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Dell introduces new XPS range of laptops
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:52Tags News, Computing

Dell has announced its new portfolio of XPS devices, featuring the innovative XPS 12 2-in-1, ultra-mobile XPS 13 notebook and XPS 15 powerhouse laptop. This updated lineup incorporates high performance 6th generation Intel Core processors and sleeker hardware, all built for an enhanced Windows 10 experience. Comments (Comments)

Tech company Westbourne IT opens its first international office in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Oct-2015 11:47Tags News, Computing

Irish IT solutions provider Westbourne IT Global Services has announced the international expansion of its operations with the official opening of its first overseas office in Auckland, New Zealand by Minister for Economic Development the Hon. Steven Joyce. Comments (Comments)

Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard works with almost everything
Posted on 8-Oct-2015 19:54Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

There’s a lot to like about Logitech’s K480 Bluetooth keyboard. It switches quickly and smoothly between computer, tablet and phone. You can use it to jump from one operating system to another without your hands ever leaving the keyboard. It does all this at the twist of a dial. If you own a mix of […] Comments (Comments)

Norton new Security Premium offered as a service
Posted on 8-Oct-2015 17:45Tags News, Security

In a move to streamline multiple core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec has announced the availability of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand. The new service is an advanced, multi-layered protection solution that helps shield consumers from sophisticated and evolving threats across all platforms. Comments (Comments)

Harvey Norman shoppers ‘may have a case’
Posted on 8-Oct-2015 11:24Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Radio New Zealand reports Harvey Norman shoppers ‘may have a case’: Rainey Collins Lawyers managing partner Alan Knowsley said if the customers did not agree to the terms and conditions they may have a case. “They could go off to the Disputes Tribunal and seek to enforce their contract and then Harvey Norman will have […] Comments (Comments)

Microsoft introduces new Windows 10 devices and experiences
Posted on 7-Oct-2015 11:23Tags News, Windows

Microsoft Corp. has finally unveiled new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices, taking advantage of powerful hardware to unlock new Windows 10 experiences, including fast and secured login with Windows Hello; new Cortana experiences that turn Windows 10 devices into a personal assistant; improved touch and pen experiences on Surface; and Continuum for phones, which enables the new Lumia 950 and 950 XL phones to work like PCs. Comments (Comments)

Unisys awarded contract for new hosted national automatic fire alarm system
Posted on 7-Oct-2015 09:48Tags News, SaaS

As-a-service IT delivery frees NZFS from IT responsibility to help agency personnel focus on quick and efficient response to emergencies. Comments (Comments)

Tech companies dominate Global Brands report
Posted on 5-Oct-2015 19:20Tags News, Web media

Apple and Google hold the #1 and #2 spots, tech brands comprise more than a third of the entire ranking's value, and five brands - Lego, PayPal, MINI, Moet & Chandon and Lenovo - enter the ranking Comments (Comments)

New Dell Precision mobile workstations bring more power, performance with thinner, lighter form factor
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 19:59Tags News, Computing

New portfolio makes huge leaps in performance with configuration options including the new 6th Generation Intel Core processors, first Intel Xeon processors for mobile workstations and future Intel Xeon processors E3-1200 product families. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi SaaS firm set to launch new mobile marketing platform in US
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 19:57Tags News, SaaS

Motim Technologies helps brands deliver mobile brand experiences that don't feel like intrusive advertising. Comments (Comments)

Intergen secures exclusive Tier 1 Microsoft CSP status
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 13:47Tags News, SaaS

Microsoft New Zealand has named technology company Intergen as a Tier 1 Cloud Solution Provider. Comments (Comments)

IBM working to make carbon nanotubes the future of computing
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:54Tags News, Computing

IBM Research has announced a major engineering breakthrough that could accelerate carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors to power future computing technologies. Comments (Comments)

N4L helps OMGTech! support teachers through Pond
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:11Tags News, Web media

OMGTech!, a charitable education initiative getting more Kiwi kids interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering & maths), will be using online learning hub Pond to make its educational resources accessible to all New Zealand schools. Comments (Comments)

Mobile Learning Centre brings technology to over 100 low decile schools
Posted on 2-Oct-2015 09:09Tags News, Web media

One year on, the Mobile Learning Centre - a community initiative designed to share new technology to New Zealand's most remote and least advantaged communities has travelled over 20,000kms across the North Island visiting over 100 low decile schools. Comments (Comments)

MYOB boosts investment in NZ market with latest acquisition
Posted on 1-Oct-2015 10:15Tags News, Web media

MYOB has strengthened its presence in the New Zealand payroll market by acquiring Information Management Services Limited (IMS), which is based in the Hawkes Bay. Comments (Comments)

OMG Tech! launches mission to get more NZ kids into tech
Posted on 1-Oct-2015 10:10Tags News, Web media

OMG Tech!, a new initiative to amp up the interest of kiwi kids in technology, was officially launched at a function at Spark HQ in central Auckland last night. The fundraising event was attended by a host of business, political and tech industry leaders. Comments (Comments)

Huawei and Google unveil premium Nexus 6P smartphone
Posted on 30-Sep-2015 11:23Tags News, Android

Huawei and Google introduced the Nexus 6P, a premium smartphone featuring Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Google's newest operating system for mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Media Design School launches Games Accelerator Programme
Posted on 29-Sep-2015 09:52Tags News, Web media

Media Design School has announced the launch of Media Design School Studios; a brand new initiative on campus that will enable a select group of students to develop their entrepreneurial skills by creating commercially viable start-up game studios. Comments (Comments)

Spark testing new cloud-based email service for businesses
Posted on 29-Sep-2015 09:35Tags News, SaaS

Spark announced it has begun trials of a new email service, Spark Business Mail, with around 40 customers today and will officially launch the new email platform for small-to-medium businesses on 5 October. Comments (Comments)

M2, Vocus merge to form down under’s newest billion-dollar telco 
Posted on 28-Sep-2015 19:55Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Here’s a story I wrote earlier today for The Register: Oz telco consolidation continues. Fibre and data centre owner Vocus and consumer/business carrier and service provider M2 are merging to create what they are calling a “full-service vertically integrated telco”. Assuming shareholders agree and the plan gets nodded through by regulatory authorities — both seem […] Comments (Comments)

Harmoney completes $200m funding round with a valuation of $100m
Posted on 26-Sep-2015 11:16Tags News, Web media

Company raising working capital to accelerate growth in NZ and Australia. Comments (Comments)

Dell introduces new campus and data centre networking solutions
Posted on 25-Sep-2015 10:16Tags News, Computing

Dell has announced expansions to its networking portfolio to address growing complexities in campus networking and skyrocketing bandwidth demands in the data center. Comments (Comments)

Jade Software Completes Cloud CRM Transformation Project at Pacific Islands Trade & Invest
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 15:00Tags News, Computing

Updating customer and contact information now faster and easier for staff. Comments (Comments)

Top digital learning teachers recognised
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 14:58Tags News, Web media

NEXT Foundation and The Mind Lab by Unitec honour first postgraduate graduating class. Comments (Comments)

The Warehouse opens its smallest ever store
Posted on 23-Sep-2015 10:34Tags News, Web media

For those living or working in Auckland's city centre, online shopping has become even easier. Comments (Comments)

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