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PC brands plan survival tactics
Posted on 27-Jul-2016 15:12

Personal computer sales are in free-fall. Tablet sales are in worse shape. The two do not exist in isolation. Computer makers have different strategies to squeeze the most out of a difficult market. IDC reports the tablet market has now been in decline for six quarters in a row. Market leaders Apple and Samsung have […]... Comments (Comments)

CheckIT finds the data rat in your ranks
Posted on 27-Jul-2016 10:14

Computer Forensics managing director Brian Eardley-Wilmot says his business has seen a rise in computer crime over the last year. His company is often called in to investigate data theft and other intellectual property crimes. He says there are now more than 100 data crimes each day in New Zealand. Cybercrimes committed by outsiders are […]... Comments (Comments)

Law School to launch new ICT Law Centre
Posted on 26-Jul-2016 20:18

The New Zealand Centre for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Law will be officially launched at the Law School at the University of Auckland.... Comments (Comments)

Verizon to acquire Yahoo's operating business
Posted on 25-Jul-2016 23:45

Verizon Communications Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. The sale does not include Yahoo's cash, its shares in Alibaba Group Holdings, its shares in Yahoo Japan and some patents.... Comments (Comments)

Smartwatches a geek ghetto
Posted on 25-Jul-2016 08:52

New Zealand auction site TradeMe lists dozens, maybe hundreds, of Apple Watches. Many are new or nearly new.  This is unremarkable. Every imaginable electronic device is available on TradeMe.  Yet the number of unwanted Apple Watches is high for a small country like New Zealand. The number is high considering how few Watches have sold […]... Comments (Comments)

Best cloud storage plans 2016
Posted on 22-Jul-2016 15:52

Storing files in the cloud and syncing them across devices has changed the way we use computers and data. Thanks to the cloud you can breathe easier knowing your files are safe, even if something terrible happens to your computer, phone or tablet. Moreover, you can have near-instant access to any of your files from […]... Comments (Comments)

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How I propose to fix the property market.
Created by Aredwood, last reply by dejadeadnz on 27-Jul-2016 15:36 (72 replies)
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Rio Olympics 2016 streaming options
Created by CutCutCut, last reply by ockel on 27-Jul-2016 16:35 (14 replies)

Which island to go to on holiday?
Created by nate, last reply by ludez on 27-Jul-2016 11:09 (29 replies)
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Climate Change: Sh*t is getting real....and fast.
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by tdgeek on 27-Jul-2016 17:18 (80 replies)
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Johnny Moore: I blame baby boomers for housing mess
Created by tdgeek, last reply by dickytim on 27-Jul-2016 06:35 (65 replies)
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Pre pay texting
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Scosche usb charger?
Created by floydie, last reply by richms on 25-Jul-2016 19:10 (12 replies)

Does NZ really have an IT Skills shortage?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by KiwiSurfer on 24-Jul-2016 19:38 (48 replies)
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Huawei P9 review
Posted on 10-Jul-2016 12:25

Huawei is quickly becoming one of the largest smartphone presences in the markets and this year's blitz marketing campaign focusing on the new Huawei P9 is just evidence of how much the company is investing on this.... Comments (Comments)

HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation review
Posted on 29-May-2016 14:29

The HP ZBook are wonderful development and workstation laptops. There, this is almost a full review.... Comments (Comments)

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Vehicle Reviews on NZ TechBlog
Posted by sonyxperiageek on 19-Jul-2016 16:57
So if you guys have been keeping up with NZ TechBlog, we have started doing new vehicle reviews since the beginning of the year! We started out with the Mazda6 Limited Sedan, and have tried out about 10 vehicles since! Some of them we have yet to post the review on. While we're no mechanics, we like...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Movies
Posted by ockel on 17-Jul-2016 13:47
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 315 movies available for Movie subscribers 35 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 6 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling some 83...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in July in Television
Posted by ockel on 16-Jul-2016 16:34
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 347 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 40 additional box sets for Soho subscribers 5832 episodes totaling more than 4,000 hours (using an average estimate of ...
Air New Zealand has a sale on flights to Australia today. There is nothing amazing about that – these days it's something that happens almost as a regularly as a sale at Briscoes. I happened to notice a few comments on social media this morning from people complaining about the cost of return ...
It's been quite a few months since I've flown internationally so a quick trip to China was a good opportunity to compare two different premium classes of service flying Air New Zealand to Hong Kong. Air New Zealand flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai all leave Auckland late at night for an ...
Review: Freeview PVR Panasonic DMR-HWT260
Posted by muppet on 23-Jun-2016 11:52
This is my review of the Panasonic DMR-HWT260. When I went to buy one, there weren't any reviews so I hope this might fill a gap if you're looking to buy one. Keep in mind when reading this that I've already bought one, and people who own something are much less likely to point out flaws in somethi...
Review: Huawei P9
Posted by nate on 10-Jun-2016 11:27
Another year, another nice Huawei phone. Am I becoming a Huawei fanboy? Seems so. The P9, the successor to last year's P8 which I reviewed, is a gorgeous phone. It's a smidgen smaller (I had to look up the specs to just to confirm), and thankfully the power and volume buttons are still in the same...

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No s-doc's for Belkin Wemo devices...?
Created by Disrespective, last reply by solutionz on 27-Jul-2016 17:36 (1 reply)

Freeview HD via Satellite
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Climate Change: Sh*t is getting real....and fast.
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by tdgeek on 27-Jul-2016 17:18 (80 replies)
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SKY launches FAN PASS 2.0 with new content, pricing plans and improved technology
Created by freitasm, last reply by bj99 on 27-Jul-2016 17:17 (678 replies)
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PSN Online service affected by Vodafone Broadband
Created by chiefie, last reply by ludez on 27-Jul-2016 16:54 (2 replies)

Converting to main pressure and gas.
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Talkiet on 27-Jul-2016 16:47 (29 replies)
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900mm long TV brackets
Created by richms, last reply by tangerz on 27-Jul-2016 16:41 (7 replies)

Medical paperwork errors
Created by Fred99, last reply by Fred99 on 27-Jul-2016 16:38 (8 replies)

Rio Olympics 2016 streaming options
Created by CutCutCut, last reply by ockel on 27-Jul-2016 16:35 (14 replies)

Reversing camera question - is wireless that bad?
Created by lchiu7, last reply by MikeAqua on 27-Jul-2016 16:33 (14 replies)

Speed on 200/20 UFB esp. to LA
Created by Brumfondl, last reply by Brumfondl on 27-Jul-2016 16:33 (59 replies)
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Bizarre email conflict in small office LAN
Created by webfish, last reply by wellygary on 27-Jul-2016 16:33 (10 replies)

Microsoft downgrades free OneDrive storage
Created by semigeek, last reply by xlinknz on 27-Jul-2016 16:29 (125 replies)
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Home Automation: Anyone heard of trust smart home? To be sold at Bunnings
Created by davidcole, last reply by tchart on 27-Jul-2016 16:29 (1 reply)

Any IT professionals weigh in on whether Teamviewer is safe to use in an office deployment or not?
Created by Hatch, last reply by tchart on 27-Jul-2016 16:26 (9 replies)

[FS] Pioneer 5.1 AV Receiver - slightly damaged
Created by dclegg, last reply by dclegg on 27-Jul-2016 16:20 (7 replies)

$0 "Tablet Share" sims for On Account mobile customers
Created by dylanp, last reply by dylanp on 27-Jul-2016 16:20

FS: Huawei Watch with Stainless Steel band (+ 2 extra bands) $350
Created by asmcar, last reply by asmcar on 27-Jul-2016 16:01 (4 replies)

Here you go, NZ, The price of South Australian rego.
Created by blakamin, last reply by Linuxluver on 27-Jul-2016 16:00 (16 replies)
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Does Vodafone still offer TV over UFB?
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