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Nanogirl Tour reaches 7500 across first three centres
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:09

With the support of Spark, the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, the MacDiarmid Institute and Beca, the tour is visiting seven centres around New Zealand between December 2nd and December 17th.... Comments (Comments)

Samsung Electronics partners with Te Papa Bug Lab
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 11:03

Samsung Electronics New Zealand is supporting Te Papa as the technology partner on blockbuster summer exhibition Bug Lab.... Comments (Comments)

Samsung Smart Fridge lands in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Dec-2016 10:30

New Family Hub refrigerator features a built in WiFi enabled touchscreen that lets you manage groceries and connect with your family.... Comments (Comments)

Vocus enters business security solutions segment
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 19:52

The importance of protecting business information as cyber-attacks continue to escalate has seen leading telco Vocus Communications launch new products to help businesses protect against cyber threats and limit any downtime with a cloud based data backup service.... Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand signs contract with Inmarsat for in-flight WiFi
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 11:43

Inmarsat has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleets.... Comments (Comments)

True Key by Intel Security adopts Windows Hello
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 20:36

Integration allows True Key extension to leverage the power of Windows Hello's secure authentication factors to provide a more secure long in and authentication experience with new browser support for Microsoft Edge.... Comments (Comments)

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Gareth Morgan is a genius
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NZ Prime Minister John Key Resigns
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The President Of The USA - Who do you think?
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Spark wireless broadband and home /lan access: CGNAT limitations
Created by yokkem, last reply by BarTender on 8-Dec-2016 15:57 (19 replies)
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Spark not planning to deploy native IPv6 at all. Ever.
Created by Erayd, last reply by sbiddle on 7-Dec-2016 20:57 (19 replies)
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Woooaaahh earthquake 2016-11-14
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Wilson's Car Park - When Free is not free
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JB Hifi Cost & GST Sale - 7th Dec
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Constant Vigil Lite UPS for UFB
Posted on 30-Oct-2016 17:03

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

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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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...
SkyOndemand - Catchup TV
Posted by ockel on 7-Dec-2016 16:36
Just discovered that Sky has added Catchup TV to its OnDemand offering. In true Sky fashion there has been no communication, no details on the Sky Ondemand website or even buried in its online help. It appears that there is either more catchup programming on a series-as-its-screening basis. Or it...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in November in Movies
Posted by ockel on 10-Nov-2016 20:32
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 371 movies available for Movie subscribers 27 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 8 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling more th...
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 377 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 45 additi...
In my inbox this morning I received an announcement of Air New Zealand's new Flexitime Membership. It's been a while since Air New Zealand made any significant changes to their domestic flight offerings, and if you're a frequent flyer this membership represents a true bargain that could easily pay f...
Earlier this week I had the chance to attend this year's Microsoft Ignite New Zealand. This was the ninth year I attended the event, previously known as Microsoft TechEd. Many, many things changed over the years and while Microsoft Ignite is still a technology event at heart, things changed, just t...
In May this year I wrote a blog post about credit cards and reward schemes - "Addicted to the Airpoints Credit Card money go round? You might be about to be pushed off.". I wrote this after the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) was asked by the Government to examine retail payme...

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VDSL Filter install and Attenuation
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Is there any point to suppression orders?
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Another Knife to the Traditional Movie Theatre
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What is todays equivalent?
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
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UFB rollout for Waiheke "complete"
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Gareth Morgan is a genius
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ESXi/PFSense on a SparkFibre
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Disconnected by 'Mistake' and Several Days to Reconnect
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Install Fibre ONT in Rack - OK?
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FS: Apple 13" MacBook Pro Retina Display (2015 Model)
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TiVo fails to connect to tivo service
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Unable to forward port 80 after switch to slingshot
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Website DIY/ SaaS tools - real world NZ performance
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Sensibly priced 16Gb DDR3 RAM kit - where to buy?!
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Where to get an i7 4790k?
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Microsoft surface 4 , to buy or not.
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Paradox IP alarm monitoring issues
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Mini Review - MobiWire Dakota - 3G Rugged Candybar
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