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Huawei introduces the HUAWEI Watch GT to New Zealand
Posted on 27-Mar-2019 11:09

Huawei Consumer Business Group has announced the Active Edition of the GT Watch Series during the Huawei launch event in Paris and will be offering the new HUAWEI Watch GT line up to New Zealand consumers....

Huawei unveils the P30 series
Posted on 27-Mar-2019 05:13

The HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Pro are packed with power features that set them apart in power, performance and efficiency....

Kordia announces recipient of inaugural Women in Technology Scholarship
Posted on 26-Mar-2019 22:48

New Zealand telecommunications company, Kordia, has today announced the recipient of its first Women in Technology Scholarship....

T&G Global and Abundant Robotics show first commercial robotic apple harvester
Posted on 26-Mar-2019 21:34

Robot is the culmination of four years of work with US-based technology partner....

Amazon introduces new Kindle with adjustable front light
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 20:14

The all-new Kindle comes in black or white for $159 and will be available at Noel Leeming and JB Hi-Fi from 10th April. ...

A call from the companies providing internet access for the great majority of New Zealanders, to the companies with the greatest influence over social media content
Posted on 19-Mar-2019 15:21

New Zealand largest broadband companies call tech companies to discuss how to solve issues around objectionable content distribution....



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Apple News+ and Apple TV+ Announcement
Created by hairy1, last reply by Dingbatt on 26-Mar-2019 19:47 (22 replies)
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Low Paywave uptake in New Zealand
Created by hairy1, last reply by surfisup1000 on 27-Mar-2019 11:32 (36 replies)
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Introducing Apple TV+
Created by Zepanda66, last reply by surfisup1000 on 26-Mar-2019 14:12 (14 replies)

Fiber or VDSL for me
Created by xpd, last reply by allio on 27-Mar-2019 11:21 (27 replies)
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Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by Dial111, last reply by Sundr0p on 27-Mar-2019 10:52 (580 replies)
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Support for 'Crusaders' name change appears to be growing..
Created by amiga500, last reply by netspanner on 25-Mar-2019 09:17 (102 replies)
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PB Tech laptop repair nightmare
Created by David321, last reply by allio on 27-Mar-2019 11:36 (20 replies)
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Do you have battery back-up for your home fibre broadband: Is it worthwhile?
Created by frednz, last reply by sbiddle on 27-Mar-2019 07:09 (20 replies)
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Anki Vector review
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 19:57

The Anki Vector is a little companion robot that can entertain you and give you a glimpse into the world of robotics....

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones review
Posted on 15-Mar-2019 00:24

The Sony WH-1000XM3 are an excellent pair of noise cancelling headphones featuring great sound quality....

Yubikey 5 review
Posted on 18-Feb-2019 15:34

Managing ones access to services in general (online and offline) is something everyone does in their lives but not many consider the implications around chosing weak passwords, the problems of reusing passwords, the lack of security by design in some services and so on. Yubikey devices (and second factor authentication in general) can enhance security online, if used right....

BenQ EL2870U review
Posted on 11-Feb-2019 19:58

The BenQ EL2870U is a good mid-sized entertainment-oriented monitor....


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nzsouthernman
We've been needing to provide guest internet access via our campus wireless network ever since we implemented it. People who visit just expect us to provide it. We first tried to use the guest functionality that comes with Ruckus, but it's a bit clunky, and then we tried using Linewize's built-in ...
Paradox IP150 and Home Automation
Posted by davidcole on 6-Mar-2019 21:57
davidcole
Below is a bit of a primer for connecting to a Paradox SP6000 via the IP150 module for the purposes of controlling via home automation software. Hardware: Spectra SP6000, IP150 Module with firmware < v3 - Firmware 1.x Works best due to changes that Paradox have implemented forcing users to th...
BarTender
Sailpoint IdentityIQ IIQ allows you create "encrypted" passwords so then you store those encrypted passwords in config files such as the database credentials that are stored within the iiq.properties file. dataSource.username=identityiqdataSource.password=1:iCAlakm5CVUe7+Q6hVJIBA== There are...
Useful SNMP OIDs for Home Automation
Posted by BarTender on 14-Jan-2019 17:37
BarTender
I've been playing with Home Assistant and using a few devices around my home network so thought it would be useful to document some of the useful SNMP OIDs I have found: Switches: Device SNMP OID On Value Off Value Notes APC 7920 PDU .1.3.6.1.4.1.318.1.1.12.3.3.1.1.4.1 1 2 Incre...
sbiddle
Boxing Day is one of the biggest retail shopping days of the year in New Zealand. After a day of overeating on Christmas Day, New Zealanders rush out in their droves to the malls enduring traffic chaos and crowds all in the hope of picking up a bargain. Big retailers advertise their "huge" Boxing Da...
Wordpress 5.0 - Ideology Trumps Usability
Posted by nunz on 14-Dec-2018 20:32
nunz
As some people in GZ know I can present as a grumpy old man (GOM) and I've certainly been accused of berating new technologies. This post certainly shouldn't disappoint them. However I will state my cause for this post - usability, specifically Jo(e) Average's ability to use a technology - in this c...
Lime Scooters launch in the Hutt Valley
Posted by sbiddle on 14-Dec-2018 07:25
sbiddle
Lime scooters have launched in the Hutt Valley overnight. Reports came in of scooters on streets late last night, and the app slowly updated as the scooters came online.Geofencing on the map indicates they are only available in the Hutt Valley, and not in Wellington or Porirua. Lime had demonstrated...


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EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by maxeon on 27-Mar-2019 11:36 (2262 replies)
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PB Tech laptop repair nightmare
Created by David321, last reply by allio on 27-Mar-2019 11:36 (20 replies)
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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro
Created by Krishant007, last reply by maxeon on 27-Mar-2019 11:34 (558 replies)
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Low Paywave uptake in New Zealand
Created by hairy1, last reply by surfisup1000 on 27-Mar-2019 11:32 (36 replies)
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Is fibrex worth getting?
Created by mishyman, last reply by BoerieGalore on 27-Mar-2019 11:25 (13 replies)

Terrible (Terrible) cell reception!
Created by CokemonZ, last reply by CokemonZ on 27-Mar-2019 11:23 (3 replies)

Fiber or VDSL for me
Created by xpd, last reply by allio on 27-Mar-2019 11:21 (27 replies)
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First gaming PC
Created by vdanzo, last reply by thestokes on 27-Mar-2019 11:09 (15 replies)

Idiot-proof Gigabit Router Needed. Edgerouter Lite?
Created by Oubadah, last reply by Oubadah on 27-Mar-2019 11:03 (6 replies)

"Once in 100 year" weather events
Created by timmmay, last reply by chevrolux on 27-Mar-2019 10:56 (9 replies)

Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by Dial111, last reply by Sundr0p on 27-Mar-2019 10:52 (580 replies)
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What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by rb99 on 27-Mar-2019 10:45 (7228 replies)
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Where to buy computer parts?
Created by bla, last reply by richrdh18 on 27-Mar-2019 10:25 (16 replies)
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Another 737 Max 8 crash - no survivors
Created by Batman, last reply by Beccara on 27-Mar-2019 10:18 (163 replies)
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Huawei P30 announcement and owners thread
Created by freitasm, last reply by cokeman2 on 27-Mar-2019 09:58 (14 replies)

Pokemon Go - Who's playing it?
Created by BlueShift, last reply by littleheaven on 27-Mar-2019 09:58 (1313 replies)
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Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive level of power outages
Created by freitasm, last reply by noroad on 27-Mar-2019 09:53 (12 replies)

xDSL provider capable of handling advanced requirements
Created by MichaelNZ, last reply by MichaelNZ on 27-Mar-2019 09:36 (17 replies)
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Speed query, before I ring VF
Created by floydbloke, last reply by floydbloke on 27-Mar-2019 09:31 (6 replies)

Device for taking decent landscape photos
Created by nickb800, last reply by Gurezaemon on 27-Mar-2019 09:23 (18 replies)
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