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Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted on 19-Sep-2019 18:35

Facebook is expanding the Portal family of home video-calling devices with three new models: Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV. The company also introducing a new way to make calls using WhatsApp and bringing Portal to more countries. ...

Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 17:24

Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months....

The Warehouse chooses Elasticsearch service
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 13:55

New project is expected to minimise fraud on returned items....

Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 13:52

The investment in hardware upgrades and resulting increased capacity means that Voyager broadband customers will continue to enjoy the same fast speeds and seamless service, even during peak times and as nationwide bandwidth usage rises....

Streaming service Acorn TV launches in New Zealand with selection with British shows
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 08:55

Fan favourites including Broadchurch, Victoria and Father Ted come together for the first time in one place in New Zealand, with new shows added every week.... announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer HTC
Posted on 16-Sep-2019 21:30

HTC's flagship EXODUS 1 smartphone is now the first phone that provides Bitcoin Cash (BCH) support without having to download a BCH wallet from an app store....

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Time to break out the Tin Foil Hats???
Created by tangerz, last reply by quickymart on 22-Sep-2019 19:58 (17 replies)
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2019 iPhone Lineup Announcement and Owners Thread
Created by JaseNZ, last reply by WolfChop on 22-Sep-2019 17:16 (184 replies)
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Tabletop Wifi with multiple SSID and VLANs
Created by Handle9, last reply by cyril7 on 21-Sep-2019 08:55 (22 replies)
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Save the date and book now: Geekzone Pizza Auckland 30th November
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 20-Sep-2019 20:22 (35 replies)
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Recommendation Sought: Duct Tape Workshop in Auckland.
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by hio77 on 22-Sep-2019 20:58 (10 replies)

Spark Launches new Modem - Spark Smart Modem
Created by hio77, last reply by BlakJak on 22-Sep-2019 14:45 (65 replies)
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RWC App Streaming
Created by Mikehill, last reply by kharris on 22-Sep-2019 11:47 (20 replies)
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Which has been the worst new Telecom/Spark Product launch
Created by AKLGUY79, last reply by Linux on 22-Sep-2019 22:21 (9 replies)

OPPO Reno 10x review
Posted on 27-Aug-2019 19:58

We are talking about the latest OPPO smartphone, the next in a series of devices the company have been creating that pushes the boundaries of photography and performance....

Sony HT-X8500 soundbar review
Posted on 8-Jul-2019 16:48

Nothing can be more disappointing to home entertainment users than bad sound. With few exceptions (mostly on the high-end and cost side) most TV sets have very poor sound when compared to their screen quality (the Sony A1 TVs with their on-screen speakers is one of the top TVs in this respect). So I was quite happy to try the new Sony HT-X8500 soundbar with my poor sound quality TV....

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....

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I've had a life-long fascination with news. When I was a kid, totally blind since birth and before the Internet was a thing, I was fortunate to have three older sighted siblings who would read the newspaper to me. We grew up in Auckland, so The New Zealand Herald has played a big part in my life...
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Amazon Echo devices come with different voices depending on where they were purchased from. If you bought your device from then it will come configured with the standard US Alexa voice. If you bought it from a local store in New Zealand then it will likely be pre-configured to use Alexa...
In what must rank as one of the most poorly researched mainstream news stories in recent times, Newshub last night told us on their 6pm news that Vodafone's soon to launch 5G network could cause problems for NIWA (New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) who might not be a...
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Vodafone New Zealand have announced that from the 11th July 2019 they are raising the price of their popular $5 Daily Roaming option from $5 per day to $7 per day, a 40% increase.Unlike roaming packages with other providers, the $5 charge is not a package or plan as such, but merely an arbitary dail...

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Spark Sport: Rugby World Cup 2019
Created by freitasm, last reply by Crowbar on 22-Sep-2019 23:03 (745 replies)
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Wifi speaker for bedroom - recommendations please
Created by jonathan18, last reply by jonathan18 on 22-Sep-2019 23:01

Anyone in Wellington with a minidisc player I could borrow for a couple of days?
Created by tieke, last reply by elpenguino on 22-Sep-2019 22:53 (4 replies)

Fibre Internet speed problems
Created by oldbusdriver, last reply by Gordy7 on 22-Sep-2019 22:39 (4 replies)

Which has been the worst new Telecom/Spark Product launch
Created by AKLGUY79, last reply by Linux on 22-Sep-2019 22:21 (9 replies)

Freeview NZ on Kodi is here
Created by robbo681, last reply by Apsattv on 22-Sep-2019 21:58 (503 replies)
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What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Sep-2019 21:48 (8147 replies)
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Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
Created by networkn, last reply by Dingbatt on 22-Sep-2019 21:40 (4556 replies)
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Watching Spark Sport (including launch and pricing)
Created by freitasm, last reply by kobiak on 22-Sep-2019 21:33 (2555 replies)
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Why just why would you pay this much for this laptop.
Created by JaseNZ, last reply by K8Toledo on 22-Sep-2019 21:29 (7 replies)

Vodafone TV - new box - soft launch this week
Created by rogercruse, last reply by beenz on 22-Sep-2019 21:25 (197 replies)
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Traceroute to DNS servers or 2d-NPERF servers
Created by attewell, last reply by oldbusdriver on 22-Sep-2019 21:22 (5 replies)

Recommend new computer speakers
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 22-Sep-2019 21:19 (11 replies)

EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by SaltyNZ on 22-Sep-2019 21:04 (2997 replies)
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Recommendation Sought: Duct Tape Workshop in Auckland.
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by hio77 on 22-Sep-2019 20:58 (10 replies)

iOS 13 & tvOS 13 release today
Created by Dairyxox, last reply by rugrat on 22-Sep-2019 20:40 (14 replies)

FS: Surface 3 - 4GB/64GB - $150
Created by Shapenz, last reply by Shapenz on 22-Sep-2019 20:25 (10 replies)

Laying a concrete pad
Created by raytaylor, last reply by nickb800 on 22-Sep-2019 20:00 (1 reply)

Time to break out the Tin Foil Hats???
Created by tangerz, last reply by quickymart on 22-Sep-2019 19:58 (17 replies)
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What do you or your business use for your backing up ??
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