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Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted on 19-Jun-2019 17:20

New features announced at Xerocon San Diego demonstrate Xero’s increased investment in North America, with new automated workflows in tax tools and new personalized learning experience. The company also announced new partnerships with Stripe and PwC....

New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted on 19-Jun-2019 17:09

New research from Unisys Corporation, conducted before and after the attacks on two Christchurch mosques on 15 March reveals that before the attacks New Zealanders had the lowest level of concern about criminal attacks at large events of 13 countries surveyed and ranked war or terrorism as only seventh out of eight types of security concerns....

ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted on 19-Jun-2019 17:05

ASB has added Google Pay to its suite of payment technologies, with its Android customers now able to use the payment technology....

New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted on 18-Jun-2019 17:35

In the first quarter of 2019, New Zealand's Traditional PC market experienced a -8.3% year-on-year (YoY) decline in unit shipments, according to the latest IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. ...

Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted on 17-Jun-2019 15:39

Air New Zealand has teamed up with ST Engineering to trial the use of drones to inspect aircraft....

TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted on 17-Jun-2019 15:18

TCL Electronics, one of the world's leading electronics brands, has announced the launch of its first-ever 8K TV; the 75-inch X10 QLED....



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Blacklisting a Mobile
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Hydrogen powered cars: Your news and views please
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Sky TV Testing on a different satellite
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Storage Spaces seriously slow (6-10mb write speed)
Created by CokemonZ, last reply by Handle9 on 20-Jun-2019 22:51 (33 replies)
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Climate change: What can you do to help halt global warming and when will you do it?
Created by frednz, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Jun-2019 15:05 (273 replies)
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Hot water cylinder using a lot of power
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Get the Rugby World Cup for free when you join Spark or re-contract to selected Spark mobile or broadband plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by Rook1e on 19-Jun-2019 08:59 (46 replies)
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E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
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Harman Kardon Allure Portable review
Posted on 17-May-2019 11:59

Voice-activated digital assistant speakers are a more common sight around the house - and a growing market every day. Since my visite to Microsoft's house of the future in Seattle, back in the mid-2000s, I imagined living in a fully digital house, one that you control with your voice and managed through your smart devices....

Ring Stick Up Cam Battery review
Posted on 8-May-2019 11:08

Having installed quite a few Ring devices around the house (including the Floodlight Cam and the Spotlight Cam outside), I was interested in seeing what the new Ring Stick Up Cam offered....


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sbiddle
Vodafone New Zealand have announced that from the 11th July 2019 they are raising the price of their popular $5 Daily Roaming option from $5 per day to $7 per day, a 40% increase.Unlike roaming packages with other providers, the $5 charge is not a package or plan as such, but merely an arbitary dail...
Blogs -been so long
Posted by psychrn on 6-Apr-2019 21:03
psychrn
My goodness me my last blog update was in 2013 !!!! BTW im a 62 yr old tech freak as my work colleagues would tell you. Still working as a Mental Health Nurse in a large Metropolitan facility. I have been through several tech phases over the years. Been a member of Geekzone since 2005. Had early ...
PDAMan
I didn't realise it has been so long since I blogged here. Thanks for turning it on again Mauricio. HERE has just released a new set of Real Time Traffic API's which I think offers a great opportunity for the many developers who work in Fleet Management, Transport, Distribution and other location b...
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...


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LG TV with screen defect
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Huawei P30 announcement and owners thread
Created by freitasm, last reply by psychrn on 21-Jun-2019 00:35 (632 replies)
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[FS] Hard Drives
Created by lNomNoml, last reply by lNomNoml on 21-Jun-2019 00:28 (3 replies)

Overloading a single NZ wall power socket? Daisy-chaining x2 power boards?
Created by RolemasterGM, last reply by Brunzy on 21-Jun-2019 00:16 (2 replies)

Sky TV Testing on a different satellite
Created by Apsattv, last reply by Brunzy on 21-Jun-2019 00:00 (38 replies)
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Huawei HG659 - bridging mode?
Created by woodson, last reply by froob on 20-Jun-2019 22:56 (11 replies)

SamKnows Monthly Scorecard
Created by ABPH011, last reply by freitasm on 20-Jun-2019 22:52 (43 replies)
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Storage Spaces seriously slow (6-10mb write speed)
Created by CokemonZ, last reply by Handle9 on 20-Jun-2019 22:51 (33 replies)
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Google Nexus 6P Owners Discussion
Created by Finch, last reply by Dratsab on 20-Jun-2019 22:46 (655 replies)
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Rugby World Cup 2019 (Spark Sports)
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Fritz!box 7490 Firmware 7.11 Out
Created by Smithy47, last reply by tanivula on 20-Jun-2019 22:26 (12 replies)

Infrared thermometer for kids
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Huawei GT Owners discussion thread
Created by freitasm, last reply by NikT on 20-Jun-2019 22:06 (42 replies)
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Geekzone informal Manawatu meetup.
Created by maoriboy, last reply by Lias on 20-Jun-2019 22:05 (24 replies)
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Replace 12V MR16+transformer with LED - 12V or 230V?
Created by Chis, last reply by colinuu on 20-Jun-2019 21:49 (5 replies)

Watching Spark Sport (including launch and pricing)
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Hydrogen powered cars: Your news and views please
Created by frednz, last reply by steve2222 on 20-Jun-2019 21:32 (269 replies)
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FS: Samsung Galaxy S8+
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S10+ video problem
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FS: Galaxy S9+
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