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IDC thinks ANZ is a nation
Posted on 27-Jul-2017 11:51

  The headline on IDC’s press release is worrying: ANZ named as a top nation in IDC Asia/Pacific’s IoT Readiness Index 2017. Put aside for a moment the political insensitivity. The disturbing thing here is that IDC is in the business of selling information about technologies and technology companies. It’s a research organisation. Reports cost […] IDC thinks ANZ is a nation ... Comments (Comments)


British new home buyers see ultrafast broadband as vital
Posted on 27-Jul-2017 09:46

New home buyers in the UK want running water, electricity and ultrafast broadband according to property developer The Berkeley Group. Berkeley chief executive Rob Perrins says: “If we weren’t able to offer fibre, I think there would be the real prospect of some people walking away from property sales.” There’s anecdotal evidence the same applies […] British new home buyers see ultrafast broadband as vital ... Comments (Comments)

Australians want NZ-style gigabit, but for less
Posted on 27-Jul-2017 08:57

CommsDay reports on a survey commissioned by MyRepublic in Australia. In it around Australians were told New Zealanders could get residential gigabit internet. They were told this is around one hundred times faster than ADSL and forty times faster than the standard NBN plan. When asked if they would like this, 76 percent said yes. […] Australians want NZ-style gigabit, but for less ... Comments (Comments)

Push notifications: A productivity killer
Posted on 25-Jul-2017 14:15

At Wired David Pierce writes: Kill your notifications. Yes, really. Turn them all off. (You can leave on phone calls and text messages, if you must, but nothing else.) You’ll discover that you don’t miss the stream of cards filling your lockscreen, because they never existed for your benefit. They’re for brands and developers, methods […] Push notifications: A productivity killer ... Comments (Comments)

Intergen takes SKYCITY to the cloud
Posted on 25-Jul-2017 14:04

Intergen has announced a deal with SKYCITY Entertainment Group (SKYCITY) to deliver Microsoft Dynamics 365 to 6,000 users across Australia and New Zealand.... Comments (Comments)

Nothing nebulous about Microsoft’s cloud-transition
Posted on 21-Jul-2017 15:34

Four years ago Microsoft lost its mojo. The software giant had failed to compete in web search. People questioned whether Microsoft was on an IBM-style path to irrelevance. When the phone business flopped, it looked like Microsoft’s time in the sun was over. Today it is back. The 2017 Microsoft is a different beast, the […] Nothing nebulous about Microsoft’s cloud-transition ... Comments (Comments)



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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)


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RM3's also - but this time with more geek.
Posted by davidcole on 16-Jul-2017 20:16
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Steve just blogged about the great little RM3 device - https://www.geekzone.co.nz/sbiddle/8949 - a small IR capable device with a number of IR transmitters in it. Capable of controling heatpumps, tvs and stereos. But using their app, does allow the little device on the internet, as as Steve allude...
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A heat pump is now the most common method of heating New Zealand homes. With winter now in full force it's safe to say most will be in use to combat the current cold weather. One feature of relatively new heat pumps is the ability to connect them to your WiFi network and control them from a phone ap...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...


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