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LG G4: One of the better Android flagship phones
Posted on 30-Jun-2015 07:07

LG’s latest flagship phone, the G4, will warm the heart of any long-term Android fan. It is one of the last remaining Android flagships to keep a removable back, memory expansion slot and replaceable†battery. That combination once distinguished Androids from iPhones. If you miss those features, this is the phone for you. There may be […]... Comments (Comments)


More retail options for New Zealand consumers when looking for broadband
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 19:06

Retailer Noel Leeming is now giving customers the chance to purchase a broadband connection at the same time they are looking at new devices.... Comments (Comments)

Survey shows consumers want to know more about payment methods
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 19:00

Tap and Go, contactless, mobile wallet, chip, Apple Watch, RTP, EFTPOS or cash: every consumer has their preferred payment method, but which is safest?... Comments (Comments)

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School globally
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 18:58

The CG Student Awards received 1,000 submissions of portfolios from students and recent graduates who had studied at 216 international schools and training facilities.... Comments (Comments)

Rural broadband gets competitive reboot
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 06:45

Competition and 4G technology could reboot New Zealandís Rural Broadband Initiative. Spark will soon begin selling a fixed wireless broadband service to rural customers in direct competition with Vodafone. Sparkís fixed wireless broadband service will use 4G mobile technology and the recently acquired 700 MHz spectrum. The service is priced to go head-to-head with Vodafoneís […]... Comments (Comments)

Global Mode: No winners, only losers
Posted on 26-Jun-2015 07:17

CallPlus backed down. From September it will stop providing Global Mode, a service allowing customers to hide their whereabouts so they can buy low-cost streaming video services direct from the US, UK or elsewhere. In return the big media companies halted legal action against CallPlus. Among other things they claimed Global Mode†breached the Copyright Act […]... Comments (Comments)



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Ticketek Sort your website - Super15 Final, ticket sales & scalping
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PS4 $417.16 delivered @ The Warehouse
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High late fee
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Frustration - our attempt to have UFB fibre hooked up for our business
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What type of cable demark is this?
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Why is NZ still using the 12 hour clock?
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is Windows Phone/Mobile doomed
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SmartThings Hub NZ equivalent?
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Sony Smartwatch3 review
Posted on 14-Jun-2015 15:59

For a few weeks I have been wearing the Sony Smartwatch3, an Android Wear-based smartwatch device. Like any upcoming technology smartwatches promise new use cases and like in any upcoming technology it can deliver well in some scenarios - and not so much in others.... Comments (Comments)

Dyson DC65 Animal vacuum cleaner review
Posted on 14-Jun-2015 15:51

It is incredible the amount of dust our home accumulates. We have been using a Dyson vacuum cleaner for years but have never really tried an upright model, so the DC65 was a good surprise.... Comments (Comments)

HP EliteBook 1020 G1 review
Posted on 1-Jun-2015 14:45

HP introduced a new series of very slim and light business laptops with plenty of enterprise and security features to satisfy the most demanding IT infrastructures.... Comments (Comments)


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This episode we talk about testing commercial drones in NZ, highlights from the world of gaming at E3, Samsung's security nightmare plus our hands on experiences with LG G4, Gear VR, Sony Smartwatch 3 Steel and Ultimate Ears Roll Bluetooth speaker. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulsp...
sbiddle
"Air NZ shares down10% on rival's bombshell" screamed the NBR headline this afternoon after Jetstar announced plans to deploy Q300 turboprop aircraft on regional routes in New Zealand. Up until now Jetstar has only focussed on main trunk routes using Airbus A320 jets. If there was a word I would use...
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Insights on two impressive budget Android handsets Vodafone Smart Prime ($150) and Sony Xperia E4 ($200), Rural Broadband from Vodafone and Spark, Microsoft Ignite NZ update and Bill Bennett shares thoughts on mobile networks of the future. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) wit...
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Unisys Chief Engineer Jim Thompson is in NZ for CIO Summit and joins NZ Tech Podcast along with Nate Dunn. We discuss DARPA's Robot challenge, Rural Broadband, UFB and Apple WWDC announcements - including WatchOS 2, Payments, iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pa...
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In this special edition of NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain chats firstly about the Build Tour as it hits New Zealand - featuring Giorgio Sardo (Seattle, USA) and Nigel Parker (Auckland). Next he talks about Microsoft devices with Steve Lewis (Australia). This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pau...
Review: Huawei P8 smartphone
Posted by nate on 9-Jun-2015 16:16
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A week ago today, I was up in Singapore for the South Pacific region launch of Huawei's new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P8. There were 15 of us in total in the media group, with a mix of journalists from the main outlets and a few well known identities from NZ's Twitter tech space. Huawei aren't...
Growing your business with technology
Posted by nate on 9-Jun-2015 01:15
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I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Xero about my thoughts around growing your business using technology and social media. It's very cafe orientated, but I think the concepts apply to all businesses. You can head over to Xero's blog to read all about it.
sbiddle
During a recent weekend visit to Sydney in March I took to the opportunity to book an IHG reward night at one of Sydney's newest hotels – the Intercontinental Double Bay. The Intercontinental Double Bay opened in late 2014 after an extensive refurbishment of a building that for many years was ...
paulspain
The news of the week and insights into the Dot Kiwi domain. Topics include Google IO news including unlimited free photo storage and Levi's wearable tech, Ford car sharing hits London, Windows 10 launch announced, and we talk with 'Alexa' (Amazon Echo). This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@...
Email Data At Risk!
Posted by cyberhub on 3-Jun-2015 14:52
cyberhub
There has been a few comments on the Geekzone forum lately about email issues, so I thought I would write an article about it. All the time people are playing Russian Roulette with their emails. Generally all the problems come from people using 'Free email services'. Like pop email, imap email, xtra...


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2degrees 4G network expanding
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Mikrotik Router or alternative suggestions?
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VDSL Performance & Tuning
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Prepaid - GST Receipt
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Disability Ramps
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Spark Fibre 200 with Landline (Voip) - New Plans
Created by maxeon, last reply by kiwikiwi on 30-Jun-2015 23:56 (183 replies)
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Hello UFB/Fibre
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is Windows Phone/Mobile doomed
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Electric vehicles
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Ticketek Sort your website - Super15 Final, ticket sales & scalping
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TVNZ On Demand stopped working on my HTPC
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The new car registration pricing, what are you paying?
Created by DeepBlueSky, last reply by lchiu7 on 30-Jun-2015 22:56 (96 replies)
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New phone connection, cable to the street but no pillar near. And other issues...
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First world problems! TV or home theatre?
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Frustration - our attempt to have UFB fibre hooked up for our business
Created by LambdaPanda, last reply by Nate001 on 30-Jun-2015 22:36 (18 replies)
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DVB-S2 tuner for Raspberry Pi
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How has my VPN almost quadrupled my VDSL internet speed?
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High late fee
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Anyone successfully done C25K?
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Dropcam vs canary vs piper
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