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Chorus first half: Copper boosts, wireless bites
Posted on 23-Feb-2017 14:43

Chorus did better than expected during in its first-half. The network operator saw net profit rise to $66 million up from $33 million a year earlier. Revenues and profits lifted thanks to an increase in the regulated copper price. At the same time fixed wireless broadband made inroads into Chorus’ connection numbers. Revenue is up […]... Comments (Comments)


First thoughts on Commerce Commission Vodafone-Sky ruling
Posted on 23-Feb-2017 10:31

The Commerce Commission declined the proposed Vodafone-Sky merger on it would decrease competition in telecommunications. That seems right1. The important thing is that Sky has all the important rights tied up. It owns or sub-licenses all the popular sporting codes. Most of all it has the rights to Rugby. At the moment Sky has a deal […]... Comments (Comments)

Valet service for auction sellers launches on eBay Australia
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 17:09

Fishpond WorldFront has launched a Valet service that takes care of the end to end listing of items for sale on eBay.com.au.... Comments (Comments)

Research indicates digital skills shortage in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 17:06

Half of Kiwis in the workforce admit they need to acquire more digital skills in order to guarantee their future employability.... Comments (Comments)

New jobs initiative to bring global talents to Wellington
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 16:58

LookSee Wellington, a new global talent search initiative that aims to address the city's IT skills shortage and position the industry for further growth, is now accepting registrations from talented tech professionals from around the globe.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand company kickstart valve amplifier project
Posted on 20-Feb-2017 15:00

IMS Electronics, a New Zealand based manufacturer of audio products has just announced their 'Desktop Valve Amplifier', a compact hybrid valve amplifier with head turning good looks.... Comments (Comments)



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HP Elite X3 review
Posted on 6-Feb-2017 16:32

For the last month or so I had time to experience the HP Elite X3, a full blown Windows 10 Mobile experience.... Comments (Comments)

HP Omen X review
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 17:09

It's been a long time (since my move from desktop to laptops, a few years back) that I could enjoy a desktop with almost instant startup, no waiting for Office programs to run and (very important) playing games with all settings switched to HIGH.... Comments (Comments)

Huawei Mate 9 review
Posted on 15-Dec-2016 07:14

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


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Webstock 2017: think of others
Posted by antoniosk on 23-Feb-2017 22:07
antoniosk
I had the good fortune to be allowed to attend Webstock 2017 this year, held in Wellington New Zealand from 13-17 February. This quirky event is growing in popularity and attendance, and this year featured a whole host of presenters covering many topics, from the origin of Emoji's to empathetic desi...
paulspain
On NZ Tech Podcast's 6th anniversary we celebrate over a million downloads of the podcast. Topics included Homeland Security vs Travellers, Australian Banks vs Apple, PayPal account risks, Logitech's 4K webcam, Intel Coffee Lake, near Invisible Malware. We also giveaway over $3000 in prizes this ...
sonyxperiageek
The Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge was revamped and opened up again in 2015. Last week I had the opportunity to try out this lounge before my flight to Guangzhou, China, transiting in Hong Kong, travelling on an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200. I have to say the flight wasn't a very ...
Controlling a 12v fan from a raspberry Pi.
Posted by davidcole on 17-Jan-2017 07:49
davidcole
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...
sbiddle
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 ...
davidcole
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. ...
paulspain
This week on NZ Tech Podcast, Hollywood's Erik Pence discusses Quickflix v2 and Jeremy O'Hanlon shares an update on Homes.co.nz. 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...


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