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When computers go bad they're cybers

Friday, 30 September 2016, 12:46 pm | Digitl

Stick the words computer-, net-,  web-, online- or digital- directly in front of other words and you won't scare the population half to death: Computer-gaming Net-gaming Web-gaming Online-gaming Digital-gaming. This is also true when whatever being discussed ... More >>

Orcon Xbox deal lures gigabit gamers

Friday, 30 September 2016, 12:44 pm | Digitl

Orcon consumer general manager Taryn Hamilton says his company will be first off the block when gigabit fibre services go live around New Zealand on October 1. More >>

Bigpipe to offer gigabit fibre

Sunday, 18 September 2016, 10:47 am | Digitl

Bigpipe will join the gigabit cool kids when faster wholesale services go online next month. More >>

Spark, Vodafone boost mobile data in tandem

Sunday, 18 September 2016, 10:42 am | Digitl

New Zealand's two big mobile phone companies; Spark and Vodafone, have increased post-pay mobile data allowances. In terms of dollars per gigabyte the two have almost identical tariffs — compare their open term plans in the table below. More >>

Samsung, Apple, Huawei tighten phone market grip

Sunday, 18 September 2016, 10:40 am | Digitl

At the time choosing Android seemed like a smart choice for phone makers. Many will now regret that decision. More >>

Every town a Gigatown as Chorus joins 1Gbps pack

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:57 pm | Digitl

Chorus says it will offer gigabit fibre services starting next month. It joins Enable Networks, Northpower Fibre and Ultrafast Fibre who all plan to launch gigabit wholesale broadband services in October . More >>

Incremental change, being different, dealing with Uber

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:52 pm | Digitl

Huawei Connect: Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka’s says companies need to take a two-pronged approach to dealing with the disruptive challenges of 2016. More >>

Behind 2degrees' Ministry for Primary Industries win

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 4:49 pm | Digitl

A press release from 2degrees says the phone company has won a contract to supply a wide range of telecommunications services to the Ministry for Primary Industries . More >>

Wolfpacks lead industries in digital, intelligent era

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 12:05 pm | Digitl

Huawei Connect:  Guo Ping says the days when companies can succeed by going it alone are coming to an end. More >>

Waikato Networks UFB buy signals fibre confidence

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 12:00 pm | Digitl

Waikato Networks has taken full ownership Ultrafast Fibre three and a half years ahead of schedule. The move is a further vote of confidence in the New Zealand government's plan to build a wholesale fibre network covering urban areas. More >>

Stuff Fibre opts for low-key launch

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 11:57 am | Digitl

It’s anything but a unique proposition — no fibre-only ISP can do that in a world of regulated wholesale services — but Stuff Fibre ticks the important boxes. More >>

Smartphone glory years behind us

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 11:56 am | Digitl

Apple’s 2016 iPhone launch confirms what has been obvious for a while. The phone golden age is over. More >>

Greetings from behind the Great Firewall of China

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 11:53 am | Digitl

Shanghai : From outside The Mercedes Arena you can watch heavy-laden barges roll down the Huangpu River. Look up and the sky is yellow with smog. While China can be ultramodern, the industrial era is ever-present. More >>

Samsung dials up exploding phone problem

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 5:45 pm | Digitl

In a move that could cost billions of dollars, Samsung has recalled the exploding Galaxy Note 7 phone. It has also halted new shipments of the phone which launched last month. More >>

Wolfpacks lead industries in digital, intelligent era

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 5:43 pm | Digitl

Huawei Connect:  Guo Ping says the days when companies can succeed by going it alone are coming to an end. More >>

What reviewers mean when they say best ever

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:39 pm | Digitl

Samsung deserves much of the praise. It’s an impressive phone. Expect a review here in the next few days. More >>

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Android's new champion

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:36 pm | Digitl

Packs every feature you might want in a phone and then some. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at a glance For: All the features: camera, display, design, virtual reality. Against: Expensive. TouchWiz. Maybe: You’ll love the stylus or ignore it. Likewise iris ... More >>

Huawei: Let a thousand clouds blossom

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:34 pm | Digitl

Two years ago Huawei, a Chinese maker of telecommunications systems, said it wanted to be the world’s leading information technology company. More >>

Slow path to smart cities: Huawei Connect

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:27 pm | Digitl

“There is no such thing as a smart city solution”, says Huawei’s Joe So. More >>

Review: Huawei P9, premium phone at a sharp price

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 2:41 pm | Digitl

Huawei’s latest flagship phone scores on build quality, camera and fingerprint scanner. Huawei P9 : At a glance For: Design, high-quality build, camera, USB-C. Against: Android skin Maybe: Battery life, screen resolution Verdict: A top-notch ... More >>



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