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Google Nest WiFi review
Posted on 19-Oct-2020 14:59 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

The avalanche of new smartphones, tablets, laptops and assorted "smart devices" (including but not limited to TVs, speakers, lights, fridge, coffee machine, heat pump, blinds, washing machines and the list can go on and on) in our homes require, pretty much all of them, Internet access. This is done mostly through wireless connections - after all who wants to spend time with ugly cables running around the house, not enough ports and poor management?

Nanoleaf enhances lighting line with launch of Triangles and Mini Triangles
Posted on 17-Oct-2020 20:18 News, Consumer Electronics

The newest innovation from Nanoleaf features shape interoperability with Nanoleaf's exclusive Connect+ technology, allowing users to connect different lighting shapes together, along with Hexagons.

Synology unveils DS1621+ 
Posted on 17-Oct-2020 20:12 News, Computing

Synology Inc. has introduced the next generation 6-bay DiskStation NAS, the DS1621+, designed for high-performance data storage and management.

Ingram Micro introduces FootfallCam to New Zealand channel
Posted on 17-Oct-2020 20:06 News, Consumer Electronics

Social distancing and the need for automated occupancy control is adding to the use cases for people counting solutions.

Dropbox adopts Virtual First working policy
Posted on 17-Oct-2020 19:47 News, Web media

Dropbox has announced a new Virtual First working policy, where remote work is the primary experience for Dropboxers globally. This policy goes a step further than what other companies are doing which is more of a 'hybrid-remote' approach, one where employees choose whether or not to work out of the office.

OPPO announces Reno4 Series 5G line-up in NZ
Posted on 16-Oct-2020 08:52 News, Android

The Reno4 Series profiles a collection of quality 5G ready devices to suit any budget.

Microsoft Highway to a Hundred expands to Asia Pacific
Posted on 14-Oct-2020 09:34 News, Entrepeneurship

Microsoft for Startups has launched the Highway to a Hundred Unicorns initiative in Asia Pacific to strengthen the region's startup ecosystem.

Spark turns on 5G in Auckland
Posted on 14-Oct-2020 09:29 News, 5G

Spark turned on 5G in downtown Auckland today and has partnered with Auckland Transport (AT) to showcase some of the latest in IoT (Internet of Things) technology.

AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors
Posted on 9-Oct-2020 10:13 News, Computing

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors built on new Zen 3 core architecture deliver across-the-board performance for gamers and content creators.

Huawei Matebook 13 (2020) review
Posted on 8-Oct-2020 16:33 Reviews, Computing, by M Freitas

Huawei has released a stylish and light small laptop that will appeal to people on the road.

Teletrac Navman launches integrated multi-camera solution for transport and logistics industry
Posted on 8-Oct-2020 10:57 News, SaaS

Teletrac Navman is launching its multi-camera solution for trucks in New Zealand, which integrates with its recently released AI-powered software,TN360.

Farmside hits 10,000 RBI customers
Posted on 7-Oct-2020 15:32 News, Broadband

This follows a spike of Kiwis connecting to internet services during COVID-19, when Farmside hit a record 15,000 customers overall, including satellite, fixed line and fibre broadband customers. 

NordVPN starts deploying colocated servers
Posted on 7-Oct-2020 09:00 News, Security

NordVPN is announcing an upgrade to its server infrastructure with the initial deployment of colocation in Finland.

Google introduces Nest Wifi routers in New Zealand
Posted on 7-Oct-2020 05:00 News, Wi-Fi

The new device is a powerful router that provides homes with strong, reliable Wi-Fi including mesh network features.

Orcon to bundle Google Nest Wifi router with new accounts
Posted on 7-Oct-2020 05:00 News, Broadband

Orcon has announced an exclusive telecommunications provider agreement with Google, supplying all new naked fibre subscribers with the brand-new Google Nest Wifi Router.

Epay and Centrapay partner to create digital gift cards
Posted on 2-Oct-2020 17:34 News, Blockchain

New digital gift cards will solve four of the most common problems with gift cards: lost, left at home, expiring, unknown balance.

Inseego launches 5G MiFi M2000 mobile hotspot
Posted on 2-Oct-2020 14:53 News, 5G

MiFi M2000 series mobile hotspot delivers breakthrough performance on 5G millimeter wave and sub-6 networks worldwide .

Security report shows how New Zealanders deal with smartphone security
Posted on 2-Oct-2020 14:41 News, Security

HMD Global ANZ Smartphone and Data Security Report unlocks Kiwis mobile security sentiments and habits.

NZ-based specialty underwriting agency expands personal cyber offering internationally
Posted on 1-Oct-2020 19:02 News, SaaS

New Zealand-headquartered insurance business Delta Insurance Group has signed an agreement with London-based specialty Lloyd's-of-London reinsurance brokers Prospect Insurance Brokers to market and distribute Delta's Personal Cyber Insurance product outside of Asia-Pacific.

Unisys launches ClearPath MCP software on Microsoft Azure
Posted on 1-Oct-2020 18:47 News, Computing

Unisys Corporation has announced ClearPath MCP Software Series for Microsoft Azure - the first availability of its flagship software environment in the public cloud.

Slingshot offering ugly-modem to help reduce e-waste in New Zealand
Posted on 30-Sep-2020 16:01 News, Broadband

Slingshot is inviting new customers to choose a pre-loved modem in a bid to reduce e-waste, and has teamed up with environmental charity Keep New Zealand Beautiful to promote the campaign and help raise funds for the not for profit.

AWS launches new edge location in New Zealand
Posted on 30-Sep-2020 15:35 News, SaaS

The new AWS edge location brings the full suite of benefits provided by Amazon CloudFront, a highly secure Content Delivery Network (CDN) that accelerates the delivery of data, videos, applications, and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to users worldwide.

Amazon introduces new Echo devices
Posted on 25-Sep-2020 11:56 News, Consumer Electronics

Amazon Echo, Echo Show and Echo Dot all get updated design, recycled materials and low power energy settings.

Mad Catz introduces new S.T.R.I.K.E. 13 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Posted on 25-Sep-2020 11:34 News, Gaming

Compact gaming keyboard features premium cherry mechanical switches, aluminium top plate, and RGB lighting.

Vodafone NZ upgrades international submarine network
Posted on 25-Sep-2020 09:09 News, Broadband

A six-month project to upgrade Vodafone NZ's entire international optical network is complete, enabling a dedicated, resilient and diverse set of internet pathways upon which international data can be transferred at millisecond speed.

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