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Instagram unleashes Bolt in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa first
Posted on 30-Jul-2014 14:39

Bolt is a one-to-one visual messaging app for iOS and Android that lets you capture and send photos and videos to friends with just one tap.... Comments (Comments)

Survey reveals critical infrastructure providers in New Zealand and Australia have been breached
Posted on 30-Jul-2014 11:47

A Unisys survey shows utility, oil and gas, energy and manufacturing organisations cite accidents and negligence as the most common reason for data breaches in last year.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government launches all-of-government updated website
Posted on 30-Jul-2014 11:13

New Zealanders will now have easier, simpler access to government services with the launch of an updated cross-government website, as announced by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne.... Comments (Comments)

New video app Veeemotion pilot starts in New Zealand
Posted on 29-Jul-2014 20:19

The app is being touted as the "video-Instagram" and include powerful social networking and video capture/edit functions.... Comments (Comments)

Rocket Lab wants to change the space industry
Posted on 29-Jul-2014 20:14

Aerospace company Rocket Lab is developing a world-first launch vehicle to deliver satellites into orbit cheaper and faster than ever before.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand company reports software errors - one billion of them
Posted on 24-Jul-2014 17:40

Raygun, a popular error reporting service for web and mobile developers, smashed through one billion errors processed on behalf of their customer base.... Comments (Comments)



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Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
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2 x PS4s to give away. Geekzone members only.
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Dick Smith in Continual Sale Mode
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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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paulspain
Paul visits Rocket Lab and discusses the Electron rocket with founder Peter Beck. Also discussed the low cost HTC Desire 310 launched by Skinny Mobile, the selfie toaster, a police raid on Microsoft China and further insights with the LG's G3 hero phone. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (...
nakedmolerat
I have blogged in the past why I left Vodafone for Telecom. It was because of Vodafone poor coverage in Tauranga. I kept having constant dropped calls especially at my work place. I have since moved to a different work place and keen to be on Vodafone Red Share because of the extra 1GB deal. Oh, I a...
Grandstream GXV3275 IP Phone Review
Posted by ajobbins on 29-Jul-2014 09:00
ajobbins
The GXV3275 is the latest device from Grandstream Networks, a long time manufacturer of IP telephony solutions. It's fair to say the GXV3275 is worlds apart from some of the earlier IP phones from Grandstream (Does anyone remember the BT-101?), and quite possibly the best corded IP phone on the mark...
paulspain
Key topics this week include our hands on experience with LG's upcoming G3 handset along with discussion about Vector's fibre network expansion, China's $15 waterproof fitness monitor and sleep monitor and Samsung Galaxy Tab S and its 4G LTE variant. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paul...
Debugging, old school
Posted by MrWestie on 25-Jul-2014 16:25
MrWestie
This user complained of intermittent crashes and failure to boot.Externally it looked ok.Not too much dust.After opening noticed little black streaks all over the place.Identified as cockrock feces.Sure enough I spotted some live ones chilling out on the ram.I wonder how manymore I will find toasted...
Average NZ broadband usage hits 41GB/month
Posted by sbiddle on 22-Jul-2014 09:50
sbiddle
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...
paulspain
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
cyberhub
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...
paulspain
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
LennonNZ
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...


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New forward service from NZ Post: YouShop
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Does acupuncture work?
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VF, why you lie to me?
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EA Access on Xbox One
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UPS Recommendation - Dell PowerEdge T320
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