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How Microsoft stumbled with touch-enabled Windows, then recovered
Posted on 31-Aug-2015 07:56

Two years ago Microsoft was staring down the barrel of disaster. Today it looks stronger than it has in a decade. In April 2013 IDC research reported second quarter PC sales were 14 percent lower than the year earlier. The firmís analysts had previously forecasted falling sales. They got that much right, but their earlier […]... Comments (Comments)

IBM Extends Open Cloud initiatives
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:44

Customers can now deploy and manage their applications on OpenStack-based private clouds from IBM Cloud data centers worldwide.... Comments (Comments)

Vista Entertainment Solutions to enter Japanese market
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:41

New Zealand company Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) has signed a distribution agreement with VINX Corporation to enable the sale and distribution of VES software to the Japanese cinema marketplace for the first time.... Comments (Comments)

Government launches Green Paper to explore digital convergence
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:35

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today launched a Green Paper and work programme outlining the Government's response to the challenges and opportunities of a converged world.... Comments (Comments)

Ultimate Ears bluetooth speaker: Roll with it
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 17:20

It hasn’t taken Logitech’s Ultimate Ears brand to carve out a niche as maker of stylish, rugged Bluetooth speakers. It helps that the speakers in the UE range look good and perform well yet sell at affordable prices. At the time of writing the most affordable model in the range for New Zealanders is the […]... Comments (Comments)

Intel and CSIRO tracking bees with RFID technology
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 09:49

CSIRO-led initiative seeks to protect one third of global produce reliant on pollination via collaborative research effort.... Comments (Comments)

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After upgrading to VDSL not all the jackpoints are working?
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VDSL Attenuation vs PreQual figures
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Wrt54gv2 firmeare 3.03 to cable modem SB5101
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How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
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Post your vehicles
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DIY "bug & grime clean" fluid for car window washer
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Why are Vodafone so useless????!!!!!!
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HP Deskjet 3630 review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:17

Printers have come a long way and less is more now as the HP Deskjet 3630 shows.... Comments (Comments)

Logitech MX Master review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:14

Over the years Logitech changed into a computer peripheral company but the mouse is what defined it for me. The latest model to land here is the MX Master wireless mouse, a futuristic looking mouse with modern features.... Comments (Comments)

Da Vinci 3D printer review
Posted on 14-Aug-2015 15:38

It was my first 3D printing experience and I can say it was a success - or almost. But most likely my fault.... Comments (Comments)

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Introducing the Dish TV aerialBox T2200, New Zealand’s latest & smartest all-in-one MyFreeviewPlus PVR
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Just got transferred from Adsl to vdsl
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Anyone here tried "audiophile-optimizer"?
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Looking for IT job -- anything considered
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Gigatown with Bigpipe - everyone, get in here!
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Fiber! At last
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LG G4 Discussion and owners
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Windows 10 opening apps/programs while laptop is closed
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Low speed for Auckland CBD
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Post your vehicles
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How close can my neighbor build to my fence?
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Is there an index of the 600 on demand shows and movies on FreeviewPlus
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What's wrong with my Intel NUC?
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