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Telesmart announces Cloud Calling for Microsoft Teams
Posted on 11-Dec-2018 09:22

Telesmart has leveraged its experience and infrastructure to be the first provider in New Zealand to deliver Cloud Calling for Microsoft Teams....

Accenture acquires PrimeQ
Posted on 11-Dec-2018 09:15

Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in New Zealand and Australia....

Foodstuffs North Island announces new Chief Digital Officer
Posted on 6-Dec-2018 17:00

Simon Kennedy will be joining the Foodstuffs North Island team as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) in 2019....

Kiwis care about cybersecurity, but not enough to protect themselves
Posted on 6-Dec-2018 14:09

A study by Trend Micro has shown that digital natives are relaxed when it comes to personal information security and privacy....

Symantec unveils neural network to protect critical infrastructure
Posted on 6-Dec-2018 14:04

Symantec Industrial Control System Protection Neural to defend against USB-borne malware, network intrusion and zero-day attacks on operational technology....

Twitter Top Trends 2018 in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2018 15:06

Twitter New Zealand has crunched the numbers to bring you the platform’s biggest trends, most talked about Kiwis, and the most passionate communities across politics, news, entertainment and sport ....

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Has anything changed here with the way content is delivered?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 14-Dec-2018 19:50 (25 replies)
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New Freeview SmartVU streaming device: Chromecast, 4K HDR, Android TV
Created by freitasm, last reply by JimmyH on 16-Dec-2018 18:29 (137 replies)
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New laptop for uni student - which of these?
Created by nadz77, last reply by Hammerer on 17-Dec-2018 15:51 (25 replies)
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Am I too old to enter tech industry?
Created by GreenApples, last reply by Hammerer on 18-Dec-2018 00:39 (22 replies)
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Something wrong with quotation marks?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by freitasm on 16-Dec-2018 12:21 (20 replies)
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FS Amazon Echo Show Gen 1
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 15-Dec-2018 19:41 (10 replies)

Possible Air New Zealand strike Dec21
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by Technofreak on 14-Dec-2018 09:21 (53 replies)
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East Cape mobile coverage
Created by Aucklandjafa, last reply by hio77 on 16-Dec-2018 19:39 (9 replies)

OPPO R17 Pro review
Posted on 13-Dec-2018 09:36

OPPO continues its progress in the middle to high end smartphone market by bringing the OPPO R17 and R17 Pro to New Zealand....

Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter review
Posted on 26-Nov-2018 16:23

This might be the top gift in anyone's list this year - even if it is a gift to yourself....

Nokia 7.1 review
Posted on 21-Nov-2018 22:42

Spark brought the new Nokia 7.1 Android smartphone to the local market, as part of their exclusive partnership with HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia brand in the smartphone segment....

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Wordpress 5.0 - Ideology Trumps Usability
Posted by nunz on 14-Dec-2018 20:32
As some people in GZ know I can present as a grumpy old man (GOM) and I've certainly been accused of berating new technologies. This post certainly shouldn't disappoint them. However I will state my cause for this post - usability, specifically Jo(e) Average's ability to use a technology - in this c...
Lime Scooters launch in the Hutt Valley
Posted by sbiddle on 14-Dec-2018 07:25
Lime scooters have launched in the Hutt Valley overnight. Reports came in of scooters on streets late last night, and the app slowly updated as the scooters came online.Geofencing on the map indicates they are only available in the Hutt Valley, and not in Wellington or Porirua. Lime had demonstrated...
New Zealand Dialing validation regex
Posted by BarTender on 10-Sep-2018 16:10
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 ...
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
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
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 ̵...
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...

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DIY Medical Alarm
Created by olivernz, last reply by coffeebaron on 18-Dec-2018 06:56 (13 replies)

XiaoMi M365 Electric Scooter
Created by sonyxperiageek, last reply by jonathan18 on 18-Dec-2018 06:06 (32 replies)
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What Smart Home Hub options are available to use in NZ and what are you using?
Created by Cyris, last reply by geekiegeek on 18-Dec-2018 05:50 (22 replies)
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
Created by Coil, last reply by biggal on 18-Dec-2018 00:54 (1457 replies)
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Spark increasing copper broadband prices $5/mth from 1 October
Created by ockel, last reply by hio77 on 18-Dec-2018 00:53 (82 replies)
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Freeview updated on LG TV, seems backwards to older applic
Created by rugrat, last reply by rugrat on 18-Dec-2018 00:49

NZ Broadband testing from Samknows
Created by BarTender, last reply by hio77 on 18-Dec-2018 00:47 (211 replies)
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Am I too old to enter tech industry?
Created by GreenApples, last reply by Hammerer on 18-Dec-2018 00:39 (22 replies)
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by Linuxluver on 18-Dec-2018 00:36 (2006 replies)
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FS: iPhone 6S Plus, 32GB, Brand New, x 3
Created by 1024kb, last reply by 1024kb on 18-Dec-2018 00:30 (4 replies)

The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by jarledb on 18-Dec-2018 00:21 (513 replies)
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PHP - printing variables inside a string
Created by chevrolux, last reply by jarledb on 18-Dec-2018 00:19 (8 replies)

Lime scooters
Created by blackjack17, last reply by Hammerer on 17-Dec-2018 23:50 (245 replies)
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Quadcopter $150-200
Created by networkn, last reply by driller2000 on 17-Dec-2018 23:47 (22 replies)
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Weird christmas lights problem
Created by mdav056, last reply by richms on 17-Dec-2018 23:41 (6 replies)

Hot Air Re-work Station Recommendations?
Created by dgashby, last reply by elpenguino on 17-Dec-2018 23:20 (2 replies)

What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Dec-2018 23:15 (6689 replies)
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Anyone provide mobile data without CGNAT?
Created by MadEngineer, last reply by MadEngineer on 17-Dec-2018 21:56 (5 replies)

Cricket West Indies vs Bangladesh ODI FREE in youtube
Created by Apsattv, last reply by Apsattv on 17-Dec-2018 21:32

What's something small that really makes you smile?
Created by Ge0rge, last reply by eracode on 17-Dec-2018 21:29 (595 replies)
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