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Porirua City Council first to adopt new council software solution Datascape
Posted on 15-May-2019 12:00

Datascape is Datacom's new smart council and community cloud-based solution....

New survey provides insight into schools' technology challenges and plans
Posted on 15-May-2019 09:30

A new survey released by The Network for Learning (N4L) reveals schools must navigate increasingly complex technical landscapes when using the internet for learning....

Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 15-May-2019 09:11

Apple Music subscribers can now enjoy Apple Music's 50 million songs on Amazon’s full range of Echo devices, including Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo Show....

Make a stand against cyberbullying this Pink Shirt Day
Posted on 14-May-2019 20:23

Pink Shirt Day is around the corner, on Friday 17 May, encouraging everyone to speak out against bullying. Bullying increasingly happens online....

Samsung first TV manufacturer to launch the Apple TV App and Airplay 2
Posted on 14-May-2019 20:11

Users can simply select the Apple TV app icon to access all of their iTunes movies and TV show purchases and browse more than 100,000 iTunes movies and TV shows to buy or rent, including titles available in 4K HDR....

Vodafone New Zealand sold
Posted on 14-May-2019 07:25

Vodafone Group Plc has announced the sale of 100% of Vodafone New Zealand Limited to a consortium comprising Infratil Limited and Brookfield Asset Management Inc....

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Is +1 not a thing on geekzone ?
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Can a car battery is too old for a jump start?
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Suggestions for products to hang cables under my home desk
Created by timmmay, last reply by waikariboy on 18-May-2019 18:44 (15 replies)

Vodafone NZ for sale
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Cut and remove old Saturn cable
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Meet your new Batman: Robert Pattinson
Created by Zepanda66, last reply by Goosey on 18-May-2019 07:20 (22 replies)
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$6.4 billion transport plan for Wellington
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-May-2019 17:56 (23 replies)
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Smart wifi switch with dimmer support
Created by Pars56, last reply by Yoban on 19-May-2019 16:50 (20 replies)
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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....

Epson ET-2710 review
Posted on 12-Apr-2019 17:25

For the last few years we have used a laser printer at home. Over those years I have tested a few inkjet printers but couldn't really say I was ever happy enough with results to change devices. I was also unhappy with photo printing results on older printers. This changed when I tried the Epson ET-2710....

Huawei P30 Pro review
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 15:17

In just a couple of days the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro series will be available in New Zealand. There is a great number of special deals to be had from telcos and retail stores - and if you are in the market for the best camera performance and phone design you shouldn't ignore these devices....

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Blogs -been so long
Posted by psychrn on 6-Apr-2019 21:03
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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 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
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 2 Incre...
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...

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How fast is a Firewalla Blue?
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Gaming hardware recommendations
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Geekzone Wellington real life meet up
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Geekzone Hamilton real life meet up
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Can a car battery is too old for a jump start?
Created by rayonline, last reply by rayonline on 19-May-2019 19:16 (17 replies)
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Alarm for garden shed
Created by Donzac, last reply by mdf on 19-May-2019 19:12 (7 replies)

Home networking - powerline vs wifi to ethernet bridge? Ethernet switch vs router vs splitter vs... ?
Created by rivamon, last reply by rivamon on 19-May-2019 19:12 (9 replies)

Round The World Tickets
Created by Chrisclarke, last reply by kiwiace on 19-May-2019 19:01 (27 replies)
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UTP Adapter - Right Angled
Created by mikee13, last reply by mikee13 on 19-May-2019 19:00 (7 replies)

The tool and knife sharpening thread
Created by neb, last reply by mdf on 19-May-2019 18:54 (1 reply)

Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
Created by networkn, last reply by tdgeek on 19-May-2019 18:46 (4186 replies)
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Hey Everyone
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GOT Discussion Including *spoilers* to end of current episode! Be Warned!
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More Casa de Cowboy stories, and a question about planes
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Cut and remove old Saturn cable
Created by wasssupppp, last reply by sqishy on 19-May-2019 17:46 (22 replies)
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Non stop to Singapore - How much
Created by marej, last reply by Linux on 19-May-2019 17:44 (8 replies)

What's something small that really annoys you?
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Another 737 Max 8 crash - no survivors
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TCL TV's, thoughts?
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