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Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted on 17-Jan-2018 09:02

You don’t need to spend the thick end of NZ$2000 to get a decent phone. The NZ$500 Huawei Nova 2i gives you three-quarters of a modern high-end phone for a quarter of the price. Huawei offers powerful high-end phones. Unlike its rivals it also offers credible choices for those of us who don’t want, or […]Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei...

Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted on 15-Jan-2018 13:15

Facebook will drop traditional news stories from the News Feed clean up his company’s act. Mark Zuckerberg says the goal is to clean up the social network making it a force for good. The move is overdue. While there are many things wrong with Facebook, matters came to a head when unfriendly forces meddled in […]Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp...

Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 08:37

Datacom have entered into a 3-year contract with the Department of Home Affairs to provide client enquiry services as part of the Department's programme to modernise its visa and citizenship services....

Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted on 6-Jan-2018 13:59

Politicians are rarely good with technology. Nothing illustrates this better than the 2011 parliamentary debate over the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act. A lot of nonsense was spoken at the time. The NBR described the debate as loopy. That was kind. It was obvious the MPs had no idea what they were talking about. []Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer...

Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted on 21-Dec-2017 13:42

Starting today, all Amazon Fire TV customers will be able to browse the web on their TV....

New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted on 19-Dec-2017 22:18

Communications Minister Clare Curran has called for expressions of interest for the new role of Chief Technology Officer position to help drive a forward-looking digital agenda for New Zealand....

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NC Bose Vs Seinnheiser - ease of pairing etc
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RIP Dolores O'Riordan - Lead Singer of the Cranberries
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Edifier Exclaim BT Connect review
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:22

These small speakers do pack a punch. Even though their main target segment is the computer media and gaming enthusiasts I found it usable in other situations as well....

Navman MiVue 780 review
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 15:04

The Navman MiVue 780 is a very smart dashcam. It incorporates new audible warning and a WiFi feature that allows it to instantly transfer recordings to a paired smartphone....

Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 13:13

As a long-time user of Sony Xperia I took the opportunity to take a look at the new Sony Xperia XZ1 which has just hit the market in New Zealand....

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London, 8 January 2018 - UK-based smart home technology company nCube is today pleased to announce the launch of its modular smart home hub platform as well as a new range of branded smart home devices at CES 2018. The new modular design comprises of the new and improved nCube Base, the nCube Secu...
LAS VEGAS, January 9th, 2018 - Tractive announces two brand-new GPS tracking devices for cats and dogs at CES to strengthen their lead in the pet tech market. Europe's leading GPS pet tracking company, Tractive, has announced a pair of exciting new devices today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CE...
Crucial launches next gen MX500 SSD
Posted by CES2018 on 11-Jan-2018 04:39
CES, LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 10, 2018 - Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, has launched the Crucial® MX500 SSD. The new drive features second generation Micron® 3D NAND technology and is 45 times more energy efficient than a typical hard drive.4 Available in capaciti...
Sony CES announcements
Posted by CES2018 on 10-Jan-2018 21:11
Sony have announced a number of new products at CES this year. I had the opportunity to look around their stand at their press conference and check out many of their new products as well as some very cool new pre release Xperia headphones. In the TV space Sony have announced new OLED and LCD mode...
LG announce new 2018 TVs
Posted by CES2018 on 9-Jan-2018 10:06
LG have today announced their new 2018 range of OLED and LCD TVs. Rather than any major advancements with their OLED panels (it's hard to improve on something that's already amazing!) LG have this year focussed on improvements to picture quality with their new Alpha9 processor to improve post pr...
Jabra releases new Elite series headphones
Posted by CES2018 on 9-Jan-2018 06:29
CES, Las Vegas, 8 January 2018 – Jabra is starting the year by introducing the Elite franchise, a family of headphones and earbuds engineered for superior sound to provide the best combined voice and music experience. Jabra's research shows that the daily usage of head...
Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3
Posted by CES2018 on 9-Jan-2018 06:22
Wi-Fi Alliance have this morning announced the official release of the new WPA3 WiFi security standard here at CES. WPA3 is the next generation WiFi security protocol replacing WPA2 which is now over 10 years old. The most significant improvements are all about security – brute force attacks...

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Anyone else having issues with spam showing up in the Xtra Webmail inbox?
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Import/Customs fees?
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PSU recommendation
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
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Chromecast Audio vs Bluetooth 4.0 Music Streaming
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Anyone imported a Notebook, is it GST and Import fee?
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Can't get Chromecast controls on my android phone.
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Anyone using a Lenovo laptop? Looking for DVD part number
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Gfycat speeds on IPv6?
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Super Blue Blood Moon - Jan 31...but what time?
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