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Subscribe to News via RSS launches booking now in New Zealand
Posted on 4-Mar-2015 11:25

Booking Now provides a completely personalised booking experience tailored to individual customer preferences and location.... Comments (Comments)

Tackling data sovereignty
Posted on 4-Mar-2015 09:59

From a story I wrote for TechTarget’s Storage ANZ eZine: Storage is a popular and fast-growing cloud service in Australia, but it comes with its challenges, not least local laws and latency Download the February ANZ Storage Management e-zine. There is a form to fill in, but that’ll give you access to a lot more […]... Comments (Comments)

Vodafone Spain and IBM working on Vodafone Connected City initiative
Posted on 4-Mar-2015 09:39

Vodafone announced a new initiative to provide intelligent services to cities, helping them ensure more effective management of city resources and address some of the most pressing needs faced by cities today.... Comments (Comments)

Google tweaks Google+ mix as Photos, Streams break away
Posted on 4-Mar-2015 09:09

Google will pull the Photos and Streams components from Google+ and set them up as two new products. What else?... Comments (Comments)

How (and why) New Zealand bucks worldwide PC sales trend
Posted on 3-Mar-2015 15:01

New Zealand PC sales surged in 2014. IDCís Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker unit reports sales grew almost 16 percent during the year. That total zoomed past IDCís already bullish forecast. New Zealanders snapped up 774,400 units in 2014. We purchased 218,000 units in the fourth quarter alone.... Comments (Comments)

Netflix will begin streaming in Australia and New Zealand on 24 March
Posted on 3-Mar-2015 13:39

Starting today, consumers in Australia and New Zealand can find the latest updates on Netflix content and social happenings via the company's local Twitter and Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr accounts.... Comments (Comments)

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Why does Lightbox have a suicide wish?
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Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by joker97 on 4-Mar-2015 11:19 (92 replies)
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Car Finance Help
Created by sep11guy, last reply by KrazyKid on 3-Mar-2015 22:10 (36 replies)
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The Evil that is ISIS
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 28-Feb-2015 22:47 (201 replies)
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Spark Open Term Plan Changes? (27/2)
Created by taneb1, last reply by funnyfela on 28-Feb-2015 15:03 (37 replies)
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Privacy concerns on returning faulty microSDXC
Created by dpw, last reply by andrewbnz on 3-Mar-2015 22:41 (34 replies)
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HTC One M9 (2015) Announcement and Discussion
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by Dingbatt on 3-Mar-2015 22:25 (48 replies)
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Whats your USB charging solution?
Created by macuser, last reply by Geektastic on 4-Mar-2015 09:41 (30 replies)
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HTC Re camera review
Posted on 12-Feb-2015 13:26

Ever felt that taking photos with your smartphone is kind of cumbersome? What about an easy to use camera that pairs with your smartphone but doesn't need it all the time?... Comments (Comments)

Acronis True Image Unlimited 2015 review
Posted on 30-Jan-2015 10:03

In my view Acronis True image has been for years the gold standard for PC image backups. For me it all started with Norton Ghost but since Symantec retired that product Acronis True Image software took that space.... Comments (Comments)

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TextSecure: Now for iOS
Posted by muppet on 3-Mar-2015 12:47
In my previous blog I talked about the Android TextSecure app. Now, finally, it's available on iOS and is fully compatible with the Android TextSecure app.As always, it's free and it's fully open source. There's no hidden "trust us, it's safe" crypto code here.If you want proper end-to-end privacy...
New Zealand VEX Robotics Championships 2015
Posted by hairy1 on 27-Feb-2015 11:54
This weekend (28th February / 1st March) sees the New Zealand VEX Robotics championships being held at the Vodafone Events Centre. The VEX Robotics Competition has more than 10,000 teams from 32 countries playing in over 750 tournaments worldwide. Each year, an exciting engineering challenge is pre...
This week - UE Mega Boom, fabric printing for fashion designers, Lenovo and Superfish Adware, Tomizone update, Catalyst NZ cloud, Zomato, Blackberry Classic, Android malware that operates when your phone is off, is NSA/GCHQ listening to your calls? This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulsp...
If you're a frequent flyer you'll be used to the benefits that some with status with an airline such as lounge access, priority boarding, preferred seating and so on. Qantas are clearly keen to target New Zealand based frequent flyers by offering a status match to Qantas Gold for New Zealand residen...
The Coffee Table Project
Posted by Dav4122 on 21-Feb-2015 10:44
So I got married on the 16th of January, and in the month or so before the wedding my wife to be had expressed an interest (look how diplomatic my wording is) in getting a coffee table for our lounge. This is where all her wedding glamour shots would be happening so she was keen for a high quality p...
2Degrees has kept their word since launch - to provide the best value in mobile market.In September, I compared vodafone and 2degrees share plan. I did'nt switch to 2Degrees as vodafone was able to offer me a comparable data for the price I was paying after talking to the retention team.I always won...
This week Raglan drone maker Aeronavics raises $1.5m, will Apple enter car market, NSA hacks hard disks, Kiwi Zane Lowe to join Apple, Rapidshare to close, Megaupload conviction, a wearable that Zaps you, Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones, Windows 10 for phones. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@...
POLi and no-mans land liability
Posted by nate on 17-Feb-2015 11:35
On one side we have POLi, the payment processor that wraps around your browser as you login to your online banking, and watches as you make a direct credit payment to a merchant. The benefit to you as a consumer is there is no credit card surcharge payable for the merchant, so they pass this benefi...
NZ has fantastic broadband. I've written about this plenty of times, and it seems that many NZers are finally beginning to accept that despite certain ISPs and political parties having bombarded us with propaganda telling us that we have "3rd world internet", that we actually have both a world class...
A simple offer?
Posted by gnfb on 14-Feb-2015 15:21
I do not receive a lot of snail mail/physical mail these days. Courier yes, about once a day on average. The metal box , standing proud, in the drive receives few visitors, other than from the neighborhood dogs. But this morning there was a solo delivery. The local Newspaper Wanganui Chronicle was ...

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Another long term prisoner released - will we see the same dodging re compensation?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by KiwiNZ on 4-Mar-2015 11:33 (8 replies)

Sky at new home
Created by edwinprakash, last reply by LennonNZ on 4-Mar-2015 11:32 (9 replies)

Frustrating Experience when switching from Spark to VF
Created by kiwiandy, last reply by mattbush on 4-Mar-2015 11:31 (5 replies)

Considering Snap - do you rate them?
Created by gsmithnz, last reply by surfisup1000 on 4-Mar-2015 11:30 (9 replies)

Buying a VDSL modem in China
Created by jamesmcd, last reply by jamesmcd on 4-Mar-2015 11:30 (9 replies)

Eh? Worksafe vs WINZ
Created by Mark, last reply by mattbush on 4-Mar-2015 11:28 (23 replies)
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Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by joker97 on 4-Mar-2015 11:19 (92 replies)
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Closing external ports on HG659 (i.e. Port 80).
Created by Estx, last reply by joker97 on 4-Mar-2015 11:19 (23 replies)
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Weird Ethernet + Touchpad issue
Created by michaelmurfy, last reply by richms on 4-Mar-2015 11:16 (7 replies)

Nokia 625 resets itself to random date.
Created by Hoofhaarted, last reply by Hoofhaarted on 4-Mar-2015 11:13

Diagnosing wireless router problems
Created by andrew027, last reply by richms on 4-Mar-2015 11:11 (5 replies)

Six month Netflix content credit for new Orcon customers
Created by freitasm, last reply by samnz on 4-Mar-2015 11:10 (3 replies)

The debate over foreign drivers and testing
Created by timmmay, last reply by richms on 4-Mar-2015 11:09 (110 replies)
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User account to connect to Windows 8.1 machine for shares?
Created by richms, last reply by gzt on 4-Mar-2015 11:06 (11 replies)

Fixed vs Mobile Data Pricing
Created by overloaded, last reply by hio77 on 4-Mar-2015 11:06 (10 replies)

Help me choose a new wagon for the family (and me)
Created by Disrespective, last reply by Mark on 4-Mar-2015 11:02 (100 replies)
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Geekzone IRL Auckland 27th March 2015
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Pebble Time. Colour e-ink and 7 day battery.
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by ahmad on 4-Mar-2015 10:57 (26 replies)
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NEW TVNZ On Demand released
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Time to swap from unblock-us?
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