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

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 News, EV

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 News, EV

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 News, Android

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 News, Broadband

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 News, Security

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

Spark launches kids watch that phones home
Posted on 5-Nov-2018 10:52 News, Consumer Electronics

The kids watch is designed for children aged 5-12 years who are becoming more independent but are not yet ready for a full functioning, expensive smartphone.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro review
Posted on 1-Nov-2018 17:37 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

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.

NETGEAR delivers Insight instant VPN business router BR500
Posted on 31-Oct-2018 16:31 News, Broadband

With the new NETGEAR Insight Instant VPN Business Router (BR500), remote employees will be able to access data residing on their office network with a single touch on their smartphone screen or a click on their laptop.

Jaguar I-PACE NZ launch date and pricing revealed
Posted on 31-Oct-2018 16:14 News, EV

The first all-electric Jaguar I-PACE deliveries are expected to be available to New Zealand customers from April 2019, with local pricing for the premium SUV starting at $159,900.

Catalyst Cloud releases CNCF Certified Public Kubernetes Platform
Posted on 30-Oct-2018 18:46 News, Computing

Catalyst Cloud has released New Zealand’s first Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) certified Kubernetes service.

Computer scientist wins Fellowship to further develop augmented reality technology
Posted on 30-Oct-2018 18:43 News, VR/AR

University of Otago computer scientist Stefanie Zollman has won the L’Orėal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship, which recognises outstanding female scientists globally.

Spark stay on as exclusive Nokia carrier - introduce the new Nokia 7.1 to New Zealand
Posted on 30-Oct-2018 06:00 News, Android

In a mobile phone first, the 7.1 brings PureDisplay screen technology for stunning cinema-quality viewing.

IBM to acquire Red Hat
Posted on 29-Oct-2018 11:22 News, Linux

With this acquisition, IBM will remain committed to Red Hat’s open governance, open source contributions, participation in the open source community and development model, and fostering its widespread developer ecosystem.

Symantec ITMS 8.5 strengthens and simplifies endpoint security
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 17:44 News, Security

New features include including real-time endpoint management capabilities and powerful integrations with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and Control Compliance Suite.

OPPO Find X review
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 17:24 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

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.

Lexar introduces secure USB 3.0 flash drive
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 14:45 News, Security

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, has announced the new Lexar JumpDrive Fingerprint F35 USB 3.0 Flash Drive.

Spark adds Formula 1 to online streaming sports service
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 11:06 News, Web media

Spark announced today it has won three-year exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championship, Formula 2 Championship, GP3 Series and the 2019 Porsche Super Cup Series, commencing with the Australian Grand Prix in March 2019. The races will be broadcast over its new sports streaming service, which will launch early next year.

Lexar announces large A2 microSD card
Posted on 24-Oct-2018 08:55 News, Consumer Electronics

The 512GB Lexar High-Performance 633x microSDXC card offers expanded storage capabilities and lets you run apps directly from your memory card at blazing A2 speed.

Dyson confirms Electric Vehicle manufacturing plans
Posted on 24-Oct-2018 08:49 News, EV

Dyson confirms that its electric vehicle is on track for 2021 launch. A 400 strong team is developing the vehicle on its campus at Hullavington Airfield, UK. A purpose-built production manufacturing facility in Singapore is confirmed and due for completion in 2020.

Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 16:07 News, Android

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) has unveiled the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series, one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. Representing a milestone in the history of the HUAWEI Mate Series, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series is full of innovation.

Sony announces high zoom cameras with 4K movie capability and upgraded image processor
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 15:57 News, Consumer Electronics

Sony is boosting its Cyber-shot line-up of travel high zoom cameras with the launch of the DSC-HX99 and DSC-WX800.

New Zealand Ministry of Education and Google to provide Chrome Education licences
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 15:23 News, Computing

The New Zealand Ministry of Education has entered into an agreement with Google to provide all state and state integrated schools in New Zealand with Chrome Education licences from 1 November 2018 to 30 June 2021.

REANNZ launches new Hawaiki Cable capacity
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 09:57 News, Broadband

REANNZ has launched its new Hawaiki cable capacity which for the first time provides New Zealand researchers with a dedicated, high-speed connection to the United States enabling them to be partners in world-leading research collaborations.

New Mi store will open at Sylvia Park early November
Posted on 18-Oct-2018 07:15 News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealand consumers are set to benefit with the arrival of one the world’s largest smartphone makers into this market.


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