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Verizon to acquire Yahoo's operating business
Posted on 25-Jul-2016 23:45

Verizon Communications Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. The sale does not include Yahoo's cash, its shares in Alibaba Group Holdings, its shares in Yahoo Japan and some patents.... Comments (Comments)


Smartwatches a geek ghetto
Posted on 25-Jul-2016 08:52

New Zealand auction site TradeMe lists dozens, maybe hundreds, of Apple Watches. Many are new or nearly new.  This is unremarkable. Every imaginable electronic device is available on TradeMe.  Yet the number of unwanted Apple Watches is high for a small country like New Zealand. The number is high considering how few Watches have sold […]... Comments (Comments)

Best cloud storage plans 2016
Posted on 22-Jul-2016 15:52

Storing files in the cloud and syncing them across devices has changed the way we use computers and data. Thanks to the cloud you can breathe easier knowing your files are safe, even if something terrible happens to your computer, phone or tablet. Moreover, you can have near-instant access to any of your files from […]... Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand to allow use of Bluetooth devices onboard its fleet
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:14

In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices 'gate to gate' across its entire fleet.... Comments (Comments)

Countdown online shopping celebrates 20 years
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:09

Countdown is today celebrating 20 years and millions of orders since introducing online grocery shopping to New Zealand in 1996.... Comments (Comments)

Study says 72% of kiwi women under 30 experience online harassment
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:07

The survey reveals one in seven women have been affected by general threats of physical violence.... Comments (Comments)



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Residential Gig UFB Auckland?
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Wanted: Mini discs
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Seagate release 10TB "consumer" HDD
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Android 6 location aware sound profiles / automation?
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Huawei P9 review
Posted on 10-Jul-2016 12:25

Huawei is quickly becoming one of the largest smartphone presences in the markets and this year's blitz marketing campaign focusing on the new Huawei P9 is just evidence of how much the company is investing on this.... Comments (Comments)

HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation review
Posted on 29-May-2016 14:29

The HP ZBook are wonderful development and workstation laptops. There, this is almost a full review.... Comments (Comments)


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Vehicle Reviews on NZ TechBlog
Posted by sonyxperiageek on 19-Jul-2016 16:57
sonyxperiageek
So if you guys have been keeping up with NZ TechBlog, we have started doing new vehicle reviews since the beginning of the year! We started out with the Mazda6 Limited Sedan, and have tried out about 10 vehicles since! Some of them we have yet to post the review on. While we're no mechanics, we like...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Movies
Posted by ockel on 17-Jul-2016 13:47
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 315 movies available for Movie subscribers 35 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 6 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling some 83...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Television
Posted by ockel on 16-Jul-2016 16:34
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 347 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 40 additional box sets for Soho subscribers 5832 episodes totaling more than 4,000 hours (using an average estimate of ...
sbiddle
Air New Zealand has a sale on flights to Australia today. There is nothing amazing about that – these days it's something that happens almost as a regularly as a sale at Briscoes. I happened to notice a few comments on social media this morning from people complaining about the cost of return ...
sbiddle
It's been quite a few months since I've flown internationally so a quick trip to China was a good opportunity to compare two different premium classes of service flying Air New Zealand to Hong Kong. Air New Zealand flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai all leave Auckland late at night for an ...
Review: Freeview PVR Panasonic DMR-HWT260
Posted by muppet on 23-Jun-2016 11:52
muppet
This is my review of the Panasonic DMR-HWT260. When I went to buy one, there weren't any reviews so I hope this might fill a gap if you're looking to buy one. Keep in mind when reading this that I've already bought one, and people who own something are much less likely to point out flaws in somethi...
Review: Huawei P9
Posted by nate on 10-Jun-2016 11:27
nate
Another year, another nice Huawei phone. Am I becoming a Huawei fanboy? Seems so. The P9, the successor to last year's P8 which I reviewed, is a gorgeous phone. It's a smidgen smaller (I had to look up the specs to just to confirm), and thankfully the power and volume buttons are still in the same...


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