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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 ....

Arlo announces breakthrough 4K HDR wire-free security camera system
Posted on 5-Dec-2018 14:41

Arlo Ultra delivers next-generation level of protection with 4K Ultra HD resolution, integrated spotlight with colour night vision, 180-degree viewing angle, and dual, noise-canceling microphones....

Toyota joins New Zealand Hydrogen Association
Posted on 4-Dec-2018 18:56

Toyota New Zealand has become one of the first vehicle manufacturers to join the recently established New Zealand Hydrogen Association....

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Weird 19th century question
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Advice on graphics card for my 'new' machine please
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Geekzone giveaway: Crucial P1 NVMe SSD (m2)
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Windows 10 HDR and fonts
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Vodafone wireless router, 2.4g and 5g
Created by David321, last reply by Hammerer on 9-Dec-2018 20:54 (10 replies)

Cash jobs: Will you pay cash to people for odd jobs and thus help them avoid tax?
Created by frednz, last reply by Kyanar on 10-Dec-2018 08:44 (59 replies)
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GCSB declines Spark’s proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment
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Randomly redirecting me to a login page for my Huawei modem
Created by jerryb, last reply by hio77 on 9-Dec-2018 14:56 (9 replies)

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....

Edifier S350DB review
Posted on 20-Nov-2018 22:31

Edifier has an old-school looking, but modern sounding speakers series that can seriously enhance your listening experience. The Edifier S350DB is a 2.1 speaker system that can easily connect to any system available around....

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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...
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
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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The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by Handsomedan on 10-Dec-2018 15:18 (498 replies)
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New Freeview Dish TV recorder - 1TB, Chromecast support, 4k HDR
Created by freitasm, last reply by Handsomedan on 10-Dec-2018 15:16 (2 replies)

New Vodafone TV sux
Created by Horseychick, last reply by Hammerer on 10-Dec-2018 15:14 (5 replies)

Quadcopter $150-200
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Doctor Who Season 11
Created by DjShadow, last reply by TwoSeven on 10-Dec-2018 15:12 (102 replies)
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How much power do you use II?
Created by chimera, last reply by Mantis on 10-Dec-2018 15:12 (23 replies)
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FS: Atari XE Video Game System (Atari XEGS)
Created by Wade, last reply by Wade on 10-Dec-2018 15:09 (2 replies)

Advice on graphics card for my 'new' machine please
Created by Tomahawk66, last reply by SpartanVXL on 10-Dec-2018 15:04 (29 replies)
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A reliable and passionate IT guy looking for a new IT job opportunity
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New Freeview SmartVU streaming device: Chromecast, 4K HDR, Android TV
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Claim: Tracking mobile phone even when off, possible
Created by Aaroona, last reply by Dratsab on 10-Dec-2018 14:58 (16 replies)
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Please help !! Questions about gifting wine
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Vodafone foning us?
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How to understand graphics cards - Whats good whats not etc
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Getting Poor Routing to West Coast USA
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Chorus OHUG quote that makes no sense...
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Recommendations to replace a z3 compact
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Warning re: Eway
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LED downlights that pivot
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