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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 xtrabyte on 15-Dec-2018 10:45 (123 replies)
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Grammar experts, please comment...
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Something wrong with quotation marks?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by freitasm on 15-Dec-2018 17:46 (18 replies)
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Favourite Christmas Carol/Movie?
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 14-Dec-2018 16:50 (47 replies)
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Changes to ACC levy in annual registration
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Aredwood on 13-Dec-2018 17:59 (28 replies)
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New Download to Go option
Created by freitasm, last reply by JimmyH on 13-Dec-2018 19:59 (33 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)



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
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. 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...


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What's something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Aredwood on 15-Dec-2018 23:13 (6649 replies)
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Any experience with Amazon shipping packages with DPD?
Created by backfiah, last reply by mdav056 on 15-Dec-2018 22:18 (51 replies)
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Dinner for one
Created by jpoc, last reply by sidefx on 15-Dec-2018 21:51 (2 replies)

Radio Live to merge with Magic
Created by quickymart, last reply by jpoc on 15-Dec-2018 21:50 (31 replies)
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Silly joke thread
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by jpoc on 15-Dec-2018 21:34 (262 replies)
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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro
Created by Krishant007, last reply by JagoSev on 15-Dec-2018 21:13 (405 replies)
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What movie did you just watch, and how was it? (expect some spoilers but try not to post any!)
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Grammar experts, please comment...
Created by geekIT, last reply by jpoc on 15-Dec-2018 20:44 (18 replies)
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I read stupid people's emails - the joy of a sensible gmail address
Created by openmedia, last reply by freitasm on 15-Dec-2018 20:26 (72 replies)
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FS: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - 128GB Midnight Black
Created by z2k, last reply by z2k on 15-Dec-2018 20:23 (3 replies)

GCSB declines Spark’s proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment
Created by freitasm, last reply by Batman on 15-Dec-2018 20:21 (130 replies)
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Parker vs Joshua 31 March
Created by tdgeek, last reply by tdgeek on 15-Dec-2018 20:15 (48 replies)
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Medical alert bracelet for Grandma
Created by landcruiserguy, last reply by sbiddle on 15-Dec-2018 19:53 (1 reply)

FS Amazon Echo Show Gen 1
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 15-Dec-2018 19:41 (10 replies)

WTB: Pebble watch
Created by sailedpeep, last reply by nitrotech on 15-Dec-2018 18:56 (6 replies)

SamKnows Comparison of 2Degrees and 1.1.1.1 DNS
Created by kiwibob1, last reply by Tracer on 15-Dec-2018 18:55 (4 replies)

No OSD with new BDP
Created by robbon44, last reply by Dunnersfella on 15-Dec-2018 18:44 (1 reply)

Noel Leeming fined $200k for misleading customers about CGA
Created by antoniosk, last reply by Dunnersfella on 15-Dec-2018 18:39 (17 replies)
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EV (electric vehicle) general news
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Something wrong with quotation marks?
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