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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....

Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 15-May-2019 09:11

Apple Music subscribers can now enjoy Apple Music's 50 million songs on Amazon’s full range of Echo devices, including Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo Show....

Make a stand against cyberbullying this Pink Shirt Day
Posted on 14-May-2019 20:23

Pink Shirt Day is around the corner, on Friday 17 May, encouraging everyone to speak out against bullying. Bullying increasingly happens online....



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Google reportedly suspends Huawei's Android support after US Ban
Created by roderickh, last reply by jjnz1 on 20-May-2019 22:27 (76 replies)
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Has anyone lived (or even if you have traveled) in Georgia or Russia (that part near border)?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by darylblake on 20-May-2019 22:08 (23 replies)
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Fibre Install Prior to Renovation
Created by Earbanean, last reply by chevrolux on 20-May-2019 18:41 (16 replies)
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Can a car battery be too old for a jump start?
Created by rayonline, last reply by amiga500 on 20-May-2019 16:33 (32 replies)
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Suggestions for products to hang cables under my home desk
Created by timmmay, last reply by waikariboy on 18-May-2019 18:44 (15 replies)

TeamViewer replacement
Created by freitasm, last reply by CYaBro on 20-May-2019 21:15 (11 replies)

Bigpipe DNS cache pollution?
Created by zks, last reply by freitasm on 20-May-2019 16:13 (11 replies)

$6.4 billion transport plan for Wellington
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-May-2019 17:56 (23 replies)
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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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GOT Discussion Including *spoilers* to end of current episode! Be Warned!
Created by networkn, last reply by andrew027 on 20-May-2019 22:30 (173 replies)
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Google reportedly suspends Huawei's Android support after US Ban
Created by roderickh, last reply by jjnz1 on 20-May-2019 22:27 (76 replies)
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Nilfisk Alto Waterblaster - Pressure Switch actuator
Created by bp1000, last reply by compound on 20-May-2019 22:26 (2 replies)

WD 10TB External HDD Amazon US$79.99
Created by CYaBro, last reply by lxsw20 on 20-May-2019 22:15 (9 replies)

Has anyone lived (or even if you have traveled) in Georgia or Russia (that part near border)?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by darylblake on 20-May-2019 22:08 (23 replies)
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Heart Surgery Valve repair/replacement- anyone had it
Created by Morgenmuffel, last reply by jnimmo on 20-May-2019 22:06 (5 replies)

Can anyone ID this model F&P Rangehood?
Created by palmypete, last reply by Journeyman on 20-May-2019 22:04 (1 reply)

What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by DarthKermit on 20-May-2019 21:55 (7476 replies)
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Recommend a decent quality basic home laptop? May 2019
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 20-May-2019 21:51 (9 replies)

Dick Smith Shipping
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by wellygary on 20-May-2019 21:17 (2365 replies)
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TeamViewer replacement
Created by freitasm, last reply by CYaBro on 20-May-2019 21:15 (11 replies)

Anyone successfully migrated from Cleverloop to a comparable application?
Created by aquatarkus, last reply by neb on 20-May-2019 21:10 (26 replies)
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Vodafone plans for seniors
Created by Stu1, last reply by Stu1 on 20-May-2019 21:10 (7 replies)

Vodafone fibre configuration question
Created by freitasm, last reply by hio77 on 20-May-2019 21:00 (6 replies)

LG 55' B7 OLED TV - $1,999.00 - Lim Electronics
Created by biggie000, last reply by maxeon on 20-May-2019 20:53 (4 replies)

Meet your new Batman: Robert Pattinson
Created by Zepanda66, last reply by parksportandreccy on 20-May-2019 20:47 (27 replies)
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Galaxy S9/S9+ Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by tripp, last reply by Linux on 20-May-2019 20:43 (193 replies)
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Any eSporters or aspiring eSporters here?
Created by parksportandreccy, last reply by parksportandreccy on 20-May-2019 20:41 (5 replies)

My Sky Box Accessing Advanced Settings
Created by JZM, last reply by JZM on 20-May-2019 20:28 (2 replies)



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