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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)

An umbrella you can't lose: Blunt + Tile
Posted on 4-Jun-2015 10:00Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The team at New Zealand’s BLUNT Umbrellas teamed up with Silicon Valley's Tile to create the Blunt + Tile umbrella – an umbrella that can be tracked when misplaced. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit Surge review
Posted on 24-May-2015 18:37Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

A look at the Fitbit Surge, a smart tracking device. Comments (Comments)

DLink DSL-2900 AL Viper review
Posted on 24-May-2015 18:21Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

The new DLink DSL-2900 AL Viper xDLS/UFB router is a step in the right direction: it brings a design created to enhance wireless connections while at the same time it introduces a modern user interface that is very simple to use and understand. Comments (Comments)

Samsung Wireless Audio-Multiroom review
Posted on 24-May-2015 17:59Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

We look at the Samsung Wireless Audio-Multiroom speaker system, a versatile speaker system. Comments (Comments)

Energizer introduces high-performance battery made with recycled batteries
Posted on 5-May-2015 18:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

EcoAdvanced is made with recycled batteries with four percent recycled content by total weight, up to 10% of a key active ingredient. Comments (Comments)

TomTom shakes up the action camera market with new TomTom Bandit Action Camera
Posted on 30-Apr-2015 11:52Tags News, Consumer Electronics

TomTom has announced the new TomTom Bandit Action Camera which makes editing and sharing videos quick and easy. Instead of spending hours downloading and sorting through footage, users can now create, edit and share it within moments of the action. Comments (Comments)

Logitech UE Megaboom wireless speaker review
Posted on 18-Apr-2015 11:25Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

You are out and about with your smartphone and decided to throw a tailgate party. But the sound is tiny. Luckily, UE Megaboom is one heavy sound machine that can last a day long party. Comments (Comments)

Harman/Kardon Soho review
Posted on 31-Mar-2015 14:20Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

I have been using the Harman/Kardon headphones for a few weeks now. It is a sleek, comfortable pair of headphones combining good performance and good looks. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit releases new outdoor bike-tracking on Fitbit Surge
Posted on 27-Mar-2015 10:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fitbit Inc. has today announced outdoor bike tracking for Fitbit Surge users as well as multiple device support per account. Comments (Comments)

Waterfield Bolt Briefcase review
Posted on 25-Mar-2015 16:18Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics

The Waterfield Bolt Briefcase serves double purpose: you can use it as a carry-on bag or as a commuter bag. I have experienced this bag in both situations and it certainly does the job, while looking good. Comments (Comments)

Virtual Reality system Project Morpheus extends world of PlayStation4
Posted on 4-Mar-2015 17:57Tags News, Consumer Electronics

At the 2015 Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. unveiled the new prototype of "Project Morpheus" (Morpheus) - a virtual reality (VR) system that takes the PlayStation4 (PS4) system to the next level of immersion and demonstrates the future of gaming. Comments (Comments)

Netflix will begin streaming in Australia and New Zealand on 24 March
Posted on 3-Mar-2015 13:39Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Starting today, consumers in Australia and New Zealand can find the latest updates on Netflix content and social happenings via the company's local Twitter and Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr accounts. Comments (Comments)

Huawei announces new smart wearable devices
Posted on 2-Mar-2015 20:38Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Huawei today unveiled a series of wearable devices including the Huawei Watch, TalkBand B2, and TalkBand N1 for consumers to stay connected, on the eve of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. Comments (Comments)

SanDisk pushes the envelope with a 200GB microSD card
Posted on 2-Mar-2015 12:02Tags News, Consumer Electronics

SanDisk achieved this capacity breakthrough by leveraging the proprietary technology developed last year for the 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card, and creating a new design and production process that allows for more bits per die. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand site plans to become global 3D printing design marketplace
Posted on 17-Feb-2015 10:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A Kiwi team are in the final stage of building a new global marketplace for the hosting and downloading of 3D design files, called www.boffles.com. It comes as 3D printing by home users is surging in popularity worldwide. Comments (Comments)

Drone firm achieves New Zealand's largest ever equity crowdfunding result
Posted on 17-Feb-2015 10:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The equity crowdfunding campaign for drone designer and manufacturer Aeronavics has hit $1 million so far - the largest equity crowdfunding campaign undertaken in New Zealand to date. Comments (Comments)

HTC Re camera review
Posted on 12-Feb-2015 13:26Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ever felt that taking photos with your smartphone is kind of cumbersome? What about an easy to use camera that pairs with your smartphone but doesn't need it all the time? Comments (Comments)

Fitbit Charge review
Posted on 22-Dec-2014 14:03Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

I have been a Fitbit user for almost a year now. It started with the Fitbit Flex, the simplistic but yet sophisticated Internet-connected pedometer. And the Charge makes it even better. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand First Lego League Championships 2014 results announced
Posted on 15-Dec-2014 14:56Tags News, Consumer Electronics

This year's theme is "WORLD CLASS" where teams must investigate how students will learn in the future. Comments (Comments)


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