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Review: HP Elitebook Folio G1 business class laptop
Posted on 29-Jul-2016 12:23

If your heart says MacBook, but your head says Windows, HP’s Elitebook Folio G1 fits the bill. At a glance For: Thin, light, attractive. Great keyboard for such a small laptop. 4K touch screen display in the review model. Against:  Battery can drain fast at times. Maybe: Only two USB-C ports. Verdict:  A minimal, business-class […]... Comments (Comments)

Huawei reports strong growth in both consumer and enterprise businesses
Posted on 28-Jul-2016 18:56

Overall Huawei reported sales revenues of NZ$52.5 billion, an increase of 40% on the same period last year. The company's operating margin was 12%.... Comments (Comments)

Crucial Launches New High Performance MX300 SSDs
Posted on 28-Jul-2016 18:47

Performance and endurance of Micron 3D TLC NAND provide features and quality customers expect from Crucial SSDs.... Comments (Comments)

2degrees activate 100GbE interconnect to the Southern Cross Cable Network
Posted on 28-Jul-2016 18:24

Company says new connection is driven by the massive growth of content providers such as Netflix fuelling New Zealanders' demand for data.... Comments (Comments)

NZ Tech Podcast 294: Tesla trucks, Cyber spies, acquisitions, Air NZ Bluetooth
Posted on 28-Jul-2016 15:18

This week features Elon Musk’s Masterplan 2 and Tesla autonomous trucks, cyber sabotage apparently used by Fortune 500 companies, Air NZ allowing inflight Bluetooth, acquisitions – Marker Metro, ARM-SoftBank, Yahoo-Verizon. Hosted by Paul Spain and this week’s guest is Bill Bennett. Get the Podcast here: Download or Listen to Episode 294 directly Subscribe and listen via iTunes RSS […]... Comments (Comments)

PC brands plan survival tactics
Posted on 27-Jul-2016 15:12

Personal computer sales are in free-fall. Tablet sales are in worse shape. The two do not exist in isolation. Computer makers have different strategies to squeeze the most out of a difficult market. IDC reports the tablet market has now been in decline for six quarters in a row. Market leaders Apple and Samsung have […]... Comments (Comments)

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Huawei P9 review
Posted on 10-Jul-2016 12:25

Huawei is quickly becoming one of the largest smartphone presences in the markets and this year's blitz marketing campaign focusing on the new Huawei P9 is just evidence of how much the company is investing on this.... Comments (Comments)

HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation review
Posted on 29-May-2016 14:29

The HP ZBook are wonderful development and workstation laptops. There, this is almost a full review.... Comments (Comments)

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It's not uncommon for companies to attempt to stretch the truth when it comes to advertising. Skinny have taken this to a whole new level with a bus stop advertising billboard saying that Vodafone's 2G network is shutting down – with the minor problem being Vodafone's 2G GSM network is not bei...
Vehicle Reviews on NZ TechBlog
Posted by sonyxperiageek on 19-Jul-2016 16:57
So if you guys have been keeping up with NZ TechBlog, we have started doing new vehicle reviews since the beginning of the year! We started out with the Mazda6 Limited Sedan, and have tried out about 10 vehicles since! Some of them we have yet to post the review on. While we're no mechanics, we like...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Movies
Posted by ockel on 17-Jul-2016 13:47
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 315 movies available for Movie subscribers 35 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 6 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling some 83...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Television
Posted by ockel on 16-Jul-2016 16:34
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 347 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 40 additional box sets for Soho subscribers 5832 episodes totaling more than 4,000 hours (using an average estimate of ...
Air New Zealand has a sale on flights to Australia today. There is nothing amazing about that – these days it's something that happens almost as a regularly as a sale at Briscoes. I happened to notice a few comments on social media this morning from people complaining about the cost of return ...
It's been quite a few months since I've flown internationally so a quick trip to China was a good opportunity to compare two different premium classes of service flying Air New Zealand to Hong Kong. Air New Zealand flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai all leave Auckland late at night for an ...
Review: Freeview PVR Panasonic DMR-HWT260
Posted by muppet on 23-Jun-2016 11:52
This is my review of the Panasonic DMR-HWT260. When I went to buy one, there weren't any reviews so I hope this might fill a gap if you're looking to buy one. Keep in mind when reading this that I've already bought one, and people who own something are much less likely to point out flaws in somethi...

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Vodafone’s network named ‘Best in Test’
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Vodafone turning off 2G network?
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Outdoor weather station recommendations?
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MyRepublic speeds dropping off in evenings?
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