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MacBook: One USB-C port is enough
Posted on 3-May-2015 10:38

Critics point to a lack of ports in the 2015 Apple MacBook as a mistake. It’s no mistake. Apple configured the MacBook with a specific target market in mind. For those people a single port is not an issue. Sure, the lack of ports is a reason not to buy for many people. If you […]... Comments (Comments)


NZ Tech Podcast 227: Apple Watch, MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand, Open Source Open Society
Posted on 2-May-2015 17:37

Paul Spain acquires an Apple Watch in Los Angeles and spends time with the new MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand B2. Also: Open Source Open Society Conference, Xero results, Internet speeds and Netflix, Uber price increase. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz). Published by Podcasts NZ. Get the podcast […]... Comments (Comments)

ASB rural customers and staff to have special perks with ISP Wireless Nation
Posted on 1-May-2015 14:18

Wireless Nation has just signed a contract with ASB to provide the Bank's rural customers and staff with additional free data on its Rural Broadband solutions, discounts on Voice over IP (VoIP) phone lines, and Zero-rated Data on its Satellite Broadband network.... Comments (Comments)

MYOB ready for listing at $3.65 per share
Posted on 1-May-2015 14:15

MYOB's shares will trade under the code MYO and are expected to commence trading on the Australian Securities Exchange on Monday, 4 May 2015 at midday Sydney time.... Comments (Comments)

Bulletproof and Cloud House join forces to boost innovation in high-growth New Zealand businesses
Posted on 1-May-2015 09:57

ASX-listed cloud services specialist Bulletproof is partnering with New Zealand–based cloud infrastructure group Cloud House to deliver cloud services to New Zealand's high-growth entrepreneurial businesses.... Comments (Comments)

Chinese approval opens huge market to kiwi tech company TruScreen Limited
Posted on 1-May-2015 09:53

TruScreen Limited, a New Zealand company with a unique real time cervical cancer screening technology now has open access to a potential NZD $1 billion per annum market after receiving Chinese Food And Drug Administration (CFDA) approval... Comments (Comments)



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Results of my S4 charging rate testing
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UFB really sucks
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Fitness watches?
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Unreliable VDSL @ 3.6 MB/s - I didn't even know VDSL could go this slow!
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Fridger defrost timer gone, is it legal to change it myself?
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Logitech UE Megaboom wireless speaker review
Posted on 18-Apr-2015 11:25

You are out and about with your smartphone and decided to throw a tailgate party. But the sound is tiny. Luckily, UE Megaboom is one heavy sound machine that can last a day long party.... Comments (Comments)

ASUSTOR AS-7008T 8 bay NAS review
Posted on 7-Apr-2015 12:40

Network attached storage devices and full on computers aren't much different these days. Take the ASUSTOR AS-7008T 8 bay NAS device for example: you can just add some storage to it, configure the way you want the NAS to work and tuck it away in a corner, doing storage things.... Comments (Comments)


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Keeping your Google password safe
Posted by nate on 30-Apr-2015 16:24
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Phishing attacks really are the worst. They are a page that looks exactly like a legitimate login page you are familiar with (such as Google, Facebook, Twitter etc) but behind the scenes they are actually sending your email address and password to a third party. With these details they can cause a...
paulspain
Paul acquires an Apple Watch in Los Angeles, and also spends time with the new MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand B2. Also - Open Source Open Society Conference, Xero results, Internet speeds and Netflix, Uber price increase. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with gu...
paulspain
This week Paul Spain joins Jack Schofield (The Guardian, ZDNet) to discuss Google's 'Mobilegeddon' search rankings shakeup, Microsoft's first store outside North America arriving in Sydney, Australia trying to catch up on domain names, Dell's new XPS 13, DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) and killing...
paulspain
From London this week Paul Spain joins Glenn Williams to discuss Apple Watch, Game of Thrones distribution challenges, upcoming smartphones (Huawei P8, LG G4), CallPlus/Slingshot sale to Australia's M2 and some interesting UK topics. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest...
paulspain
Highlights this week - Microsoft Surface 3, Semble mobile wallet launch and an NZ domain name drama with global ramifications. Also discussed were Windows 10, Project Spartan, Tesla's mystery, MYOB's share market listing and Datacom's A$242 Australian contract win. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Pa...
State of browsers Geekzone March 2015
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 20:53
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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 these numbers with previous years. These charts are based on Google Analytics data collected during the 31 day period ending 31th March 2015. I reali...
You are still a pirate according to Stuff
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 19:45
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A story on Stuff ("Netflix wants to make content the same worldwide") says: "CEO Reed Hastings told Gizmodo Australia the online media streaming service wants to stop subscribers pirating content because it is unavailable in their country" and later on the same article "However, he said VPN piracy p...
paulspain
This week I had a chance to get a little hands on time with a pre-release unit of the new Microsoft Surface 3 - a 2-in-1 device with 10.8" screen. Is it a tablet or a laptop? Frazer Scott (Marketing & Operations Director for Microsoft NZ) says "like Surface Pro 3, Surface 3 is a tablet that can rep...
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This week we talk about 2degrees Mobile's acquisition of Snap Internet, Netflix arrival in New Zealand, Tesla's indications of Self Driving Cars arriving in the US mid-year, Magic Leap's AR demo , Fitbit's cycle track upgrade and Intel refreshed NUC computer. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spa...
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2degrees have just confirmed the acquisition of Snap Internet. This has been rumoured for a long time and today has confirmed it. Full details shared by 2degrees: 2degrees has purchased Internet service provider Snap and will launch fixed-mobile services this year, accelerating its growth as a full...


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Mayweather vs Pacquiao. Fair result?
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No reception in palmy?
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Fueling up with kids in the car
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FS - sattelite dish 60cm with mount pole and brackets (aka SKY) - in Auckland - $25
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SkyTV now 100% worse since tech replaced dish
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Constant 3Mbps D/L when I should be getting 17Mbps
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Certain phone jack points not working
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Nikon External Flashes
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Windows 10 announced, as well as developer preview
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Mikrotik Router or alternative suggestions?
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Orcon issue - excess data as account data allowance unknowingly downgraded when account transferred
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7 Media Center record to FreeNas server.
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Tesla Energy
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RIP Windows Media Center
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Which is friendlier to visit: Auckland Camera or Photowarehouse?
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Configure Zyxel P-870H-51A V2 - LAN IP address
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Twitch tv and spark
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Any Warehouse free delivery codes?
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Why do TV channels have annoying station identifiers in the corners now?
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