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Amazon introduces new Kindle with adjustable front light
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 20:14

The all-new Kindle comes in black or white for $159 and will be available at Noel Leeming and JB Hi-Fi from 10th April. ...

A call from the companies providing internet access for the great majority of New Zealanders, to the companies with the greatest influence over social media content
Posted on 19-Mar-2019 15:21

New Zealand largest broadband companies call tech companies to discuss how to solve issues around objectionable content distribution....

Two e-scooter companies selected for Wellington trial
Posted on 15-Mar-2019 17:33

Wellington City Council has selected two companies to roll out the trial of the city’s first electric scooter share scheme....

GeForce GTX 1660 available now
Posted on 15-Mar-2019 08:47

Following the release of the supercharged GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, which delivers comparable performance to a GeForce GTX 1070, NVIDIA has now launched the GeForce GTX 1660....

Artificial Intelligence to double the rate of innovation in New Zealand by 2021
Posted on 13-Mar-2019 14:47

IDC study commissioned by Microsoft predicts Artificial Intelligence (AI) will double the rate of innovation improvements and improve employee productivity gains by 1.5 times in New Zealand by 2021....

LG demonstrates smart home concepts at LG InnoFest
Posted on 13-Mar-2019 14:45

Lives today are more integrated with technology than at any point in history. Lifestyle trends and advancements in consumer electronics have seen the arrival of connected homes where devices can actually "talk" to one another....



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Support for 'Crusaders' name change appears to be growing..
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HDD Fails - Retailer has to pay for pro recovery? Yes it happened
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VPS Hosts
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Regional security screening
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Lock a barrel bolt?
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A question of integrity and honesty for car dealers
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Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
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Another 737 Max 8 crash - no survivors
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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....

Yubikey 5 review
Posted on 18-Feb-2019 15:34

Managing ones access to services in general (online and offline) is something everyone does in their lives but not many consider the implications around chosing weak passwords, the problems of reusing passwords, the lack of security by design in some services and so on. Yubikey devices (and second factor authentication in general) can enhance security online, if used right....

BenQ EL2870U review
Posted on 11-Feb-2019 19:58

The BenQ EL2870U is a good mid-sized entertainment-oriented monitor....


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nzsouthernman
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
davidcole
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...
BarTender
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 iiq.properties 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
BarTender
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 .1.3.6.1.4.1.318.1.1.12.3.3.1.1.4.1 1 2 Incre...
sbiddle
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...
Wordpress 5.0 - Ideology Trumps Usability
Posted by nunz on 14-Dec-2018 20:32
nunz
As some people in GZ know I can present as a grumpy old man (GOM) and I've certainly been accused of berating new technologies. This post certainly shouldn't disappoint them. However I will state my cause for this post - usability, specifically Jo(e) Average's ability to use a technology - in this c...
Lime Scooters launch in the Hutt Valley
Posted by sbiddle on 14-Dec-2018 07:25
sbiddle
Lime scooters have launched in the Hutt Valley overnight. Reports came in of scooters on streets late last night, and the app slowly updated as the scooters came online.Geofencing on the map indicates they are only available in the Hutt Valley, and not in Wellington or Porirua. Lime had demonstrated...


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Watching Spark Sport (including launch and pricing)
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Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive level of power outages
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Heat pump scratches - how to fix / cover / touch up
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 22-Mar-2019 12:45 (12 replies)

What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Lizard1977 on 22-Mar-2019 12:43 (7218 replies)
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Huawei HG659 - running but cannot open web access for management
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ESPN+ on Fire TV ?
Created by GeekGuy, last reply by dazhann on 22-Mar-2019 12:22 (31 replies)
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Sky announced performance numbers and drops HD Ticket Fee
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Fibre 100: Powerline 600 v 1000mbps
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Any experience with Amazon shipping packages with DPD?
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4x1 Timber lengths, are there any non timber alternatives? Mowing strip reasons
Created by tdgeek, last reply by Tracer on 22-Mar-2019 11:42 (17 replies)
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Vodafone NZ asks more than 2000 staff if they want to take redundancy: Overseas Centres of Excellency Instead
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Disney / Fox merger fallout - Up to 10,000 jobs could be lost say analysts
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New Ipad Air and mini released today
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
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Another 737 Max 8 crash - no survivors
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Who has sent a non-faulty iPhone back to Apple within the 14 day period for a refund? Any issues?
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Mail sever monitoring
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Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
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Email from DNC - .nz terrorism event and call for global assistance
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New Life for Tivo S3
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