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Spark to provide communications technology to Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precint
Posted on 28-Apr-2017 11:32

The contract is part of the Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) shared capability, which is changing the way telecommunications services are delivered, managed and used by government agencies. The Precinct is due to open in the third quarter of this year and when it does everyone working in the facility will be able to connect and collaborate wirelessly from day one.... Comments (Comments)

Ten things we've learnt about this year's phones
Posted on 23-Apr-2017 13:10

Phone designers are running out of options. This year’s phones show less innovation than in years past.   Samsung’s Galaxy S8 goes on sale this week. The early 2017 phone picture is now complete. We now know what the mainstream phone market will look like until Apple reveals its iPhone plans. Here are ten things […]... Comments (Comments)

iStorage introduces range of secure storage
Posted on 21-Apr-2017 15:26

Introducing the ultra-secure diskAshur range, super speed USB 3.1, PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted portable HDD/SSD and desktop drives incorporating unique EDGE technology.... Comments (Comments)

Crossware celebrates win at Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards
Posted on 21-Apr-2017 15:21

The 10th annual Microsoft Partner Awards saw Crossware chosen for Best Cloud Packaged Solution Award.... Comments (Comments)

Xero joins Silicon Valley elite as TCV invests
Posted on 20-Apr-2017 11:37

Xero has moved one step closer to becoming New Zealand’s first global technology giant. Last week TCV, a Silicon Valley investment firm, bought 1.4 million Xero shares from Matrix Capital Management. The deal was worth NZ$28.5 million. That’s a little over one percent of the company. Few people in New Zealand will have heard of […] The post Xero joins Silicon Valley elite as TCV invests appeared first on Bill Bennett. ... Comments (Comments)

Spark New Zealand starts move to IP-based voice networks
Posted on 19-Apr-2017 12:13

Voice communications in New Zealand is in for a massive upgrade with Spark New Zealand announcing this morning it is switching from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a next generation IP-based network.... Comments (Comments)

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Super slow internet since repair.
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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Any Ute (pickup) truck owners here?
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Contacting Chorus or options for increasing broadband speed
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The case for mandatory internet filtering
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FibreX Down again - wide outage
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Dopey email scam - anyone else seen it?
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FS: Samsung 960 EVO 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD (SOLD)
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datAshur Pro review
Posted on 4-Apr-2017 15:29

As far as data security goes, most USB flash drives are rated pretty-low. You see, security can only be strong when it's easy to use and people won't go through lots of procedures to get a half-good experience - even when data security is at risk. This is not the case with the datAshur Pro.... Comments (Comments)

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Television. Been around since the 1930's, with an evolution that has been interesting and non stop. It wasn't that long ago we had a Philips K9 TV in the house (no remote - that was an extra $600 in 1984), and in recent years we've had the rapid shift towards flat panels and high definition viewing,...
I'll start by being honest. I'm a huge Anker fanboy. Since I first purchased one of their multiport USB chargers a few years ago I've ended up with quite a collection of their USB chargers and USB powerbanks. These days electronic devices running out of battery can be a major first world problem, so...
Cyber attacks on NZ small business
Posted by nate on 10-Mar-2017 13:30
In August 2016, Symantec sampled 525 NZ business owners and operators about their perception of cyber security issues; all the businesses employed less than 20 people, and some of the discoveries show that we are woefully behind the eight ball. Most companies are using some sort of Windows device, ...
Webstock 2017: think of others
Posted by antoniosk on 23-Feb-2017 22:07
I had the good fortune to be allowed to attend Webstock 2017 this year, held in Wellington New Zealand from 13-17 February. This quirky event is growing in popularity and attendance, and this year featured a whole host of presenters covering many topics, from the origin of Emoji's to empathetic desi...
On NZ Tech Podcast's 6th anniversary we celebrate over a million downloads of the podcast. Topics included Homeland Security vs Travellers, Australian Banks vs Apple, PayPal account risks, Logitech's 4K webcam, Intel Coffee Lake, near Invisible Malware. We also giveaway over $3000 in prizes this ...
The Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge was revamped and opened up again in 2015. Last week I had the opportunity to try out this lounge before my flight to Guangzhou, China, transiting in Hong Kong, travelling on an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200. I have to say the flight wasn't a very ...
Controlling a 12v fan from a raspberry Pi.
Posted by davidcole on 17-Jan-2017 07:49
My last post (Here), showed the reading of temperatures via raspberry Pi. The last post it was via a Bluetooth dongle and a BlueMaestro temp disc. Once you've taken the temperature, or other sensor readings, it's now time to do something with it. My Comms cabinet is in an external cupboard and wal...

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Super slow internet since repair.
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Online gambling sites?
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Another 'Which Car?' thread - do we have any better option than an Impreza?
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Redmi Note 4X
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A question of data security
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Samsung S7 / Edge Nougat released.
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Does Freeview offer online streams?
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G925I 7.0 India Firmware Work in NZ
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Netflix and my Sony KD49X7000D 2016 4K TV
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Vodafone Social Media. Not what it used to be.
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Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
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Vodafone TV not working after switching to UniFi Security Gateway
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Tiniest x86 computer capable of Plex transcoding at 1080p?
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Terrible Sony customer service - they make buying lenses really hard
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Left microwave on - What now...
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FS: Oneplus 3 64gig Grey
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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YNAB Automated NZ Bank Feeds?
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