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Spark 5G launch announced: 1 July 2020
Posted on 19-Nov-2018 15:17

Spark aims to have New Zealand's first 5G network live on the Auckland Harbour by 1 July 2020 for Emirates Team New Zealand to use as part of its preparation to defend the America's Cup....

TCF warns about scam calls
Posted on 13-Nov-2018 11:32

During International Fraud Awareness Week, a global effort to minimise the impact of fraud through awareness and education, the NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is shining the spotlight on scam calling in New Zealand, encouraging consumers to: Stop and think. Is this for real?...

Ola kicks off ridesharing services in New Zealand with multi-city launch
Posted on 12-Nov-2018 17:07

Kiwis across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch can start booking rides from their Ola app....

New electric scooter brand enters local market
Posted on 12-Nov-2018 17:04

A major new entrant into the New Zealand electric scooter market has arrived in Auckland - offering a new standard in safety for its customers and advocating for mandatory use of helmets....

OPPO R17 Pro to be available in New Zealand
Posted on 7-Nov-2018 22:00

OPPO introduces Ultra Night Mode, Time of Flight and SuperVOOC charging to the R-Series....

Nova Energy announces broadband, phone and energy bundles
Posted on 7-Nov-2018 13:15

Nova, a nation-wide energy retailer, is now offering residential customers the convenience of dealing with one supplier for their power, broadband, phone and natural gas services, with just one simple bill to manage each month....



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Aluminium Window Fittings
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Nov-2018 17:31 (22 replies)
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Office 365 Home - MS has increased user and device limits
Created by NightStalker, last reply by NightStalker on 19-Nov-2018 21:58 (19 replies)
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Why is setting yourself on fire "cool" ?
Created by xpd, last reply by Geektastic on 19-Nov-2018 18:46 (19 replies)
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PB Tech Black Friday Sale - 16th November
Created by agent86, last reply by michaelmurfy on 19-Nov-2018 23:07 (148 replies)
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Warped post on 8 month old fence, who's responsible for repair?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Bung on 19-Nov-2018 18:01 (84 replies)
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iPhone 8 or Huawei Mate 20 Pro?
Created by Tempest94, last reply by gehenna on 19-Nov-2018 19:06 (15 replies)

Low voltage ac to dc rectifier
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Geekzone giveaway: Nokia 7.1 smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by JayADee on 19-Nov-2018 22:35 (159 replies)
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Huawei Mate 20 Pro review
Posted on 1-Nov-2018 17:37

Just months after Huawei released the P20 series and we have a new top of the line smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer. And it's not only a top of the line in terms of design, features and materials but it again incorporates Leica technology into its camera, now with a three lens set, extending its functionality and quality....

OPPO Find X review
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 17:24

OPPO has again worked hard to put out a smartphone that looks like it belongs to the top-end side of the market. Its new OPPO Find X is a very interesting piece of technology and engineering....

HPE ProLiant ML110 review
Posted on 27-Sep-2018 13:11

While there is a business case for cloud-based services, there are also cases where a local server is either a requirement or the best solution - including being part of a hybrid cloud design. Your organisation might be looking for a solution that's supported by existing channels, something that doesn't need a hands-on approach. Or it may be that connectivity is at a premium and cloud-based services won't work well for some locations. The Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10, paired with ClearOS is a solution for these cases....


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New Zealand Dialing validation regex
Posted by BarTender on 10-Sep-2018 16:10
BarTender
Was doing some work with the NZ Dialing plan and needed to write some regex to validate NZ numbers. This is what I ended up with ^0[34679][\d]{7}$|^020[1-6][\d]{6,7}$|^0210[03-7][\d]{5}$|^021[12][\d]{6}$|021[3-9][\d]{5}$|^02[279][\d]{7}$|^028[\d]{6,8}$ Local area codes 03,04,06,07,09 are all 8 ...
sbiddle
I've been a fan of Polycom IP phones for many years, but haven't used these for deployments for many years in part due to the price of the hardware in New Zealand compared to other brands of phones. Recently I decided to pull out my IP335 to make some configuration changes and picked up a new VVX410...
Cloud services = bad for business
Posted by nunz on 28-Jul-2018 14:05
nunz
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
antoniosk
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 ̵...
jmosen
Update October 2018 Thanks to everyone who has expressed support for the issues I have raised in this post. I'm pleased to say that the issue is now largely resolved. RNZ is including descriptions of the images they tweet in most cases now. It's meant that blind people like me feel more included...
nzsouthernman
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
BarTender
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...


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Best way to get Google Pixel 3 in NZ..?
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How much planning do you do for a trip?
Created by rayonline, last reply by winnie88 on 20-Nov-2018 03:38 (2 replies)

HELP, unlocking my spark phone
Created by torin, last reply by torin on 20-Nov-2018 03:36 (10 replies)

Android tablets
Created by epr, last reply by winnie88 on 20-Nov-2018 03:25 (12 replies)

Recommend a good USB 3 HUB
Created by Batman, last reply by winnie88 on 20-Nov-2018 03:22 (4 replies)

Red Dead Redemption 2 Discussion Thread - No Spoilers
Created by networkn, last reply by winnie88 on 20-Nov-2018 02:32 (256 replies)
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Has anyone use linkedin before??
Created by stu28, last reply by winnie88 on 20-Nov-2018 01:42 (14 replies)

HELP! Warranty nightmare! NZ store shirking their responsibilities?
Created by Loaf, last reply by mattwnz on 20-Nov-2018 01:41 (5 replies)

IOS App Built Can I have an "Amen!"
Created by gnfb, last reply by eracode on 20-Nov-2018 01:37 (7 replies)

Robotics Questions and Kids
Created by networkn, last reply by Aredwood on 20-Nov-2018 00:45 (4 replies)

IPCC climate report
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Aredwood on 19-Nov-2018 23:38 (100 replies)
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TradeMe Property and Real Estate...
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
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Microsoft Office 365 Home $99.99 at Noel Leeming to 20/11/18
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PB Tech Black Friday Sale - 16th November
Created by agent86, last reply by michaelmurfy on 19-Nov-2018 23:07 (148 replies)
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Hyundai Kona Electric - 64 kWh with range up to 470km coming later this year
Created by frednz, last reply by Aredwood on 19-Nov-2018 22:45 (336 replies)
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Geekzone giveaway: Nokia 7.1 smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by JayADee on 19-Nov-2018 22:35 (159 replies)
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The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by freitasm on 19-Nov-2018 22:33 (1086 replies)
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Radio Live to merge with Magic
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Attach child bike "follow me"
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