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Topic # 7598 26-Apr-2006 20:23
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Hi All,

I'm not quite new, I've been lurking and all, posting a few things, mainly about Active Sync and Bluetooth. But that was back in de days when I had an iPAQ 2210.

I've sold my iPAQ 2210 and bought a T-Mobile MDA Vario, also known as the HTC Wizard, Wallaby etc..

This is definitely my new digital friend!

Currently I live in The Netherlands, but I hop that'll all change by the end of this year, because we're planning to move to New Zealand.
Which I think is so cool!

Well, that's all I can think of.

Cheers,

Anita

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Reply # 34033 26-Apr-2006 20:49
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Wow... moving to New Zealand... great choice :-)

Welcome to Geekzone... we can help out with info about broadband and other Telecommunications choices if needed (though you may have a good idea already if you have been lurking a while).




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Reply # 34034 26-Apr-2006 20:52
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tonyhughes: Wow... moving to New Zealand... great choice :-)

Welcome to Geekzone... we can help out with info about broadband and other Telecommunications choices if needed (though you may have a good idea already if you have been lurking a while).


Cool thanks!
Is it true that Vodafone is the only mobile provider in New Zealand?

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Reply # 34035 26-Apr-2006 20:54
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Welcome, I hope you dont just plan but you actually do move, great country other than the broadband issues and road issues etc you find around the country Wink
See you around Smile

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Reply # 34036 26-Apr-2006 20:58
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manmower:
tonyhughes: Wow... moving to New Zealand... great choice :-)

Welcome to Geekzone... we can help out with info about broadband and other Telecommunications choices if needed (though you may have a good idea already if you have been lurking a while).


Cool thanks!
Is it true that Vodafone is the only mobile provider in New Zealand?

Anita

No, quite untrue I assure you. The incumbent telco, Telecom New Zealand, operates a CDMA1X/EVDO network here, but is not compatible with GSM phones.




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Reply # 34038 26-Apr-2006 21:11
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tonyhughes:
No, quite untrue I assure you. The incumbent telco, Telecom New Zealand, operates a CDMA1X/EVDO network here, but is not compatible with GSM phones.


Hmm, okay...
I see..
Well, the main thing I pity is that there is no flat fee GPRS plan in NZ (at least I couldn't find one). I have a T-Mobile Flat Fee GPRS plan, only NZ$17,45 a month..





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Reply # 34039 26-Apr-2006 21:13
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JAMMAN2110: Welcome, I hope you dont just plan but you actually do move, great country other than the broadband issues and road issues etc you find around the country Wink
See you around Smile



I have been planning since 2003, my first visit ;-)

No seriously, we're supposed to receive all the papers and stuff by the end of September...


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Reply # 34040 26-Apr-2006 21:18
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where are you moving to exactly? We have members all over the show here on GZ




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Reply # 34042 26-Apr-2006 21:23
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tonyhughes: where are you moving to exactly? We have members all over the show here on GZ


We've chosen Christchurch.

My main reason: 10 ski areas in the neighbourhood
My Bf's main reason: work.
LOL
(He is a screenprinter)





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Reply # 34045 26-Apr-2006 21:30
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manmower: We've chosen Christchurch.


YAY!!! Another Christchurch-based Geekzoner!

oh, what's a screenprinter? does he sit in front of a computer and just do ALT-PrintScreen?

Hehehe...




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Reply # 34047 26-Apr-2006 21:35
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manmower:
JAMMAN2110: Welcome, I hope you dont just plan but you actually do move, great country other than the broadband issues and road issues etc you find around the country Wink
See you around Smile



I have been planning since 2003, my first visit ;-)

No seriously, we're supposed to receive all the papers and stuff by the end of September...



Cool! but argh hard copy?!?!



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Reply # 34049 26-Apr-2006 21:37
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chiefie:

YAY!!! Another Christchurch-based Geekzoner!

oh, what's a screenprinter? does he sit in front of a computer and just do ALT-PrintScreen?

Hehehe...


ROFLMAO

Some examples:

The front of the iMate K Jam has a small iMate logo.
That has been silk-screen printed on the phone.

T-shirts are screenprinted.
Some coffeemugs are screenprinted

Most stickers are screenprinted.
I hope you get the idea ;-)





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Reply # 34052 26-Apr-2006 21:47
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JAMMAN2110:
Cool! but argh hard copy?!?!


As in, for real?

I really hope before November....
At least before Christmas.





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Reply # 34060 26-Apr-2006 22:04
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manmower: Well, the main thing I pity is that there is no flat fee GPRS plan in NZ (at least I couldn't find one). I have a T-Mobile Flat Fee GPRS plan, only NZ$17,45 a month..
Uhnilt July 2006 you can sign up with either Vodafone or Telecom and get 1GB cellular data for NZ$49.

Vodafone uses UMTS and Telecom CDMA EV-DO. Telecom's network is faster, but not much roaming available for overseas trips (USA, Australia are ok).





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