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MYOB strengthens payroll offering in NZ with acquisition of Ace Payroll
Posted on 28-May-2015 12:41

Ace Payroll is the third New Zealand company to be acquired by MYOB in two years, and follows the integration of BankLink (acquired in 2013) and PayGlobal (acquired in 2014).... Comments (Comments)

Fronde wins NetSuite APAC Solution Provider Partner of the Year Award
Posted on 28-May-2015 09:53

Fronde has received its first NetSuite APAC Solution Provider Partner of the Year award, in recognition of its ten year expertise in delivering NetSuite's cloud-based business management solutions in Australia and New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Spark Digital launches fully integrated app marketplace for business
Posted on 27-May-2015 15:56

The first fully integrated Software-as-a Service (SaaS) marketplace in New Zealand, Spark Digital Apps allows businesses to buy and manage a range of software from leading software providers, all using a single log-in and on one bill.... Comments (Comments)

Why ratepayers should worry about Auckland Council ERP
Posted on 27-May-2015 15:09

At ZDNet Rob O’Neill says SAP is the big winner from Auckland Council’s IT spending. He writes: “The report reveals the so-called Auckland ”Supercity“, an amalgamation of eight former local councils into one, spent NZ$21.6 million with SAP in the nine months from 1 July 2014 through 31 March 2015” O’Neill says the council’s SAP […]... Comments (Comments)

Samsung New Zealand Announces its first printer range powered by Android
Posted on 27-May-2015 15:00

New models are the marriage of tablets and printers: a game changing solution that is redefining the printing experience for business users.... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft addresses NZ Government questions on cloud security
Posted on 27-May-2015 09:17

Microsoft has this week become the first cloud service provider in New Zealand to publicly demonstrate how its cloud platform, Microsoft Azure, meets the requirements set out in the New Zealand Government CIO's 105 question due-diligence framework.... Comments (Comments)

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Budget home renovations, is this possible for <20K?
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Canon 70-200 f4 IS - focus problem?
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Helmet mounted spotlights - legality?
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Best UFB Provider? Spark, Vodafone or Snap?
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Recommend a laptop
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New Car - Old Car - Decisions, Decisions
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FIFA Corruption
Created by Geektastic, last reply by solival on 28-May-2015 12:44 (16 replies)
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Hulu cracking down
Created by marlinz, last reply by dclegg on 28-May-2015 14:05 (30 replies)
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Fitbit Surge review
Posted on 24-May-2015 18:37

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

DLink DSL-2900 AL Viper review
Posted on 24-May-2015 18:21

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 17:59

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

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Penny wise, Pound Foolish - The Google Trap.
Posted by nunz on 27-May-2015 15:58
I've been thinking - which is never a safe thing to do if you are me, about the saying, "Penny wise - pound foolish." and it's applicability to business. I've mostly been thinking about this in relation to software and cloud services. Over the last few years the growing awareness of Open Source Soft...
We talk with Neighbourly co-founder Casey Eden about this growing local social network, along with discussion about new tech from Toyota and Audi, a streaming video service that wants to compete with piracy, and some fascinating Google and Microsoft news. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (...
When to upgrade to higher quality hosting?
Posted by cyberhub on 14-May-2015 14:16
This is how it all starts - your email bounces back, you try and decipher the bounce back message and it says something like 'the email server has rejected your email because of reputation.' You think to your self 'What does that even mean?' After several hours of trying to figure out the issue and...
We discuss an autonomous truck becoming approved on US roads, Apple's force touch technology, a $9 computer Netflix data impact, tax changes for online services, new smartphones from Microsoft, a very robust Samsung tablet and finally a stylish wearable device. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul ...
Posted by MrWestie on 9-May-2015 10:24
I have been helping a friend out with an extended warranty claim at dicksmith.They have basically mucked her around and trying to fob her off.Maybe a little social media pressure will make them do the right thing. :)Her story
There has been a lot of discussion in the media in recent days regarding the UFB (Ultrafast Broadband) fibre rollout and the issues surrounding both voice only plans and the availability of phone services over UFB during a power cut. Due to a large amount of misinformation that's been spread surroun...
In this episode we discuss the smartphone that morphs into a PC, Spark's latest UFB moves including landlines over UFB without an Internet connection, Microsoft's news from Build, Tesla puts power in your home with Powerwall, the end of the Internet, LED carpet, Kickstarting a smart desk plus Xero ...
Keeping your Google password safe
Posted by nate on 30-Apr-2015 16:24
Phishing attacks really are the worst. They are a page that looks exactly like a legitimate login page you are familiar with (such as Google, Facebook, Twitter etc) but behind the scenes they are actually sending your email address and password to a third party. With these details they can cause a...
Paul acquires an Apple Watch in Los Angeles, and also spends time with the new MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand B2. Also - Open Source Open Society Conference, Xero results, Internet speeds and Netflix, Uber price increase. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with gu...
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...

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Vodafone doesn't supply VDSL modems?
Created by Oriphix, last reply by johnr on 28-May-2015 15:32 (1 reply)

Camera for travel etc. Mirrorless?
Created by Stu, last reply by Krishant007 on 28-May-2015 15:25 (12 replies)

Open Shed will it work in NZ?
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 28-May-2015 15:22 (6 replies)

Geekzone giveaway: Samsung Wireless Audio-Multiroom M7
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I can't remove the ransomware wallpaper
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Recommend a laptop
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Gigatown, when is Vodafone going to offer 1 Gigabit speeds?
Created by sweetasman01, last reply by sbiddle on 28-May-2015 15:09 (7 replies)

Product Key not working, Microsoft won't help
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Dick Smiths enlists the Mad Butcher
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Sky to offer day and week passes to Sky Sports
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Toyota Estima vs Nissan Presage (vs MPV) - maintenance costs
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Android 5.1 Rollout
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Port Waiting for VDSL? Am i screwed
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Fibre TV Being Retired
Created by JoeTurksta, last reply by stuzz on 28-May-2015 14:43 (31 replies)
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Terrible International Download Speeds inc on 200/200 UFB
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Amazon Echo
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Wii U Black Premium Pack $197 ($569 RRP) @Noel Leeming
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Anyone bought a car from 2 cheap cars?
Created by paulmilbank, last reply by davidcole on 28-May-2015 14:12 (28 replies)
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Hulu cracking down
Created by marlinz, last reply by dclegg on 28-May-2015 14:05 (30 replies)
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Rugby World Cup 2015 (115 Days and counting)
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