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Overheads, warranties behind New Zealand Windows PCs price premium
Posted on 28-Jun-2016 11:58

HP New Zealand managing director Grant Hopkins says higher overheads are behind the premium we pay when buying Windows PCs. While New Zealanders get the same hardware as US or UK customers, we get better warranties. He says HPís US customers get a one-year warranty. Thatís it. In New Zealand the Consumer Guarantees Act applies […]... Comments (Comments)


Code Club Aotearoa lanches initiative to link computer coding with te reo
Posted on 25-Jun-2016 18:58

A national charity organisation has, with Ngai Tahu, produced a first of its kind initiative to teach primary school students how to embrace Ngai Tahu's cultural beliefs and language by creating a variety of coding projects incorporating te reo.... Comments (Comments)

Hapara launches on Microsoft Office 365
Posted on 25-Jun-2016 18:55

Engaging students online and tailoring individual learning just got easier for educators worldwide with the launch of New Zealand-developed education instructional management system Hapara on the Microsoft Office 365 platform.... Comments (Comments)

Huawei Cloud Conference 2016 held in Auckland
Posted on 24-Jun-2016 16:11

Huawei Cloud Conference (HCC) 2016 was held at Auckland's ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, with experts sharing their vision for the future of the Cloud.... Comments (Comments)

Fitbit unveils new personalised sleep schedule features
Posted on 22-Jun-2016 20:56

The new Sleep Schedule features on the Fitbit app will help users meet their sleep goals and maintain a more consistent pattern of sleep.... Comments (Comments)

UE speakers bring Siri and Google Now Voice integration
Posted on 22-Jun-2016 20:48

Ultimate Ears is introducing Siri and Google Now voice integration on UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM speakers, allowing music fans to stay connected with faster, easier access to their music.... Comments (Comments)



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Is it legal for parking wardens to mark car tyres with chalk?
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BREXIT - what comes next.
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FPS Recommendation
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Power company charge that has me scratching my head...
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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)

Sony Wireless Deep Bass SRSXB3 review
Posted on 29-May-2016 13:46

It is a common thing: you have a great set of playlists in your Spotify account and want to share this during a party or when meeting friends... But your smartphone is not a speaker and the sound doesn't make justice to the brilliance of your selection.... Comments (Comments)

Fitbit Blaze review
Posted on 22-May-2016 13:37

Earlier this year Fibit announced a couple of new additions to its line of fitness track. We look at the Fibit Blaze.... Comments (Comments)


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Review: Freeview PVR Panasonic DMR-HWT260
Posted by muppet on 23-Jun-2016 11:52
muppet
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
nate
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...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in June in Movies
Posted by ockel on 8-Jun-2016 17:31
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 369 movies available for Movie subscribers 29 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) OnDemand movies totaling some 940 hours (estimate based on average ru...
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 365 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 37 additional box sets for Soho subscribers 5641 episodes totaling almost 4,000 hours (using an average estimate of 42 min...
Poor man’s automation - WeMO + Limitless LEDs
Posted by nate on 29-May-2016 16:30
nate
Home automation using a common platform such as the Philip's Hue bulbs or the Wemo switchable plugs and bulbs is reasonably straight forawrd. I've got a mix of Limitless LED light bulbs and Wemo switches, which makes it more complicated, but can be achieved using some custom software. My goal was s...
sbiddle
When Air New Zealand launched the 777-300ER into it's fleet in 2011 one of the most talked about features was the introduction of the new Premium Economy Spaceseat. This seat, developed in-house by Air New Zealand and design company Ideo, had originally been designed for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. D...
sbiddle
Anybody in New Zealand who has a credit card will be well aware of the intense competition over the last few years for credit cards aligned with Air New Zealand's Airpoints program. ANZ and Kiwibank have been aligned with Airpoints for a number of years, and in 2015 BNZ were dumped as a partner and ...


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GoPro HERO3 *genuine* replacement battery in NZ
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FPS Recommendation
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BREXIT - what comes next.
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it?
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Krapi Cable Congestion?
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Port forwarding on Voda TC7210d?
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Spark website says my parents can get VDSL, but then Spark copper team says they can't. Who is right?
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Post your speedtest results on wi-fi please.
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INCORRECT License Details on Infringement Notice
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Landline and internet down for over 2 months - Spark not helping, no idea what to do
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Nissan LEAF - General - (was:withdrawn from NZ market?)
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Power company charge that has me scratching my head...
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TOT being removed in exchange for increased salary. Help.
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Overclock skylake I5-6500
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