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Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted on 16-Aug-2018 11:03

Intel NUCs are mini PCs that offer high-performance capabilities in a space-saving design and are perfectly suited for home theater, home office, entry-level gaming or as a replacement for desktops when space is a concern....

The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted on 15-Aug-2018 17:56

The Warehouse has launched a new "Snap and Shop" feature on its mobile app allowing people to take photos of items they like on their smartphones and instantly match them with thousands of available products in its catalogue....

Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted on 13-Aug-2018 13:47

Targus New Zealand is on a mission to build increased market share in New Zealand with a fresh look, reinvigorated brand proposition and stylish new product line up....

Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted on 9-Aug-2018 16:23

Huawei New Zealand Consumer Business group is bringing the HUAWEI nova 3i to New Zealand consumers - the third generation in the nova i series smartphones....

Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted on 9-Aug-2018 14:47

Vector is a robot who's alive with personality, highly-intelligent, and aware of his surroundings through touch, sight and sound....

Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted on 7-Aug-2018 16:38

New FZ1000 and FZ950 models, both available in 65-inch and 55-inch screen sizes, feature Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) panels which combine the latest generation of Hollywood-tuned HCX video processor with significant technology advancements....

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Single use plastic bags to be banned.
Created by Lastman, last reply by da5id on 18-Aug-2018 15:38 (230 replies)
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No contract business broadband
Created by Morozov, last reply by Peppery on 20-Aug-2018 20:35 (16 replies)
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Constant drop outs - 2D support not helpful
Created by Wolf555, last reply by Spyware on 20-Aug-2018 14:39 (15 replies)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 useability questions
Created by MikeB4, last reply by MikeAqua on 20-Aug-2018 15:12 (14 replies)

Fuse Rating for Oven
Created by ADKM, last reply by sparkz25 on 21-Aug-2018 06:40 (37 replies)
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Google maps refusing to re-route
Created by xpd, last reply by frankv on 20-Aug-2018 12:23 (11 replies)

New neighbour wants new fence
Created by starcub, last reply by Wheelbarrow01 on 20-Aug-2018 09:57 (22 replies)
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2x RAID1 vs 1x RAID10
Created by Paul1977, last reply by gbwelly on 21-Aug-2018 17:06 (10 replies)

Norton Core review
Posted on 7-Aug-2018 15:57

The Norton Core is the first attempt by Symantec at bringing a new security approach for home networks to the market....

D-Link COVR-C1203 review
Posted on 30-Jul-2018 20:35

Home networks are increasingly growing more complex. Structured cabling is not really something easy to retrofit without pulling existing walls apart. ...

Huawei nova 3e review
Posted on 13-Jul-2018 11:09

When Huawei launched their latest P20 series in New Zealand it hit the streets with the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. People asked "Where is the P20 Lite?". We now know the Huawei P20 Lite hits the streets as Huawei nova 3e....

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Cloud services = bad for business
Posted by nunz on 28-Jul-2018 14:05
Looking back at some old blog posts I find myself revisiting some of the things I said about cloud services being dangerous or potentially bad for business. A few years later I am more convinced of this than ever. Here is why: When I talk about cloud services in this article I am generally looking ...
D-Link OMNA 180 HD CAM and Apple Homekit
Posted by antoniosk on 19-Jul-2018 16:42
Home automation, the integrated house, control at your fingertips. In any modern house, you will find a plethora of ‘things' that can be turned on and off, adjusted, set to a timer or other setting, or even to simulate a pattern. The first and second generation families of these concepts ̵...
Introduction I've been using social media since long before we called it that. As a totally blind kid who pestered his older siblings to read as much of the newspaper to him as they could stand, I'll never forget the sense of empowerment I felt when, as a teenager over 30 years ago, I logged into t...
The previously mentioned Croit CEPH Cluster has been running well for a few weeks now, with a couple of issues found and addressed with help from Croit. Things we've learnt: Storage nodes really need 8GB of RAM. A monitor node can be an old laptop with 100mbp/s NIC as long as the CPU is 64bit...
Akamai IP Reputation Filter
Posted by BarTender on 31-May-2018 11:53
So today I had an interesting issue where I was unable to access a web site from a customers internet connection. It seems that Akamai IP Reputation Filter has for some reason decided that the reputation of this IP address has some random issue that will prevent me from accessing their web site. T...
I thought it's about time to dust off this blog and post about something that's been in the back of my mind for a few years now, clustered redundant scalable storage. A bit of history: Here at Burnside High School where I am a member of the IT Dept we've accumulated over time a bunch of older-b...
Stolen or lost mobile phones are a global problem. With the introduction of GSM phones in the ‘90s, the ability to simply move a SIM card between phones started a crime wave because phones were such an easy target. Once somebody had a stolen phone they could simply use it themselves, or on sel...

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nexus 5 bug
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Enable in Christchurch completes UFB rollout. Customers get free speed upgrades...
Created by andrewcnz, last reply by everettpsycho on 21-Aug-2018 17:58 (54 replies)
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Thank You Spark For the Extra 6 Months of Netflix
Created by GarryP, last reply by Mspec on 21-Aug-2018 17:55 (1 reply)

Galaxy Note 9 Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by DANOFDANGER, last reply by obsshn on 21-Aug-2018 17:55 (223 replies)
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Home theatre subwoofer recommendations please?
Created by RyanDre, last reply by Batman on 21-Aug-2018 17:32 (19 replies)
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Woman rescued after being in Adriatic Sea for 10 hours
Created by amiga500, last reply by PhantomNVD on 21-Aug-2018 17:32 (15 replies)

Dish TV aerialBox T2200 Official Discussion
Created by joshhill96, last reply by Elgin on 21-Aug-2018 17:29 (1405 replies)
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Repairer needed in Wellington for WD Passport hard drive
Created by indapie2000, last reply by wellygary on 21-Aug-2018 17:26 (7 replies)

Enable non-standard install
Created by James Bond, last reply by James Bond on 21-Aug-2018 17:08 (4 replies)

2x RAID1 vs 1x RAID10
Created by Paul1977, last reply by gbwelly on 21-Aug-2018 17:06 (10 replies)

Muppets on the road
Created by jarledb, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Aug-2018 17:00 (864 replies)
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NZ Broadband testing from Samknows
Created by BarTender, last reply by BarTender on 21-Aug-2018 16:58 (51 replies)
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Gamepass NFL 2018?
Created by wazzageek, last reply by Takepaper on 21-Aug-2018 16:46 (4 replies)

Need budget but quality 24" for business use only. $200-300
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 21-Aug-2018 16:28 (3 replies)

ADSL/VDSL Modem Recommendations
Created by networkn, last reply by gjm on 21-Aug-2018 16:12 (3 replies)

FS: Xbox One S 1TB (White)
Created by macuser, last reply by macuser on 21-Aug-2018 16:10 (1 reply)

Apple unreasonable and callous to grieving widow
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by 1024kb on 21-Aug-2018 16:06 (55 replies)
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Pokemon Go - Who's playing it?
Created by BlueShift, last reply by nzkiwiman on 21-Aug-2018 15:52 (1102 replies)
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Google Nexus 5X Announcements, Discussion & Owners Thread
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Moved from VDSL to Fibre, IPv6 gone AWOL
Created by darthmeow, last reply by NickMack on 21-Aug-2018 15:11 (46 replies)
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