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Two e-Scooters company to trial in Wellington streets
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 20:33

Seven companies have approached the Council to operate electric scooter share schemes in Wellington: Blip Scooters, Flamingo, Fuutr, Lime, Onzo, Scoot International, and Goat....

Vocus and Vodafone to unbundle fibre connections
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 18:30

The telecommunications companies joined forces to unbundle fibre in mid-2018, seeking to accelerate innovation and improve the reliability and performance of broadband connections for their customer bases. Today they demonstrated an unbundled fibre connection at an Auckland home, running at 10Gbps - ten times faster than the fastest residential product currently available....

See it, buy it - Trade Me and Samsung partner up to launch Trade Me for Bixby Vision
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 09:39

You can new search for and purchase new products on Trade Me simply by taking a photo on a Samsung smartphone thanks to the new app....

Pet product specialist Sure Petcare announces Animo activity tracker for dogs
Posted on 28-Jan-2019 23:52

New state-of-the-art activity and behaviour monitor for dogs, Animo, learns and reports the unique activity and behaviour patterns of your pet....

New Ring Stick Up Cams available in New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jan-2019 20:54

Ring Stick Up Cam Wired and Stick Up Cam Battery feature motion detection, 1080p full HD resolution, night vision, two-way talk, a siren, and a wide viewing angle....

Wacom release new Cintiq 16
Posted on 23-Jan-2019 20:47

New entry-level class of creative pen display brings with an optimised feature set for a growing group of young art and design students....

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Very large brain tumor and amazing medical staff at chch hospital. (Warning graphic scar)
Created by JaseNZ, last reply by lende on 15-Feb-2019 22:27 (21 replies)
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FreeView UHF Broken in Christchurch
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Spark and RWC
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A380 - Production to Halt in 2021
Created by networkn, last reply by sbiddle on 16-Feb-2019 11:34 (48 replies)
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Vocus and Vodafone: fibre unbundling
Created by freitasm, last reply by quickymart on 17-Feb-2019 23:23 (61 replies)
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Disney+ (launching Q4 2019)
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Employer expects BYOD phone
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I'm looking for something faster than WinSCP
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BenQ EL2870U review
Posted on 11-Feb-2019 19:58

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

BenQ EX3501R review
Posted on 10-Jan-2019 17:33

The BenQ EX3501R provides you with enough desktop space to comfortably have side-by-side Windows applications that in effect works as if you a couple of smaller monitors working together....

Dyson Pure Cool Purifying Fan review
Posted on 9-Jan-2019 12:13

The Dyson Pure Cool is an air purifier, fan and IoT "appliance" all packed in one sleek looking unit....

D-Link COVR-2202 review
Posted on 20-Dec-2018 17:10

Another take on a mesh networking product mostly done right!...

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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...
Wordpress 5.0 - Ideology Trumps Usability
Posted by nunz on 14-Dec-2018 20:32
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
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...
New Zealand Dialing validation regex
Posted by BarTender on 10-Sep-2018 16:10
Was doing some work with the NZ Dialing plan and needed to write some regex to validate NZ numbers. Using the information from the NAD this is what I ended up with ^0[34679][2-9]\d{6}$|^020[1-6]\d{6,7}$|^0210[03-8]\d{5,6}$|^021[12]\d{6}$|021[3-9]\d{5}$|^02[279]\d{7}$|^028\d{6,8}$ Local area cod...
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
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 ...

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Bigpipe playing a game with Credit Checks?
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investing for teens real job confirmation
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Vocus and Vodafone: fibre unbundling
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Purchased speakers online, sent display stock - is this legit?
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Are we getting a tad precious?
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FreeView UHF Broken in Christchurch
Created by msukiwi, last reply by Jaxson on 17-Feb-2019 22:48 (18 replies)
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New to 2Degrees Fibre
Created by Damager, last reply by Damager on 17-Feb-2019 22:33 (11 replies)

FS: Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 RAM
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FS: Sapphire Nitro+ RX580 4GB
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Lime scooters
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Mobile calls routed to VOIP if no mobile coverage
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Share a recipe or food thought - General Discussion.
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 17-Feb-2019 21:54 (65 replies)
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Nvidia Shield TV Gaming Edition for $107US
Created by browned, last reply by tieke on 17-Feb-2019 21:47 (10 replies)

The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines
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NZ Government Incentives Coming Soon For Buyers of Electric Vehicles!
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Looking for a TiVo power supply
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whats my bottleneck
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Routed Subnet /31 over Fibre?
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Need some advice on new oled tv.
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New Spam getting through my Spark xtra account
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