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Spark IoT network now covers 98% of New Zealand population
Posted on 19-Feb-2019 09:28

Smart metering service, intelliHUB, start switching off old 2G connections in favour of the completed IoT network starting in Tauranga with 150,000 Trustpower smart meters....

Two e-Scooters company to trial in Wellington streets
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 20:33

Seven companies have approached the Council to operate electric scooter share schemes in Wellington: Blip Scooters, Flamingo, Fuutr, Lime, Onzo, Scoot International, and Goat....

Vocus and Vodafone to unbundle fibre connections
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 18:30

The telecommunications companies joined forces to unbundle fibre in mid-2018, seeking to accelerate innovation and improve the reliability and performance of broadband connections for their customer bases. Today they demonstrated an unbundled fibre connection at an Auckland home, running at 10Gbps - ten times faster than the fastest residential product currently available....

See it, buy it - Trade Me and Samsung partner up to launch Trade Me for Bixby Vision
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 09:39

You can new search for and purchase new products on Trade Me simply by taking a photo on a Samsung smartphone thanks to the new app....

Pet product specialist Sure Petcare announces Animo activity tracker for dogs
Posted on 28-Jan-2019 23:52

New state-of-the-art activity and behaviour monitor for dogs, Animo, learns and reports the unique activity and behaviour patterns of your pet....

New Ring Stick Up Cams available in New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jan-2019 20:54

Ring Stick Up Cam Wired and Stick Up Cam Battery feature motion detection, 1080p full HD resolution, night vision, two-way talk, a siren, and a wide viewing angle....



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Sky announced performance numbers and drops HD Ticket Fee
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Miniature horse Star... I have no words.
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Spark and RWC
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Panic / Distress Button
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How to connect to my Home Network Using VPN on Fibre?
Created by barrynz, last reply by RunningMan on 23-Feb-2019 12:52 (25 replies)
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Setting up new DishTv satellite to LG Freeview plus tv
Created by Reider, last reply by richms on 23-Feb-2019 20:58 (11 replies)

Internet disconnects exactly every 4 hours for 10 seconds
Created by tronic, last reply by BigPipeNZ on 20-Feb-2019 11:20 (23 replies)
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Adaptable shelving and storage system
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Yubikey 5 review
Posted on 18-Feb-2019 15:34

Managing ones access to services in general (online and offline) is something everyone does in their lives but not many consider the implications around chosing weak passwords, the problems of reusing passwords, the lack of security by design in some services and so on. Yubikey devices (and second factor authentication in general) can enhance security online, if used right....

BenQ EL2870U review
Posted on 11-Feb-2019 19:58

The BenQ EL2870U is a good mid-sized entertainment-oriented monitor....

BenQ EX3501R review
Posted on 10-Jan-2019 17:33

The BenQ EX3501R provides you with enough desktop space to comfortably have side-by-side Windows applications that in effect works as if you a couple of smaller monitors working together....

Dyson Pure Cool Purifying Fan review
Posted on 9-Jan-2019 12:13

The Dyson Pure Cool is an air purifier, fan and IoT "appliance" all packed in one sleek looking unit....


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BarTender
Sailpoint IdentityIQ IIQ allows you create "encrypted" passwords so then you store those encrypted passwords in config files such as the database credentials that are stored within the iiq.properties file. dataSource.username=identityiqdataSource.password=1:iCAlakm5CVUe7+Q6hVJIBA== There are...
Useful SNMP OIDs for Home Automation
Posted by BarTender on 14-Jan-2019 17:37
BarTender
I've been playing with Home Assistant and using a few devices around my home network so thought it would be useful to document some of the useful SNMP OIDs I have found: Switches: Device SNMP OID On Value Off Value Notes APC 7920 PDU .1.3.6.1.4.1.318.1.1.12.3.3.1.1.4.1 1 2 Incre...
sbiddle
Boxing Day is one of the biggest retail shopping days of the year in New Zealand. After a day of overeating on Christmas Day, New Zealanders rush out in their droves to the malls enduring traffic chaos and crowds all in the hope of picking up a bargain. Big retailers advertise their "huge" Boxing Da...
Wordpress 5.0 - Ideology Trumps Usability
Posted by nunz on 14-Dec-2018 20:32
nunz
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
sbiddle
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
BarTender
Was doing some work with the NZ Dialing plan and needed to write some regex to validate NZ numbers. Using the information from the NAD this is what I ended up with ^0[34679][2-9]\d{6}$|^020[1-6]\d{6,7}$|^0210[03-8]\d{5,6}$|^021[12]\d{6}$|021[3-9]\d{5}$|^02[279]\d{7}$|^028\d{6,8}$ Local area cod...
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...


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FibreX Performance Issues
Created by remedy, last reply by DjShadow on 24-Feb-2019 06:42 (1 reply)

Lime scooters
Created by blackjack17, last reply by landcruiserguy on 24-Feb-2019 06:20 (356 replies)
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What's something small that really makes you smile?
Created by Ge0rge, last reply by Tinkerisk on 24-Feb-2019 05:43 (673 replies)
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A380 - Production to Halt in 2021
Created by networkn, last reply by Tinkerisk on 24-Feb-2019 05:32 (66 replies)
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Employment expectation query
Created by Auxano, last reply by Dratsab on 24-Feb-2019 05:21 (2 replies)

Mercury Energy - excess and totally unfair price changes...
Created by Jimmyd88, last reply by Dratsab on 24-Feb-2019 05:13 (5 replies)

Sky announced performance numbers and drops HD Ticket Fee
Created by networkn, last reply by rugrat on 24-Feb-2019 00:51 (117 replies)
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Geekzone Rugby (Union) Discussion Thread
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Disney+ (launching Q4 2019)
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Toshiba 55U9850AZ
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New Freeview Dish TV recorder - 1TB, Chromecast support, 4K HD
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what radius is chorus 900mm sweeping bend?
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Solar install database?
Created by gchiu, last reply by gchiu on 23-Feb-2019 21:54 (8 replies)

Anyone using Skinny Wireless broadband? Any good?
Created by Hiamie, last reply by Scott3 on 23-Feb-2019 21:49 (18 replies)
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which AMD Ryzen CPU/MOBO for htpc/plex server?
Created by floydie, last reply by OmniouS on 23-Feb-2019 21:49 (5 replies)

Setting up new DishTv satellite to LG Freeview plus tv
Created by Reider, last reply by richms on 23-Feb-2019 20:58 (11 replies)

Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Lite/S10+ Announcement And Owners Thread
Created by Dial111, last reply by landcruiserguy on 23-Feb-2019 20:41 (105 replies)
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What TV series episode did you watch and how was it?
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Epic YouTube Videos
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Looking for help, does anyone know of any shops in New Zealand that sells Bitdefender Antivirus or Total Security?
Created by MrAlex, last reply by scuwp on 23-Feb-2019 20:12 (3 replies)



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