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Nothing nebulous about Microsoft's cloud-transition

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 12:04 pm | Digitl

Four years ago Microsoft lost its mojo. The software giant had failed to compete in web search. More >>

What to do if employer makes counter offer when you quit

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 11:55 am | Digitl

How to quit your job and stay friends  looks at how to resign without harming your future career prospects. More >>

Counter offers don't work

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 11:38 am | Digitl

Counter offers are proving to be ineffective in retaining employees for the long-term despite being common practice for many New Zealand companies. According to independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half, more than eight in 10 ... More >>

Unisys: New Zealanders want IoT driving seat

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 11:34 am | Digitl

New Zealanders have a healthy scepticism when it comes to the Internet-of-Things collecting and sharing their data. More than anything, we want control. More >>

PC sales could be worse

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 8:19 pm | Digitl

~650,000 machines still ship every day, but that's the lowest total since 2007 Source: PC sales still slumping, but more slowly than feared • The Register More >>

Duet Display uses iPad to extend Mac, PC

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 8:14 pm | Digitl

Duet Display started life as an iOS app to turn an iPad into a second screen for a Mac or Windows PC. More >>

NZ IoT networks jostle for potential billions

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 7:20 pm | Digitl

New Zealanders have three mobile phone networks to choose from. New Zealand sensors will soon have four dedicated Internet of Things networks to choose from. That's a competitive market by any measure. More >>

Concerns about smart speakers are real

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 7:18 pm | Digitl

They capture data and insights about us and will become irresistible to hackers. Source: Why concerns about smart speakers are real - The Listener More >>

Enable Networks connects 50,000 to fibre

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 7:07 pm | Digitl

Hats off to Christchurch local fibre company Enable Networks. The company says it now has 50,000 customers connected to its network. CEO Steve Fuller says that means one in three of those who can get the company's services are now connected. More >>

Rural health professionals see fibre pay-off

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 7:03 pm | Digitl

Broadband gives health professionals and patients fast access to resources and expertise. In rural areas this would often be difficult, expensive or time-consuming to get any other way. More >>

Vodafone Australia mulls Wisp alliance, NZ implications

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 6:59 pm | Digitl

Wireless ISPs or wisps provide local wireless broadband. Most operate in areas the big carriers find uneconomic to service. They might connect a handful of properties further up a valley, or behind a range of hills. More >>

Vodafone Australia mulls Wisp alliance, NZ implications

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 6:59 pm | Digitl

Wireless ISPs or wisps provide local wireless broadband. Most operate in areas the big carriers find uneconomic to service. They might connect a handful of properties further up a valley, or behind a range of hills. More >>

Android: A practical guide for iPhone switchers

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 3:20 pm | Digitl

Phone buyers tend to stick with their choices for the long-haul. More than nine-out-of-ten iPhone owners pick another Apple phone . More >>

New Zealand's broadband television end game in sight

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 6:10 pm | Digitl

Sky and Vodafone bow to the inevitable and call off their merger. Meanwhile TVNZ goes all in on streaming video. More >>

Fixed broadband: “Nothing more than backhaul”

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 6:06 pm | Digitl

At Computerworld NZ Stuart Corner writes about Spark's investor update held last week . He quotes Spark NZ managing director Simon Moutter: Customers want wireless everywhere and fixed broadband is nothing more than backhaul to a wireless hub (wi-fi) ... More >>

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband ... seems to be fixed

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 3:27 pm | Digitl

After reporting a series of poor results, broadband monitoring company TrueNet notes a welcome return to form for Vodafone broadband performance . More >>

Behind Spark's slow-burn 4.5G plan

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 3:21 pm | Digitl

Last week Spark installed new technology on five Queenstown cellular towers. They mean the region now has New Zealand's fastest mobile data network. The Queenstown towers join one-off upgraded Spark  towers in Christchurch and Silverdale. More >>

NotPetya ransomware attack, New Zealand view

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 3:17 pm | Digitl

Victims of the NotPetya ransomware attack can't get at their own computer data even if they pay the ransom. More >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Best Android tablet

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 5:59 pm | Digitl

Whatever you think about iOS and Android phones, Apple's tablets have always been streets ahead. Samsung wants to change that. Its Galaxy Tab S3 is anything but just-another-Android-tablet. More >>

Commerce Commission investigates Vodafone FibreX

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:50 am | Digitl

"What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" - Juliet's speech from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet More >>

   

 

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