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Mobile launcher app company POSTR raises $3 million for APAC expansion
Posted on 19-Jan-2017 08:59

The fast-growing company builds telecom branded white-label apps, which let people hire out their Android lock screens for advertising in return for mobile data or airtime from major mobile carriers. It has recently launched Optus Xtra with Australian telecom giant Optus and will soon launch telecom-branded apps in major South East Asian markets.... Comments (Comments)

Inland Revenue prepares to roll out $25 million information knowledge management system
Posted on 19-Jan-2017 08:57

Inland Revenue has signed a deal with New Zealand company TEAM Asparona to provide the first stage of a new multi-million dollar information knowledge management system.... Comments (Comments)

Hawaiki sub-cable on track for mid-2018 launch
Posted on 18-Jan-2017 14:13

Hawaiki says it has completed the route survey for its 14,000km submarine cable connecting New Zealand and Australia to the US mainland via Pacific island nations and Hawaii. The job was done with Hawaiki partner TE SubCom. Completing the survey puts Hawaiki on track to begin operating from the middle of 2018. The company says […]... Comments (Comments)

NZ IT spending to climb 2.3 percent in 2017
Posted on 14-Jan-2017 17:14

Gartner says New Zealand spending on IT áwill reach NZ$11.4 billion in 2017. That’s up 2.3 percent on last year. This is less than the expected 2.7 percent rise in global IT spending. The reason for New Zealand’s underperformance is that nation’s biggest IT spending category is fixed and mobile communications services. It accounts for […]... Comments (Comments)

NZ Tech Podcast 316: Ten years of Apple iPhone
Posted on 13-Jan-2017 14:26

This week I join NZ Tech Podcast hostáPaul Spain (@paulspain)áandáRoss McDougalláto discuss ten years of the iPhone along with highlights of this year’s CES show in Las Vegas. We talk about theáLG wallpaper TV, long range wireless charging, Windows 10 virtual reality headsets, Faraday Future, Lucid Motors and devices with voice assistants ľ cars, washing […]... Comments (Comments)

Lenovo Miix 510: A Surface Pro 4 for less
Posted on 13-Jan-2017 11:19

If you want a Surface Pro 4 but find Microsoft's price too high, Lenovo's Miix 510 may fit the bill.... Comments (Comments)

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Huawei Mate 9 review
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For the last three weeks I have been using the Huawei Mate 9 full time. The verdict is easy: a great smartphone.... Comments (Comments)

Constant Vigil Lite UPS for UFB
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Constant Vigil is about to release a new UPS that can neatly integrate into your UFB setup.... Comments (Comments)

Ring Video Doorbell review
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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)

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Controlling a 12v fan from a raspberry Pi.
Posted by davidcole on 17-Jan-2017 07:49
My last post (Here), showed the reading of temperatures via raspberry Pi. The last post it was via a Bluetooth dongle and a BlueMaestro temp disc. Once you've taken the temperature, or other sensor readings, it's now time to do something with it. My Comms cabinet is in an external cupboard and wal...
Airline travel from New Zealand to the United States has seen plenty of deals over the past year with the introduction of flight by both American Airlines and United Airlines on the Auckland (AKL) to Los Angeles (LAX) and Auckland (AKL) to San Francisco (SFO) routes during the middle of 2016. These ...
Recently I've dipped my toes in the home automation pool. I started out with an OpenHab installation on linux, then started adding some sensors. The easy ones were existing items already compatible and computer based, NUT for UPS, Plex and with a bit of effort server load, temp and memory usage. ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast, Hollywood's Erik Pence discusses Quickflix v2 and Jeremy O'Hanlon shares an update on Also featured - new Ransomware which rewards you for sharing it, Netflix Virtual Reality on Google Daydream, Sky TV/Duco vs Live Streamers, The Grand Tour vs Game of Th...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in December in Movies
Posted by ockel on 13-Dec-2016 17:24
With a full 12 months passing since the launch of Sky Ondemand its interesting to see the movie library is consistently about the same number, unlike the shrinking offering from some providers, and a mix of recent box office hits through to the B-grade range and back catalogues (not just downsizing ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast we discussed Amazon Go – the new bricks & mortar supermarket with checkouts. In studio guest James MacAvoy shared about NZ startup Goodnest and how it provides discount access to cleaners, electricians and other homes service. Ex Game producer Himanshu Khanna ta...
It has been just over a year since Sky launched its OnDemand service. Over that time I have recorded its additions and deletions and, like all streaming services, the content that it offers changes from time to time as programming rights reach the end of the contract period (and new content deals a...

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