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Video game market in New Zealand passes half billion dollar mark
Posted on 24-May-2019 16:15

New Zealanders' love of playing video games shows no sign of slowing down, as highlighted in data released today by the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA)....


WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation
Posted on 22-May-2019 17:53

Over five days in September, WLG-X brings together the worlds of technology, design, film and music in an eclectic array of events, experiences, gigs, film screenings, and a programme of top notch international and local speakers....

HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
Posted on 20-May-2019 11:07

The explosion of data from artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics and evolving customer needs for data-intensive workloads are driving a significant expansion in HPC....

Techweek starting around NZ today
Posted on 20-May-2019 09:52

Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says....

Porirua City Council first to adopt new council software solution Datascape
Posted on 15-May-2019 12:00

Datascape is Datacom's new smart council and community cloud-based solution....

New survey provides insight into schools' technology challenges and plans
Posted on 15-May-2019 09:30

A new survey released by The Network for Learning (N4L) reveals schools must navigate increasingly complex technical landscapes when using the internet for learning....



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Google reportedly suspends Huawei's Android support after US Ban
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Briscoes - CGA. They say no
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Samsung Customer Service Merry Go Round
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Can we trust other asian phones not to send data like Huawei ban>
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Retainer for on call
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BOGO Galaxy S10
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Best latency to USA servers
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Xiaomi phone ads
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Harman Kardon Allure Portable review
Posted on 17-May-2019 11:59

Voice-activated digital assistant speakers are a more common sight around the house - and a growing market every day. Since my visite to Microsoft's house of the future in Seattle, back in the mid-2000s, I imagined living in a fully digital house, one that you control with your voice and managed through your smart devices....

Ring Stick Up Cam Battery review
Posted on 8-May-2019 11:08

Having installed quite a few Ring devices around the house (including the Floodlight Cam and the Spotlight Cam outside), I was interested in seeing what the new Ring Stick Up Cam offered....

Epson ET-2710 review
Posted on 12-Apr-2019 17:25

For the last few years we have used a laser printer at home. Over those years I have tested a few inkjet printers but couldn't really say I was ever happy enough with results to change devices. I was also unhappy with photo printing results on older printers. This changed when I tried the Epson ET-2710....

Huawei P30 Pro review
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 15:17

In just a couple of days the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro series will be available in New Zealand. There is a great number of special deals to be had from telcos and retail stores - and if you are in the market for the best camera performance and phone design you shouldn't ignore these devices....


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Blogs -been so long
Posted by psychrn on 6-Apr-2019 21:03
psychrn
My goodness me my last blog update was in 2013 !!!! BTW im a 62 yr old tech freak as my work colleagues would tell you. Still working as a Mental Health Nurse in a large Metropolitan facility. I have been through several tech phases over the years. Been a member of Geekzone since 2005. Had early ...
PDAMan
I didn't realise it has been so long since I blogged here. Thanks for turning it on again Mauricio. HERE has just released a new set of Real Time Traffic API's which I think offers a great opportunity for the many developers who work in Fleet Management, Transport, Distribution and other location b...
nzsouthernman
We've been needing to provide guest internet access via our campus wireless network ever since we implemented it. People who visit just expect us to provide it. We first tried to use the guest functionality that comes with Ruckus, but it's a bit clunky, and then we tried using Linewize's built-in ...
Paradox IP150 and Home Automation
Posted by davidcole on 6-Mar-2019 21:57
davidcole
Below is a bit of a primer for connecting to a Paradox SP6000 via the IP150 module for the purposes of controlling via home automation software. Hardware: Spectra SP6000, IP150 Module with firmware < v3 - Firmware 1.x Works best due to changes that Paradox have implemented forcing users to th...
BarTender
Sailpoint IdentityIQ IIQ allows you create "encrypted" passwords so then you store those encrypted passwords in config files such as the database credentials that are stored within the iiq.properties file. dataSource.username=identityiqdataSource.password=1:iCAlakm5CVUe7+Q6hVJIBA== There are...
Useful SNMP OIDs for Home Automation
Posted by BarTender on 14-Jan-2019 17:37
BarTender
I've been playing with Home Assistant and using a few devices around my home network so thought it would be useful to document some of the useful SNMP OIDs I have found: Switches: Device SNMP OID On Value Off Value Notes APC 7920 PDU .1.3.6.1.4.1.318.1.1.12.3.3.1.1.4.1 1 2 Incre...
sbiddle
Boxing Day is one of the biggest retail shopping days of the year in New Zealand. After a day of overeating on Christmas Day, New Zealanders rush out in their droves to the malls enduring traffic chaos and crowds all in the hope of picking up a bargain. Big retailers advertise their "huge" Boxing Da...


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Drivers for Warehouse Everis laptops?
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Samsung A70 availability
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Briscoes - CGA. They say no
Created by tdgeek, last reply by vexxxboy on 27-May-2019 16:19 (20 replies)
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Rush hour on the mountain
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by frankv on 27-May-2019 16:17 (19 replies)
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Xiaomi phone ads
Created by esawers, last reply by NikT on 27-May-2019 16:14 (10 replies)

Electrical help!
Created by chewee, last reply by frankv on 27-May-2019 16:13 (2 replies)

BOGO Galaxy S10
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Solar power generator as emergency backup power solution?
Created by boland, last reply by boland on 27-May-2019 16:00 (2 replies)

Insinkerator
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Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone - Amazon $48NZD free NZ delivery
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Motorola Moto G7 series
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Dick Smith Shipping
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Win 10 - Some USB ports shutting down after a while
Created by gcorgnet, last reply by gcorgnet on 27-May-2019 15:38 (4 replies)

Chorus ETP with electrical wiring inside . Any comments on legality?
Created by K8Toledo, last reply by hio77 on 27-May-2019 15:31 (5 replies)

Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
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Retainer for on call
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Spark DDNS No-IP not updating
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Kitchen scullery dimensions
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AMD @ Computex - Introducing 3rd Gen Ryzen!
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Best latency to USA servers
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