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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)

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)



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Who Audits IRD?
Created by gundar, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 15:52 (18 replies)
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22nd Only: PB Tech BROTHER HL1110 Mono laser Printer $15 shipped(after $30 cashback)
Created by loceff13, last reply by Jaxson on 22-Oct-2014 15:44 (17 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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Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by Lizard1977 on 22-Oct-2014 17:17 (29 replies)
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Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by SellShed on 22-Oct-2014 11:54 (42 replies)
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HERE Maps beta available to all Android 4.4 devices and up
Created by freitasm, last reply by ajobbins on 22-Oct-2014 16:27 (13 replies)

Abnormal upstream data usage - Vodafone Cable Wellington
Created by otherside, last reply by otherside on 22-Oct-2014 17:11 (12 replies)

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by toejam316 on 22-Oct-2014 13:03 (25 replies)
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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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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...
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...


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Vocus/Maxnet Unlimited
Created by jevvv, last reply by Ragnor on 22-Oct-2014 17:42 (4 replies)

Nikon representation in NZ - what next?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Fred99 on 22-Oct-2014 17:42 (45 replies)
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Snap! 200/200 Up And Running
Created by PoHq, last reply by Otagolad on 22-Oct-2014 17:41 (4 replies)

Fido ? not a dog
Created by gnfb, last reply by ubergeeknz on 22-Oct-2014 17:40 (4 replies)

Windows VBScript to write a webpage
Created by JC4401A, last reply by JC4401A on 22-Oct-2014 17:32 (4 replies)

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by livisun on 22-Oct-2014 17:31 (66 replies)
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Will there be a XBox one Digital TV Tuner for NZ?
Created by TwoSeven, last reply by KiwiNZ on 22-Oct-2014 17:31 (12 replies)

Mobile Repayment Option
Created by nedkelly, last reply by PhantomNVD on 22-Oct-2014 17:25 (11 replies)

Recovering win8 after Asus crash. No one wants to give out the license?
Created by arvis, last reply by arvis on 22-Oct-2014 17:24 (14 replies)

Water blaster recommendations
Created by mattwnz, last reply by hangon on 22-Oct-2014 17:20 (16 replies)
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Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by Lizard1977 on 22-Oct-2014 17:17 (29 replies)
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Domains registered in the IT Company's Name
Created by Dynamic, last reply by Dynamic on 22-Oct-2014 17:15 (5 replies)

Abnormal upstream data usage - Vodafone Cable Wellington
Created by otherside, last reply by otherside on 22-Oct-2014 17:11 (12 replies)

ASUSTOR - AS202T - Install failing with 3TB WD Red NAS Drives
Created by nunz, last reply by Gilco2 on 22-Oct-2014 16:59 (5 replies)

Technicolor or Huawei for BP Vdsl?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 22-Oct-2014 16:32 (4 replies)

HERE Maps beta available to all Android 4.4 devices and up
Created by freitasm, last reply by ajobbins on 22-Oct-2014 16:27 (13 replies)

Moto E Opens into Google Search - How to Avoid this?
Created by lissie, last reply by lissie on 22-Oct-2014 16:21 (2 replies)

Overcharged by Slingshot for months - warning to existing customers
Created by dusty42, last reply by DravidDavid on 22-Oct-2014 16:11 (35 replies)
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DrayTek Vigor 120 - Linksys WRT1900ac on Spark NZ
Created by mdcan, last reply by mdcan on 22-Oct-2014 16:01 (4 replies)

External USB Hard Drive Placement
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