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Spark, Netflix a well-timed marketing promotion
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 18:02

There’s no comparison between Spark’s Netflix promotion the and halted Vodafone-Sky deal. One would have changed New Zealand’s telecommunications and media scene. The other is marketing. Clever, perhaps. Timely, yes. But still marketing. Spark customers signing a two-year broadband contract will get a one-off credit on their Netflix subscription. The deal only applies to unlimited data plans […]... Comments (Comments)

Fuji Xerox New Zealand delivers process efficiency with global leader Esker
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 16:05

Fuji Xerox New Zealand's Enterprise Consulting Services says its partnership with global Accounts Payable (AP) leader Esker is bringing best practice capabilities to the local AP market, driving out inefficiencies and improving cash flow performance.... Comments (Comments)

Spark’s high risk broadband strategy
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 14:08

Spark New Zealand turned in a decent first year result earlier this month. The edited highlights are: Total operating revenues up 4.1 percent to $1.793 billion, Mobile revenue up 4.4 percent , and IT services revenue up 19.3 percent, and Broadband revenue up 1.5 percent. The last number is the lowest increase, but the most […]... Comments (Comments)

World first data-sharing initiative to power energy innovation
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 09:47

A groundbreaking collaboration between Simply Group, Counties Power, Callaghan Innovation, and Creative HQ will unlock half-hour electricity data for the first time, to promote research and innovation.... Comments (Comments)

D-Link launches first Apple HomeKit-enabled camera Omna 180 Cam HD
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 09:31

The Omna 180 Cam HD provides an easy way for users to monitor their home for extra peace of mind. Omna's HomeKit integration allows users to be "always home" and includes advanced security features with end-to-end encryption and authentication between the camera and an iPhone or iPad.... Comments (Comments)

Nokia back in mobile business with candybar, Android devices
Posted on 27-Feb-2017 09:23

Company announced three new Android smartphones and the return of its hit Nokia 3310.... Comments (Comments)

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Netflix and Spark agreement
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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Best way to network my computers
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Vodafone / SKY merger
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US citizens can buy grenade launchers
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Did Chorus Increase its Layer 2 speed ?
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I paid the wrong Bank Account, what can I do - advice wanted?
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Geekzone ads are out of control
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HP Elite X3 review
Posted on 6-Feb-2017 16:32

For the last month or so I had time to experience the HP Elite X3, a full blown Windows 10 Mobile experience.... Comments (Comments)

HP Omen X review
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 17:09

It's been a long time (since my move from desktop to laptops, a few years back) that I could enjoy a desktop with almost instant startup, no waiting for Office programs to run and (very important) playing games with all settings switched to HIGH.... Comments (Comments)

Huawei Mate 9 review
Posted on 15-Dec-2016 07:14

For the last three weeks I have been using the Huawei Mate 9 full time. The verdict is easy: a great smartphone.... Comments (Comments)

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Webstock 2017: think of others
Posted by antoniosk on 23-Feb-2017 22:07
I had the good fortune to be allowed to attend Webstock 2017 this year, held in Wellington New Zealand from 13-17 February. This quirky event is growing in popularity and attendance, and this year featured a whole host of presenters covering many topics, from the origin of Emoji's to empathetic desi...
On NZ Tech Podcast's 6th anniversary we celebrate over a million downloads of the podcast. Topics included Homeland Security vs Travellers, Australian Banks vs Apple, PayPal account risks, Logitech's 4K webcam, Intel Coffee Lake, near Invisible Malware. We also giveaway over $3000 in prizes this ...
The Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge was revamped and opened up again in 2015. Last week I had the opportunity to try out this lounge before my flight to Guangzhou, China, transiting in Hong Kong, travelling on an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200. I have to say the flight wasn't a very ...
Controlling a 12v fan from a raspberry Pi.
Posted by davidcole on 17-Jan-2017 07:49
My last post (Here), showed the reading of temperatures via raspberry Pi. The last post it was via a Bluetooth dongle and a BlueMaestro temp disc. Once you've taken the temperature, or other sensor readings, it's now time to do something with it. My Comms cabinet is in an external cupboard and wal...
Airline travel from New Zealand to the United States has seen plenty of deals over the past year with the introduction of flight by both American Airlines and United Airlines on the Auckland (AKL) to Los Angeles (LAX) and Auckland (AKL) to San Francisco (SFO) routes during the middle of 2016. These ...
Recently I've dipped my toes in the home automation pool. I started out with an OpenHab installation on linux, then started adding some sensors. The easy ones were existing items already compatible and computer based, NUT for UPS, Plex and with a bit of effort server load, temp and memory usage. ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast, Hollywood's Erik Pence discusses Quickflix v2 and Jeremy O'Hanlon shares an update on Also featured - new Ransomware which rewards you for sharing it, Netflix Virtual Reality on Google Daydream, Sky TV/Duco vs Live Streamers, The Grand Tour vs Game of Th...

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LED recessed downlights - retro fitting
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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Vodafone Smart ultra - $299
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Decking for new place
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This makes me cross
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'WIFI' controlled LED bulbs - Limitless LED
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
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Wireless lighting controls
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Using my copper 'telephone' conduit to power my electric fence
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Huawei P9 owner's thread
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Huawei P10
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US citizens can buy grenade launchers
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Reserved Room
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Using FritzBox with Spark
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VDSL Performance & Tuning
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Netflix and Spark agreement
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Meizu M3 Note Owners Thread
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VoIP intercom recommendations
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FibreX Technicolor modem - lights and faults
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