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Air New Zealand signs contract with Inmarsat for in-flight WiFi
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 11:43

Inmarsat has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleets.... Comments (Comments)


True Key by Intel Security adopts Windows Hello
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 20:36

Integration allows True Key extension to leverage the power of Windows Hello's secure authentication factors to provide a more secure long in and authentication experience with new browser support for Microsoft Edge.... Comments (Comments)

Spark moves to 200Gbps wavelength milestone
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 16:00

Spark is using Nokia kit to roll out New Zealand’s first 200Gbps wavelength network link. The link connects Spark’s core network node at Papakura with the Southern Cross Cable Network landing station about 45km away at Takapuna. It was a 100Gbps link. Powering the link is Nokia’s PSS1830 Optical Transport Network. It uses Nokia’s PSE–2 photonic […]... Comments (Comments)

Xero adds Apple Pay
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 11:28

Xero says its Apple Pay partnership will help small businesses get paid faster. The company says slow payments are a major source of grief for small businesses who often struggle with poor cash flow. Xero says its customers around the world sent 15 million invoices in the last 30 days. Based on Xero’s data customers […]... Comments (Comments)

Review new Apple MacBook Pro 2016 (13-inch)
Posted on 6-Dec-2016 10:08

Originally posted on Mac NZ:
My now venerable 15-inch MacBook pro of 2012, which has an SSD inside instead of a traditional hard drive, starts up in 21 seconds (when it was new, the startup time was 13 seconds, but there’s a lot more software on it now and it’s been through several major Mac…... Comments (Comments)

50Mbps the new fibre normal
Posted on 6-Dec-2016 07:02

Chorus says it will upgrade the 85,000 residential customers on a 30Mbps plan to 50Mbps at no extra charge. It means 50Mbps will become the new entry-level plan for customers on the Chorus fibre network.... Comments (Comments)



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Wilson's Car Park - When Free is not free
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Spark not planning to deploy native IPv6 at all. Ever.
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Spark wireless broadband and home /lan access: CGNAT limitations
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JB Hifi Cost & GST Sale - 7th Dec
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Constant Vigil Lite UPS for UFB
Posted on 30-Oct-2016 17:03

Constant Vigil is about to release a new UPS that can neatly integrate into your UFB setup.... Comments (Comments)

Ring Video Doorbell review
Posted on 26-Oct-2016 15:08

House automation was just taken to next level in New Zealand with the launch of Ring doorbell, an Internet-connected doorbell with some nifty features.... Comments (Comments)

Garmin vivomove review
Posted on 21-Aug-2016 18:57

The Garmin vivomove is a good looking activity tracker that resembles an analog watch. It is closer to a sport watch but the ability to swap wriststraps makes it easy to adapt to different social situations.... Comments (Comments)


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SkyOndemand - Catchup TV
Posted by ockel on 7-Dec-2016 16:36
ockel
Just discovered that Sky has added Catchup TV to its OnDemand offering. In true Sky fashion there has been no communication, no details on the Sky Ondemand website or even buried in its online help. It appears that there is either more catchup programming on a series-as-its-screening basis. Or it...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in November in Movies
Posted by ockel on 10-Nov-2016 20:32
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 371 movies available for Movie subscribers 27 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 8 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling more th...
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. The evidence of HD (720p!) content is "sparse" and there is still no tagging or categorisation of HD content. SkyOnDemand now has 377 box sets for all Basic subscribers (at no additional cost) 45 additi...
sbiddle
In my inbox this morning I received an announcement of Air New Zealand's new Flexitime Membership. It's been a while since Air New Zealand made any significant changes to their domestic flight offerings, and if you're a frequent flyer this membership represents a true bargain that could easily pay f...
freitasm
Earlier this week I had the chance to attend this year's Microsoft Ignite New Zealand. This was the ninth year I attended the event, previously known as Microsoft TechEd. Many, many things changed over the years and while Microsoft Ignite is still a technology event at heart, things changed, just t...
sbiddle
In May this year I wrote a blog post about credit cards and reward schemes - "Addicted to the Airpoints Credit Card money go round? You might be about to be pushed off.". I wrote this after the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) was asked by the Government to examine retail payme...
Sky OnDemand - Whats new in October in Movies
Posted by ockel on 14-Oct-2016 16:09
ockel
Every month I'll try to document the additions (and deletions) from its ondemand library. SkyOnDemand now has 334 movies available for Movie subscribers 24 movies available for Basic subscribers (at no additional charge) plus 18 movies for Rialto subscribers OnDemand movies totaling almost...


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Where to get an i7 4790k?
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Gigabit cable now available
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NZ Prime Minister John Key Resigns
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Nice Windows 10 HG hybrid - $330 delivered Aliexpress
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Where can I buy a 30mm, 3.3 or 5v, brushless, quiet fan, that is suitable for horizontal mounting, in NZ?
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Gareth Morgan is a genius
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Extremely Bad International Connection on GIG
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How accurate are the dates enable UFB website
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Vodafone - great service !!?
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
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