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Uber strikes partnership with New Zealand Red Cross
Posted on 5-Aug-2015 12:23

Uber has announced a national partnership with New Zealand Red Cross to assist with the mobility of volunteers across the country and provide access to transport for citizens and cities in times of need.... Comments (Comments)

Small businesses targeted by Corporate Portal invoicing scam
Posted on 4-Aug-2015 09:47

The Commerce Commission is warning New Zealand small business owners of an invoicing scam undertaken through the post by a German company which operates a website called Corporate Portal New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Xero users get redesigned Android app (with video)
Posted on 4-Aug-2015 09:34

With the release of Google's material design standards, Xero s designers took the opportunity to revisit the entire Android approach and have developed a best-in-class app that will deliver a seamless user experience.... Comments (Comments)

IBM: New business lines falter as old ones die
Posted on 3-Aug-2015 16:18

IBM’s reinvention as a software and services business still serves as an object lesson in turning troubled technology companies around. It switched from dependence on mainframe and servers to selling software, services and outsourcing. At the time, the turnaround seemed miraculous. Now IBM needs to pull another rabbit from the hat. The technology market is […]... Comments (Comments)

Apple News: Iím there
Posted on 1-Aug-2015 17:42

Apple is working with publishers to add a new and fast-loading news app to iOS. The app, called Apple News, will show up on iPhone and iPad home pages when iOS 9 arrives later this year. Apple News pulls in news feeds from different publishers and displays them in a magazine-style format like Flipboard. Readers […]... Comments (Comments)

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand
Posted on 31-Jul-2015 19:00

After several years of review Spark New Zealand has announced its decision to decommission the legacy paging network on 31 March 2017.... Comments (Comments)

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ALLDOCK review
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It happens to everyone... We have more devices that need USB charging than we have space on a desk. And the cables. And the number of chargers with different space requirements.... Comments (Comments)

Ego smart Wi-Fi socket review
Posted on 5-Aug-2015 11:02

The Ego smart Wi-Fi socket by efergy is one more piece of technology to help you manage energy usage in a better way.... Comments (Comments)

Constant Vigil Sentry Lite DC UPS Review
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The Sentry Lite is designed to provide backup power to support an internet connection during a power cut, specifically providing power to homes using the new fibre internet being rolled out around New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

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Uber & Driverless Cars - Changing Your World
Posted by Zeon on 2-Aug-2015 07:54
There are two big stories in the personal transport news these days, Uber (and of course its compatriots in the ride-sharing space like Lyft) & Driverless cars. Each is in itself quite an amazing proposition. Let's start with Uber. On the surface it looks like a win-win for both sides; the passenge...
Spark yesterday announced it was planning to shut down it's nationwide paging network at the end of March 2017. Unlike usual telco announcements this doesn't seem to have attracted a single mainstream media story, any significant social media discussion, or even the creation of a thread here on Geek...
This week we jump into Yahoo TV, Freeview Plus, Car Hacking issues for Chrysler/Jeep, new tech at MacDonald's, Angus Norton's journey from Microsoft to Xero, Drone Law changes, Android fragmentation and its impact on security, Windows 10 cometh. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain...
This week we discuss NZTA's 'BlipTrack' Big Brother sensors, hacking of adultery website Ashley Madison, Apple Watch NZ launch, Intel's sad news about 10nm chips and Windows 10 gets finalised and ready for release. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Wal Reid (NZ Enter...
We discuss the launch of delivery service Urban Sherpa with its founder. Plus Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, Google Deep Dream, Spotify vs Apple, Twitter opening in NZ, Hawaiki funding progress, Mega IPO progress and the untimely passing of Nintendo's Satoru Iwata. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain ...
Responsive Website - How important is it?
Posted by cyberhub on 16-Jul-2015 16:31
Ensuring your website ranks as high as it can in Google should be your number one goal with your website. More and more people are using mobile devices to view the internet, this is a fact that everyone is getting used to. Mainly this advent has come about because of Apple making the ipad and iphone...
I've just recently got back from a three week holiday in Europe for my birthday. Having not flown Business class all the way from New Zealand to London before I decided it was a must do to treat myself. Air New Zealand fly their 777-300 (77W) aircraft from Auckland through to London Heathrow (LHR) v...
We try CarPlay and Android Auto, discuss the demise of Global Mode, Apple Music and Beats 1 radio, Voyager's new consumer Internet services, Hacking Team themselves getting hacked and Blackberry's Android, Lumia 940, One Plus 2, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pauls...
Paul Spain (@paulspain) and Damian O'Carroll (@oversteernz) visit Ford's Research + Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, meet Ford's CEO and Futurist and learn where transport technology is headed. Also included are chats with Ford guests Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian (@alexisohanian) and car sh...
This episode we talk about testing commercial drones in NZ, highlights from the world of gaming at E3, Samsung's security nightmare plus our hands on experiences with LG G4, Gear VR, Sony Smartwatch 3 Steel and Ultimate Ears Roll Bluetooth speaker. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulsp...

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