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First self-drive vehicle demonstration on NZ roads begins
Posted on 17-Nov-2016 11:39Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The New Zealand Traffic Institute (Trafinz), Volvo, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Ministry of Transport have come together to show how a self-driving vehicle will handle New Zealand's road conditions, safely and efficiently. Comments (Comments)

Constant Vigil Lite UPS for UFB
Posted on 30-Oct-2016 17:03Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

Constant Vigil is about to release a new UPS that can neatly integrate into your UFB setup. Comments (Comments)

Ring Video Doorbell review
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:08Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

House automation was just taken to next level in New Zealand with the launch of Ring doorbell, an Internet-connected doorbell with some nifty features. Comments (Comments)

HP New Zealand introduces OMEN series of gaming performance PCs
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 13:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

HP New Zealand has launched a new suite of gaming products designed specifically for those who demand the ultimate, immersive gaming experience. Comments (Comments)

ASB cashless moneybox ready to ship
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 08:14Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The first ASB Clever Kash cashless moneyboxes are being released to a large waiting list of families across New Zealand from today. Comments (Comments)

New WiFi enabled doorbell to be available in retail
Posted on 19-Oct-2016 08:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealanders are about to experience a new level of safety and a sense of community with the launch of the latest technology in home security - the Ring Video Doorbell. Comments (Comments)

Bluetooth audio safety messages to South Island rental car drivers wins national award
Posted on 17-Oct-2016 19:57Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A collaboration of GO Rentals, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand Transport Authority, HMI Technologies and Resolve has taken out the Charted Institute of Transport and Logistics Safety, Security & Environmental Innovation 2016 Award. Comments (Comments)

TVNZ DUKE and OnDemand have teamed up to bring extensive coverage of eLeague
Posted on 7-Oct-2016 23:28Tags News, Consumer Electronics

eLeague is a Professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league featuring 24 teams from across the world to compete in two 10-week league seasons annually, which includes a regular season, playoffs, and a championship tournament for $1,100,000 USD in prize money. Comments (Comments)

Leica Camera and Huawei Establish New R&D Center
Posted on 25-Sep-2016 11:47Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The "Max Berek Innovation Lab" will conduct R&D in the fields of new optical systems, computational imaging, virtual reality and augmented reality. Comments (Comments)

Parrot announces Parrot Disco
Posted on 25-Sep-2016 11:38Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Parrot has announced the launch of the Parrot Disco, an easy-to-fly fixed-wing drone that provides a fully immersive flight experience. Comments (Comments)

New ways to pay: Bots, tattoos and augmented reality
Posted on 25-Sep-2016 11:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Australian and New Zealand developers using Visa APIs to help create new payment solutions. Comments (Comments)

Canon rewards environmental champions
Posted on 25-Sep-2016 11:25Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Canon New Zealand has announce winners of their Canon Environmental Grants Program, revealing three inspiring projects set to receive grants-in-kind to help achieve their sustainability goals. Comments (Comments)

HP reinvents home printing wih smallest Inkjet All-in-One
Posted on 9-Sep-2016 19:25Tags News, Consumer Electronics

HP New Zealand has unveiled its next generation DeskJet All-in-One (AiO) printers, a device for the always connected consumer and designed for digital natives who want to print from Facebook, Instagram and more. Comments (Comments)

Volvo to have an autonomous vehicle on New Zealand roads within months
Posted on 6-Sep-2016 09:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The New Zealand Traffic Institute (Trafinz), Volvo, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Ministry of Transport have come together to show how an autonomous vehicle will handle New Zealand's road conditions. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone Smart Jacket shines a light on the future of bike safety
Posted on 6-Sep-2016 08:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

BMX champion Sarah Walker and comedian Jon Bridges have teamed up with Vodafone to demonstrate the "Smart Jacket" - a mobile technology innovation designed to keep cyclists safer at night. Comments (Comments)

Triton Hearing distributing Lyric hearing aid devices in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Sep-2016 10:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealanders suffering from hearing loss who are self-conscious about wearing visible aids are set to benefit from the introduction of a new type of implanted hearing technology. Comments (Comments)

Garmin unveils VIRB Ultra 30 Ultra HD 4K action camera
Posted on 4-Sep-2016 09:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Thanks to its high precision sensors and GPS, the action camera automatically gathers meaningful G-Metrix data to show how far, how high, and how fast users live their adventures. Comments (Comments)

Garmin introduces Forerunner 35 GPS-enabled running watch
Posted on 4-Sep-2016 09:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The easy-to-use Forerunner 35 tracks essential data like distance, pace and personal records, and thanks to its built-in GPS, runners can track how far, how fast and where they’re running all without worrying about carrying a phone too. Comments (Comments)

Premium sports wireless headphones brand Jaybird launches in New Zealand
Posted on 3-Sep-2016 10:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Jaybird blurs lines between sport and fashion with Freedom Wireless Bluetooth buds. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand customers who bought Samsung Note7 to have it replaced
Posted on 3-Sep-2016 09:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Samsung has issued today local information regarding the worldwide recall of its new Samsung Note7 smartphone. Spark New Zealand clarifies what it will be doing for its customers. Comments (Comments)

Sphero announces Force Band wearable device and special edition BB-8 Droid
Posted on 1-Sep-2016 16:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Expanding outside of the app-enabled robotic experiences, Sphero's Force Band attaches to the wrist and utilizes gesture based controls to operate the iconic BB-8 robot produced by the same company. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit unveils Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2
Posted on 1-Sep-2016 11:27Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New Fitbit Charge 2 adds advanced health and fitness features like "Relax" guided breathing and cardio fitness level (estimated VO2 Max). New swim-proof Flex 2 goes ultra-slim, with modern accessories to stay motivated in style Comments (Comments)

Printicular launches with Android Pay in Australia
Posted on 31-Aug-2016 19:36Tags News, Consumer Electronics

With Android Pay, people can order and pay for prints straight from their phone's picture albums or social media accounts, and have pictures delivered to their homes. Comments (Comments)

Canon introduces new EOS 5D Mark IV
Posted on 25-Aug-2016 23:19Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Featuring a 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor with wide exposure latitude, 7 frames per second (fps) high speed shooting, internal 4K movie recording and built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, the camera fuses speed and resolution with excellent low light capability and movie functionality. Comments (Comments)

Garmin introduces premium version of multisport watch
Posted on 25-Aug-2016 23:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

With Connect IQ compatibility and wireless connectivity features, fenix Chronos is a full-fledged smartwatch that can be totally customised to each user. Comments (Comments)


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