Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Subscribe to News via RSS
Fibre uptake past 20% in Christchurch suburbs
Posted on 2-Oct-2014 19:36

Enable Networks reports it is connecting about 600 customers a month to the Christchurch fibre network. The company says it has a total of 6,100 customers already connected — making a total uptake of 11 percent across the city. That’s a little better than the national average. Three Christchurch suburbs now have more than 20 percent […]... Comments (Comments)


New Zealand on the wrong end of Twitter spam
Posted on 2-Oct-2014 13:06

A report commissioned by Trend Micro names New Zealand as one of the top ten countries for Twitter spam attacks. The research was carried out by academics from Deakin University in Victoria, Australia. They looked at 500 million tweets and found roughly six percent of tweets with URLs are malicious or otherwise abuse the service. Before […]... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft technology stack — 2014 edition
Posted on 2-Oct-2014 12:31

Last year I spent a week working with nothing but the company’s technology. Since then Microsoft has updated its flagship Surface Pro tablet and Lumia smartphone and delivered Windows 8.1. How does this change things? The big difference is the move from 2013’s Surface Pro 2 to the 2014 Surface Pro 3. While the Pro 2 could run […]... Comments (Comments)

Android: Third among equals
Posted on 1-Oct-2014 11:50

Google, Apple and Microsoft all have decent mobile operating systems. Last year I spent a week working exclusively with each. My conclusion is you won’t go far wrong with any of them. All three cover the basics adequately. None of them is perfect and none has a fatal flaw. Each has pluses and minuses. You […]... Comments (Comments)

HP to deliver Big Data project for city of Auckland
Posted on 1-Oct-2014 11:15

The city of Auckland, New Zealand has selected HP Software to deliver a Big Data project designed to provide a safer community and more efficient roadways for its citizens.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand mobile commerce market to reach nearly $10 billion by 2019
Posted on 1-Oct-2014 09:44

New Zealanders are increasingly using tablets or smartphones to purchase a wide range of goods, content and services, including physical goods, travel, insurance, cinema tickets, music, news and e-books.... Comments (Comments)



Subscribe to the latest forum posts via RSS
Windows 10 announced, as well as developer preview
Created by macuser, last reply by KiwiNZ on 2-Oct-2014 22:38 (119 replies)
Pages ... 6 7 8


What time will the Apple Store online be selling the iPhone 6?
Created by scotiwis, last reply by james89 on 3-Oct-2014 01:38 (235 replies)
Pages ... 14 15 16


Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by JimmyC on 29-Sep-2014 09:16 (441 replies)
Pages ... 28 29 30


Can i have 2 ISP's at home?
Created by ReckITT, last reply by Lazarui on 30-Sep-2014 18:15 (49 replies)
Pages ... 2 3 4


Samsung Galaxy S4
Created by beenz, last reply by fizzychicken on 2-Oct-2014 19:46 (21 replies)
Pages ... 2


Why is your nickname what it is, what are the origins of it?
Created by Presso, last reply by Presso on 2-Oct-2014 20:12 (97 replies)
Pages ... 5 6 7


Harvey Norman's Biggest Ever Retail Sale
Created by DravidDavid, last reply by Dunnersfella on 2-Oct-2014 22:32 (33 replies)
Pages ... 2 3


Easiest way to have iPhone warranty service
Created by JoshWright, last reply by nitrotech on 30-Sep-2014 21:37 (15 replies)



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)


Subscribe to last 50 Geekzone blogs via RSS
Blogs »
paulspain
This week we are hands on with both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Paul attends Digital Nationz tech museum and tries out Rex Bionics and the Segway. We also try the Spaced360 bluetooth speaker, get an update on Quickflix, hear about new low cost Windows devices from HP and highlight two interesti...
sbiddle
Disruptive. It's a word that I don't like, but it has become a very common catchphrase these days to describe the now common scenario of a new entrant causing grief for existing players in a market. Right now disruptive new entrants in the market are causing grief for taxi companies worldwide. I've...
Your NAS and the Bash vulnerability
Posted by freitasm on 27-Sep-2014 11:30
freitasm
If you have a home theatre, or run a small business you likely have a Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices around. Or even if you just have a huge collection of photos and share the storage with other computers at home. Over time these devices evolved from simple storage that you could access thr...
paulspain
On the NZ Tech Podcast this week the arrival of BMW Connected Drive in NZ, tech on the farm, Kindle Voyage, Huawei Ascend P7, Oculus Crescent Bay Virtual Reality prototype, Asus G750, DisplayPort via USB connection along with iOS 8 and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain...
sbiddle
I wrote a few weeks ago about Jetstar's on time performance in New Zealand. Today they've taken out banner ads on many major NZ websites promoting they are "New Zealand's most punctual airline", and promising a $25 voucher if your flight is more than 10 mins late between the 23rd and 30th September....
paulspain
This week we discuss Microsoft TechEd, the Minecraft acquisition, Logitech's new CC3000e Video Conferencing system, Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 10 and big change coming for .NZ domains. We also share thoughts on Apple iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pauls...
Hotel Review – Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach
Posted by sbiddle on 16-Sep-2014 07:50
sbiddle
As a semi frequent visitor to Sydney I typically tend to stay in the CBD. As I was recently there for a long weekend I decided to spend one of the nights in Coogee, a beachfront suburb in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Coogee Beach is one of Sydney's busiest beaches. It's not (quite) as crowded as Bondi ...
A Pardigm Shift
Posted by gnfb on 15-Sep-2014 11:39
gnfb
I Have been on the planet for close on 60 years now, and over that time I have experienced a major shift in Payments and Form Processing.I am wondering if it was intentional or a result of circumstance that has been taken advantage of by business.So what bought this diatribe on? The joining up with ...
Geekzone timelapse
Posted by nate on 15-Sep-2014 00:40
nate
We hosted the latest Geekzone IRL at Tuihana Cafe, and I setup a webcam to catch the action in a timelapse: Since I organised this all very last minute, the setup was very basic but I think it worked really well: I had my HP Elitebook notebook plugged in as the recorder. Used a Microsoft LifeCam H...
Digital Privacy in a digital world
Posted by chris021 on 14-Sep-2014 11:13
chris021
I have a secret. We all do. How likely is it that someone else is going to hear my secret? let's forget for a second the whole digital thing, I guess that all depends on who I tell and where. For example I tell my secret to my best friend, she's pretty trustworthy and we discuss it miles away from e...


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Subscribe to the latest forum posts via RSS
Noel Sale
Created by sep11guy, last reply by alinz on 3-Oct-2014 02:13 (41 replies)
Pages ... 2 3


iPhone 6 From Spark - Order Dates and Pricing?
Created by Otagolad, last reply by mahdibassam on 3-Oct-2014 02:04 (356 replies)
Pages ... 22 23 24


Who outbid sky for the PGA golf?
Created by Killerkiwi2005, last reply by Jas777 on 3-Oct-2014 01:41 (9 replies)

What time will the Apple Store online be selling the iPhone 6?
Created by scotiwis, last reply by james89 on 3-Oct-2014 01:38 (235 replies)
Pages ... 14 15 16


Scorpion: Auckland Airlines
Created by freitasm, last reply by DravidDavid on 3-Oct-2014 01:13 (10 replies)

How Many Drop Outs A Day Is Considered Normal On Snap UFB?
Created by Jiriteach, last reply by Aredwood on 3-Oct-2014 01:10 (7 replies)

Smart TV Update
Created by SmithyGoldwing, last reply by nzgeek on 3-Oct-2014 00:49 (1 reply)

Small stand for iPhone?
Created by stuffed, last reply by jarledb on 3-Oct-2014 00:46 (3 replies)

Will it bend. iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Note 3
Created by jarledb, last reply by happyfunball on 3-Oct-2014 00:40 (94 replies)
Pages ... 5 6 7


What are your current DIY projects?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by Fred99 on 3-Oct-2014 00:33 (93 replies)
Pages ... 5 6 7


Dell Inspiron 15 5547 i7/16gb/1080p IPS touch/R7 m265 $798
Created by Stan, last reply by loceff13 on 3-Oct-2014 00:21 (72 replies)
Pages ... 3 4 5


OnePlus One not working on Skinny network
Created by FC, last reply by FC on 3-Oct-2014 00:04 (4 replies)

Okura UFB instead of RBI Copper in 2015 – How to make it happen ?
Created by pdh, last reply by sorceror on 2-Oct-2014 23:55 (7 replies)

mini dump to analyze can anyone help
Created by fundanglr, last reply by fundanglr on 2-Oct-2014 23:55 (4 replies)

MyRepublic - New Fibre-only ISP
Created by MyRepublic, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 2-Oct-2014 23:52 (68 replies)
Pages ... 3 4 5


Sony Z3, what's the point?
Created by macuser, last reply by OVER on 2-Oct-2014 23:32 (43 replies)
Pages ... 2 3


FS: 10x Maglite 3D Black
Created by Dynamic, last reply by Dynamic on 2-Oct-2014 23:10 (2 replies)

HTC One M8 (2014) Discussion & Owner's thread
Created by lokhor, last reply by Yabanize on 2-Oct-2014 23:07 (378 replies)
Pages ... 24 25 26


Vodafone ''end of the internet' ad
Created by Yabanize, last reply by joker97 on 2-Oct-2014 23:06 (23 replies)
Pages ... 2


Nikon representation in NZ - what next?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Fred99 on 2-Oct-2014 22:58 (7 replies)



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.