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Tait Communications chosen to deploy one of the largest radio networks in North America
Posted on 5-May-2015 19:14

The company has been selected by Alliant Energy Corporation, a leading Midwest U.S. energy company, to roll out a new digital mobile radio network (DMR Tier 3) - the largest of its kind to be deployed in North America.... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ employee appointed to Asia-Pacific leadership role
Posted on 5-May-2015 19:12

Marianne Ma tapped for Business Manager role reporting to Microsoft APAC President.... Comments (Comments)

Energizer introduces high-performance battery made with recycled batteries
Posted on 5-May-2015 18:41

EcoAdvanced is made with recycled batteries with four percent recycled content by total weight, up to 10% of a key active ingredient.... Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ celebrates 20 years of TechEd with name change to Ignite NZ
Posted on 5-May-2015 13:46

Registrations are now open for New Zealand's biggest technology conference.... Comments (Comments)

Samsung launches the ruggedised Galaxy Tab Active
Posted on 5-May-2015 10:56

Partnerships with GeoOp and SAP offer a total solution for business on the move, enabling always-on connectivity, information-rich decision making and increased productivity.... Comments (Comments)

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador
Posted on 5-May-2015 10:55

New Bright Sparks ambassador Michelle Dickinson encourages girls to get involved in technology.... Comments (Comments)

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Why is dentistry not part of healthcare services?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 5-May-2015 23:09 (66 replies)
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Spark Fibre 200 with Landline (Voip) - New Plans
Created by maxeon, last reply by old3eyes on 6-May-2015 08:43 (59 replies)
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Results of my S4 charging rate testing
Created by timmmay, last reply by richms on 3-May-2015 16:46 (20 replies)
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2 Degrees to Skinny :-)
Created by Distorter, last reply by LivingSkinny on 5-May-2015 14:59 (19 replies)
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Fueling up with kids in the car
Created by jpoc, last reply by hashbrown on 4-May-2015 21:16 (74 replies)
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RIP Windows Media Center
Created by freitasm, last reply by mcraenz on 5-May-2015 21:42 (41 replies)
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would you work if ...
Created by rayonline, last reply by MikeAqua on 4-May-2015 12:29 (69 replies)
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Fitness watches?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Quinny on 5-May-2015 09:12 (48 replies)
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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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Keeping your Google password safe
Posted by nate on 30-Apr-2015 16:24
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...
State of browsers Geekzone March 2015
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 20:53
It is time for the annual report on browser usage around Geekzone. At the bottom of this post you will find links to previous years so you can compare these numbers with previous years. These charts are based on Google Analytics data collected during the 31 day period ending 31th March 2015. I reali...
You are still a pirate according to Stuff
Posted by freitasm on 1-Apr-2015 19:45
A story on Stuff ("Netflix wants to make content the same worldwide") says: "CEO Reed Hastings told Gizmodo Australia the online media streaming service wants to stop subscribers pirating content because it is unavailable in their country" and later on the same article "However, he said VPN piracy p...
This week I had a chance to get a little hands on time with a pre-release unit of the new Microsoft Surface 3 - a 2-in-1 device with 10.8" screen. Is it a tablet or a laptop? Frazer Scott (Marketing & Operations Director for Microsoft NZ) says "like Surface Pro 3, Surface 3 is a tablet that can rep...
This week we talk about 2degrees Mobile's acquisition of Snap Internet, Netflix arrival in New Zealand, Tesla's indications of Self Driving Cars arriving in the US mid-year, Magic Leap's AR demo , Fitbit's cycle track upgrade and Intel refreshed NUC computer. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spa...
2degrees have just confirmed the acquisition of Snap Internet. This has been rumoured for a long time and today has confirmed it. Full details shared by 2degrees: 2degrees has purchased Internet service provider Snap and will launch fixed-mobile services this year, accelerating its growth as a full...

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New Zealands multi-colour 50c Gallipoli coins - thoughts
Created by keewee01, last reply by keewee01 on 6-May-2015 09:10 (63 replies)
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Lollipop Out of Space?
Created by gnfb, last reply by timmmay on 6-May-2015 09:08 (11 replies)

Lightbox to support Chromecast within a few weeks
Created by Kiwifruta, last reply by dclegg on 6-May-2015 09:03 (103 replies)
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Lightbox android (non Samsung) app available
Created by CutCutCut, last reply by Lightbox on 6-May-2015 09:03 (5 replies)

Why does fuel cost more in Auckland ?
Created by Mark, last reply by BTR on 6-May-2015 08:59 (48 replies)
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Lumia 520 - reboot - same time, same place
Created by xpd, last reply by xpd on 6-May-2015 08:50 (7 replies)

Tiny Intel Compute stick coming
Created by paulmilbank, last reply by kiwifidget on 6-May-2015 08:48 (41 replies)
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Sony Smartwatch 3 Owners Thread
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by freitasm on 6-May-2015 08:48 (22 replies)
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Stand down a MP for a crime a family member is accused of?
Created by networkn, last reply by shk292 on 6-May-2015 08:46 (23 replies)
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Wanted IT Engineers to move to the Gold Coast
Created by damoongc73, last reply by johnr on 6-May-2015 08:44 (6 replies)

Spark Fibre 200 with Landline (Voip) - New Plans
Created by maxeon, last reply by old3eyes on 6-May-2015 08:43 (59 replies)
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Asus STRIX GTX 970 DirectCU II Overclocked
Created by Warpath, last reply by Warpath on 6-May-2015 08:32 (4 replies)

POTS in the Street, Fibre in New Apartment. Now What?
Created by thekiwikeith, last reply by sbiddle on 6-May-2015 08:22 (24 replies)
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FS:Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 router
Created by quebec, last reply by quebec on 6-May-2015 08:01 (10 replies)

Anyone here an Uber driver?
Created by adida101, last reply by scuwp on 6-May-2015 07:55 (29 replies)
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Spark Fibre - Poor speeds, no voice service...
Created by paul151, last reply by paul151 on 6-May-2015 07:53 (7 replies)

UFB installed but no longer want
Created by zyo, last reply by Behodar on 6-May-2015 07:44 (29 replies)
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Spark exciting changes...
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by freitasm on 6-May-2015 07:15 (1 reply)

How old do you really look?
Created by Presso, last reply by JayADee on 6-May-2015 06:31 (31 replies)
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Wanted to Borrow: NF4V or other netcomm device that can be used as an access point
Created by Jase2985, last reply by PeterReader on 6-May-2015 06:18 (1 reply)