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Volvo Cars to Develop Next Generation Automotive Technologies with Microsoft
Posted on 23-Nov-2015 20:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A new partnership between Volvo and Microsoft will allow car owners to use holographic technology to configure and preview their car choice in 3D before purchase. Comments (Comments)

Photo-printing app Printicular comes home to New Zealand with
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 19:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Kiwis will finally be able to hit print on all of their photos from their phone, anytime and anywhere thanks to a piece of homegrown innovation, and a partnership with an iconic New Zealand brand, Warehouse Stationery. Comments (Comments)

TAG Heuer Connected brings smarts to luxury watches
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 15:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

TAG Heuer, Intel Corporation and Google unveiled a connected watch, designed by Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer, engineered with Intel technology and benefiting from everything the Android Wear universe has to offer. Comments (Comments)

LG brings 4K Ultra HD OLED TV to New Zealand
Posted on 4-Nov-2015 20:04Tags News, Consumer Electronics

LG New Zealand is bringing its 4K Ultra HD OLED TV (EG960T) to New Zealand, making it available in selected stores around the country. The company used its know how to put together 4K Ultra HD and OLED technologies into a large screen TV with stunning result. Comments (Comments)

Huawei Watch available in New Zealand now
Posted on 29-Oct-2015 13:13Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The new Huawei Watch, launched at Remix Magazine Presents Jimmy Choo in New Zealand, is now available in stores. The watch, with its classic design inspired by Swiss timepieces, will be available in a number of configurations, starting from NZ$649. Comments (Comments)

Withings Activite trackers review
Posted on 28-Oct-2015 14:10Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Withings Activite brand of activity trackers offers a balance between functionality and fashion. They are simple and disguise its function well. And to me that's the main appeal of these pieces. Are they watches with activity tracking or activity trackers that can tell the time? Comments (Comments)

AIG launches world first 360 Haka Experience
Posted on 17-Sep-2015 20:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The Haka 360 Experience is an app which uses 360 degree video technology to give the viewer the feeling of being on the field with the All Blacks and in the midst of the powerful Maori ritual. Comments (Comments)

ASB introduces a cashless moneybox
Posted on 9-Sep-2015 20:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

ASB's iconic Kashin moneybox has been given a digital makeover with the launch of a cashless interactive moneybox, designed to get Kiwi kids excited about earning and saving pocket money and to understand the value of money as we move towards a cashless society. Comments (Comments)

Serko Mobile now keeps tabs on your bags
Posted on 8-Sep-2015 11:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New feature allows users of Serko Mobile to track their luggage. Comments (Comments)

HP Deskjet 3630 review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:17Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Printers have come a long way and less is more now as the HP Deskjet 3630 shows. Comments (Comments)

Logitech MX Master review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:14Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Over the years Logitech changed into a computer peripheral company but the mouse is what defined it for me. The latest model to land here is the MX Master wireless mouse, a futuristic looking mouse with modern features. Comments (Comments)

Da Vinci 3D printer review
Posted on 14-Aug-2015 15:38Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

It was my first 3D printing experience and I can say it was a success - or almost. But most likely my fault. Comments (Comments)

ALLDOCK review
Posted on 5-Aug-2015 11:17Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

It happens to everyone... We have more devices that need USB charging than we have space on a desk. And the cables. And the number of chargers with different space requirements. Comments (Comments)

Ego smart Wi-Fi socket review
Posted on 5-Aug-2015 11:02Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

The Ego smart Wi-Fi socket by efergy is one more piece of technology to help you manage energy usage in a better way. Comments (Comments)

Parrot to release new Minidrones in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 24-Jul-2015 08:23Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Thirteen new drones come with features including LEDs for night activities, mic and speaker and cameras to control from smartphones and tablets. Comments (Comments)

Yahoo TV launches in New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jul-2015 15:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Yahoo New Zealand has announced the launch of Yahoo TV, offering Kiwis exclusive premieres, box sets and catch-up TV on demand, for free. Comments (Comments)

Network of sensors to make it easier for drivers to find out travel times around New Zealand
Posted on 20-Jul-2015 22:23Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Travelling will be more predictable thanks to new high-tech BlipTrack sensors that collect and share live traffic information with people. Comments (Comments)

Bussing locally made easy thanks to Hamilton student
Posted on 18-Jul-2015 17:27Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Hamilton bus users can now easily check their bus timetable on-the-go thanks to 18-year old Kaethe Basoc. Comments (Comments)

FishHunter makes it easier to fish with technology
Posted on 18-Jul-2015 17:15Tags News, Consumer Electronics

FishHunter is introducing a portable fish finder that fits in your pocket and uses an ultra high frequency transducer to tell anglers the water depth and bottom contour, water temperature and fish locations. Comments (Comments)

Semble adds Snapper to mobile wallet
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 13:20Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Kiwis can now enjoy the convenience of using public transport with only their smartphone, thanks to the addition of Snapper to the Semble mobile wallet app. Comments (Comments)

Constant Vigil Sentry Lite DC UPS Review
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 17:03Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by timmmay

The Sentry Lite is designed to provide backup power to support an internet connection during a power cut, specifically providing power to homes using the new fibre internet being rolled out around New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Freeview launches FreeviewPlus
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:38Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Freeview has launched a new digital TV platform designed to give New Zealanders easy access to on-demand video services on their TVs - FreeviewPlus. Comments (Comments)

Survey shows consumers want to know more about payment methods
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 19:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Tap and Go, contactless, mobile wallet, chip, Apple Watch, RTP, EFTPOS or cash: every consumer has their preferred payment method, but which is safest? Comments (Comments)

ikeGPS Names DXG Technology as Manufacturing Partner
Posted on 19-Jun-2015 11:11Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Agreement facilitates high-volume production capability to deliver near-term orders and meet long-term market demand. Comments (Comments)

Dyson DC65 Animal vacuum cleaner review
Posted on 14-Jun-2015 15:51Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

It is incredible the amount of dust our home accumulates. We have been using a Dyson vacuum cleaner for years but have never really tried an upright model, so the DC65 was a good surprise. Comments (Comments)

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