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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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Home insurance: Do you live in an area at high risk of natural disasters?
Created by frednz, last reply by frednz on 14-Nov-2018 20:19 (57 replies)
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You're Totally Going Have Sex In Self-Driving Cars, Scientists Predict
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by Coil on 14-Nov-2018 19:09 (27 replies)
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Spark VDSL Upload Speed Issues Vigor 2860 + Troubleshooting Info
Created by bener, last reply by bener on 14-Nov-2018 17:02 (22 replies)
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Wanted: Working 5.25 Inch Floppy Drive
Created by Lias, last reply by Spirax on 14-Nov-2018 19:23 (18 replies)
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Spark unlimited mobile plan update
Created by freitasm, last reply by Peppery on 14-Nov-2018 22:16 (17 replies)
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$100 call to satellite network on 92 year-old's bill
Created by jlittle, last reply by Gurezaemon on 13-Nov-2018 12:43 (30 replies)
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Why is security different at domestic airports.
Created by Mspec, last reply by Ge0rge on 12-Nov-2018 18:34 (28 replies)
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Gmail is getting scarily smart
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by IcI on 14-Nov-2018 20:46 (12 replies)



Huawei Mate 20 Pro review
Posted on 1-Nov-2018 17:37

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....

OPPO Find X review
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 17:24

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....

HPE ProLiant ML110 review
Posted on 27-Sep-2018 13:11

While there is a business case for cloud-based services, there are also cases where a local server is either a requirement or the best solution - including being part of a hybrid cloud design. Your organisation might be looking for a solution that's supported by existing channels, something that doesn't need a hands-on approach. Or it may be that connectivity is at a premium and cloud-based services won't work well for some locations. The Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10, paired with ClearOS is a solution for these cases....


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New Zealand Dialing validation regex
Posted by BarTender on 10-Sep-2018 16:10
BarTender
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 ...
sbiddle
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
nunz
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
antoniosk
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 ̵...
jmosen
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...
nzsouthernman
The previously mentioned Croit CEPH Cluster has been running well for a few weeks now, with a couple of issues found and addressed with help from Croit. Things we've learnt: Storage nodes really need 8GB of RAM. A monitor node can be an old laptop with 100mbp/s NIC as long as the CPU is 64bit...
Akamai IP Reputation Filter
Posted by BarTender on 31-May-2018 11:53
BarTender
So today I had an interesting issue where I was unable to access a web site from a customers internet connection. It seems that Akamai IP Reputation Filter has for some reason decided that the reputation of this IP address has some random issue that will prevent me from accessing their web site. T...


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A modern Kiwi marketplace/e-commerce platform - AllGoods
Created by chindokiwi, last reply by Peppery on 14-Nov-2018 22:36 (19 replies)
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Lion Air flight
Created by Fred99, last reply by Fred99 on 14-Nov-2018 22:30 (2 replies)

Where to replace Oneplus 6 glass?
Created by GooBoo, last reply by Peppery on 14-Nov-2018 22:22 (1 reply)

Spark unlimited mobile plan update
Created by freitasm, last reply by Peppery on 14-Nov-2018 22:16 (17 replies)
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FS: ONEPLUS 5T 64GB MIDNIGHT BLACK
Created by mattyjnz, last reply by mattyjnz on 14-Nov-2018 22:09

Lime scooters
Created by blackjack17, last reply by mentalinc on 14-Nov-2018 22:07 (174 replies)
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FYI on 5G trials interference
Created by snnet, last reply by Brunzy on 14-Nov-2018 21:57 (17 replies)
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WTB: Oneplus 3T or 5T
Created by martyyn, last reply by itey on 14-Nov-2018 21:46 (4 replies)

FS: Ubiquiti PoE Adapter POE-24-12W-G 24VDC / 0.5A, 12W, Gigabit LAN
Created by xbmcnut, last reply by sbiddle on 14-Nov-2018 21:34 (5 replies)

Solar PV Hot Water system Project
Created by argentum66, last reply by argentum66 on 14-Nov-2018 21:30 (15 replies)

State Highways you'd like to see improved
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by Ge0rge on 14-Nov-2018 21:19 (180 replies)
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Gmail is getting scarily smart
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by IcI on 14-Nov-2018 20:46 (12 replies)

Home insurance: Do you live in an area at high risk of natural disasters?
Created by frednz, last reply by frednz on 14-Nov-2018 20:19 (57 replies)
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SFTP patch cables
Created by MichaelNZ, last reply by cyril7 on 14-Nov-2018 20:18 (1 reply)

What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by frankv on 14-Nov-2018 20:13 (6418 replies)
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PS4 Pro or Xbox One X?
Created by Batman, last reply by Batman on 14-Nov-2018 20:04 (19 replies)
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XBOX: PUBG free
Created by reven, last reply by Batman on 14-Nov-2018 20:00 (2 replies)

Epic YouTube Videos
Created by garvani, last reply by kingdragonfly on 14-Nov-2018 19:48 (862 replies)
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Another Game Has Been Banned In Australia (but not NZ)
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by Lias on 14-Nov-2018 19:40 (8 replies)

New Bosch 3000 Alarm
Created by sukafun, last reply by nzlogan on 14-Nov-2018 19:36 (31 replies)
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