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New Zealand hits peak broadband data
Posted on 18-Jan-2018 12:21

Chorusí network hit its 2017 peak at 9.25pm on December 10. The broadband network was delivering 1.328 Terabits per second. We once measured large amounts of data in terms of books or towers of compact discs between here and the moon. This time Chorus says the peak was the same as 260,000 HD video streams […]New Zealand hits peak broadband data...

Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted on 18-Jan-2018 10:53

Beginning February 1, new subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time, and discover the vast catalogue of unlimited, ad-free music streaming within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and on any Web browser....

$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted on 17-Jan-2018 11:27

More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand's highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today....

Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted on 17-Jan-2018 09:02

You donít need to spend the thick end of NZ$2000 to get a decent phone. The NZ$500 Huawei Nova 2i gives you three-quarters of a modern high-end phone for a quarter of the price. Huawei offers powerful high-end phones. Unlike its rivals it also offers credible choices for those of us who donít want, or [Ö]Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei...

Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted on 15-Jan-2018 13:15

Facebook will drop traditional news stories from the News Feed clean up his company’s act. Mark Zuckerberg says the goal is to clean up the social network making it a force for good. The move is overdue. While there are many things wrong with Facebook, matters came to a head when unfriendly forces meddled in […]Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp...

Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 08:37

Datacom have entered into a 3-year contract with the Department of Home Affairs to provide client enquiry services as part of the Department's programme to modernise its visa and citizenship services....

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CGA - Faulty New Laptop
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Getting asked for Money/Food
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Have any Geekzone members had an Ancestry DNA test?
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Debt Consolidation
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What is the New Cable Going to Mean for NZ?
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Best place & price to get higher end car tyres? (Michelin/GoodYear etc)
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Slingshot drops gig prices to $99
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Edifier Exclaim BT Connect review
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:22

These small speakers do pack a punch. Even though their main target segment is the computer media and gaming enthusiasts I found it usable in other situations as well....

Navman MiVue 780 review
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 15:04

The Navman MiVue 780 is a very smart dashcam. It incorporates new audible warning and a WiFi feature that allows it to instantly transfer recordings to a paired smartphone....

Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 13:13

As a long-time user of Sony Xperia I took the opportunity to take a look at the new Sony Xperia XZ1 which has just hit the market in New Zealand....

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An open letter to Samsung about my S7 Edge
Posted by chris021 on 20-Jan-2018 09:51
Dear Samsung, Let me please preface this with the statement, I am a bit of a fan of your equipment. Currently I own the following mobile devices: Samsung J1 Samsung J2 Samsung S7 Edge Samsung S8 Plus Samsung Note 8 Samsung Tab S3 LTE Samsung Gear S3 Frontier A few weeks ago, my S7 Edge which ...
London, 8 January 2018 - UK-based smart home technology company nCube is today pleased to announce the launch of its modular smart home hub platform as well as a new range of branded smart home devices at CES 2018. The new modular design comprises of the new and improved nCube Base, the nCube Secu...
LAS VEGAS, January 9th, 2018 - Tractive announces two brand-new GPS tracking devices for cats and dogs at CES to strengthen their lead in the pet tech market. Europe's leading GPS pet tracking company, Tractive, has announced a pair of exciting new devices today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CE...
Crucial launches next gen MX500 SSD
Posted by CES2018 on 11-Jan-2018 04:39
CES, LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 10, 2018 - Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, has launched the Crucial® MX500 SSD. The new drive features second generation Micron® 3D NAND technology and is 45 times more energy efficient than a typical hard drive.4 Available in capaciti...
Sony CES announcements
Posted by CES2018 on 10-Jan-2018 21:11
Sony have announced a number of new products at CES this year. I had the opportunity to look around their stand at their press conference and check out many of their new products as well as some very cool new pre release Xperia headphones. In the TV space Sony have announced new OLED and LCD mode...
LG announce new 2018 TVs
Posted by CES2018 on 9-Jan-2018 10:06
LG have today announced their new 2018 range of OLED and LCD TVs. Rather than any major advancements with their OLED panels (it's hard to improve on something that's already amazing!) LG have this year focussed on improvements to picture quality with their new Alpha9 processor to improve post pr...
Jabra releases new Elite series headphones
Posted by CES2018 on 9-Jan-2018 06:29
CES, Las Vegas, 8 January 2018 – Jabra is starting the year by introducing the Elite franchise, a family of headphones and earbuds engineered for superior sound to provide the best combined voice and music experience. Jabra's research shows that the daily usage of head...

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DashCams 2018!!!
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Where do I start ? Patch Pannel. New House.
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What is the New Cable Going to Mean for NZ?
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FS: ODroids!
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Hotel Special Requests
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Suitcase / Travel Luggage Suggestions
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[FS] Toshiba Z10T-A Ultrabook - i5, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 11.6" Full HD Touch Screen with Stylus Pen
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China Airlines sale
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What's something small that really annoys you?
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Speakers Via Terminal Blocks in Audio Systems?
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it?
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OnePlus hacked; up to 40,000 customers details stolen
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PC Harware limiting Fibre Speed??
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Time to give electricity the flick?
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What plugs needed for a wall mounted TV
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Surface Book 1, if you dont need a GPU is it good for $1100?
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If Larsen doesnt drop Santner and Latham its time to drop Larsen!
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Brand new in box Essential Phone (128G) - just testing the waters for interest
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IPv6 beta for Bigpipe
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Samsung Gear S3 Owners Thread
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