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TCF warns about scam calls
Posted on 13-Nov-2018 11:32

During International Fraud Awareness Week, a global effort to minimise the impact of fraud through awareness and education, the NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) is shining the spotlight on scam calling in New Zealand, encouraging consumers to: Stop and think. Is this for real?...

Ola kicks off ridesharing services in New Zealand with multi-city launch
Posted on 12-Nov-2018 17:07

Kiwis across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch can start booking rides from their Ola app....

New electric scooter brand enters local market
Posted on 12-Nov-2018 17:04

A major new entrant into the New Zealand electric scooter market has arrived in Auckland - offering a new standard in safety for its customers and advocating for mandatory use of helmets....

OPPO R17 Pro to be available in New Zealand
Posted on 7-Nov-2018 22:00

OPPO introduces Ultra Night Mode, Time of Flight and SuperVOOC charging to the R-Series....

Nova Energy announces broadband, phone and energy bundles
Posted on 7-Nov-2018 13:15

Nova, a nation-wide energy retailer, is now offering residential customers the convenience of dealing with one supplier for their power, broadband, phone and natural gas services, with just one simple bill to manage each month....

GCSB releases cyber resilience report
Posted on 5-Nov-2018 10:54

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has released a benchmark assessment of cyber security resilience across New Zealand’s nationally significant organisations....



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Home insurance: Do you live in an area at high risk of natural disasters?
Created by frednz, last reply by frednz on 14-Nov-2018 20:19 (57 replies)
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Warped post on 8 month old fence, who's responsible for repair?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Lastman on 16-Nov-2018 01:36 (49 replies)
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Bunnings delivers onion-then-sausage directive
Created by Mspec, last reply by Geektastic on 15-Nov-2018 21:45 (22 replies)
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Google is killing Inbox
Created by michaelmurfy, last reply by amanzi on 15-Nov-2018 22:13 (19 replies)
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Wanted: Working 5.25 Inch Floppy Drive
Created by Lias, last reply by Spirax on 14-Nov-2018 19:23 (18 replies)
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You're Totally Going Have Sex In Self-Driving Cars, Scientists Predict
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by eracode on 15-Nov-2018 10:03 (30 replies)
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$100 call to satellite network on 92 year-old's bill
Created by jlittle, last reply by Gurezaemon on 13-Nov-2018 12:43 (30 replies)
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Spark VDSL Upload Speed Issues Vigor 2860 + Troubleshooting Info
Created by bener, last reply by bener on 15-Nov-2018 12:34 (29 replies)
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Huawei Mate 20 Pro review
Posted on 1-Nov-2018 17:37

Just months after Huawei released the P20 series and we have a new top of the line smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer. And it's not only a top of the line in terms of design, features and materials but it again incorporates Leica technology into its camera, now with a three lens set, extending its functionality and quality....

OPPO Find X review
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 17:24

OPPO has again worked hard to put out a smartphone that looks like it belongs to the top-end side of the market. Its new OPPO Find X is a very interesting piece of technology and engineering....

HPE ProLiant ML110 review
Posted on 27-Sep-2018 13:11

While there is a business case for cloud-based services, there are also cases where a local server is either a requirement or the best solution - including being part of a hybrid cloud design. Your organisation might be looking for a solution that's supported by existing channels, something that doesn't need a hands-on approach. Or it may be that connectivity is at a premium and cloud-based services won't work well for some locations. The Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10, paired with ClearOS is a solution for these cases....


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New Zealand Dialing validation regex
Posted by BarTender on 10-Sep-2018 16:10
BarTender
Was doing some work with the NZ Dialing plan and needed to write some regex to validate NZ numbers. This is what I ended up with ^0[34679][\d]{7}$|^020[1-6][\d]{6,7}$|^0210[03-7][\d]{5}$|^021[12][\d]{6}$|021[3-9][\d]{5}$|^02[279][\d]{7}$|^028[\d]{6,8}$ Local area codes 03,04,06,07,09 are all 8 ...
sbiddle
I've been a fan of Polycom IP phones for many years, but haven't used these for deployments for many years in part due to the price of the hardware in New Zealand compared to other brands of phones. Recently I decided to pull out my IP335 to make some configuration changes and picked up a new VVX410...
Cloud services = bad for business
Posted by nunz on 28-Jul-2018 14:05
nunz
Looking back at some old blog posts I find myself revisiting some of the things I said about cloud services being dangerous or potentially bad for business. A few years later I am more convinced of this than ever. Here is why: When I talk about cloud services in this article I am generally looking ...
D-Link OMNA 180 HD CAM and Apple Homekit
Posted by antoniosk on 19-Jul-2018 16:42
antoniosk
Home automation, the integrated house, control at your fingertips. In any modern house, you will find a plethora of ‘things' that can be turned on and off, adjusted, set to a timer or other setting, or even to simulate a pattern. The first and second generation families of these concepts ̵...
jmosen
Update October 2018 Thanks to everyone who has expressed support for the issues I have raised in this post. I'm pleased to say that the issue is now largely resolved. RNZ is including descriptions of the images they tweet in most cases now. It's meant that blind people like me feel more included...
nzsouthernman
The previously mentioned Croit CEPH Cluster has been running well for a few weeks now, with a couple of issues found and addressed with help from Croit. Things we've learnt: Storage nodes really need 8GB of RAM. A monitor node can be an old laptop with 100mbp/s NIC as long as the CPU is 64bit...
Akamai IP Reputation Filter
Posted by BarTender on 31-May-2018 11:53
BarTender
So today I had an interesting issue where I was unable to access a web site from a customers internet connection. It seems that Akamai IP Reputation Filter has for some reason decided that the reputation of this IP address has some random issue that will prevent me from accessing their web site. T...


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Warped post on 8 month old fence, who's responsible for repair?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Lastman on 16-Nov-2018 01:36 (49 replies)
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NZ Broadband testing from Samknows
Created by BarTender, last reply by SiliconAudio on 16-Nov-2018 01:14 (197 replies)
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ISP recommendations needed
Created by onyxnz, last reply by onyxnz on 16-Nov-2018 00:54 (10 replies)

WTB: older iPhone in good condition
Created by esawers, last reply by pbolger on 16-Nov-2018 00:13 (2 replies)

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro
Created by Krishant007, last reply by Snackos on 16-Nov-2018 00:03 (295 replies)
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Best way to get Google Pixel 3 in NZ..?
Created by Dionasaurus, last reply by Geektastic on 15-Nov-2018 23:45 (47 replies)
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What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Geektastic on 15-Nov-2018 23:41 (6421 replies)
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Geekzone giveaway: Nokia 7.1 smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by MadamZ on 15-Nov-2018 23:39 (101 replies)
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Possible to build an midrange/entry level PC for around $1800?
Created by panda123, last reply by Tzoi on 15-Nov-2018 23:22 (33 replies)
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sexual harassers and forced arbitration
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by gehenna on 15-Nov-2018 23:20 (8 replies)

Legality and/or morality of campus wifi
Created by Rickles, last reply by Goosey on 15-Nov-2018 23:10 (3 replies)

Need help getting letters sent to the correct postal address
Created by wazzageek, last reply by Batman on 15-Nov-2018 23:03 (1 reply)

Windows 10: Computer can't load Windows: Can you reset without losing Apps?
Created by frednz, last reply by SATTV on 15-Nov-2018 22:38 (7 replies)

Solar PV Hot Water system Project
Created by argentum66, last reply by argentum66 on 15-Nov-2018 22:30 (17 replies)
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Automate "Dumb" Heatpump
Created by Paul1977, last reply by amanzi on 15-Nov-2018 22:25 (121 replies)
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Google is killing Inbox
Created by michaelmurfy, last reply by amanzi on 15-Nov-2018 22:13 (19 replies)
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FS Xiaomi Smart Scales
Created by thewabbit, last reply by thewabbit on 15-Nov-2018 22:12 (3 replies)

Spear phising via phone?
Created by James Bond, last reply by freitasm on 15-Nov-2018 22:01 (2 replies)

2talk and orcon nf18acv router
Created by dbs, last reply by dbs on 15-Nov-2018 21:54

Apple Maps: beautiful HQ 3D Satellite View
Created by Oubadah, last reply by Geektastic on 15-Nov-2018 21:52 (4 replies)



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