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Orcon announces new always-on internet service for Small Business
Posted on 18-Apr-2019 10:19

If the internet is down, so is productivity. But with the introduction of a new fully-self-contained service from Orcon, small businesses can be practically assured of always-on connectivity....

Spark Sport prices for Rugby World Cup 2019 announced
Posted on 16-Apr-2019 07:58

With Rugby World Cup 2019 now just a few months away and interest in the event rising, Spark Sport announces its pricing for the tournament, kicking off with a super early bird offer and revealing what matches will be available free to air....

2degrees launches new unlimited mobile plan
Posted on 15-Apr-2019 09:35

2degrees has launched a new Unlimited mobile plan that lets its customers hotspot or tether for free, and team up with family or friends to pay as little as $40 per month, per person....

Redgate brings together major industry speakers for SQL in the City Summits
Posted on 13-Apr-2019 12:35

In Australia and New Zealand, the founder of SQL Down Under, Greg Low, will provide a detailed introduction to Azure DevOps, and show how compliant database DevOps fits into the picture....

Exported honey authenticated on Blockchain
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 21:19

TrackBack collaborates with AsureQuality, NZ Post and The True Honey Co. to verify provenance, prestige and quality of New Zealand-made products....

HPE and Nutanix partner to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 21:12

This offering will leverage Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS software including its built-in, free AHV hypervisor, delivered through HPE GreenLake to provide customers with a fully HPE-managed hybrid cloud that dramatically lowers total cost of ownership and accelerates time to value....

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Windows 10 1903 update available now
Created by freitasm, last reply by JaseNZ on 19-Apr-2019 22:31 (20 replies)
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Your password strength
Created by freitasm, last reply by nunz on 23-Apr-2019 00:44 (51 replies)
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Sky BOX Integration
Created by Banksy, last reply by Banksy on 22-Apr-2019 10:57 (25 replies)
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Filter Install Service Needed.
Created by ZackeyTNT, last reply by hio77 on 23-Apr-2019 16:45 (23 replies)
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Looking to buy the 2019 Outlander PHEV
Created by Smix, last reply by Smix on 23-Apr-2019 16:01 (21 replies)
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Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by Dial111, last reply by Damager on 22-Apr-2019 16:34 (777 replies)
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Red meat and cancer...
Created by Fred99, last reply by Fred99 on 21-Apr-2019 23:21 (38 replies)
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Vodafone to discontinue email forwarding as email security measures increase
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 20-Apr-2019 08:40 (27 replies)
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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....

Anki Vector review
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 19:57

The Anki Vector is a little companion robot that can entertain you and give you a glimpse into the world of robotics....

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones review
Posted on 15-Mar-2019 00:24

The Sony WH-1000XM3 are an excellent pair of noise cancelling headphones featuring great sound quality....

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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...
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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Massive issue with Windows 7 in standard vga adaptor and AMD Radeon HD 7660G
Created by Mayhem, last reply by nathan on 23-Apr-2019 19:52 (3 replies)

Advice in buying SUV
Created by Alex21, last reply by nathan on 23-Apr-2019 19:43 (41 replies)
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Quick reply not working reliably 23/4/2019?
Created by timmmay, last reply by freitasm on 23-Apr-2019 19:43 (1 reply)

Constant timeouts/disconnections FritzBox?
Created by YummyTech, last reply by timmmay on 23-Apr-2019 19:38 (4 replies)

Questions re MiBox, Kodi and using VPN
Created by Pinpoint, last reply by timmmay on 23-Apr-2019 19:31 (1 reply)

Migrating email and web from domainz and O365 Business Essentials
Created by martyyn, last reply by martyyn on 23-Apr-2019 19:13 (18 replies)
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Vodafone's Fibre X Plan
Created by Neutralization, last reply by BoerieGalore on 23-Apr-2019 19:04 (6 replies)

Huawei Nova 2i - uploads horizontal FB messenger videos vertically
Created by frankmachine, last reply by frankmachine on 23-Apr-2019 18:49 (5 replies)

Huawei P30 announcement and owners thread
Created by freitasm, last reply by tardtasticx on 23-Apr-2019 18:48 (410 replies)
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The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines (& other news media)
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by Rikkitic on 23-Apr-2019 18:47 (1409 replies)
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Has Spark's Xtra email provider been hacked?
Created by res, last reply by MadEngineer on 23-Apr-2019 18:41 (14 replies)

Best Start payments
Created by heavenlywild, last reply by kingjj on 23-Apr-2019 18:28 (1 reply)

Petrol prices getting close to last year's record. What about your city or town?
Created by amiga500, last reply by vexxxboy on 23-Apr-2019 18:16 (84 replies)
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Projector Lamps eBay ,Amazon ,ozlamps or....?
Created by Brunzy, last reply by networkn on 23-Apr-2019 18:08 (1 reply)

Dish TV aerialBox T2200 Official Discussion
Created by joshhill96, last reply by Elgin on 23-Apr-2019 18:07 (1435 replies)
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30 Years of Internet in New Zealand
Created by freitasm, last reply by nunz on 23-Apr-2019 17:50 (26 replies)
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I don't want to hear another complaint about Chorus DSL after experiencing NBN.
Created by BarTender, last reply by Torque on 23-Apr-2019 17:05 (25 replies)
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Filter Install Service Needed.
Created by ZackeyTNT, last reply by hio77 on 23-Apr-2019 16:45 (23 replies)
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First impressions: KEF LS 50 Wireless. Mind blown.
Created by dejadeadnz, last reply by Fred99 on 23-Apr-2019 16:16 (5 replies)

Looking to buy the 2019 Outlander PHEV
Created by Smix, last reply by Smix on 23-Apr-2019 16:01 (21 replies)
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