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AWS Launches Elastic File System
Posted on 29-Jun-2016 22:37

New elastic file storage service makes it easy to deploy and scale highly durable file systems in the AWS Cloud.... Comments (Comments)

Amazon Web Services Summit Auckland 2016 photos
Posted on 29-Jun-2016 12:11

A general view of the AWS Summit keynote and surroundings.... Comments (Comments)

Amazon Web Services Summit Auckland 2016
Posted on 29-Jun-2016 11:48

Tim Dacome-Bird, Regional Sales Manager, New Zealand kick-started the AWS Summit Auckland 2016 welcoming the 2000 registered people.... Comments (Comments)

Overheads, warranties behind New Zealand Windows PCs price premium
Posted on 28-Jun-2016 11:58

HP New Zealand managing director Grant Hopkins says higher overheads are behind the premium we pay when buying Windows PCs. While New Zealanders get the same hardware as US or UK customers, we get better warranties. He says HPís US customers get a one-year warranty. Thatís it. In New Zealand the Consumer Guarantees Act applies […]... Comments (Comments)

Code Club Aotearoa lanches initiative to link computer coding with te reo
Posted on 25-Jun-2016 18:58

A national charity organisation has, with Ngai Tahu, produced a first of its kind initiative to teach primary school students how to embrace Ngai Tahu's cultural beliefs and language by creating a variety of coding projects incorporating te reo.... Comments (Comments)

Hapara launches on Microsoft Office 365
Posted on 25-Jun-2016 18:55

Engaging students online and tailoring individual learning just got easier for educators worldwide with the launch of New Zealand-developed education instructional management system Hapara on the Microsoft Office 365 platform.... Comments (Comments)

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Bigpipe Product Owner
Created by DarkLord, last reply by kiwiyan on 29-Jun-2016 21:59 (21 replies)
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Is it legal for parking wardens to mark car tyres with chalk?
Created by frednz, last reply by Satch on 29-Jun-2016 12:28 (42 replies)
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Help with installing a TV antenna on roof
Created by isaiahp, last reply by richms on 29-Jun-2016 19:18 (18 replies)
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BREXIT - what comes next.
Created by PhantomNVD, last reply by eracode on 30-Jun-2016 01:13 (43 replies)
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INCORRECT License Details on Infringement Notice
Created by coosh, last reply by MadEngineer on 29-Jun-2016 22:45 (28 replies)
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Difficulties with reCAPTCHA
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by linw on 29-Jun-2016 08:54 (24 replies)
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Consumer rights: when companies offer services at a cheaper price than contract renewal
Created by DamageInc, last reply by Bung on 26-Jun-2016 21:09 (12 replies)

Rock Music Doco's
Created by Hoofhaarted, last reply by eracode on 29-Jun-2016 21:20 (11 replies)

HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation review
Posted on 29-May-2016 14:29

The HP ZBook are wonderful development and workstation laptops. There, this is almost a full review.... Comments (Comments)

Sony Wireless Deep Bass SRSXB3 review
Posted on 29-May-2016 13:46

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)

Fitbit Blaze review
Posted on 22-May-2016 13:37

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

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Review: Freeview PVR Panasonic DMR-HWT260
Posted by muppet on 23-Jun-2016 11:52
This is my review of the Panasonic DMR-HWT260. When I went to buy one, there weren't any reviews so I hope this might fill a gap if you're looking to buy one. Keep in mind when reading this that I've already bought one, and people who own something are much less likely to point out flaws in somethi...
Review: Huawei P9
Posted by nate on 10-Jun-2016 11:27
Another year, another nice Huawei phone. Am I becoming a Huawei fanboy? Seems so. The P9, the successor to last year's P8 which I reviewed, is a gorgeous phone. It's a smidgen smaller (I had to look up the specs to just to confirm), and thankfully the power and volume buttons are still in the same...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in June in Movies
Posted by ockel on 8-Jun-2016 17:31
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 369 movies available for Movie subscribers 29 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) OnDemand movies totaling some 940 hours (estimate based on average ru...
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 365 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 37 additional box sets for Soho subscribers 5641 episodes totaling almost 4,000 hours (using an average estimate of 42 min...
Poor man’s automation - WeMO + Limitless LEDs
Posted by nate on 29-May-2016 16:30
Home automation using a common platform such as the Philip's Hue bulbs or the Wemo switchable plugs and bulbs is reasonably straight forawrd. I've got a mix of Limitless LED light bulbs and Wemo switches, which makes it more complicated, but can be achieved using some custom software. My goal was s...
When Air New Zealand launched the 777-300ER into it's fleet in 2011 one of the most talked about features was the introduction of the new Premium Economy Spaceseat. This seat, developed in-house by Air New Zealand and design company Ideo, had originally been designed for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. D...
Anybody in New Zealand who has a credit card will be well aware of the intense competition over the last few years for credit cards aligned with Air New Zealand's Airpoints program. ANZ and Kiwibank have been aligned with Airpoints for a number of years, and in 2015 BNZ were dumped as a partner and ...

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Can someone please test this stream
Created by Apsattv, last reply by tangerz on 30-Jun-2016 06:07 (4 replies)

Spark website says my parents can get VDSL, but then Spark copper team says they can't. Who is right?
Created by littleheaven, last reply by Mavarick on 30-Jun-2016 05:40 (25 replies)
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WTB: Compact Micro Atx case.
Created by Hatch, last reply by PeterReader on 30-Jun-2016 05:14 (1 reply)

Cannot connect usb printer to Huawei HG630b
Created by stone2, last reply by stone2 on 30-Jun-2016 04:24 (12 replies)

Advice regarding using NAS drives in PC
Created by Hatch, last reply by kiwigeek1 on 30-Jun-2016 03:58 (1 reply)

Polaris RX 480 for US199
Created by joker97, last reply by JWR on 30-Jun-2016 01:31 (34 replies)
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BREXIT - what comes next.
Created by PhantomNVD, last reply by eracode on 30-Jun-2016 01:13 (43 replies)
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MyRepublic Speed
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Song Lyrics that are bugging me.
Created by networkn, last reply by alexx on 30-Jun-2016 00:02 (6 replies)

Post your speedtest results on wi-fi please.
Created by quebec, last reply by KiwiSurfer on 29-Jun-2016 23:55 (18 replies)
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Winter clearout
Created by livisun, last reply by akshayogra on 29-Jun-2016 23:27 (4 replies)

Ebay hide bidder identities
Created by Geektastic, last reply by richms on 29-Jun-2016 23:04 (2 replies)

Vodafone UFB w home phone ONT
Created by hasole, last reply by hasole on 29-Jun-2016 23:02 (23 replies)
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by Scott3 on 29-Jun-2016 22:55 (67 replies)
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Are warranty void if removed stickers illegal in NZ?
Created by blazer, last reply by richms on 29-Jun-2016 22:53 (6 replies)

INCORRECT License Details on Infringement Notice
Created by coosh, last reply by MadEngineer on 29-Jun-2016 22:45 (28 replies)
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29 June Outage
Created by jandal160165, last reply by darylblake on 29-Jun-2016 22:19 (8 replies)

Preview button when editing a post?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by freitasm on 29-Jun-2016 22:18 (2 replies)

Kontiki/Drone fishing enthusiasts? Advice for someone wanting to try/buy
Created by Hatch, last reply by SATTV on 29-Jun-2016 22:14 (4 replies)

EPG showing "To be announced" on almost all channels
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