Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Subscribe to News via RSS
How Microsoft stumbled with touch-enabled Windows, then recovered
Posted on 31-Aug-2015 07:56

Two years ago Microsoft was staring down the barrel of disaster. Today it looks stronger than it has in a decade. In April 2013 IDC research reported second quarter PC sales were 14 percent lower than the year earlier. The firmís analysts had previously forecasted falling sales. They got that much right, but their earlier […]... Comments (Comments)

IBM Extends Open Cloud initiatives
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:44

Customers can now deploy and manage their applications on OpenStack-based private clouds from IBM Cloud data centers worldwide.... Comments (Comments)

Vista Entertainment Solutions to enter Japanese market
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:41

New Zealand company Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) has signed a distribution agreement with VINX Corporation to enable the sale and distribution of VES software to the Japanese cinema marketplace for the first time.... Comments (Comments)

Government launches Green Paper to explore digital convergence
Posted on 27-Aug-2015 10:35

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today launched a Green Paper and work programme outlining the Government's response to the challenges and opportunities of a converged world.... Comments (Comments)

Ultimate Ears bluetooth speaker: Roll with it
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 17:20

It hasn’t taken Logitech’s Ultimate Ears brand to carve out a niche as maker of stylish, rugged Bluetooth speakers. It helps that the speakers in the UE range look good and perform well yet sell at affordable prices. At the time of writing the most affordable model in the range for New Zealanders is the […]... Comments (Comments)

Intel and CSIRO tracking bees with RFID technology
Posted on 25-Aug-2015 09:49

CSIRO-led initiative seeks to protect one third of global produce reliant on pollination via collaborative research effort.... Comments (Comments)

Subscribe to the latest forum posts via RSS
WINZ expected to pay for a 3k treadmill
Created by johnr, last reply by gzt on 1-Sep-2015 23:53 (183 replies)
Pages ... 11 12 13

After upgrading to VDSL not all the jackpoints are working?
Created by yudumcan, last reply by webwat on 30-Aug-2015 18:06 (62 replies)
Pages ... 3 4 5

VDSL Attenuation vs PreQual figures
Created by ElectronicFerret, last reply by webwat on 30-Aug-2015 18:18 (18 replies)
Pages ... 2

Wrt54gv2 firmeare 3.03 to cable modem SB5101
Created by kiwigeek1, last reply by kiwigeek1 on 31-Aug-2015 22:19 (16 replies)
Pages ... 2

How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 2-Sep-2015 07:21 (61 replies)
Pages ... 3 4 5

Post your vehicles
Created by TimA, last reply by alexingram on 1-Sep-2015 21:27 (166 replies)
Pages ... 10 11 12

DIY "bug & grime clean" fluid for car window washer
Created by joker97, last reply by RunningMan on 29-Aug-2015 18:27 (13 replies)

Why are Vodafone so useless????!!!!!!
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by Wheelbarrow01 on 1-Sep-2015 19:16 (12 replies)

HP Deskjet 3630 review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:17

Printers have come a long way and less is more now as the HP Deskjet 3630 shows.... Comments (Comments)

Logitech MX Master review
Posted on 26-Aug-2015 14:14

Over the years Logitech changed into a computer peripheral company but the mouse is what defined it for me. The latest model to land here is the MX Master wireless mouse, a futuristic looking mouse with modern features.... Comments (Comments)

Da Vinci 3D printer review
Posted on 14-Aug-2015 15:38

It was my first 3D printing experience and I can say it was a success - or almost. But most likely my fault.... Comments (Comments)

Subscribe to last 50 Geekzone blogs via RSS
Blogs »
This week - NASA's mission to. Hawaii, Markus Persson's billions of dollars fail to buy happiness, NZ's Ultra-Fast Broadband Initiative moves forward, Fishpond finded $50k, Facebook M and a billion users, Chrome vs Flash, LG Rolly, cool smartphone from former Apple CEO John Sculley's company. This ...
On this episode we talk about iOS 9 and Ad blocking, Mako Networks receivership, flexible e-ink touch screens, EzyFlix closing, Network for Learning, Samsung NZ Springboard, Windows 95 anniversary, a TPP tech update and an autonomous bus service in the Netherlands. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by P...
I love flying. I also love Air New Zealand. As a HVC (high value customer) I fairly regularly get customer surveys and I normally take time to fill these in. Over the last year or so the line of questioning in these surveys has become incredibly bad, and it really worries me that business decisions ...
Join me in Queenstown and Invercargill
Posted by nate on 25-Aug-2015 11:52
On the 9th and 10th of September I'll be in Queenstown then Invercargill, giving a presentation on business, software and hospitality. It'll be some of my thoughts and ideas on how to make life easier as a business owner. Also joining me will be Christian Newman from Xero, talking about what's new...
This week we discuss experiences with the Samsung Note 5 & Galaxy S6 Edge+, Spark's Morepork smarthome security, TomTom Bandit (GoPro competitor), TPP Agreement, the so called Netflix tax and CodeBlue's acquisition by Australia's CSG. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with gues...
We talk about Google's reorganisation and rebrand to Alphabet, how you can legally fly your drone in an NZ park, Ubiquiti's sad SU$70m scam story, Intel Skylake, Android happenings, JFK's new passenger tracking, and a DNA test with This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain...
We discuss RocketLab's NASA partnership, Vector's Tesla/Solar giveaway, Amazon's drive up supermarket, Windows 10's arrival, crowd sensing tech, Microsoft and a missing laptop, Parrot Bebop drone and a report that suggests 'Android is Flabbergastingly insecure'. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul ...

Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live.

Subscribe to the latest forum posts via RSS
New home builds - thoughts and advice on the process?
Created by jonathan18, last reply by lindanz on 2-Sep-2015 08:12 (15 replies)

Belkin dual USB charger very slow
Created by 33coupe, last reply by sbiddle on 2-Sep-2015 08:08 (9 replies)

Throttling/shaping on Spark still a thing?
Created by tardtasticx, last reply by Inphinity on 2-Sep-2015 08:06 (9 replies)

Big shoe shop..
Created by SpookyAwol, last reply by floydbloke on 2-Sep-2015 08:04 (8 replies)

Battle of the cheap Chinese Androids
Created by paulmilbank, last reply by joker97 on 2-Sep-2015 08:03 (117 replies)
Pages ... 6 7 8

30/10 Chorus UFB speed increase?
Created by jonb, last reply by BMarquis on 2-Sep-2015 07:48 (16 replies)
Pages ... 2

Anyone here tried "audiophile-optimizer"?
Created by timbosan, last reply by mcraenz on 2-Sep-2015 07:39 (21 replies)
Pages ... 2

Flying V Electric Guitar - ESP LTD V300
Created by red_xsi, last reply by red_xsi on 2-Sep-2015 07:39 (7 replies)

Keep loosing connection to the US
Created by jarledb, last reply by sbiddle on 2-Sep-2015 07:35 (1 reply)

Vodafone Smart ultra - $299
Created by NikT, last reply by GregM on 2-Sep-2015 07:24 (165 replies)
Pages ... 9 10 11

How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 2-Sep-2015 07:21 (61 replies)
Pages ... 3 4 5

Krapi Cable Congestion?
Created by gbwelly, last reply by gbwelly on 2-Sep-2015 07:04 (640 replies)
Pages ... 41 42 43

Why was the Apple Watch only released in 3 stores in NZ?
Created by dantiberian, last reply by dickytim on 2-Sep-2015 06:59 (8 replies)

Sky to Sky
Created by networkn, last reply by davidcole on 2-Sep-2015 06:37 (3 replies)

How to restart (power cycle) the Fritzbox 7490
Created by GeoffisPure, last reply by SCM on 2-Sep-2015 03:48 (1 reply)

Change Netflix region to US
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by eracode on 2-Sep-2015 03:24 (12 replies)

WINZ expected to pay for a 3k treadmill
Created by johnr, last reply by gzt on 1-Sep-2015 23:53 (183 replies)
Pages ... 11 12 13

Business versus Home antivirus software, opinions
Created by dukester, last reply by ArcticSilver on 1-Sep-2015 23:39 (5 replies)

Any reason why 2degrees plans are more expensive then Snap's old plans?
Created by nettowho, last reply by fe31nz on 1-Sep-2015 23:31 (18 replies)
Pages ... 2

Anyone using the SKYBOX V8 STB?
Created by per0w, last reply by surfisup1000 on 1-Sep-2015 23:24 (3 replies)