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Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted on 20-Jul-2018 11:29

Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP has commenced commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States....

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted on 10-Jul-2018 10:40

An intelligent cloud-based solution designed specifically for SMBs to help them manage finances, operations, sales and customer service - Business Central also serves as an easy upgrade opportunity for businesses which have outgrown their entry level accounting systems and legacy ERP....

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted on 10-Jul-2018 09:36

Spark announced today that it has completed the first major milestone in its transition from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a future-ready IP-based voice network dubbed the "Converged Communications Network" (CCN)....

Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted on 6-Jul-2018 20:16

Microsoft may be in for a case of post-purchase dissonance after paying US$7.5 billion (NZ$10.8 billion) for GitHub to then stand accused by its community of being complicit in Trump's Mexican border travesty....

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted on 3-Jul-2018 15:45

PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements....

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted on 29-Jun-2018 10:40

Last month, Spark launched a public campaign to encourage former customers to claim refunds. Of the almost 135,000 former customers contacted by mail or email at their last known address, around 15% have so far claimed their money....

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Faulty Windscreen - Am I being unreasonable
Created by Wheelbarrow01, last reply by dafman on 20-Jul-2018 17:48 (24 replies)
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Geekzone giveaway: Huawei nova 3e smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by 33coupe on 20-Jul-2018 18:28 (20 replies)
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Advice on broadband issues?
Created by manaia, last reply by hio77 on 16-Jul-2018 22:47 (20 replies)
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Vodafone throttling connection to Steam/Origin
Created by Drinkmelk, last reply by gaddman on 19-Jul-2018 19:46 (18 replies)
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BT handsfree with FM transmitter
Created by xpd, last reply by Shoes2468 on 17-Jul-2018 20:37 (18 replies)
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Air NZ no longer in the top 10 Airlines
Created by networkn, last reply by Tinkerisk on 19-Jul-2018 15:37 (35 replies)
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Pania of the Reef - Napier, New Zealand
Created by reddragon, last reply by reddragon on 17-Jul-2018 15:35 (15 replies)

Identify a text message from 448110
Created by martyyn, last reply by sampler on 19-Jul-2018 10:25 (11 replies)

Huawei nova 3e review
Posted on 13-Jul-2018 11:09

When Huawei launched their latest P20 series in New Zealand it hit the streets with the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. People asked "Where is the P20 Lite?". We now know the Huawei P20 Lite hits the streets as Huawei nova 3e....

Motorola Moto g6 Plus review
Posted on 2-Jul-2018 15:38

The Moto g6 Plus is the latest mid-range phone from Motorola (Lenovo). Here we have a look at this new series....

Ring Spotlight Cam review
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 09:24

Ring started as a cloud-connected video doorbell company and soon evolved to something more like a cloud-based security company. From connected doorbells, to smart floodlight-enabled cameras and extenders to (coming soon) full house alarm systems complete with motion detectors, contact sensor and more....

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D-Link OMNA 180 HD CAM and Apple Homekit
Posted by antoniosk on 19-Jul-2018 16:42
Home automation, the integrated house, control at your fingertips. In any modern house, you will find a plethora of ‘things' that can be turned on and off, adjusted, set to a timer or other setting, or even to simulate a pattern. The first and second generation families of these concepts ̵...
Introduction I've been using social media since long before we called it that. As a totally blind kid who pestered his older siblings to read as much of the newspaper to him as they could stand, I'll never forget the sense of empowerment I felt when, as a teenager over 30 years ago, I logged into t...
The previously mentioned Croit CEPH Cluster has been running well for a few weeks now, with a couple of issues found and addressed with help from Croit. Things we've learnt: Storage nodes really need 8GB of RAM. A monitor node can be an old laptop with 100mbp/s NIC as long as the CPU is 64bit...
Akamai IP Reputation Filter
Posted by BarTender on 31-May-2018 11:53
So today I had an interesting issue where I was unable to access a web site from a customers internet connection. It seems that Akamai IP Reputation Filter has for some reason decided that the reputation of this IP address has some random issue that will prevent me from accessing their web site. T...
I thought it's about time to dust off this blog and post about something that's been in the back of my mind for a few years now, clustered redundant scalable storage. A bit of history: Here at Burnside High School where I am a member of the IT Dept we've accumulated over time a bunch of older-b...
Stolen or lost mobile phones are a global problem. With the introduction of GSM phones in the ‘90s, the ability to simply move a SIM card between phones started a crime wave because phones were such an easy target. Once somebody had a stolen phone they could simply use it themselves, or on sel...
Add-free alternative to iHeartradio
Posted by sdavisnz on 2-May-2018 20:26
I listen to quite a bit of radio. my biggest problem is my normal station of choice is broadcast on AM in my area. iHeartradio is the recommended way to listen but i have some serious beef with iheartradio. Lately they have been inserting 30 second audio adds when you start listening to a statio...

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Chemists in NZ ?
Created by GeekGuy, last reply by GeekGuy on 20-Jul-2018 18:36 (4 replies)

The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by Geektastic on 20-Jul-2018 18:34 (907 replies)
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What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by paulchinnz on 20-Jul-2018 18:29 (6010 replies)
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Geekzone giveaway: Huawei nova 3e smartphone
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Can Chorus install fibre to neighbor's house without my consent
Created by Louis2099, last reply by shk292 on 20-Jul-2018 18:24 (9 replies)

EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Jul-2018 18:20 (1598 replies)
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Paypal 2FA?
Created by askelon, last reply by HamiltonJack on 20-Jul-2018 18:20 (8 replies)

Post your vehicles
Created by Coil, last reply by 1024kb on 20-Jul-2018 18:18 (338 replies)
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FS: Kids ride on cars
Created by Dial111, last reply by Dial111 on 20-Jul-2018 18:17

Anyone tried
Created by quebec, last reply by MichaelNZ on 20-Jul-2018 18:12 (12 replies)

We Should Have a Grammar/Spelling Week?
Created by tdgeek, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Jul-2018 18:11

Time to give electricity the flick?
Created by gchiu, last reply by voy1d on 20-Jul-2018 18:10 (1683 replies)
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Nissan 1994 sedan a bit of a mystery
Created by Happy53, last reply by Aredwood on 20-Jul-2018 17:58 (2 replies)

Faulty Windscreen - Am I being unreasonable
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Fibre on Application
Created by beaglenz, last reply by Wheelbarrow01 on 20-Jul-2018 17:37 (1 reply)

5.1.2 Speakers
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Vodafone "unlimited" mobile plan
Created by coffeebaron, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Jul-2018 17:29 (23 replies)
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Powerswitch advice
Created by DamageInc, last reply by stinger on 20-Jul-2018 17:25 (19 replies)
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Vodafone Roaming comparison Prepay vs Postpaid
Created by stw, last reply by Geektastic on 20-Jul-2018 17:21 (7 replies)

Whakapapa Village to top of mountain
Created by CrashAndBurn, last reply by CrashAndBurn on 20-Jul-2018 17:14 (12 replies)

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