It consists of four parts. Teams can be large or smal...
The TV cabinet
Posted by Dav4122 on 7-Apr-2014 21:29
Dav4122
I Have been wanting to get my TV mounted on the wall in the lounge for quite a while, and have slowly accumulated all the bits and bobs to set it in motion. So what have I done so far? I have a wall mount mounted on the wall, and the attachment on the back of the TV (although it still sits on its ba...
A Little Rant About Phones
Posted by gnfb on 1-Apr-2014 14:31
gnfb
Like a lot of people most of my phone calls are done on my mobile. Whether home or out I use my mobile. I did get a "VoIP" device and number, and it comes up on my mobile so I can call on my VoIP line or mobile. I find that for some reason or other, (that I am not prepared to waste any more time on)...


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Led strip light - under cupboard in kitchen
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Auckland Transport Hop card - look out for errors
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Channel Logos on Windows Media Center Extender
Created by RussellSmith, last reply by RussellSmith on 24-Apr-2014 19:35 (4 replies)

Vodafone cable internet
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Recommend a UPS for UFB modem, router, switch
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VDSL Dipping/Spiking. High jitter.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 24-Apr-2014 19:24 (15 replies)

Bigpipe was down, but is now back up
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Labour MP Shane Jones to step down
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Software to download emails to shared network drive
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Forms of government for New Zealand
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Buying a TV - Harvey Norman or Magness Benrow
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Why sometimes uploading an image is better... (NSFW)
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Unauthorised mobile calls on our landline; what's happening??
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Windows 8 System Mechanics
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WIFI Cameras
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I have just bought an Apple TV, what's the best way to stream movies
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short term rentals... electrical, smoke detector rules.
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VDSL Modem/Router
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[FS] Desktop, 8GB RAM, E8400, WIFI, AMD 6450, 2xhdd
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Amazon Fire TV
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