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NotPetya ransomware attack, New Zealand view
Posted on 28-Jun-2017 15:07

Victims of the NotPetya ransomware attack can’t get at their own computer data even if they pay the ransom. NotPetya is an attack on a grand scale causing a huge amount of disruption. Many victims are large companies in Europe. It has also hit American businesses. You may see this referred to elsewhere as Petya. At […]... Comments (Comments)

Security concerns reach new peak, Unisys Security Index
Posted on 27-Jun-2017 14:11

Identity theft, credit card fraud and natural disasters are top concerns for Kiwis.... Comments (Comments)

Behind Spark’s slow-burn 4.5G plan
Posted on 26-Jun-2017 16:23

Last week Spark installed new technology on five Queenstown cellular towers. They mean the region now has New Zealand’s fastest mobile data network. The Queenstown towers join one-off upgraded Spark towers in Christchurch and Silverdale. Upgrading Queenstown is Spark’s latest move to squeeze the most from its cellular spectrum. It’s been doing this since buying the […]... Comments (Comments)

Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 22:10

Red Hat debuts integrated, software-defined compute and storage platform designed for remote sites and edge deployments.... Comments (Comments)

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 14:10

After reporting a series of poor results, broadband monitoring company TrueNet notes a welcome return to form for Vodafone broadband performance. The latest Urban Broadband Report notes: “Vodafone Cable connections show a 31 percent increase in NZ webpage average speed this month compared to last month. Vodafone Fibre shows a 29 percent increase month on […]... Comments (Comments)

VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 19:05

VMware NSX enables new levels of security, IT automation and application continuity to government organisations.... Comments (Comments)

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When will they start charging RUC for electric cars?
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Geekzone Pizza Event - Kiev, Ukraine
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The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by ockel on 29-Jun-2017 13:05 (64 replies)
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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Time for nuclear power in NZ?
Created by Jonski, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Jun-2017 10:39 (109 replies)
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WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
Created by Boeingflyer, last reply by hyperman on 27-Jun-2017 20:13 (17 replies)
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Keeping birds off the TV antenna
Created by quebec, last reply by tdgeek on 28-Jun-2017 18:27 (14 replies)

Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
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iStorage diskAshur 2 review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:52

I recently had the chance to review the iStorage USB memory drives but what if you need larger storage for entire laptop backups or large file transfers? Take a look at the new iStorage diskAshur2 secure external drives.... Comments (Comments)

Edifier R2000DB Lifestyle speakers review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:46

We look at Edifier's high end speakers for home entertainment.... Comments (Comments)

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This week we discuss from E3 in Los Angeles, NZs Ultra-Fast Broadband rollout progress, highlights Magpie GPS tracker, ETurbo kids smartwatch from Elanation, Kin2Kin startup shares monetisation plans, Fuji Xero NZ financial dramas. Hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and this week's guests: Wal Reid ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast we discuss Intel Compute Card, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference highlights incl new Macs, Apple HomePod, iPad Pro comes of age. SpaceX recycling rockets and capsules, 25% of Australians support a cashless society, Dubai's Robot Cops. This episode of NZ Tech Podcast...
Paul Spain joined Glenn Gore following his keynote at Amazon's AWS Summit in Auckland. Glenn is an Australian based in London,and he shares his own story and discusses what he's learnt working with AWS client organisations around the world. Get the Podcast here: Subscribe and listen via iTunes RS...
Unless you've been living under a rock you'll be well aware of the issues surrounding car parking at Wellington airport and the surrounding Miramar streets. Streets nearby to the airport have become a popular alternative for both travellers and staff working at the airport to avoid what many conside...
Google crawling Geekzone HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 22-May-2017 16:00
Last week (May 2017) I made the changes to start serving Geekzone over HTTPS (and this blog too). This included removing extra lines of code that dealt with HTTP to HTTPS redirection for some pages (the ones that were always served as HTTPS before the switchover) as well as setting HST header and ot...
Geekzone gone full HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 19-May-2017 10:38
Last night I switched Geekzone ( to full HTTPS support. And slowly traffic over SSL is going up (comparing last six hours overnight vs last month). Up until now we only used SSL for login, registration, private messages and profile pages plus assets (images, CSS and scripts). ...
For those of you who are regulars on Geekzone you'll know one of my pet peeves is people who don't understand the huge security risk associated with port forwards. Configuring a port forward in your router or firewall is something configured by people every day, with the vast majority probably faili...

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Unwanted Freeview programme info on LG TV.
Created by MrJohn, last reply by MrJohn on 29-Jun-2017 13:57 (7 replies)

moving to electric kiwi
Created by fizzychicken, last reply by timmmay on 29-Jun-2017 13:57 (92 replies)
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Anyone at big pipe able to liven my UFB connection today?
Created by rphenix, last reply by rphenix on 29-Jun-2017 13:55 (2 replies)

Netgear Nighthawk R7000 on FibreX Max
Created by mdf, last reply by zocster on 29-Jun-2017 13:53 (11 replies)

Microwave ovens recommended and to avoid?
Created by kryptonjohn, last reply by kryptonjohn on 29-Jun-2017 13:52 (18 replies)
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Freeview NZ on Kodi is here
Created by robbo681, last reply by simon14 on 29-Jun-2017 13:52 (83 replies)
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Sony Bravia performance issue
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by MurrayM on 29-Jun-2017 13:51 (3 replies)

Whats something small that really annoys you?
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When will they start charging RUC for electric cars?
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Mibox 4k
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FS: 100 MH/s GPU Mining Rig (Earning NZ$550 /month)
Created by solutionz, last reply by solutionz on 29-Jun-2017 13:42

Electric Vehicle: Will you buy one - if not why not?
Created by frednz, last reply by ubergeeknz on 29-Jun-2017 13:29 (213 replies)
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What happened to Generation X?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by MikeAqua on 29-Jun-2017 13:15 (11 replies)

The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by ockel on 29-Jun-2017 13:05 (64 replies)
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No Fibre Connection
Created by tnaseem, last reply by tnaseem on 29-Jun-2017 12:46 (3 replies)

Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
Created by binarybrother, last reply by tripp on 29-Jun-2017 12:45 (40 replies)
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FS: Nexus 5x 32GB
Created by lookout, last reply by lookout on 29-Jun-2017 12:42 (2 replies)

Java Development JOB
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Vodafone resign, Given sure signal and galaxy active.
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Who does not have a mobile phone?
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