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Huawei to replace existing Spark 3G network equipment with latest technology
Posted on 21-Nov-2014 20:24

Work is also commencing to use Huawei technology to upgrade Spark's 3G network nationwide, replacing the existing equipment with a cutting edge SRAN (Single Radio Access Network) platform.... Comments (Comments)

Kia Ora Netflix
Posted on 19-Nov-2014 16:14

Netflix will launch in New Zealand in March. The online video service say it will soon begin operation in New Zealand and Australia.... Comments (Comments)

Southern Cross cable signs largest customers until 2030
Posted on 19-Nov-2014 13:46

Southern Cross Cable's CEO, Anthony Briscoe has announced that the undersea cable connecting New Zealand to the rest of the world will be fully functional for at least another 15 years.... Comments (Comments)

Netflix to launch in Australia and New Zealand March 2015
Posted on 19-Nov-2014 11:08

Internet-connected users in Australia and New Zealand will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows in high-definition or even 4K where available.... Comments (Comments)

Coding kids win at 2014 Orion Health Codeworx
Posted on 18-Nov-2014 18:20

Several innovative high school students recently received awards in Codeworx, a coding competition organised by eHealth provider, Orion Health.... Comments (Comments)

Kiwi tech start-up Transfercar revs up the US rental car industry
Posted on 18-Nov-2014 18:14

New Zealand-based free rental car company makes waves in America while its popularity hits record levels at home.... Comments (Comments)

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Netflix officialy launching in NZ in March
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Gull Employment Dispute.
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Which one is right for me? M8, Z3, S5 or other?
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Slingshot line speed
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Chief Censor - He's at it again!
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Little Wins labour Leadership
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Orcon: Why did you cancel my email account without telling me??
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Council recycling.....
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ADATA SP610 SSD review
Posted on 11-Nov-2014 19:06

My week with The ADATA SP610: From Ho Hum to Oh Wow!... Comments (Comments)

Brother MFC-J5720DW review
Posted on 2-Nov-2014 16:24

The new Brother MFC-J5720DW multi function printer arrived here just in time for us to try something different: printing photos on canvas. Mind you this is not the only thing this multi-talented printer can do... Comments (Comments)

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So picked this up yesterday after I had sold my 358 to a chap on here. $279 from Noel Lemmings. I still have my MY65T but tempted to keep it as you don't get much for them secondhand.So ran the CD that comes with it on my win 8 machine and it automatically found updates downloaded maps as well as Au...
After weeks and weeks of searching for this much-hyped liquid, also called Lewis Road Creamery Fresh Chocolate Milk, I finally managed to get some sent to me, to be precise: 2 bottles! I was really excited to be able to finally lay my tongue on this stuff! So, you ask, what is so good about this "Fr...
BigPipe - email ONLY support ?!&@!#
Posted by nakedmolerat on 18-Nov-2014 23:04
Joined BigPipe for my vdsl connection. I received an email confirmation that the connection is up and running. When i turned up to the property, there is no DSL signal whatsoever. *** Support request to bigpipe *** First email 8.01 PMBigPipe reply 8.09 PM (8 minutes response) My reply ...
Picked up a Logitech M705 Wireless Mouse from PBTECHSo nothing very exciting its a wireless mouse!This was exciting though the packing you know they usually heat seal the plastic?. Then 9 times out of 10 you end up losing an arm trying to get it open?Well this pack had an easy sepearte tag that ope...
Saw these on PBT for $85 thought they would be worth a go.WRONG!The paired with mu Ipad mini instantly unfortunatly because as soon as they did, I received the sound of a cat being dragged over rocks!They virtually have no bass whatsoeverThey do however fit very well around the ears and are so light...
This week we cover the fascinating Amazon Echo the Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Dropbox and Microsoft Office 365 alliance, Android 5.0 Lollipop, Wirelurker, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Gear S, Microsoft Band, HP Stream 7 and Microsoft Office arriving free on mobile devices. This NZ Tech Podcast host...
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PLEASE NOTE: Unless you have very good reason for wanting to move away from the hardware your ISP supplies you should always use it. Using non ISP supplied hardware does break the t...
People buy alot of devices these days,People ask me. how do they all work together, can they talk to each other or sync. the answer is always "what particular data do you want to be in sync?" do you want to sync email, messages, contacts, calender, notes, music, photos, browser tabs, docs?whats th...
Buying new vs second hand vehicles
Posted by nate on 6-Nov-2014 17:50
The most common misconception we hear from second-hand vehicle buyers before they work with us is: "New cars cost too much - I can't afford a new car." Smart car buyers consider three criteria as a minimum: Fitness for purpose: that is, the vehicle class and specification that most closely match...
This episode we go hands on with the new Microsoft Band fitness wearable, Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, Samsung Gear S and Toshiba's US$99 Encore Mini tablet. We also discuss Spark's $60m data centre, the 100GB mobile data plan and what was a shocking week in space exploration. This NZ Tech Podcas...

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Is this UFB install job acceptable?
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Turning off voicemail in 2degrees
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IPhone 6 Plus case - slim, non sticky, protective?
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Iphone 6 or 6+ for woman with small hands?
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I am sure there is a blonde joke in here somewhere.
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Interesting Interference Effect?
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[FS] Motorola 360 - price drop
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Android 5.0 Encryption and performance
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Sporadic random DNS lookup failures on Orcon UFB
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House building and your thoughts
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Unotelly settings on PC or Router
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Possible scam using Spark's name
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FidoNet BBS Project
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SSD hard drive in aging HTPC disappointingly slow
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Noel Leeming wairau park is selling turtle beach i30 wireless headphones for $198 only
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it?
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Black Genius Lite firmware version
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Looking for most secure way to access webcams on local network from the outside.
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FS: HTC One M8 (Spark)
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Issues with Voda cable internet in Kapiti
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