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Oracle enhances cloud team with strong workforce expansion in Asia Pacific
Posted on 2-Jul-2015 12:23

Over 800 new salespeople hired to support growing customer demand for cloud across the APAC region.... Comments (Comments)


Meet the weekend ethical hackers
Posted on 2-Jul-2015 07:05

Ethical hackers, a growing band of computer professionals, use their skills to work out of hours on projects benefitting society. Don Christie, founder and director of Wellington’s largest open source service and cloud computing service provider Catalyst, is happy if developers and other IT professionals working for the firm moonlight as hackers. Thanks to the media, hacker is […]... Comments (Comments)

No Android phone is worth NZ$1000
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 12:51

Although LG’s G4 is one of the best Android phones you can buy it isn’t likely to sell large numbers. At least not in New Zealand. That’s because at NZ$1200 it is too expensive. It doesn’t stack up well against the competition. LG’s problem is that the G4 is squeezed between Apple at the top of the […]... Comments (Comments)

Jason Paris CEO of Spark Home, Mobile & Business from today
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:42

Jason Paris steps into the role of CEO Spark Home, Mobile and Business (HMB) today, with the departure of former CEO Chris Quin at the end of June.... Comments (Comments)

Freeview launches FreeviewPlus
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:38

Freeview has launched a new digital TV platform designed to give New Zealanders easy access to on-demand video services on their TVs - FreeviewPlus.... Comments (Comments)

Cisco to acquire OpenDNS
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 09:14

Company will pay US$365 million for service that provide threat protection and parental controls.... Comments (Comments)



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The world's biggest troll Steve Biddle turns 40
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Question about New Zealand tax/finance
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When are the new snap/2 degrees broadband plans coming out?
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FreeviewPlus has arrived and so has the aerialBox T2100
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Ticketek Sort your website - Super15 Final, ticket sales & scalping
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Any new RUM tool for NZ?
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Why isn't Freeview HD available on satellite?
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Introducing the Dish TV S8200, the latest & smartest all-in-one MyFreeview Satellite PVR
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Constant Vigil Sentry Lite DC UPS Review
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 17:03

The Sentry Lite is designed to provide backup power to support an internet connection during a power cut, specifically providing power to homes using the new fibre internet being rolled out around New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Dyson DC65 Animal vacuum cleaner review
Posted on 14-Jun-2015 15:51

It is incredible the amount of dust our home accumulates. We have been using a Dyson vacuum cleaner for years but have never really tried an upright model, so the DC65 was a good surprise.... Comments (Comments)

HP EliteBook 1020 G1 review
Posted on 1-Jun-2015 14:45

HP introduced a new series of very slim and light business laptops with plenty of enterprise and security features to satisfy the most demanding IT infrastructures.... Comments (Comments)


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This episode we talk about testing commercial drones in NZ, highlights from the world of gaming at E3, Samsung's security nightmare plus our hands on experiences with LG G4, Gear VR, Sony Smartwatch 3 Steel and Ultimate Ears Roll Bluetooth speaker. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulsp...
sbiddle
"Air NZ shares down10% on rival's bombshell" screamed the NBR headline this afternoon after Jetstar announced plans to deploy Q300 turboprop aircraft on regional routes in New Zealand. Up until now Jetstar has only focussed on main trunk routes using Airbus A320 jets. If there was a word I would use...
paulspain
Insights on two impressive budget Android handsets Vodafone Smart Prime ($150) and Sony Xperia E4 ($200), Rural Broadband from Vodafone and Spark, Microsoft Ignite NZ update and Bill Bennett shares thoughts on mobile networks of the future. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) wit...
paulspain
Unisys Chief Engineer Jim Thompson is in NZ for CIO Summit and joins NZ Tech Podcast along with Nate Dunn. We discuss DARPA's Robot challenge, Rural Broadband, UFB and Apple WWDC announcements - including WatchOS 2, Payments, iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pa...
paulspain
In this special edition of NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain chats firstly about the Build Tour as it hits New Zealand - featuring Giorgio Sardo (Seattle, USA) and Nigel Parker (Auckland). Next he talks about Microsoft devices with Steve Lewis (Australia). This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@pau...
Review: Huawei P8 smartphone
Posted by nate on 9-Jun-2015 16:16
nate
A week ago today, I was up in Singapore for the South Pacific region launch of Huawei's new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P8. There were 15 of us in total in the media group, with a mix of journalists from the main outlets and a few well known identities from NZ's Twitter tech space. Huawei aren't...
Growing your business with technology
Posted by nate on 9-Jun-2015 01:15
nate
I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Xero about my thoughts around growing your business using technology and social media. It's very cafe orientated, but I think the concepts apply to all businesses. You can head over to Xero's blog to read all about it.
sbiddle
During a recent weekend visit to Sydney in March I took to the opportunity to book an IHG reward night at one of Sydney's newest hotels – the Intercontinental Double Bay. The Intercontinental Double Bay opened in late 2014 after an extensive refurbishment of a building that for many years was ...
paulspain
The news of the week and insights into the Dot Kiwi domain. Topics include Google IO news including unlimited free photo storage and Levi's wearable tech, Ford car sharing hits London, Windows 10 launch announced, and we talk with 'Alexa' (Amazon Echo). This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@...
Email Data At Risk!
Posted by cyberhub on 3-Jun-2015 14:52
cyberhub
There has been a few comments on the Geekzone forum lately about email issues, so I thought I would write an article about it. All the time people are playing Russian Roulette with their emails. Generally all the problems come from people using 'Free email services'. Like pop email, imap email, xtra...


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Chorus wins with ComCom decision allowing Chorus $38 wholesale prices, over the $34 expected.
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Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
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Spark, convert copper phone to fibre, have ETP box.
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Vodafone customer service breakthrough
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Vodafone Smart Prime $149
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Premium Tablet: Now a paperweight - Lack of Apps
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Unlocking US content on Netflix on new series Samsung Smart TV
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Ticketek Sort your website - Super15 Final, ticket sales & scalping
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Apple Music - different offerings across the world...
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All Blacks - online stream
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New Samsung TV Activating Freeview plus
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The world's biggest troll Steve Biddle turns 40
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FreeviewPlus coming mid-2015, smart TVs from April
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Amazon Echo
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Wanted: 7200RPM Sata Drives
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Disability Ramps
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Leap second - any NZ issues?
Created by gzt, last reply by noroad on 3-Jul-2015 10:39 (13 replies)

Introducing the Dish TV S8200, the latest & smartest all-in-one MyFreeview Satellite PVR
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What I shot today
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Coverage Map Accuracy
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