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Mac writing apps November 2014
Posted on 30-Oct-2014 16:57

Professional writer compares the current crop of writing apps for the OS X. Includes Pages 5, Word:mac2011, Byword, Google Docs, iA Writer, ... Comments (Comments)


EMC announces availability of its enterprise hybrid cloud solution
Posted on 29-Oct-2014 15:24

The EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Federation Software-Defined Data Centre Edition with VMware is available immediately, with Microsoft Cloud Platform and OpenStack Editions to be available in 2015.... Comments (Comments)

Megaport Open Alliance Partnership Announced with Vibe Communications to Extend Reach into New Zealand markets
Posted on 29-Oct-2014 15:21

Vibe Communications has launched a new venture, IntelliPath, which has full API integration with Megaport, allowing customers to provision and manage services in near real-time from any one of the 7 main data centres in Auckland to any Megaport location or customer in New Zealand and Australia.... Comments (Comments)

Google Play apps, games, music and eBooks now available on your 2degrees bill
Posted on 28-Oct-2014 09:51

2degrees is partnering with Google to enable Android customers to pay for apps, movies, music and books via their mobile account.... Comments (Comments)

How Microsoft can win cloud computing
Posted on 28-Oct-2014 09:44

Microsoft opened Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne this week. In theory Australiaís East Coast is just a 14ms ping from Auckland. Realistically most traffic will take longer. It isnít like having a server in the next room, but close enough. Australian Azure data centres come at a price. Lifehacker reports many Australian services […]... Comments (Comments)

New Microsoft Azure Geo opens for business in Australia
Posted on 27-Oct-2014 20:47

Diverse group of Australian organisations use Microsoft Azure to drive innovation and deliver better outcomes for their customers; Microsoft announces expanded ExpressRoute partnerships.... Comments (Comments)



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Government Limos
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Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
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Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
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House Auctions
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Won a prize draw at Homeshow....sort of.
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Help choosing a BBQ
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50 free Airpoints Dollars™ when you spend $300 OneSmart
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VF - months of poor internet, hours of waiting on hold, no help!
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Rapoo Mechanical Keyboard KX review
Posted on 29-Sep-2014 14:46

We look at a small but fully-feature mechanical keyboard.... Comments (Comments)

QNAP TS-451 review
Posted on 23-Sep-2014 14:31

We have looked at many Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices over the years and the last two years this category has shown consistent improvements in software and increase in performance.... Comments (Comments)


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sbiddle
If you're an Air New Zealand Airpoints member you'll have an Airpoints card that's branded OneSmart. The card can be used as a regular Prepaid Mastercard and is powered by the Rêv global wallet solution backed by Mastercard and supplied to Air New Zealand by BNZ. You can top up your card with ...
Why data caps are awsome
Posted by chris021 on 30-Oct-2014 07:54
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After reading the following blog post:http://blog.ip.fi/2014/02/why-you-should-want-metered-inet.html I decided to rehash a Facebook post of mine from October 2013 that went something like this: I like data caps. With all this talk about data caps are bad i guess i kinda disagree.. then again i al...
paulspain
This episode we go hands on with Microsoft's Lumia 830 and Motorola's Moto G, and discuss Sky's new Neon streaming service, OneDrive unlimited storage, new Google Nexus devices, Azure Australia, Electric Vehicles and the latest from Toyota. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) wit...
sbiddle
As a VoIP guy I'd heard of Obihai Technology and seen their products online but had never had the opportunity to sit down and play with any of their range of products. While at ITExpo in Las Vegas in August I met Sherman Scholten, VP of Sales & Marketing for Obihai, and had an opportunity to look at...
paulspain
This week the NZ Tech Podcast discusses Apple's product refresh across iPad, iMac, iOS and OS X, hear about a massive phishing attack in China, Intergen's sale, Microsoft's Azure data centre launch in Sydney, Spark's Socialiser and the $US179 tablet/laptop hybrid. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Pa...
sbiddle
Unless you've been living on another planet for the last 18 months, you'll know that the price of copper based Internet access in New Zealand had been a hot political issue. As part of the separation of Telecom into a retail company (Telecom, now Spark), and an infrastructure provider (Chorus), the ...
Hotel review – Mercure Auckland
Posted by sbiddle on 19-Oct-2014 14:58
sbiddle
Anybody who follows my blog will have spotted a number of hotel and airline reviews that have crept in during the last year. While I love tech, I love travel even more. I love writing about things and getting to interact with people with similar interests, and get a lot of emails from people who hav...
freitasm
There's a long discussion on Geekzone on why won't you try Windows Phone. Interestingly a lot is talked about the apps (or lack of them). Also there's a lot of talk about the user interface on these apps. Some people don't like the way Windows Phone apps look, but I've found that most of the apps ac...
paulspain
On this episode we're hands on with Sony's upcoming Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact smartphones along with Samsung's impressive Gear VR, Note 4 and Gear S. We also cover the Dropbox password leak, Bigpipe's new Ultra-Fast Broadband plans, MyRepublic's NZ arrival and Semble's mobile wallet with ASB, BNZ, 2...
paulspain
This week - a focus on Windows 10 and new low cost Windows tablets, Dubai police to get Google Glass, Singapore internet provider MyRepublic gears up for NZ launch, Hewlett-Packard decides it's time to break up, Marriott Hotels fined for Wi-Fi block and new .NZ domain names launch. This NZ Tech Po...


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Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
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FS: Roku 3 x2
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How good is your general Science Knowledge?
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Buy C90/C60 audio cassettes in NZ?
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Staff Monitoring Tools
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DDos Protection from ISP
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Travelling to the USA - prepaid plans?
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perfect opportunity to test homeopathy
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Lollipop it is then. Android 5 announced with Nexus 6 and 9
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3kW Grid Tied Solar PV: Watts and Warts.
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Google meta: malware detected in goo.gl
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underfloor insulation
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Just curious about fuel pump prices
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Warranty claim for Xbox 360 S
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Government Limos
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Information wanted on Cabinet CU/BB
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HDD pin outs
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Spark modems
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Spark R880H frozen phone
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Car aerial mystery
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