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NZ Tech Podcast: China phishes, Apple refreshes, Intergen sells, UFB 200/200
Posted on 24-Oct-2014 15:19

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†Paul Spain†(@paulspain) with guest Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz). Supported by†Vector […]... Comments (Comments)


Why Gigatown is not a waste of money
Posted on 24-Oct-2014 13:10

On Radio New Zealandís Morning Report critics describe Gigatown as a waste of money. Gigatown is a year-long competition run by Chorus. It promotes the companyís UFB fibre network being rolled out to urban New Zealand. The prize will see the nationís switched-on town get 1Gbps broadband connections ahead of the rest of the country. […]... Comments (Comments)

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)



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Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
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House Auctions
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VDSL, which router/modem sub $200?
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Neon - Sky's new streaming service
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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
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5Ghz AP recommendations?
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Snap have failed our company!
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Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
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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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Being spammed
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Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
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The epitomy of what is wrong with Politics in NZ
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Snap! 200/200 Up And Running
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Anyone tried Apple Pay in NZ?
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House Auctions
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Total noob setup nf4v, help.
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Any retail store with iPhone 6 Plus?
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Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
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Global mode and netflix playback problems
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OSX - how to put a network shortcut on menu bar?
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iOS 8 and SMS Relay
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WOW, Vodafone's customer service really has taken a dive!
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C'mon, double that 500 MB $19 carryover combo data
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Problems posting pictures to Facebook and in messenger iOS 8.2.
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FS: Conran Audio Bluetooth ipod, iphone dock white
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New Snap UFB 200/200 (Chorus) and 200/20 plans (Enable, Ultrafast Fibre)
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Any online cricket services? not sky
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Preserve caller ID when forwarding calls
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Time to give electricity the flick?
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