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Start-ups: Just tell us the interesting stories
Posted on 15-Feb-2016 08:43

Start-ups: Just tell us the interesting stories Judging by incoming mail, press releases and social media, technology start-ups think we care about their money-raising. They often spend precious resources telling us how much they have raised or expect to raise. Start-ups also want to tell us they or were mentioned in an important publication or […]... Comments (Comments)


Revera to design and supply data centre services to IRD
Posted on 12-Feb-2016 15:22

Inland Revenue has selected New Zealand company Revera as the preferred supplier for the design and supply of data centre services to support the country’s new tax and social policy system.... Comments (Comments)

Panasonic launches lithium-ion home storage battery system
Posted on 11-Feb-2016 09:19

Panasonic New Zealand has today launched its first Lithium-ion home storage battery - a clever system that can sense and store excess clean solar energy to power the household in the evening once the solar system has stopped producing.... Comments (Comments)

Xero integrates with Microsoft Power BI
Posted on 10-Feb-2016 09:07

Xero has unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver an easier way to access and analyze information from Xero and other sources to make smart, informed decisions.... Comments (Comments)

Trade Me woes
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 15:01

Radio New Zealand’s Higher prices on cards as Trade Me changes fees and NBR’s Trade Me cut to ‘sell’ from ‘buy’ at broker Craigs are two sides of the same story. As the Craig’s broker in the NBR story explains Trade Me is a mature business. There’s not much room for the kind of fast […]... Comments (Comments)

Carrier-grade KotahiNet bring IoT wireless network to New Zealand
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:04

KotahiNet plans a New Zealand-wide network using LoRaWAN; a new wireless technology designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Earlier this month the first part of the network launched in Wellington. LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) is one of a range of promising wireless technologies competing for IoT business. Another is Sigfox. They all […]... Comments (Comments)



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5.9 in Christchurch, effing scary. Was a biggie.
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Speed camera ticket 55km in 50km zone?
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Gravitational waves observed for the first time, proving Albert Einstein right 100 years on.
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Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
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Plug Adapter Plug Query.
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Replacement genuine Laptop batts becoming unavailable in NZ ?
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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How much mobile data are you using these days???
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Dell XPS 13 review
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:35

I had the Dell XPS 13 Intel Core i5 for a couple of weeks - a mid-range laptop and yet with power to spare.... Comments (Comments)

SwannOne home automation and security review
Posted on 6-Feb-2016 21:22

We have a look at the SwannOne, an intelligent home security and automation platform.... Comments (Comments)

Crucial MX200 SSD review
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 16:53

The Crucial MX200 SSD is a worthy upgrade for your tired laptop or desktop PC. And easy to do yourself.... Comments (Comments)


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When will the pain end for Jetstar?
Posted by sbiddle on 10-Feb-2016 21:22
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The news media has been full of horror stories about Jetstar in recent months - and those stories will continue as Jetstar have finally released their official on-time figures for December and January In December 2015 Jetstar's NZ on-time performance (% of departures within 15 minutes of the schedul...
International podcast conference this weekend
Posted by nate on 10-Feb-2016 17:26
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I'm often a guest on the NZ Tech Podcast, and one of the founders, Paul Spain, is running the first ever Asia Pacific Podcast Conference. The first international podcast conference in the region hits Auckland this Fri/Sat. Features an incredible lineup of speakers representing podcasting, radio, TV...
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Discussed this week – Japan Police capturing 3D mugshots, Huawei aces Samsung in China, a drones that flies/floats/dives, Microsoft's underwater datacentre, Plan B buys ICONZ, Samsung ad blocking, Microsofts licensing shuffle, Windows Phone vs the world. This NZ Tech Podcast episode produced ...
Now with more fibre
Posted by freitasm on 31-Jan-2016 10:34
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My previous entries in this blog have been about how bad Vodafone's HFC (commonly know as "cable") have turned and how slow things are moving towards a resolution. This is something that started happening since the company introduced "unlimited" plans back in late 2014. Customers have had almost con...
Modern Web Trends = Bad business
Posted by nunz on 23-Jan-2016 12:36
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As someone who develops sites for clients, I am always keeping an eye out for new trends, where is the market going, what new features are available that will benefit my clients - and also what new trends are happening that wont benefit my clients. One of the negative trends I am seeing is a growin...
Is the Nexus 6P the perfect Android phone?
Posted by nate on 17-Jan-2016 13:18
nate
Continuing on in my Huawei fanboyism (last blog post was about the Huawei G8), I couldn't help but also review the Nexus 6P, which seems to have been crowned the best Android phone on the market right now. Much to my surprise, all the online reviews I read raved about this phone, so I had to see wh...
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In this special episode to kick off 2016, Paul Spain shares his recent chat with Laura Butler - Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. Covering the journey from student to Microsoft Intern in 1989 to present day. Hear stories of sleeping at the desk, Joe Belfiore's last minute start menu change in Wi...


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Dash cam recommendation
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Netflix to crack down on unblockers
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Is this spider what I think it is?
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Speed camera ticket 55km in 50km zone?
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Films - are they getting longer or is it just me?
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Mainframe Cases
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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For those Prius fans - spotted yesterday Prius ZR (or RZ) in Greenlane Toyota - the ugliest Toyota ever IMO
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Which Router to buy?
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Trump for Prezi...
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Vodafone 1800mhz 4g
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See other WiFi networks, but not mine?
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Is 2degrees is going to follow Spark with the Speed Upgrade
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Krapi Cable Congestion?
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Time for a new Washing Machine
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FS: MicFlip reversible microUSB plug cable
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EPG Collector - Exit Code 5
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Nissan LEAF withdrawn from NZ market?
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