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Vodafone buyers may find 2degrees tempting too
Posted on 29-May-2016 13:16

News reports say overseas buyers want Vodafone New Zealand. Rival 2degrees is also a likely take-over target. Vodafone is the largest mobile carrier in New Zealand. In comparison, 2degrees is an also-ran. Yet, in the right hands, the smaller mobile carrier could prove a better investment. At The Australian, Bridget Carter and Gretchen Friemann write [Ö]... Comments (Comments)

TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings alerts drivers to unseen hazards
Posted on 28-May-2016 10:43

TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings visually and audibly alert drivers to rapidly slowing, or stationary, traffic on the highway ahead, giving the driver the opportunity to brake smoothly, and in time.... Comments (Comments)

Finding opportunities in the fog
Posted on 27-May-2016 07:46

If you’ve only just come to terms with cloud computing, here comes the next thing: fog computing. “Fog computing is the necessary next stage on from cloud computing,” says Vikram Kumar, the chief executive of KotahiNet. “It is where the edge of networks become intelligent and autonomous.” Fog computing has the features of cloud computing, […]... Comments (Comments)

Apple 2016 MacBook one month review: The song remains the same
Posted on 26-May-2016 12:31

Although the MacBook has changed little since last year, it is much improved. If the song remains the same, it now lasts longer and has a faster tempo. Thatís because Apple uses newer Intel Core M processors. Intelís updated chip gives the MacBook a speed boost and at least an extra hour of battery life. […]... Comments (Comments)

Epson launches new G-Series projectors in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 25-May-2016 21:00

New series consists of six models delivering up to 8,000 lumens of colour brightness and 8,000 lumens of white brightness... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand up for six awards in Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2016
Posted on 25-May-2016 20:56

The IDC Smart City Development Index is an evolving benchmarking framework that helps smart city planners analyze the current state of their Smart City initiatives.... Comments (Comments)

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Vodafone cable slow in Christchurch
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Big drop in Sky subscribers
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What does a CEO do?
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US Govt cellphone cancer study - clear dose response relationship
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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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Poor man’s automation - WeMO + Limitless LEDs
Posted by nate on 29-May-2016 16:30
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...
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...
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 ...
App Review: WorldRemit
Posted by nate on 25-May-2016 11:07
Transferring cash overseas hasn't really been something I've been interested in until recently. With my younger brother now doing the Kiwi right of passage OE, it was time to hunt down a way to quickly and easily send him money if he needed it. The first thing I did learn is that pounds vs dollars...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in May in Movies
Posted by ockel on 4-May-2016 13:37
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its new(ish) ondemand library. Remember that only Movie subscribers have access to Movie content, Soho subscribers have access to Soho content, although there are some exceptions in the Movie catalogue. But basic subscribers c...
eWay response codes as a file
Posted by nate on 2-May-2016 16:29
Anyone who has used the eWay payment gateway for processing credit cards, will have come across this. If there is an issue, rather than alert you with what the issue is, the eWay API will give you a five digit response code, which you then have to decipher. Not helpful. Chatting to their helpdesk ...
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its new(ish) ondemand library. PLEASE SKY - Send subscribers an email blast monthly/weekly to let us know whats new ondemand and what shows are "last chance to see" before they get removed from the carousel. Remember that o...

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Up for Top Gear this weekend?
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New UFB install with 2Degrees, any tips?
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65 inch TV for 3k or less
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ZTE Announce The Monstrously Spec'd AXON 7
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Motorcycle Insurance - Recommendations? 2016 650cc Naked
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