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High profile Silicon Valley thought leaders to visit New Zealand
Posted on 28-Apr-2015 15:32

Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures and Adiba Barney, CEO of Silicon Valley Forum to visit the country.... Comments (Comments)

Apple 2015 MacBook: Between laptop and tablet
Posted on 28-Apr-2015 09:35

Earlier this month I took the MacBook on the road for a reporting job. Here’s what I learnt: Apple’s newest laptop isn’t a MacBook Air. It just goes by the name MacBook — a pared down name for a pared down computer. It uses technologies and techniques Apple learnt from making the iPhone and the […]... Comments (Comments)

Braintree announces expansion into New Zealand
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 20:47

Less than two months after announcing plans for an APAC launch into Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, the company announced its expansion into New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Wellington Tech Hub one step closer
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 20:22

The go-to place for Wellington's innovative tech community to connect, collaborate and generate new and exciting ideas is a step closer with the establishment of a Tech Hub by Wellington City Council.... Comments (Comments)

Intel Compute Stick available through channels now
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 20:18

The Intel Compute Stick, a new pocket-sized computer based on a quad-core Intel Atom processor running Windows 8.1 with Bing, is available now through Intel Authorized Dealers for much of the world.... Comments (Comments)

Joint venture between RHAANZ and Wireless Nation to bring broadband access to more rural communities
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 13:52

Rural communities will soon have unparalleled access to the internet thanks to a new partnership between Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) and ISP Wireless Nation.... Comments (Comments)

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Why does fuel cost more in Auckland ?
Created by Mark, last reply by Oblivian on 24-Apr-2015 21:01 (28 replies)
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Global mode over ? Lets see.....
Created by xpd, last reply by DonGould on 28-Apr-2015 12:35 (675 replies)
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Spark Intermittent connectivity - 26/04/2015 - 8:30PM
Created by wasabi2k, last reply by Jase2985 on 27-Apr-2015 21:16 (42 replies)
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Is Netflix too much traffic for your ISP?
Created by JohnButt, last reply by DonGould on 27-Apr-2015 12:33 (72 replies)
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Crash Testing
Created by heylinb4nz, last reply by MikeB4 on 24-Apr-2015 21:30 (18 replies)
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Are on road costs a rort in NZ?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by Geese on 28-Apr-2015 15:34 (33 replies)
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Front door leaking - how to fix this?
Created by lissie, last reply by lissie on 28-Apr-2015 11:07 (16 replies)
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Worlds worst Chorus install goes viral.
Created by Lias, last reply by Athlonite on 26-Apr-2015 20:10 (97 replies)
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Logitech UE Megaboom wireless speaker review
Posted on 18-Apr-2015 11:25

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)

ASUSTOR AS-7008T 8 bay NAS review
Posted on 7-Apr-2015 12:40

Network attached storage devices and full on computers aren't much different these days. Take the ASUSTOR AS-7008T 8 bay NAS device for example: you can just add some storage to it, configure the way you want the NAS to work and tuck it away in a corner, doing storage things.... Comments (Comments)

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This week Paul Spain joins Jack Schofield (The Guardian, ZDNet) to discuss Google's 'Mobilegeddon' search rankings shakeup, Microsoft's first store outside North America arriving in Sydney, Australia trying to catch up on domain names, Dell's new XPS 13, DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) and killing...
From London this week Paul Spain joins Glenn Williams to discuss Apple Watch, Game of Thrones distribution challenges, upcoming smartphones (Huawei P8, LG G4), CallPlus/Slingshot sale to Australia's M2 and some interesting UK topics. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest...
Highlights this week - Microsoft Surface 3, Semble mobile wallet launch and an NZ domain name drama with global ramifications. Also discussed were Windows 10, Project Spartan, Tesla's mystery, MYOB's share market listing and Datacom's A$242 Australian contract win. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Pa...
State of browsers Geekzone March 2015
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 20:53
It is time for the annual report on browser usage around Geekzone. At the bottom of this post you will find links to previous years so you can compare these numbers with previous years. These charts are based on Google Analytics data collected during the 31 day period ending 31th March 2015. I reali...
You are still a pirate according to Stuff
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 19:45
A story on Stuff ("Netflix wants to make content the same worldwide") says: "CEO Reed Hastings told Gizmodo Australia the online media streaming service wants to stop subscribers pirating content because it is unavailable in their country" and later on the same article "However, he said VPN piracy p...
This week I had a chance to get a little hands on time with a pre-release unit of the new Microsoft Surface 3 - a 2-in-1 device with 10.8" screen. Is it a tablet or a laptop? Frazer Scott (Marketing & Operations Director for Microsoft NZ) says "like Surface Pro 3, Surface 3 is a tablet that can rep...
This week we talk about 2degrees Mobile's acquisition of Snap Internet, Netflix arrival in New Zealand, Tesla's indications of Self Driving Cars arriving in the US mid-year, Magic Leap's AR demo , Fitbit's cycle track upgrade and Intel refreshed NUC computer. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spa...
2degrees have just confirmed the acquisition of Snap Internet. This has been rumoured for a long time and today has confirmed it. Full details shared by 2degrees: 2degrees has purchased Internet service provider Snap and will launch fixed-mobile services this year, accelerating its growth as a full...
Netflix have announced their monthly pricing options and they significantly undercut the competition as expected. Plans are as follows: Single-stream standard definition plan for NZ $9.99 (Australia: AU$8.99) Two-stream high-definition plan for NZ $12.99 (Australia: AU$11.99) Four-stream 4K ultra-h...
This week we go hands on with HTC's upcoming One M9 smartphone. We also discuss the preview of Office 2016 (Windows, Mac, Tablet), Asus TransformerBook T300 Chi, LG 34" curved 21:9 screen, Netflix plan to avoid GST and Techvana - The Ntec New Zealand Computer Museum. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by...

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Serious degraded performance outside of Orcon Network
Created by kiwikiwi, last reply by Jedateach on 28-Apr-2015 15:42 (144 replies)
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WTB: a Q8400 Intel CPU
Created by ArtooDetoo, last reply by PANiCnz on 28-Apr-2015 15:39 (8 replies)

maximum email size on vodafone email
Created by beenz, last reply by johnr on 28-Apr-2015 15:38 (4 replies)

Looking for Car Alarm Remote
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Vodafone station modem
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Are on road costs a rort in NZ?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by Geese on 28-Apr-2015 15:34 (33 replies)
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Discussion & Owners Thread
Created by darkasdes2, last reply by scottjpalmer on 28-Apr-2015 15:27 (204 replies)
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Chorus is utterly useless
Created by TheInfamousHOSS, last reply by TheInfamousHOSS on 28-Apr-2015 15:17 (47 replies)
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ADSL modem/router with good wifi (for apartment)
Created by DarkShadow, last reply by darylblake on 28-Apr-2015 15:16 (11 replies)

LG G WATCH R Discussion
Created by SpookyAwol, last reply by macuser on 28-Apr-2015 14:55 (151 replies)
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it?
Created by gehenna, last reply by farcus on 28-Apr-2015 14:45 (2517 replies)
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Philips Hue "Personal Wireless Lighting"
Created by Chippo, last reply by LennonNZ on 28-Apr-2015 14:40 (46 replies)
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Internet basically dead after 5pm - Past week or two?
Created by LiQuidAce, last reply by Talkiet on 28-Apr-2015 14:39 (18 replies)
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VDSL when?
Created by richms, last reply by ScottHoogerbrug on 28-Apr-2015 14:31 (3 replies)

Cell Provider in US
Created by nedkelly, last reply by sbiddle on 28-Apr-2015 14:25 (7 replies)

Orcon changing charge for month billed in advance
Created by Genfres, last reply by bameron on 28-Apr-2015 14:13 (1 reply)

installing programs in Windows as another user ?
Created by fran1942, last reply by richms on 28-Apr-2015 13:50 (1 reply)

Car Speakers how to find where fault is -
Created by Morgenmuffel, last reply by richms on 28-Apr-2015 13:48 (11 replies)

Broadband Usage Alert Tivo User
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UFB here I come!
Created by BlueShift, last reply by BlueShift on 28-Apr-2015 13:42