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How Microsoft stumbled with touch-enabled Windows, then recovered
Posted on 31-Aug-2015 07:56

Two years ago Microsoft was staring down the barrel of disaster. Today it looks stronger than it has in a decade. In April 2013 IDC research reported second quarter PC sales were 14 percent lower than the year earlier. The firmís analysts had previously forecasted falling sales. They got that much right, but their earlier […]... Comments (Comments)

IBM Extends Open Cloud initiatives
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:44

Customers can now deploy and manage their applications on OpenStack-based private clouds from IBM Cloud data centers worldwide.... Comments (Comments)

Vista Entertainment Solutions to enter Japanese market
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:41

New Zealand company Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) has signed a distribution agreement with VINX Corporation to enable the sale and distribution of VES software to the Japanese cinema marketplace for the first time.... Comments (Comments)

Government launches Green Paper to explore digital convergence
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:35

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today launched a Green Paper and work programme outlining the Government's response to the challenges and opportunities of a converged world.... Comments (Comments)

Ultimate Ears bluetooth speaker: Roll with it
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 17:20

It hasn’t taken Logitech’s Ultimate Ears brand to carve out a niche as maker of stylish, rugged Bluetooth speakers. It helps that the speakers in the UE range look good and perform well yet sell at affordable prices. At the time of writing the most affordable model in the range for New Zealanders is the […]... Comments (Comments)

Intel and CSIRO tracking bees with RFID technology
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 09:49

CSIRO-led initiative seeks to protect one third of global produce reliant on pollination via collaborative research effort.... Comments (Comments)

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WINZ expected to pay for a 3k treadmill
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How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
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After upgrading to VDSL not all the jackpoints are working?
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VDSL Attenuation vs PreQual figures
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Post your vehicles
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SKY launches FAN PASS 2.0 with new content, pricing plans and improved technology
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Understanding Windows 10 Licensing
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HP Deskjet 3630 review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:17

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 14:14

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 15:38

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

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On this episode we talk about iOS 9 and Ad blocking, Mako Networks receivership, flexible e-ink touch screens, EzyFlix closing, Network for Learning, Samsung NZ Springboard, Windows 95 anniversary, a TPP tech update and an autonomous bus service in the Netherlands. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by P...
I love flying. I also love Air New Zealand. As a HVC (high value customer) I fairly regularly get customer surveys and I normally take time to fill these in. Over the last year or so the line of questioning in these surveys has become incredibly bad, and it really worries me that business decisions ...
Join me in Queenstown and Invercargill
Posted by nate on 25-Aug-2015 11:52
On the 9th and 10th of September I'll be in Queenstown then Invercargill, giving a presentation on business, software and hospitality. It'll be some of my thoughts and ideas on how to make life easier as a business owner. Also joining me will be Christian Newman from Xero, talking about what's new...
This week we discuss experiences with the Samsung Note 5 & Galaxy S6 Edge+, Spark's Morepork smarthome security, TomTom Bandit (GoPro competitor), TPP Agreement, the so called Netflix tax and CodeBlue's acquisition by Australia's CSG. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with gues...
We talk about Google's reorganisation and rebrand to Alphabet, how you can legally fly your drone in an NZ park, Ubiquiti's sad SU$70m scam story, Intel Skylake, Android happenings, JFK's new passenger tracking, and a DNA test with This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain...
We discuss RocketLab's NASA partnership, Vector's Tesla/Solar giveaway, Amazon's drive up supermarket, Windows 10's arrival, crowd sensing tech, Microsoft and a missing laptop, Parrot Bebop drone and a report that suggests 'Android is Flabbergastingly insecure'. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul ...
Uber & Driverless Cars - Changing Your World
Posted by Zeon on 2-Aug-2015 07:54
There are two big stories in the personal transport news these days, Uber (and of course its compatriots in the ride-sharing space like Lyft) & Driverless cars. Each is in itself quite an amazing proposition. Let's start with Uber. On the surface it looks like a win-win for both sides; the passenge...

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Dish TV Customers: We want your feedback, technical issues, software suggestion!
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Is Freeview satellite 1080p?
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WTB: Graphics card (PCI)
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How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
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Coconut milk, guar gum and BPA free?
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Spark (Telecom) connecting Nighthawk R8000 to Fibre
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Just installed Windows 10 on release and have questions... Post here
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Awesome customer service ( aka Snap)
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Cordless VOIP handset with POE?
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Who does send and get the power bills after tenant has moved out?
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Internet Sharing at Hostel
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Windows 10 Mobile will not run on some Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 handsets
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Krapi Cable Congestion?
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A friend would like Wifi but found out they have a 7 year old cable modem
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Good apps/sites to book cheap flights to the USA (plus other tips)?
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