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Panasonic launches lithium-ion home storage battery system
Posted on 11-Feb-2016 09:19

Panasonic New Zealand has today launched its first Lithium-ion home storage battery - a clever system that can sense and store excess clean solar energy to power the household in the evening once the solar system has stopped producing.... Comments (Comments)

Xero integrates with Microsoft Power BI
Posted on 10-Feb-2016 09:07

Xero has unveiled an integration with Microsoft Power BI to deliver an easier way to access and analyze information from Xero and other sources to make smart, informed decisions.... Comments (Comments)

Trade Me woes
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 15:01

Radio New Zealand’s Higher prices on cards as Trade Me changes fees and NBR’s Trade Me cut to ‘sell’ from ‘buy’ at broker Craigs are two sides of the same story. As the Craig’s broker in the NBR story explains Trade Me is a mature business. There’s not much room for the kind of fast […]... Comments (Comments)

Carrier-grade KotahiNet bring IoT wireless network to New Zealand
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:04

KotahiNet plans a New Zealand-wide network using LoRaWAN; a new wireless technology designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Earlier this month the first part of the network launched in Wellington. LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) is one of a range of promising wireless technologies competing for IoT business. Another is Sigfox. They all […]... Comments (Comments)

New Kiwi software to prevent back problems associated with Tech use
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 09:32

Physiotherapists Nikki Tse and Trevor Montgomery have developed Prometheus, a desktop software application that give users live feedback about their posture via their webcam.... Comments (Comments)

Tilt training board uses smartphones to control interactive games
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 09:30

A group of Victoria University of Wellington alumni has developed an interactive gaming system to help take the chore out of physiotherapy exercises.... Comments (Comments)

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Pretty serious security flaw with online bills
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Anyone know what this object is.
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What would you do if you got this text?
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Anyone know what this symbol on the footpath is? Circle with H's around it
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Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Linuxluver on 11-Feb-2016 17:04 (365 replies)
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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Sex toys and Waitangi Day - Whats your take on the flip flopping day.
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What is H/P Out?
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Dell XPS 13 review
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:35

I had the Dell XPS 13 Intel Core i5 for a couple of weeks - a mid-range laptop and yet with power to spare.... Comments (Comments)

SwannOne home automation and security review
Posted on 6-Feb-2016 21:22

We have a look at the SwannOne, an intelligent home security and automation platform.... Comments (Comments)

Crucial MX200 SSD review
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 16:53

The Crucial MX200 SSD is a worthy upgrade for your tired laptop or desktop PC. And easy to do yourself.... Comments (Comments)

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When will the pain end for Jetstar?
Posted by sbiddle on 10-Feb-2016 21:22
The news media has been full of horror stories about Jetstar in recent months - and those stories will continue as Jetstar have finally released their official on-time figures for December and January In December 2015 Jetstar's NZ on-time performance (% of departures within 15 minutes of the schedul...
International podcast conference this weekend
Posted by nate on 10-Feb-2016 17:26
I'm often a guest on the NZ Tech Podcast, and one of the founders, Paul Spain, is running the first ever Asia Pacific Podcast Conference. The first international podcast conference in the region hits Auckland this Fri/Sat. Features an incredible lineup of speakers representing podcasting, radio, TV...
Discussed this week – Japan Police capturing 3D mugshots, Huawei aces Samsung in China, a drones that flies/floats/dives, Microsoft's underwater datacentre, Plan B buys ICONZ, Samsung ad blocking, Microsofts licensing shuffle, Windows Phone vs the world. This NZ Tech Podcast episode produced ...
Now with more fibre
Posted by freitasm on 31-Jan-2016 10:34
My previous entries in this blog have been about how bad Vodafone's HFC (commonly know as "cable") have turned and how slow things are moving towards a resolution. This is something that started happening since the company introduced "unlimited" plans back in late 2014. Customers have had almost con...
Modern Web Trends = Bad business
Posted by nunz on 23-Jan-2016 12:36
As someone who develops sites for clients, I am always keeping an eye out for new trends, where is the market going, what new features are available that will benefit my clients - and also what new trends are happening that wont benefit my clients. One of the negative trends I am seeing is a growin...
Is the Nexus 6P the perfect Android phone?
Posted by nate on 17-Jan-2016 13:18
Continuing on in my Huawei fanboyism (last blog post was about the Huawei G8), I couldn't help but also review the Nexus 6P, which seems to have been crowned the best Android phone on the market right now. Much to my surprise, all the online reviews I read raved about this phone, so I had to see wh...
In this special episode to kick off 2016, Paul Spain shares his recent chat with Laura Butler - Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. Covering the journey from student to Microsoft Intern in 1989 to present day. Hear stories of sleeping at the desk, Joe Belfiore's last minute start menu change in Wi...

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RBI antenna question
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 11-Feb-2016 17:09 (3 replies)

Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Linuxluver on 11-Feb-2016 17:04 (365 replies)
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Using TradeMe to find specific items with its bad search engine?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 11-Feb-2016 16:55 (7 replies)

FS: C2Q Q6600
Created by macuser, last reply by ubergeeknz on 11-Feb-2016 16:53 (5 replies)

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Google Nexus 6P Owners Discussion
Created by Finch, last reply by Aaroona on 11-Feb-2016 16:47 (454 replies)
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Pretty serious security flaw with online bills
Created by dclegg, last reply by timmmay on 11-Feb-2016 16:42 (21 replies)
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When will NZ get the new Mikrotik Dual bander? (RB962UiGS-5HacT2HnT)
Created by Aaroona, last reply by Aaroona on 11-Feb-2016 16:34 (6 replies)

What would you do if you got this text?
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by mendit on 11-Feb-2016 16:24 (18 replies)
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New apple tv
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Wanting to get Freeview on Sony KDL-42w-670a
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Anyone have an HP 15.6" White Notebook 15-AB257TX?
Created by Bananabob, last reply by Bananabob on 11-Feb-2016 16:14

NZ Home Loans feedback?
Created by marpada, last reply by graemeh on 11-Feb-2016 16:14 (4 replies)

Which UFB provider?
Created by agricon, last reply by Krishant007 on 11-Feb-2016 16:12 (8 replies)

Buying PC
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FS Netgear PTV3000 x2
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TradeMe fees - up once again
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Two-Way mirrors?
Created by markdr, last reply by johnr on 11-Feb-2016 16:07 (9 replies)

Eve online communications
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Dick Smith in store decline
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