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Vocus New Zealand on the block as Aussies bail
Posted on 23-Oct-2017 17:06

Vocus is preparing its New Zealand assets, which include mobile, broadband, and energy offerings, for sale by June 2018, while also exploring the sale of its ‘non-core Australian assets’ including datacentres. Source: Vocus to sell New Zealand assets | ZDNet The Australian parent is in trouble. As is so often the case, the people at […] Vocus New Zealand on the block as Aussies bail ... Comments (Comments)

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted on 17-Oct-2017 19:29

You need a fast fibre connection to use the new-look Vodafone TV. Less than 100Mbps won’t cut it. That means a UFB connection or Vodafone’s own FibreX alternative. You also need a Vodafone broadband account. The service is company exclusive. CEO Russell Stanners says he hopes customers who like the look of Vodafone TV will […] Vodafone TV — television in the cloud ... Comments (Comments)

Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted on 16-Oct-2017 07:27

A decade ago Nokia accounted for almost half the mobile phones in use. Within a handful of years it was irrelevant. Today Nokia is back. Sort of. A little-known Finnish company called HMD Global has the name rights. HMD sells four Nokia models; the Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8. Not much imagination went into […] Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone ... Comments (Comments)

Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted on 13-Oct-2017 09:42

Earlier this year Communications Minister Simon Bridges wrote to the Commerce Commission asking it to investigate competition in the mobile market. Last Friday the Commerce Commission confirmed the study will go ahead. The Commerce Commission says study aims to “better understand how mobile markets are developing and performing, particularly around the competitive landscape and any […] Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MNVOs ... Comments (Comments)

Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted on 12-Oct-2017 15:52

Fitbit's first smartwatch debuts with personalised guidance, on-device dynamic workouts, relative SpO2 sensor, industry-leading GPS, swim tracking, on-board music, contactless payments and multi-day battery life - in addition to a partnership with Adidas to deliver the Fitbit Ionic special edition and training programmes.... Comments (Comments)

Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted on 12-Oct-2017 15:45

Building on the success of its first machine learning project, Xero announced the next step in its journey towards code-free accounting - the automation of account codes and bills for all small businesses and their partners.... Comments (Comments)

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Ring Floodlight Cam review
Posted on 15-Oct-2017 15:22

Ring, the company that makes smart doorbells expanded its offering in New Zealand with the introduction of their latest Floodlight Cam. As the name implies the Floodlight Cam packages the common floodlight features with smart detection and recording capabilities, making it your first line of defence in a home security setup.... Comments (Comments)

Grandstream GWN7000 review
Posted on 14-Oct-2017 17:41

Thanks to Go Wireless I've had a chance to play around with some Grandstream networking products.... Comments (Comments)

AmpliFi HD review
Posted on 14-Oct-2017 17:27

From opening the box to setting up the main router AmpliFi was designed with ease of use in mind for general consumers.... Comments (Comments)

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Student edition of Windows
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How to learn Office 365 without buying a subscription
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