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Phone prices rising as users move upmarket
Posted on 24-Nov-2017 17:16

People are paying more for phones. After years of falling prices, market research firm GfK reports the average price of a phone climbed seven percent in the last year. The number of phones sold worldwide climbed three percent during the year. Sales fell in North America and Western Europe. GfK works with actual sales data […]Phone prices rising as users move upmarket... Comments (Comments)

Talking net neutrality on RNZ Nine-to-Noon
Posted on 24-Nov-2017 12:11

I talk on Radio New Zealand National Nine-to-noon programme with Katherine Ryan about the US government moves to scrap net neutrality rules. It’s available as a 20-minute audio stream or download.  This has been on the cards since the US election a year ago. It’s a move the telecommunications giants pushed for, no-one else is […]Talking net neutrality on RNZ Nine-to-Noon... Comments (Comments)

Air New Zealand experiments with blockchain technology
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 15:39

Air New Zealand is exploring the use of blockchain-based systems within its business, reinforcing its global reputation for innovation and embracing new and emerging technology.... Comments (Comments)

Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 10:40

Security company builds next generation SaaS services and companywide data lake on top of AWS as part of its cloud-first strategy.... Comments (Comments)

New Zealand Ministry of Education chooses Unisys for cloud-based education resourcing management system
Posted on 22-Nov-2017 22:00

Ministry selects modern Application-Platform-as-a-Service model and Agile development approach to quickly reflect policy changes and help deliver education funding more efficiently.... Comments (Comments)

Business analytics software powers profits for NZ wine producers
Posted on 22-Nov-2017 21:52

Wine industry analytics business nzwinemetrics is unlocking new profitability for New Zealand wine producers with analytics to help them achieve the best possible price for their wines within the direct to international consumer channel (DTIC).... Comments (Comments)

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Kiwis to be hit with tax on online purchases
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2degrees WiFi calling
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Problem with mobile internet in Christchurch?
Created by PaulBags, last reply by Linux on 24-Nov-2017 21:17 (15 replies)

Black Friday Deals
Created by DjShadow, last reply by numfarr on 25-Nov-2017 02:00 (43 replies)
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Steam Link $11 from EBGames NZ
Created by reven, last reply by logo on 24-Nov-2017 21:30 (12 replies)

CGA claim - is this reasonable?
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by sir1963 on 24-Nov-2017 19:12 (23 replies)
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2talk ineptitude [RANT]
Created by martinjward, last reply by martinjward on 23-Nov-2017 14:52 (11 replies)

Phone scammers know our name.... how?
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by WyleECoyoteNZ on 21-Nov-2017 20:46 (11 replies)

Tile Pro review
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 13:20

Recently Tile released the Tile Pro series, bringing quite a few enhancements and new features to its original series of trackers.... Comments (Comments)

Logitech Spotlight review
Posted on 21-Nov-2017 15:28

It doesn't matter if you're a professional presenter or not - when you're in front of an audience everything counts. Your posture, your attention focused on the audience, your delivery will all be considered by the attendees when they answer those end-of-conference survey asking, on a scale of one to ten, how would you rate Presenter John Doe?... Comments (Comments)

Nokia 8 review
Posted on 12-Nov-2017 11:59

Nokia is back in the smartphone market, this time with no Symbian or Windows Phone on sight. Thanks to HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia brand now, a new series of Android-based smartphones is available now - in New Zealand through an exclusive arrangement with Spark.... Comments (Comments)

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Anybody who's ever spent time in the VoIP space will be well aware of Sangoma Technologies. The Canadian company become well known for it's Vega gateways and telephony cards which were very popular favourite among Asterisk users from the very early days of Asterisk in the early 2000s. In 2013 Sangom...

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Black Friday Deals
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The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by DarthKermit on 25-Nov-2017 01:02 (670 replies)
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Amazon Australia
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by Geektastic on 25-Nov-2017 00:49 (92 replies)
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[Android] Looking for a map you can actually see
Created by PaulBags, last reply by PaulBags on 25-Nov-2017 00:29

Skinny just increased rollover 4g data to 10gb on the $46 mobile plan
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by MrBob on 24-Nov-2017 23:47 (15 replies)

Update on VPN's ?
Created by gnfb, last reply by jarledb on 24-Nov-2017 22:58 (2 replies)

Car totalled- what next?
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Buying google home mini from us
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Anyone still remember Dick Smith?
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Best off-the shelf TIVO replacement
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Strugging to choose between two stero systems.
Created by rugrat, last reply by rugrat on 24-Nov-2017 21:54

Google Brand Account TV sign in issues
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Anyone wanting to purchase a Ledger Nano S and split shipping with me?
Created by Hatch, last reply by Geektastic on 24-Nov-2017 21:37 (1 reply)

Want to put Cat 6A Ethernet though 2 story house
Created by Starscream122, last reply by DarthKermit on 24-Nov-2017 21:37 (20 replies)
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Z Energy ANPR payment trial 'fastlane'
Created by Oblivian, last reply by bmt on 24-Nov-2017 21:37 (11 replies)

Vodafone WiFi Extenders - How do they work?
Created by WellingtonBoy, last reply by Morm on 24-Nov-2017 21:32 (19 replies)
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Steam Link $11 from EBGames NZ
Created by reven, last reply by logo on 24-Nov-2017 21:30 (12 replies)

Data hunt (free data game) is back!
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One Plus 5T - anyone getting one?
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Problem with mobile internet in Christchurch?
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