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NZ Tech Podcast 230: Security, Hi-Tech Awards, Lily Drone, Samsung wide screen
Posted on 24-May-2015 06:47

I’m back on the NZ Tech Podcast with host Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Bryce Boland (@bryceboland)Asia Pacific CTO at FireEye. This week’s recording is a small departure from the usual format. We discuss insights into security attacks from both covert organisations and nation states – including North Korea’s 1000s of paid hackers. Elsewhere on the agenda was the […]... Comments (Comments)

New FileMaker 14 Platform speeds business solution development for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web
Posted on 21-May-2015 09:53

The announcement coincides with the 30th anniversary of FileMaker software, the brainchild of a bootstrapped startup founded in Massachusetts by four entrepreneurs intent on creating easy-to-use database software.... Comments (Comments)

With new ClearPath Dorado systems Unisys completes family's transition to Intel-Based fabric architecture
Posted on 21-May-2015 09:45

Surpassing the performance of previous high-end models, new Dorado 8300 Series features an advanced fabric computing environment that enables clients to build a software-defined data centre.... Comments (Comments)

Not-for-profit Presbyterian Support Central moves to cloud with Fronde and AWS
Posted on 19-May-2015 15:35

Not-for-profit Presbyterian Support Central (PSC) is embarking on a cloud technology journey as way to improve productivity, reduce costs and drive innovation.... Comments (Comments)

Vodafone offers pathways to future technology stars
Posted on 19-May-2015 15:34

Nineteen year old Auckland man, Faleola Faingataa, opted for the path less taken when he chose an apprenticeship at Vodafone over his university education. Only 18 months into his apprenticeship, Fale is working as a release and deployment manager and has won the telecommunications industry award for Apprentice of the Year... Comments (Comments)

iTICKET marks 10 years of growth with move to the Microsoft Azure cloud
Posted on 19-May-2015 15:32

One of New Zealand's leading home-grown ticketing agencies, iTICKET, is readying itself for an ambitious new phase of growth following the full migration of its operations to Microsoft's regional Azure datacentres in Australia.... Comments (Comments)

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Microsoft Surface 3 review
Posted on 4-May-2015 13:42

A ten-inch tablet that runs desktop software? Yes, please.... Comments (Comments)

Logitech UE Megaboom wireless speaker review
Posted on 18-Apr-2015 11:25

You are out and about with your smartphone and decided to throw a tailgate party. But the sound is tiny. Luckily, UE Megaboom is one heavy sound machine that can last a day long party.... Comments (Comments)

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When to upgrade to higher quality hosting?
Posted by cyberhub on 14-May-2015 14:16
This is how it all starts - your email bounces back, you try and decipher the bounce back message and it says something like 'the email server has rejected your email because of reputation.' You think to your self 'What does that even mean?' After several hours of trying to figure out the issue and...
We discuss an autonomous truck becoming approved on US roads, Apple's force touch technology, a $9 computer Netflix data impact, tax changes for online services, new smartphones from Microsoft, a very robust Samsung tablet and finally a stylish wearable device. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul ...
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I have been helping a friend out with an extended warranty claim at dicksmith.They have basically mucked her around and trying to fob her off.Maybe a little social media pressure will make them do the right thing. :)Her story
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In this episode we discuss the smartphone that morphs into a PC, Spark's latest UFB moves including landlines over UFB without an Internet connection, Microsoft's news from Build, Tesla puts power in your home with Powerwall, the end of the Internet, LED carpet, Kickstarting a smart desk plus Xero ...
Keeping your Google password safe
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Phishing attacks really are the worst. They are a page that looks exactly like a legitimate login page you are familiar with (such as Google, Facebook, Twitter etc) but behind the scenes they are actually sending your email address and password to a third party. With these details they can cause a...
Paul acquires an Apple Watch in Los Angeles, and also spends time with the new MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand B2. Also - Open Source Open Society Conference, Xero results, Internet speeds and Netflix, Uber price increase. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with gu...
This week Paul Spain joins Jack Schofield (The Guardian, ZDNet) to discuss Google's 'Mobilegeddon' search rankings shakeup, Microsoft's first store outside North America arriving in Sydney, Australia trying to catch up on domain names, Dell's new XPS 13, DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) and killing...
From London this week Paul Spain joins Glenn Williams to discuss Apple Watch, Game of Thrones distribution challenges, upcoming smartphones (Huawei P8, LG G4), CallPlus/Slingshot sale to Australia's M2 and some interesting UK topics. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest...
Highlights this week - Microsoft Surface 3, Semble mobile wallet launch and an NZ domain name drama with global ramifications. Also discussed were Windows 10, Project Spartan, Tesla's mystery, MYOB's share market listing and Datacom's A$242 Australian contract win. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Pa...

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