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Behind Spark’s slow-burn 4.5G plan
Posted on 26-Jun-2017 16:23

Last week Spark installed new technology on five Queenstown cellular towers. They mean the region now has New Zealand’s fastest mobile data network. The Queenstown towers join one-off upgraded Spark towers in Christchurch and Silverdale. Upgrading Queenstown is Spark’s latest move to squeeze the most from its cellular spectrum. It’s been doing this since buying the […]... Comments (Comments)

Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 22:10

Red Hat debuts integrated, software-defined compute and storage platform designed for remote sites and edge deployments.... Comments (Comments)

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 14:10

After reporting a series of poor results, broadband monitoring company TrueNet notes a welcome return to form for Vodafone broadband performance. The latest Urban Broadband Report notes: “Vodafone Cable connections show a 31 percent increase in NZ webpage average speed this month compared to last month. Vodafone Fibre shows a 29 percent increase month on […]... Comments (Comments)

VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 19:05

VMware NSX enables new levels of security, IT automation and application continuity to government organisations.... Comments (Comments)

Brother launches next-generation colour laser printers and all-in- ones for business
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 18:56

Brother's new colour laser devices are designed for a wide range of office environments and industries.... Comments (Comments)

Intel and IOC announce partnership
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 18:50

Intel and the IOC are partnering to bring Intel's technology to enhance the Olympic Games through 2024.... Comments (Comments)

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The horrors of owning a Ford - my story
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Who does not have a mobile phone?
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 27-Jun-2017 13:32 (4557 replies)
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Time for nuclear power in NZ?
Created by Jonski, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Jun-2017 10:39 (109 replies)
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WTB: 10" rack mounted 24/16/12 port gigabit switch. Home network setup.
Created by TimA, last reply by TimA on 27-Jun-2017 11:30 (16 replies)
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The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by TimA on 27-Jun-2017 13:55 (15 replies)

Climate change? What climate change?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by BlueShift on 23-Jun-2017 16:15 (14 replies)

Best option for 2G SIM for GPS car tracker
Created by SumnerBoy, last reply by davidcole on 23-Jun-2017 21:59 (13 replies)

iStorage diskAshur 2 review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:52

I recently had the chance to review the iStorage USB memory drives but what if you need larger storage for entire laptop backups or large file transfers? Take a look at the new iStorage diskAshur2 secure external drives.... Comments (Comments)

Edifier R2000DB Lifestyle speakers review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:46

We look at Edifier's high end speakers for home entertainment.... Comments (Comments)

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This week we discuss from E3 in Los Angeles, NZs Ultra-Fast Broadband rollout progress, highlights Magpie GPS tracker, ETurbo kids smartwatch from Elanation, Kin2Kin startup shares monetisation plans, Fuji Xero NZ financial dramas. Hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and this week's guests: Wal Reid ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast we discuss Intel Compute Card, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference highlights incl new Macs, Apple HomePod, iPad Pro comes of age. SpaceX recycling rockets and capsules, 25% of Australians support a cashless society, Dubai's Robot Cops. This episode of NZ Tech Podcast...
Paul Spain joined Glenn Gore following his keynote at Amazon's AWS Summit in Auckland. Glenn is an Australian based in London,and he shares his own story and discusses what he's learnt working with AWS client organisations around the world. Get the Podcast here: Subscribe and listen via iTunes RS...
Unless you've been living under a rock you'll be well aware of the issues surrounding car parking at Wellington airport and the surrounding Miramar streets. Streets nearby to the airport have become a popular alternative for both travellers and staff working at the airport to avoid what many conside...
Google crawling Geekzone HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 22-May-2017 16:00
Last week (May 2017) I made the changes to start serving Geekzone over HTTPS (and this blog too). This included removing extra lines of code that dealt with HTTP to HTTPS redirection for some pages (the ones that were always served as HTTPS before the switchover) as well as setting HST header and ot...
Geekzone gone full HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 19-May-2017 10:38
Last night I switched Geekzone ( to full HTTPS support. And slowly traffic over SSL is going up (comparing last six hours overnight vs last month). Up until now we only used SSL for login, registration, private messages and profile pages plus assets (images, CSS and scripts). ...
For those of you who are regulars on Geekzone you'll know one of my pet peeves is people who don't understand the huge security risk associated with port forwards. Configuring a port forward in your router or firewall is something configured by people every day, with the vast majority probably faili...

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Nissan LEAF - General
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The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by TimA on 27-Jun-2017 13:55 (15 replies)

WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
Created by Boeingflyer, last reply by Boeingflyer on 27-Jun-2017 13:55 (2 replies)

Mibox 4k
Created by reven, last reply by xyf on 27-Jun-2017 13:44 (136 replies)
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Vodafone resign, Given sure signal and galaxy active.
Created by TimA, last reply by TimA on 27-Jun-2017 13:40 (2 replies)

Fibre in Palmerston North
Created by UHD, last reply by Jaxson on 27-Jun-2017 13:40 (9 replies)

[VDSL] DSL/Internet drops off random and resets/reconnects itself regularly
Created by mbb, last reply by Slingshot on 27-Jun-2017 13:37 (1 reply)

FS: Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro Space Grey + PLUS
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 27-Jun-2017 13:34 (6 replies)

The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 27-Jun-2017 13:32 (4557 replies)
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moving to electric kiwi
Created by fizzychicken, last reply by solutionz on 27-Jun-2017 13:26 (72 replies)
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Steam Summer Sale
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Solar - should work during power outage
Created by boland, last reply by Stan on 27-Jun-2017 13:17 (3 replies)

New connection on Bigpipe
Created by mattyb, last reply by IPv6pipe on 27-Jun-2017 13:17 (12 replies)

Where in WGTN can I buy UV Face Paint?
Created by Finch, last reply by frankv on 27-Jun-2017 13:16 (2 replies)

The dumbest Stuff or Herald headlines
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by Rikkitic on 27-Jun-2017 13:16 (573 replies)
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Jun-2017 13:13 (3333 replies)
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Congestion returning with a vengeance?
Created by Kodiack, last reply by Kodiack on 27-Jun-2017 13:00 (238 replies)
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WTB: NAS for streaming Media
Created by KrazyKid, last reply by cshaun on 27-Jun-2017 12:50 (14 replies)

Chorus’ free upgrade to 50Mbps for entry level fibre customers
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Fibre (UFB) Installation Becoming Nonstandard - Puzzling
Created by Yoban, last reply by Yoban on 27-Jun-2017 12:37