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Westpac trials HCE Digital Wallet technology
Posted on 22-Jul-2014 14:09

Westpac is trialling Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments, the first bank in New Zealand to actively do so and one of only a handful of banks globally to be using the innovative "digital wallet" technology.... Comments (Comments)

Study shows social media as complaint forum for unhappy kiwi shoppers
Posted on 21-Jul-2014 12:40

Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint according to new research.... Comments (Comments)

.nz TDL registrations from 1st September
Posted on 21-Jul-2014 11:37

From that date, people will be able to register shorter, simpler, more representative names immediately before the .nz – as well as the more familiar-looking options like "" and "".... Comments (Comments)

DIGITAL NATIONZ returns for a second year
Posted on 17-Jul-2014 14:19

Consumer electronics and entertainment DIGITAL NATIONZ event returns for a second year, with a new format as it joins forces with the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show.... Comments (Comments)

One year to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support
Posted on 17-Jul-2014 10:16

Microsoft suggests a path to "mobile first, cloud first" world as one-year countdown to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support begins.... Comments (Comments)

Apple and IBM in global partnership around enterprise mobility
Posted on 16-Jul-2014 09:13

Apple and IBM have announced an exclusive partnership that teams the strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps, bringing IBM's big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad.... Comments (Comments)

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MH 17 "shot down" all dead
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Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
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Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
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Cunliffe on Holiday
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Insulation - good deals?
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VDSL router/modem to replace Telecom model
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Telecom and temporarily moving
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Those were the days......Xtra Jetstream plans 10 yrs ago
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 review
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 13:37

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is a beautiful device. There I said it. Some people around Geekzone will probably know I am not a big fan of Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones when it comes to design but the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is an entirely different thing.... Comments (Comments)

Intel NUC D54250WYKH Review
Posted on 2-Jul-2014 13:34

The new Intel NUC is out in New Zealand with more feature while keeping its small form factor.... Comments (Comments)

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Average NZ broadband usage hits 41GB/month
Posted by sbiddle on 22-Jul-2014 09:50
Unless you've been living under a rock you'll know that the Commerce Commission last year announced plans to cut the price of regulated xDSL based broadband products in NZ. UBA (Unbundled Bitstream Access) is the base Chorus wholesale product that every ISP uses to deliver xDSL based broadband (ADSL...
This week we discuss the sale of Sir Peter Maire's Fusion Electronics to Garmin, the death of Trademe competitor Wheedle, Auckland's Gather event, wireless charging, Vodafone and Telecom's battle for 4G supremacy and more on the LG G Watch. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) wit...
Avoid the Web Design Lock in
Posted by cyberhub on 14-Jul-2014 16:58
If I was to ask you who owns your website, your initial reaction to that question may be 'Well I do, I paid a design company thousands of dollars for it'. This is the answer that most people may give but there are a lot of web design companies that are using proprietary systems to make websites whic...
We discuss Google's wearable Android Wear including a hands on look at the upcoming LG G Watch (which happens to arrive part way through the episode). Also on the agenda - 2degrees new Australian roaming, another investment for Telecom, Unisys' new mobile report, Slingshot's Global Mode gets extra ...
Review: Onkyo TX-NR838
Posted by LennonNZ on 8-Jul-2014 19:26
I've had Onkyo AMP for a couple of years and I decided to upgrade my 2012 Onkyo TX-NR818 to a new 2014 TX-NR838 last week. I have been waiting for a while for it to be available in NZ so when they came down I ran (drove) down to Avalon (The Distributors in NZ) and bought the first one in New Zealand...
I've never simply posted a press release on my blog before - but this is very exciting news. From the 16th July customer on selected Air New Zealand services will be able to use electronic devices that are switched to flight mode from gate to gate - there will be no requirement to power off these de...
On this week's NZ Tech Podcast we discuss 2degrees 4G LTE launch and their customers desire for fixed internet, the highlights of Google's IO Conference, the Govt's $65 towards Hawaiki, Microsoft OneDrive vs Google Drive, CallPlus unlimited business VDSL, Thrifty's 3G hotspot, Menumania's acquisiti...
Mobility Scooter eCarts conversion
Posted by MrWestie on 30-Jun-2014 19:58
After seeing how cheap mobility scooters were going for I decided to try and turn one into a little electric cart for the 'kids'.Mechanically they would be worlds better than the plastic kids ride on toys you can get.eg
We discuss the Sky TV's new online subscription video service, Subscription 'World's best mobile internet provider', 2degrees recent $35m loss and their new 4G LTE network, Sony Xperia M2 hands on, Nokia Lumia 630, Telecom Lightbox video streaming and some tech acquisitions including the mindboggli...
Featured in this episode - Samsung's Galaxy S tablet (hands on), Vodafone vs Telecom roaming, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (hands on), Samsung 65" 4K Curved TV (hands on), Ultrafast Fibre's $65 Gigabit fibre connection, E3 and PlayStation TV, Eye-Fi, Sky TV, Amazon and the new Samsung 28" 4K monitor (...

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Wetback - Radiators - Gas Instant - Heating System DIY
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dynamic ip addressing
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UnblockUS How does it work
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Magic TV 3600 random rebooting after upgrading to 3.18
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Coolest Feature in a Forum I've seen in a long time...
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Genius and 0800 conference call
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Oneplus One
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Astro Wars Circa 80's game retail pricing
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Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
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Petition for Better Broadband Internet in Outram
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Unbricking Linksys E3200 after flashing DD-WRT
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Samsung curved 65" UltraHD vs Panasonic 65" UltraHD
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MagicTV 3700TD - Opinions
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UFB not available in apartment complex?
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New Ipad Release?
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Really disappointing service and customer retention - considering moving provider
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Slow down speed and packet loss (Vodafone)
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Upgrade to 100mbit
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PC back from Service for overheating but still running 50-85° Is this legit as they say or just going to fry again?
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