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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)

Domino's Pizza to start New Zealand trials for pizza drone delivery in late 2016
Posted on 25-Aug-2016 12:56Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited has joined forces with global drone deliveries company Flirtey to launch the first commercial drone delivery service in the world. Comments (Comments)

Garmin vivomove review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 18:57Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

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)

Volvo and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars
Posted on 19-Aug-2016 10:31Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The two companies have entered a 411M joint venture to develop new vehicles that will be able to incorporate the latest developments in AD technologies, including fully autonomous driverless cars. Comments (Comments)

Red Bull Air Race launches free-to-play PC game
Posted on 17-Aug-2016 19:37Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Red Bull Air Race released its first free-to-play PC game at Gamescom in Cologne. Comments (Comments)

Philips Hue review
Posted on 14-Aug-2016 20:26Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

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)

Huawei releases its 2015 Sustainability Report
Posted on 11-Aug-2016 19:03Tags News, Consumer Electronics

'Connecting the Future' focuses on bridging the digital divide and climate change. Comments (Comments)

Amazon to show first of its air cargo planes
Posted on 5-Aug-2016 19:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Amazon has entered into agreements to lease 40 dedicated cargo airplanes to serve customers; its first branded airplane to be revealed as part of inaugural flight in Seattle. Comments (Comments)

Noel Leeming opens South island flagship store
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 10:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Noel Leeming is celebrating its Christchurch heritage with the re-opening of its Moorhouse Ave store which has been given a $1 million facelift. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi start-up launches equity crowdfunder to shake up global consumer technology industry
Posted on 2-Aug-2016 18:25Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Funds raised will be used for design, engineering and prototyping, as well as the launch of its first product - a mobile wireless speaker called Decibel, designed to be modular, user upgradeable, customisable and recyclable. Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand to allow use of Bluetooth devices onboard its fleet
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:14Tags News, Consumer Electronics

In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices 'gate to gate' across its entire fleet. Comments (Comments)

Countdown online shopping celebrates 20 years
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Countdown is today celebrating 20 years and millions of orders since introducing online grocery shopping to New Zealand in 1996. Comments (Comments)

Semble to discontinue mobile wallet service
Posted on 15-Jul-2016 09:37Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Semble, a New Zealand mobile wallet company, has today announced that following a strategic review of the business it will discontinue its current mobile payment service. Comments (Comments)

Noel Leeming brings HTC Vive experience to Wellington
Posted on 12-Jul-2016 20:05Tags News, Consumer Electronics

While the technology isn’t expected to be available in New Zealand retail until later this year, for the next week people can head into Noel Leeming Featherston Street store to experience the next evolution of VR. Comments (Comments)

FUJIFILM announces new mirrorless digital camera FUJIFILM X-T2
Posted on 8-Jul-2016 19:02Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The X-T2 offers outstanding image quality with FUJIFILM's colour reproduction, advanced AutoFocus functions and 4K high definition video. Comments (Comments)

Inviga tech-based care services set to revolutionise healthcare in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Jul-2016 12:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Joint venture between The Selwyn Foundation and Feros Care set to offer new service delivery model for community-based care. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit unveils new personalised sleep schedule features
Posted on 22-Jun-2016 20:56Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The new Sleep Schedule features on the Fitbit app will help users meet their sleep goals and maintain a more consistent pattern of sleep. Comments (Comments)

UE speakers bring Siri and Google Now Voice integration
Posted on 22-Jun-2016 20:48Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Ultimate Ears is introducing Siri and Google Now voice integration on UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM speakers, allowing music fans to stay connected with faster, easier access to their music. Comments (Comments)

Panasonic unveils new ultra-wide angle LUMIX lenses by Leica
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 12:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Panasonic New Zealand has today introduced a new lens for its popular range of LUMIX G Micro Four Thirds System cameras - the 24mm Ultra-Wide Angle F1.4 High-Speed Single Focal Length LEICA DG SUMMILUX Lens (H-X012). Comments (Comments)

Decade of technology inspires new book of cartoons
Posted on 7-Jun-2016 09:29Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Auckland-based cartoonist "Jim" is getting ready to publish a new book of cartoons inspired by his 10 years working a day job as a public relations consultant for some of the world’s biggest technology brands. Comments (Comments)

Sony Wireless Deep Bass SRSXB3 review
Posted on 29-May-2016 13:46Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

It is a common thing: you have a great set of playlists in your Spotify account and want to share this during a party or when meeting friends... But your smartphone is not a speaker and the sound doesn't make justice to the brilliance of your selection. Comments (Comments)

Samsung Gear 360 now available in New Zealand
Posted on 25-May-2016 20:54Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd has announced availability in New Zealand of the Samsung Gear 360, a camera that lets users easily create, edit, view and share 360-degree video and still image content using their smartphone. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit Blaze review
Posted on 22-May-2016 13:37Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Earlier this year Fibit announced a couple of new additions to its line of fitness track. We look at the Fibit Blaze. Comments (Comments)

Synology RT1900ac router review
Posted on 22-May-2016 12:37Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Synology brought some concepts from its well known NAS appliances to the SOHO router market. Comments (Comments)


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