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Why you shouldnít skimp on technology
Posted on 28-Nov-2015 13:59

Technology is an important part of life. Most of us need it to earn a living. Many businesses canít function without technology. Money spent on hardware, software and services as an investment, not a cost. My key lesson from 30 years writing about computers and technology is: Donít cut corners. Itís solid advice in every […]... Comments (Comments)

Youth projects get NZ$1 million to engage young Kiwis with science and tech
Posted on 27-Nov-2015 10:17

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced nearly $1 million of new funding to 25 additional projects around the country to engage more young Kiwis with science and technology under the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund pilot.... Comments (Comments)

Xero launches Apple Watch app
Posted on 24-Nov-2015 14:19

Xero has released Xero for Apple Watch, a fast and convenient way for business owners to stay on top of their cash flow, with notifications and alerts when invoices have been paid.... Comments (Comments)

iPad Pro, 2015 MacBook, MacBook Air productivity
Posted on 24-Nov-2015 07:26

Nothing bad happened switching from the 2015 MacBook to the iPad Pro. If there were any surprises they were all good ones. Every Friday morning I pack a computer, coffee money and a banana in a briefcase. Next I catch a bus to town where I work in a clientís office. Although I interview people, […]... Comments (Comments)

Wave of new EMC offerings deliver cloud integration across the Data Centre
Posted on 23-Nov-2015 22:19

Hybrid approach to data management automates primary storage and data protection to the cloud, from the cloud and in the cloud.... Comments (Comments)

Volvo Cars to Develop Next Generation Automotive Technologies with Microsoft
Posted on 23-Nov-2015 20:26

A new partnership between Volvo and Microsoft will allow car owners to use holographic technology to configure and preview their car choice in 3D before purchase.... Comments (Comments)

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A 17 second violation of airspace? Is Turkey nuts?
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Black Friday 2015 - Post Deals here
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Ford Eco Sport Titanium-Looking to buy
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Reliable hatchback for $6k?
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Huawei and 2degrees Nexus 6P 64/128 GB offer for Geekzone users
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Wireless broadband in Wellington?
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When should you put up your Xmas tree?
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How to collect from a debtor - any ideas?
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Withings Activite trackers review
Posted on 28-Oct-2015 14:10

The Withings Activite brand of activity trackers offers a balance between functionality and fashion. They are simple and disguise its function well. And to me that's the main appeal of these pieces. Are they watches with activity tracking or activity trackers that can tell the time?... Comments (Comments)

Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH review
Posted on 21-Sep-2015 16:01

The Intel NUC platform has been around for a while and it's a favourite of mine when someone asks for a good HTPC platform (thinking as a consumer) or an all around desktop platform for business needs.... Comments (Comments)

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Anybody who knows me will know I'm a bit of a travel junkie - I love planes, and I love travel. I have flown around 50 plane flights per year over the past few years, with at least 2-3 trips to the United States every year, and typically flights to Australia every few months. All of this means a lot...
This episode it's time to discuss the big encryption debate, a 4-year Internet troll search, MyRepublic update, Facebook and forgetting your ex, Aura's $10m Kordia sale, Tesla's disappearing autonomous mode, 30 years of Windows plus Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. This NZ Tech...
This episodes features our hands on comparison between the Apple iPad Pro, Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Microsoft Surface Book. Also discussed is MyRepublic's $500 1Gbps Business UFB, Netflix Tax, UltraHD Blu-ray, the All Dock, and Uber NZ's 10% price drop. This NZ Tech Podcast episode produced with...
Microsoft has backed out of "unlimited" storage for OneDrive. American ISPs are more and more placing limits on plans available to consumers. Locally we had the debacle of Vodafone cable hitting extremely poor performance – most notably since the "unlimited" plan was released to their customer...
What does your vehicle cost to run?
Posted by nate on 10-Nov-2015 14:25
Through one of our subsidiaries, BestCar, we've just help launch a total cost of ownership tool on the new EECA business website. It allows you make decisions on what car to purchase not solely based on the purchase price, but on what the vehicle will cost to run over the term (years) and distance ...
LG’s 4K Ultra HD OLED TV
Posted by nate on 23-Oct-2015 11:55
Yesterday morning I attended LG's demo and announcement of their new HD OLED TV (with Ultra 4K HD). We were given a demonstration of the top 65" model (65EG960T) and the smaller 55" model (55EG960T). TL;DR: the panel is outstanding. The TV has a slight curve in it, which I didn't like initially....
This week we discuss Tesla's new autonomous driving update, the top smartphone cameras ranked, Intel's Skylake 6th Generatation Core processors, Sony Xperia Z5 and Sony Z5 Compact, Tom Tom Spark fitness wearable, powerful killer USB sticks and Blackberry Priv Android handset. We also hear all about...

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The role of G.Fast in New Zealand’s fibre future
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VDSL speeds have shot up!? Chorus changing to 998 bandplan.
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FS: Wacom Tablet Intudos Small
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When should you put up your Xmas tree?
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Australia tv goes online LIVE streaming..
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iPad Pro preorders starting this Wednesday
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EPG Collector exit code 13 suddenly started every time
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Kreg Jigs - any one got experience
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Google Nexus 6P Owners Discussion
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White Netcomm NF4V with iPhone
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Home phone via ONT or Vodafone modem ?
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Dish TV Customers: We want your feedback, technical issues, software suggestion!
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New Drones / Toy Helicopter law coming in 1st August
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Would you recommend MR?
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Best DVB-T Set Top Box
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Lumia 950/950XL
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Cast TVNZ stuff
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Mysky box software upgrade next week
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Apple Price Hike: Does it put you off purchasing?
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Sky only working in morning and night?? Help please?
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