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Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted on 13-Jul-2019 06:00

For the first time ever, physicists have managed to take a photo of a strong form of quantum entanglement called Bell entanglement – capturing visual evidence of an elusive phenomenon which Albert Einstein once called "spooky action at a distance"....

Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted on 12-Jul-2019 21:34

Organised by the University's CROW lab, the annual event sees teams and individuals from around the country compete in a series of tasks, from hacking devices to solving security puzzles and defending servers....

OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted on 12-Jul-2019 21:28

Announced late last month, at the same time as the OPPO Reno 10x, the OPPO Reno Z, offers kiwis luxury for less, through a number of innovative features. The new device elevates photography and mobile entertainment capabilities, exceeding expectations of smartphones in its price bracket....

Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted on 8-Jul-2019 16:56

Sony's noise cancellation is improved further with the HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e chip and Dual Noise Sensor Technology which delivers exceptional noise cancelling performance, enabling you to hear the music and nothing else....

Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted on 19-Jun-2019 17:20

New features announced at Xerocon San Diego demonstrate Xero’s increased investment in North America, with new automated workflows in tax tools and new personalized learning experience. The company also announced new partnerships with Stripe and PwC....

New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted on 19-Jun-2019 17:09

New research from Unisys Corporation, conducted before and after the attacks on two Christchurch mosques on 15 March reveals that before the attacks New Zealanders had the lowest level of concern about criminal attacks at large events of 13 countries surveyed and ranked war or terrorism as only seventh out of eight types of security concerns....

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How to change fixed IP and Router MAC address?
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Rich Dad Seminar a Scam?
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The new 007 is a woman
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Crashplan Price increase.
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Israel Folau saga.
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Insurance company rejecting claim.
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Possible to charge any laptop through USB-C/Thunderbolt?
Created by Batman, last reply by Batman on 15-Jul-2019 10:41 (22 replies)
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2degrees updated Pay Monthly and Prepay plans and now 14 day Prepay plans
Created by Linux, last reply by Linux on 16-Jul-2019 07:17 (20 replies)
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Sony HT-X8500 soundbar review
Posted on 8-Jul-2019 16:48

Nothing can be more disappointing to home entertainment users than bad sound. With few exceptions (mostly on the high-end and cost side) most TV sets have very poor sound when compared to their screen quality (the Sony A1 TVs with their on-screen speakers is one of the top TVs in this respect). So I was quite happy to try the new Sony HT-X8500 soundbar with my poor sound quality TV....

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....

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Vodafone New Zealand have announced that from the 11th July 2019 they are raising the price of their popular $5 Daily Roaming option from $5 per day to $7 per day, a 40% increase.Unlike roaming packages with other providers, the $5 charge is not a package or plan as such, but merely an arbitary dail...
Blogs -been so long
Posted by psychrn on 6-Apr-2019 21:03
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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 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
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 2 Incre...

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General Blackcaps Chat
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Amazon Prime Day 2019
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2012: The Alan Turing Centenary
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WTB: PC Game Controller
Created by CrashAndBurn, last reply by CrashAndBurn on 16-Jul-2019 09:49 (4 replies)

Rich Dad Seminar a Scam?
Created by CrashAndBurn, last reply by frankv on 16-Jul-2019 09:46 (34 replies)
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Car servicing: dealer vs independent for a 4 year old car out of warranty
Created by timmmay, last reply by Bung on 16-Jul-2019 09:46 (35 replies)
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Sky moving to IP TV
Created by DjShadow, last reply by Dingbatt on 16-Jul-2019 09:44 (349 replies)
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Watching Spark Sport (including launch and pricing)
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Huawei HG659 compared to the new Vodafone Ultra Hub
Created by allistar, last reply by allistar on 16-Jul-2019 09:39 (2 replies)

The new 007 is a woman
Created by FineWine, last reply by surfisup1000 on 16-Jul-2019 09:39 (30 replies)
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Vodafone Fibre X Max (Ultrafast HFC Max??) Intermittently drops
Created by theflinch, last reply by Linux on 16-Jul-2019 09:32 (9 replies)

Manual setup of AirTies Air4400 (given to me by SkyTV)
Created by allistar, last reply by allistar on 16-Jul-2019 09:30

Security Camera Recommendations
Created by MurrayM, last reply by nathan on 16-Jul-2019 09:27 (6 replies)

Warm socks recomendations
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Panasonic Plasma, A word of warning and any suggestions for ~$1500 replacement?
Created by Kiwiviking, last reply by Dingbatt on 16-Jul-2019 09:08 (3 replies)

Issues porting away from 2degrees
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Orcon Geekzone Deal
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Small things I would wish for
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Record player /cartridge too low?
Created by 33coupe, last reply by Fred99 on 16-Jul-2019 08:42 (10 replies)

Vodafone TV is it any good?
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