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New Zealand's Fastest ISPs 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 3:13 pm | Digitl

PC Magazine asked me to write about New Zealand's fastest ISPs as part of a series looking an online speeds in countries around the world. More >>

Firefox now or no choice later

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 3:12 pm | Digitl

Robert O'Callahan makes the case for not using Google's Chrome browser in  Choose Firefox Now, Or Later You Wont Get A Choice . More >>

Technology Showcase hits Wellington Friday, Christchurch Mon

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:44 am | Digitl

Ingram Micro has an interesting pitch for its NZ Technology Showcase which reaches Wellington this Friday (August 22) and Christchurch on Monday (August 25). The company says: This is a fast track way for you and your colleagues to get an update from ... More >>

NZ’s largest tech Showcase comes to Auckland, Wellington, Ch

Saturday, 16 August 2014, 10:16 am | Digitl

NZ’s Technology Showcase – an Ingram Micro event is fast approaching, bringing more than 50 of the world’s biggest technology brands together under one roof for three days only. More >>

Apple iPhone 5S Case - review

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 1:54 pm | Digitl

Apple's iPhone 5S is a beautiful device. It looks and works best naked. When I carry the phone in my pocket it is so small and light I often forget it is there. More >>

Sky TV highlights its monopoly abuse by silencing competitor

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 1:47 pm | Digitl

Sky TV handed Slingshot a huge publicity win when it banned the ISP from advertising on the pay television service. More >>

NZ broadband zooming past Australia

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 1:09 pm | Digitl

Australia may be a bigger, better paid and more powerful nation than New Zealand. Yet there are areas where we are way out in front. More >>

Microsoft's Nokia Lumia 930 first NZ look

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 1:06 pm | Digitl

Although it says Nokia Lumia 930 on the box, the brand is under new ownership. Strictly speaking the Lumia 930 is Microsoft's first flagship phone. More >>

Tech21 Impact Shell case for iPhone 5S

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 12:59 pm | Digitl

Apple's leather-finish iPhone 5S case will protect your phone from everyday bumps and scratches. If the way you live and work means you give your phone a harder time, then Tech21's €29.99 Impact Shell Case promises to absorb more punishment. More >>

Word processors still geared to print

Monday, 4 August 2014, 8:47 am | Digitl

It's a long time since I used a word processor to create a printed document. Yet word processors are still made as if the goal is a sheet of paper. More >>

Stalling tablet sales

Monday, 4 August 2014, 8:42 am | Digitl

Apple's Q3 2014 result showed iPad sales dropped nine percent year-on-year while Mac sales were up by 18 percent. More >>

If you thought Novopay was a mess, wait for IRD

Monday, 4 August 2014, 8:40 am | Digitl

New Zealand's bungled Novopay schools payroll contract should be a wake up call for government decision makers. Last week Steven Joyce, the minister sent in to fix the mess sacked the Australian Talent2 software company. More >>

Asus Transformer Pad TF103

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:17 pm | Digitl

At first glance the Asus Transformer Pad TF103 is a decent low-cost tablet. The specification, build and performance aren't noticeable better than the multitude of rival Android devices aiming at the same market. However, the value is undeniably ... More >>

Sony Vaio, Samsung PC business in Asus' sights

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 3:59 pm | Digitl

Asus New Zealand Systems Business Group manager David McKean says Sony and Samsung's retreat from the laptop market has left a gap his company plans to fill.  More >>

Europeans to learn from Chorus, Telecom structural separatio

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 3:53 pm | Digitl

For a cool €1000 plus VAT European telcos, regulators and policy makers can learn from New Zealand's experience structurally separating the network company Chorus from Telecom NZ. More >>

One year with the MacBook Air

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 3:47 pm | Digitl

Last June I switched from a Windows 8 desktop, without a touch screen, to an Apple MacBook Air. More >>

What smart watch makers need to do next

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 8:01 pm | Digitl

Smart watch makers would like us to think their tiny wrist-based gadgets represent the next technology wave. More >>

Not the wearables we're waiting for

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 7:58 pm | Digitl

Wearable so continue to attract headlines. Yet there's little interest in the current crop of tiny deceives outside of the geek bubble. More >>

Telecom becomes Spark on August 8

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 7:55 pm | Digitl

Standing out among the thicket of organisations in New Zealand and around the world sharing the same name will need work. Try Googling the word Spark to understand the size of the challenge. More >>

Vocus, FX Networks: Telecomms consolidation goes regional

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 7:52 pm | Digitl

Juha Saarinen reports  Vocus in talks to buy NZ backbone provider FX Networks . He writes: Stock exchange-listed telco and internet provider Vocus is said to be eyeing up New Zealand national backbone operator FX Networks, in a deal worth over ... More >>

 

 

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