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Mood of the Boardroom: Grant Robertsonís Future of Work
Posted on 27-Sep-2016 17:24

Sixty-nine chief executives responded to an open-ended question as to what they would like to see on the Labour Shadow Finance Minister’s policy agenda. “Continue to constrain public expenditure to core and effective services,” advised Unitec CRO Rick Ede. “Reset taxation and investment incentives to favour productive investment instead of property investment. “Continue the investment […]... Comments (Comments)


Technology, for better or worse, top of mind with NZ bosses
Posted on 27-Sep-2016 14:11

This yearís New Zealand Herald Mood of the Boardroom survey shows technology dominates business leadersí thinking. When asked “what factors will have the most impact on business over the next five years, two-thirds of bosses nominated technological advances. Nothing else came even close. You can interpret the question as good or bad depending on whether […]... Comments (Comments)

Telstra partners with Microsoft to deliver enterprise voice services for Office 365
Posted on 26-Sep-2016 20:58

Skype for Business, Microsoft's meetings and voice communications offering delivered in Office 365 will be paired with Telstra provided managed voice services and network assessments to deliver a comprehensive productivity and collaboration solution.... Comments (Comments)

Trans-Tasman cable ready for service in January
Posted on 26-Sep-2016 15:43

Spark says the Tasman Global Access cable will be ready for service by the end of January 2017. The 2,300km cable linking New Zealand and Australia is a joint project between Spark NZ and Vodafone with a minority investment from Telstra. When complete, the TGA will add capacity to the Southern Cross Cable Network which […]... Comments (Comments)

Commerce Commission loosens rules on selling old-style telephone calls
Posted on 26-Sep-2016 10:11

Spark’s wholesale voice services are set to be deregulated as the Commerce Commission tidies up outdated telecommunications rules. Wholesale voice provides, in effect, what older people would recognise as traditional telephone calls on digital lines. Regulation is no longer†necessary now that broadband networks cover 97 percent of landlines and offer easy competitive alternatives to Spark’s […]... Comments (Comments)

Facebook not the media messiah
Posted on 25-Sep-2016 11:50

For years publishers, broadcasters and anyone else in the media business have wondered if Facebook could be their salvation. The old publishing business model has crumbled. Building mass audiences with entertainment or information then selling advertising no longer delivers rivers of gold. Some saw Facebook as an answer. Perhaps not the answer, the question is […]... Comments (Comments)



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Housing prices....
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Buying without building consent/CCC?
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Xbox One S with FIFA 17 $341 delivered
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iPhone 7 Owner's thread (was Apple event 7th September)
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Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
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Car accident... whom is at fault?
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How long should politicians serve?
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Spark Jump
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Garmin vivomove review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 18:57

The Garmin vivomove is a good looking activity tracker that resembles an analog watch. It is closer to a sport watch but the ability to swap wriststraps makes it easy to adapt to different social situations.... Comments (Comments)

Meizu M3 Note review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 17:06

I have received a Meizu M3 Note smartphone from PB Tech for review and it's fair to say it's a very impressive device - for the middle-tier price range and superb service by PB Tech (more on this later) this is an excellent choice for our market.... Comments (Comments)

Philips Hue review
Posted on 14-Aug-2016 20:26

Philips has released an updated Hue platform with a new Hue Bridge, the little smart box that connects up to 50 Hue lights and lamps to the bigger network out there.... Comments (Comments)


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The secret life of mobile batteries
Posted by antoniosk on 20-Sep-2016 19:29
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Smartphone batteries have been in the news recently, in case you haven't been keeping up. On this mornings Jetstar flight the attendant took extra care to call out that Galaxy Note7 users would have to keep their device off - personally if I had one of these mobiles I would be utterly livid. Just no...
Neon & SkyOnDemand - HD by stealth ?
Posted by ockel on 16-Sep-2016 13:19
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There have be sporadic reports that some content on Neon is streaming in HD. Investigation into recent content additions on SkyOnDemand reveals a quality improvement may be happening it does not appear to be HD as the purists would define it. Confounding the issue is the absence of any announcemen...
sbiddle
On Monday this week New Zealand saw the launch of a new nationwide Internet provider back by Fairfax and known as Stuff Fibre. Much fanfare (mainly on Fairfax owned stuff.co.nz) has preceded the launch over the last few months. Stuff Fibre joins the list of around 100 existing ISP's in the incredibl...
Review: Navman MiVUE680
Posted by nate on 14-Sep-2016 00:07
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There's a competition on Geekzone to win this review unit. Click here to enter. Dashcams are not normally a product that I'd review, however when the opportunity came up to do some stunt driving, including a ridiculously tight parallel park, an attempt to jump the car over a ramp, then the actual j...
HP selling AV ?
Posted by xpd on 13-Sep-2016 14:52
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Recently an elderly friend contacted me regarding a HP printer she had purchased and some issues she was having with it on her laptop. She had it running fine, then one day it stopped working properly, so as anyone in her situation would do, she looked up HP's number online and called them. Now, t...
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 298 movies available for Movie subscribers 17 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 21 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling ...
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 377 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 42 additional box sets for Soho subscribers Almost 6,400 episodes totaling almost than 4,500 hours (using an aver...


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Cortana in New Zealand
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PC shuts down during anniversary update
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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Port Forwarding for Plex Remote Access
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Any indication when Note 7 will be available for new purchasers on Vodafone?
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Will you buy iPhone 7 without the audio jack?
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Trump for Prezi...
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Any Warehouse free delivery codes?
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Building cladding question
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Internal DVD/CD drive
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Spark iPhone 7/7 Plus backorders
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Car accident... whom is at fault?
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Vodafone rep please...
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UFB, planning issues. (Spark/Wilson Hurst)
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how to block google dns on a technicolour router
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W10 - No Anniversary Update
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Uber: über-failure on the ethics front?
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I'm thinking of getting a 2nd laptop
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What Channels can he get
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Buying without building consent/CCC?
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