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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)

Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted on 12-Oct-2017 15:39

Intel Saffron Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Advisor uses explainable AI to enhance decision-making for investigators and analysts. Associative memory AI finds and explains multidimensional patterns so that investigators and analysts can explore emerging trends across a bank's or insurer's data.... Comments (Comments)

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New Vodafone Broadband Plans
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Vodafone TV - Is this sky?
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KRACK - WPA2 essentially cracked.
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Amazing that some speciality shops in malls survive at all
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Streaming of some All Blacks games on for only $24.99!
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BBQ season is approaching again and I need a new one.
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Sh*t Towns of New Zealand
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Macrium Reflect backup software - anyone using it?
Created by geekIT, last reply by geekIT on 23-Oct-2017 15:34 (8 replies)

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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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
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Sh*t Towns of New Zealand
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Viera smart TV - auto connect wifi ?
Created by sarahfoxnz, last reply by Spyware on 23-Oct-2017 15:37 (1 reply)

Auckland street photography
Created by simantics, last reply by dman on 23-Oct-2017 15:37 (25 replies)
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Macrium Reflect backup software - anyone using it?
Created by geekIT, last reply by geekIT on 23-Oct-2017 15:34 (8 replies)

New forward service from NZ Post: YouShop
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Pixel 2
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Using Skinny Wireless Modem as a simple Wireless AP
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Good mesh system for FibreX ?
Created by KingPluto, last reply by KingPluto on 23-Oct-2017 15:12 (27 replies)
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Rewiring/moving vdsl and phone jack
Created by georgea, last reply by webwat on 23-Oct-2017 15:07 (6 replies)

Australia's Shambolic NBN
Created by jonb, last reply by stinger on 23-Oct-2017 14:58 (17 replies)
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Using wireless video
Created by Rickles, last reply by richms on 23-Oct-2017 14:55 (8 replies)

Stop txt spam from "vodafone", 7245, etc etc?
Created by PaulBags, last reply by Linux on 23-Oct-2017 14:44 (3 replies)

Adobe CC 2018 Apps Are Available
Created by TLD, last reply by rb99 on 23-Oct-2017 14:26 (3 replies)

FS: Western Digital Red 4TB NASware2.0 Drive - Used
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Canvas Tent Brands - User Experiences?
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PoE Speakers... has anyone bothered?
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Post your vehicles
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Advise on IT Career
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