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Orcon announces new always-on internet service for Small Business
Posted on 18-Apr-2019 10:19

If the internet is down, so is productivity. But with the introduction of a new fully-self-contained service from Orcon, small businesses can be practically assured of always-on connectivity....

Spark Sport prices for Rugby World Cup 2019 announced
Posted on 16-Apr-2019 07:58

With Rugby World Cup 2019 now just a few months away and interest in the event rising, Spark Sport announces its pricing for the tournament, kicking off with a super early bird offer and revealing what matches will be available free to air....

2degrees launches new unlimited mobile plan
Posted on 15-Apr-2019 09:35

2degrees has launched a new Unlimited mobile plan that lets its customers hotspot or tether for free, and team up with family or friends to pay as little as $40 per month, per person....

Redgate brings together major industry speakers for SQL in the City Summits
Posted on 13-Apr-2019 12:35

In Australia and New Zealand, the founder of SQL Down Under, Greg Low, will provide a detailed introduction to Azure DevOps, and show how compliant database DevOps fits into the picture....

Exported honey authenticated on Blockchain
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 21:19

TrackBack collaborates with AsureQuality, NZ Post and The True Honey Co. to verify provenance, prestige and quality of New Zealand-made products....

HPE and Nutanix partner to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 21:12

This offering will leverage Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS software including its built-in, free AHV hypervisor, delivered through HPE GreenLake to provide customers with a fully HPE-managed hybrid cloud that dramatically lowers total cost of ownership and accelerates time to value....

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Rugby World Cup 2019 (Spark Sports)
Created by freitasm, last reply by Apsattv on 18-Apr-2019 17:41 (104 replies)
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Your password strength
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Sky BOX Integration
Created by Banksy, last reply by Banksy on 21-Apr-2019 20:34 (21 replies)
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Windows 10 1903 update available now
Created by freitasm, last reply by JaseNZ on 19-Apr-2019 22:31 (20 replies)
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Mighty Ape Easter Egg Hunt 2019
Created by CB_24, last reply by essceebird on 18-Apr-2019 16:58 (15 replies)

Turntable recommendation approx $400
Created by danepak, last reply by Fred99 on 21-Apr-2019 20:54 (11 replies)

Notre Dame burns - Virtually destroyed.
Created by networkn, last reply by amiga500 on 18-Apr-2019 18:45 (34 replies)
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Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by Dial111, last reply by Damager on 21-Apr-2019 11:47 (772 replies)
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Epson ET-2710 review
Posted on 12-Apr-2019 17:25

For the last few years we have used a laser printer at home. Over those years I have tested a few inkjet printers but couldn't really say I was ever happy enough with results to change devices. I was also unhappy with photo printing results on older printers. This changed when I tried the Epson ET-2710....

Huawei P30 Pro review
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 15:17

In just a couple of days the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro series will be available in New Zealand. There is a great number of special deals to be had from telcos and retail stores - and if you are in the market for the best camera performance and phone design you shouldn't ignore these devices....

Anki Vector review
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 19:57

The Anki Vector is a little companion robot that can entertain you and give you a glimpse into the world of robotics....

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones review
Posted on 15-Mar-2019 00:24

The Sony WH-1000XM3 are an excellent pair of noise cancelling headphones featuring great sound quality....

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Blogs -been so long
Posted by psychrn on 6-Apr-2019 21:03
My goodness me my last blog update was in 2013 !!!! BTW im a 62 yr old tech freak as my work colleagues would tell you. Still working as a Mental Health Nurse in a large Metropolitan facility. I have been through several tech phases over the years. Been a member of Geekzone since 2005. Had early ...
I didn't realise it has been so long since I blogged here. Thanks for turning it on again Mauricio. HERE has just released a new set of Real Time Traffic API's which I think offers a great opportunity for the many developers who work in Fleet Management, Transport, Distribution and other location b...
We've been needing to provide guest internet access via our campus wireless network ever since we implemented it. People who visit just expect us to provide it. We first tried to use the guest functionality that comes with Ruckus, but it's a bit clunky, and then we tried using Linewize's built-in ...
Paradox IP150 and Home Automation
Posted by davidcole on 6-Mar-2019 21:57
Below is a bit of a primer for connecting to a Paradox SP6000 via the IP150 module for the purposes of controlling via home automation software. Hardware: Spectra SP6000, IP150 Module with firmware < v3 - Firmware 1.x Works best due to changes that Paradox have implemented forcing users to th...
Sailpoint IdentityIQ IIQ allows you create "encrypted" passwords so then you store those encrypted passwords in config files such as the database credentials that are stored within the file. dataSource.username=identityiqdataSource.password=1:iCAlakm5CVUe7+Q6hVJIBA== There are...
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...

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who's had crappy service from apple nz ?
Created by ilovemusic, last reply by Brumfondl on 22-Apr-2019 00:27 (15 replies)

I don't want to hear another complaint about Chorus DSL after experiencing NBN.
Created by BarTender, last reply by SATTV on 22-Apr-2019 00:12 (1 reply)

Star Trek: Discovery
Created by FineWine, last reply by kiwifidget on 21-Apr-2019 23:51 (247 replies)
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Giveaway: Working Ipad 3
Created by dejadeadnz, last reply by dejadeadnz on 21-Apr-2019 23:47 (6 replies)

The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines (& other news media)
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by FineWine on 21-Apr-2019 23:23 (1403 replies)
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Red meat and cancer...
Created by Fred99, last reply by Fred99 on 21-Apr-2019 23:21 (38 replies)
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Your password strength
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 21-Apr-2019 23:21 (44 replies)
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it? (expect some spoilers but try not to post any!)
Created by gehenna, last reply by FineWine on 21-Apr-2019 23:14 (4081 replies)
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Difficulty Renting On LightBox
Created by FineWine, last reply by FineWine on 21-Apr-2019 23:09

FS: Computers, Smart Speakers, A6000
Created by Shapenz, last reply by quebec on 21-Apr-2019 23:06 (10 replies)

Sky moving to IP TV
Created by DjShadow, last reply by networkn on 21-Apr-2019 22:53 (225 replies)
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Extremely slow downloads from MSDN on 2degrees?
Created by freitasm, last reply by NickMack on 21-Apr-2019 22:43 (19 replies)
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US Xbox store with NZ credit card
Created by CutCutCut, last reply by CutCutCut on 21-Apr-2019 22:27 (4 replies)

Another Chorus install
Created by sparkz25, last reply by darkasdes2 on 21-Apr-2019 22:05 (1 reply)

Is Boeing similar to some car manufacturing companies where quality has slipped?
Created by amiga500, last reply by tehgerbil on 21-Apr-2019 22:01 (2 replies)

Netflix Panasonic Outtage May14-15
Created by Oblivian, last reply by Oblivian on 21-Apr-2019 21:54

Vodafone door-to-door shakedown of vulnerable elderly in Otaki
Created by tonysutorius, last reply by quickymart on 21-Apr-2019 21:44 (16 replies)
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Turntable recommendation approx $400
Created by danepak, last reply by Fred99 on 21-Apr-2019 20:54 (11 replies)

Current Vodafone TV Firmware version?
Created by empacher48, last reply by fredm8 on 21-Apr-2019 20:53 (2 replies)

Three on demand content on Freeview on Demand
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 21-Apr-2019 20:48 (2 replies)

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