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Education and Social Enterprise top priorities for problem-solving Auckland entrepreneurs
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:33

Next month, over 120 entrepreneurs will gather in Auckland to create unique solutions to some of the most challenging issues and opportunities facing society today - education and social enterprise.... Comments (Comments)

IBM says Macs cost less than PCs
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:03

The jamf blog covers a presentation by Fletcher Previn, VP of Workplace as a Service at IBM: In 2015, IBM let their employees decide – Windows or Mac. “The goal was to deliver a great employee choice program and strive to achieve the best Mac program,” Previn said. An emerging favorite meant the deployment of 30,000 […]... Comments (Comments)

Vodafone’s clever free mobile data promise
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 13:52

Vodafone says it will give customers mobile data at no extra charge if their fixed-line broadband connection fails. The deal only applies to customers who have a Vodafone home broadband plan and use the company’s mobile services. In a press release Vodafone consumer director Matt Williams says the always connected promise recognises an internet connection […]... Comments (Comments)

HP New Zealand introduces OMEN series of gaming performance PCs
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 13:00

HP New Zealand has launched a new suite of gaming products designed specifically for those who demand the ultimate, immersive gaming experience.... Comments (Comments)

ASB cashless moneybox ready to ship
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 08:14

The first ASB Clever Kash cashless moneyboxes are being released to a large waiting list of families across New Zealand from today.... Comments (Comments)

New book of Kiwi tech cartoons launching at Ignite NZ
Posted on 24-Oct-2016 18:32

A new book of technology-themed cartoons by Kiwi cartoonist 'Jim' will be officially launched at the Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016 conference being held at SKYCITY in Auckland.... Comments (Comments)

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Gigabit cable now available
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RNZAF Boeing 757 breaks down when carrying PM. RNZAF must have an atrocious dispatch reliability figure.
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WiFi and 3G/4G controlled Wall Switches
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Microsoft Surface Studio
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Is it me, or have Trade Me prices increased?!
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Working for Spark - Customer support / Contact Centre
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Sugar In Food
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Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by JeremyNzl on 26-Oct-2016 19:35 (1201 replies)
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Ring Video Doorbell review
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:08

House automation was just taken to next level in New Zealand with the launch of Ring doorbell, an Internet-connected doorbell with some nifty features.... Comments (Comments)

Garmin vivomove review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 18:57

The Garmin vivomove is a good looking activity tracker that resembles an analog watch. It is closer to a sport watch but the ability to swap wriststraps makes it easy to adapt to different social situations.... Comments (Comments)

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Sky OnDemand - Whats new in October in Movies
Posted by ockel on 14-Oct-2016 16:09
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 334 movies available for Movie subscribers 24 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 18 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling almost...
How one database query can fix HOP cards
Posted by nate on 13-Oct-2016 11:33
From Stuff this morning: Auckland train commuters were over-charged due to a fault with HOP card machines, but Auckland Transport says it won't issue refunds unless passengers complain. Commuters at Takanini train station on Wednesday found both tag-on machines on the platform were out of order. Ev...
Last week I flew down to Christchurch for a much-deserved holiday, and thanks to Air New Zealand I was also able to relax in their Auckland domestic lounge before my one hour and 20 minute flight down South. Upon passing security and heading towards the arrows pointing to the Lounge on the billboa...
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. The evidence of HD (720p!) content is "sparse" and there is still no tagging or categorisation of HD content. SkyOnDemand now has 362 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 44 additio...
Samsung Galaxy Explodafone (Note 7)
Posted by chris021 on 30-Sep-2016 12:17
I was early to board the Note 7 train and have to say it is still the best smart phone on the market. All the hype and reviews are right. Samsung have taken a while to get the Note line back to where it should be and they sure have done so with the Note 7. Build quality, premium materials, IP68, exp...
Smartphone batteries have been in the news recently, in case you haven't been keeping up. On this mornings Jetstar flight the attendant took extra care to call out that Galaxy Note7 users would have to keep their device off - personally if I had one of these mobiles I would be utterly livid. Just no...
Neon & SkyOnDemand - HD by stealth ?
Posted by ockel on 16-Sep-2016 13:19
There have be sporadic reports that some content on Neon is streaming in HD. Investigation into recent content additions on SkyOnDemand reveals a quality improvement may be happening it does not appear to be HD as the purists would define it. Confounding the issue is the absence of any announcemen...

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Housing crisis in Auckland
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FS: MacBook Pro 13" Retina, iPad Air 2 128GB 4G, LG 24" Edgeless IPS Monitor
Created by Peppery, last reply by firefuze on 27-Oct-2016 23:52 (8 replies)

The Universe, who is fascinated by that?
Created by tdgeek, last reply by tdgeek on 27-Oct-2016 23:50 (256 replies)
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I cannot log in to the SkinnyDirect Website as a new user!
Created by arinbasu, last reply by Yabanize on 27-Oct-2016 23:47 (2 replies)

Apple Event 2016-10-27
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Disagreement with tradesman over invoice - escalation path
Created by timmmay, last reply by networkn on 27-Oct-2016 23:30 (12 replies)

RBI gone bad
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Microsoft finally out-Apple Apple with the Surface Studio
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HOW TO STOP resonance sound?
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Minimum height for a power socket near a washing machine
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Orcon gigabit plans
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gateway passthrough
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RING Door Bell - Anyone have this?
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Gigabit cable now available
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FS: FritzBox 7490 (brand new)
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I have a really really weird issue with Orcon?
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AirBnB - educate me, experience, tips
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Just got my bill charged $5 extra
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it?
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Working for 2 Degrees - Customer support / Contact Centre
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