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Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted on 4-Oct-2019 07:41 News, GPS

Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President

Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted on 4-Oct-2019 07:36 News, 4G

Vodafone is celebrating another key milestone with the rollout of a 4G Calling service across wider Auckland and RBI2 sites. Completed at the end of September, this enhanced 4G Calling will offer Vodafone customers with crisper, clearer voice calls over 4G as well as faster call setup when placing calls.

2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted on 1-Oct-2019 09:17 News, Broadband

The New Zealand-born business is celebrating 100,000 broadband customers across its consumer and business division, following a year of focus on improvements to its broadband offering.

Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted on 30-Sep-2019 17:46 News, Android

HMD Global has announced the Nokia 1 Plus, one of the first global Android 9 Pie (Go edition) smartphones, will be available in New Zealand from Wednesday 2 October. One of the first global Android 9 Pie (Go edition) smartphones, Nokia 1 Plus brings solid imaging in a high-quality Nokia design with a big screen. 

Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted on 25-Sep-2019 09:51 News, Web media

Google Pay integration, multi-stop trips and ride scheduling to launch over the coming months.

Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted on 19-Sep-2019 18:35 News, Consumer Electronics

Facebook is expanding the Portal family of home video-calling devices with three new models: Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV. The company also introducing a new way to make calls using WhatsApp and bringing Portal to more countries. 

Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 17:24 News, Web media

Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

The Warehouse chooses Elasticsearch service
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 13:55 News, Computing

New project is expected to minimise fraud on returned items.

Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 13:52 News, Broadband

The investment in hardware upgrades and resulting increased capacity means that Voyager broadband customers will continue to enjoy the same fast speeds and seamless service, even during peak times and as nationwide bandwidth usage rises.

Streaming service Acorn TV launches in New Zealand with selection with British shows
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 08:55 News, Web media

Fan favourites including Broadchurch, Victoria and Father Ted come together
for the first time in one place in New Zealand, with new shows added every week.

Bitcoin.com announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer HTC
Posted on 16-Sep-2019 21:30 News, Blockchain

HTC's flagship EXODUS 1 smartphone is now the first phone that provides Bitcoin Cash (BCH) support without having to download a BCH wallet from an app store.

Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted on 16-Sep-2019 19:37 News, Web media

Finalists for the 12th annual Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards have now been announced in each of the 12 categories.

OPPO Showcases New CameraX Capabilities at Google Developer Days China 2019
Posted on 15-Sep-2019 12:42 News, Android

OPPO has announced it will be among the latest batch of device companies to support Google’s CameraX, the new Android Jetpack support library for camera app development.

New Zealand PC Market returns to growth
Posted on 15-Sep-2019 12:24 News, Computing

Despite the growth in 2019Q2 IDC predicts that New Zealand's Traditional PC market will continue to decline in 2019, with a drop of -3.9% YoY expected in 2019Q3.

Home sensor charity director speaks about the preventable death which drives her to push for healthy homes
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:46 News, Consumer Electronics

TEDx Wellington has released a powerful video featuring Whare Hauora director Hiria Te Rangi speaking at their most recent showcase of "the best ideas the capital has to offer".

Te ao Maori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:43 News, Education

World-building game Minecraft and classroom version, Minecraft: Education Edition, have inspired millions of children the world over. Now young learners will get to explore the traditional world of Maori in block form

Research reveals The Power of Games in New Zealand
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:40 News, Gaming

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has released new research into the impact and power of video games in New Zealand, revealing that two-thirds of New Zealanders play video games and nine out of 10 households own a video game device.

Ring Door View Cam now available in New Zealand
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:38 News, Consumer Electronics

Designed for apartments, townhouses and rentals, Ring Door View Cam is a wire-free video doorbell that transforms a door viewer into a smart security device.

Vodafone NZ to create X Squad
Posted on 10-Sep-2019 10:25 News, Mobile

Vodafone New Zealand is today announcing the creation of a new team of New Zealand based customer service experts, called the X Squad.

Huawei nova 5T to be available 20th September
Posted on 5-Sep-2019 11:55 News, Android

The new Huawei nova 5T smartphone is designed to offer an accessible premium experience.

Kogan.com launches prepay challenger brand Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted on 3-Sep-2019 11:42 News, Mobile

A new entrant to shake up the telco market launched today, with Kogan Mobile becoming New Zealand's newest prepay provider, and the only challenger brand currently powered by Vodafone - one of New Zealand's leading mobile networks.

Pagan Online available now
Posted on 27-Aug-2019 20:22 News, Gaming

Wargaming and Mad Head Games introduce new story campaign, payable characters, weapons, skill trees and more.

Starship hopes new app will help combat antibiotic resistance challenges
Posted on 27-Aug-2019 19:43 News, Computing

Starship has developed an app to make prescribing antibiotics for children smarter and more efficient for paediatricians, as antibiotics resistance becomes an increasingly global challenge.

Intel expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor family
Posted on 23-Aug-2019 10:22 News, Computing

Intel Corporation in August 2019 introduced eight 10th Gen Intel Core processors for modern laptop computing. The new mobile PC processors (formerly code-named "Comet Lake") are tailor-made to deliver increased productivity and performance scaling for demanding, multithreaded workloads while still enabling thin-and-light laptop and 2 in 1 designs.

Digital innovation drives new investment provider
Posted on 23-Aug-2019 08:29 News, Digital Business

New Zealanders now have more choice and control over their investments with the introduction of an innovative digital wealth solution called Kernel. Through the smart use of modern technology, Kernel provides ambitious individuals with the information, tools, and products they need to reach their long-term investment goals.


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