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Why you need your own domain name

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:51 pm | Digitl

"Some storytellers and influencers are also migrating from personal sites toward individual channels on Medium, Blogger, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube. But there's a risk here — those creating and sharing unique content on these channels can lose ... More >>

DuckDuckGo is good enough... most of the time

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:44 pm | Digitl

Jake Voytko posted a long, considered and comprehensive post about his experiment comparing DuckDuckGo and Google Search. It's a subject that has fascinated me for years. More >>

Microsoft Word stickiness

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:43 pm | Digitl

I rarely use Word to write stories or blog posts. Yet, I never hesitate to renew my Office 365 subscription. More >>

It’s official: Fibre overtakes copper

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:35 pm | Digitl

At the end of September, fibre companies had 880,000 premises connected to their networks. There were 581,000 copper connections. Fibre connections were up 31 percent on the year earlier. Copper connections were down 23 percent. More >>

Gamers behind biggest data surge since Rugby World Cup

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:32 pm | Digitl

Chorus' biggest data traffic surge since the Rugby World Cup took Kurt Rodgers, the company's network strategy manager by surprise. Yesterday we had the biggest surge of traffic on the @ChorusNZ network since the RWC. Thought it might be people working ... More >>

Gamers behind biggest data surge since Rugby World Cup

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:27 pm | Digitl

Chorus' biggest data traffic surge since the Rugby World Cup took Kurt Rodgers, the company's network strategy manager by surprise. Yesterday we had the biggest surge of traffic on the @ChorusNZ network since the RWC. Thought it might be people working ... More >>

Y2K bug has a 2020 echo

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:44 pm | Digitl

The millennium bug is back with a vengeance, after programmers in the 1990s simply pushed the problem back by 20 years. Source: A lazy fix 20 years ago means the Y2K bug is taking down computers now | New Scientist More >>

What Spark thinks about its fixed wireless broadband

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:38 pm | Digitl

Last week Spark announced its first half results for the six months to December 31. It is a solid report showing strong revenue growth. More >>

Galaxy Z Flip brings notification relief

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:25 pm | Digitl

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip is a another take on the emerging foldable phone format. More >>

Galaxy Z Flip brings notification relief

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:25 pm | Digitl

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip is a another take on the emerging foldable phone format. More >>

Galaxy Z Flip brings notification relief

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:25 pm | Digitl

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip is a another take on the emerging foldable phone format. More >>

New Zealand's game developers exporting photons, not atoms

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:19 pm | Digitl

New Zealand interactive game developers earned $203.4 million dollars during the 2019 financial year – double the $99.9m earned only two years earlier in 2017. The success comes from targeting audiences around the world and 96% of the industry’s ... More >>

AI winter is another turn of the hype cycle

Monday, 17 February 2020, 11:03 am | Digitl

Are we on the cusp of an ‘AI winter’? Source: Researchers: Are we on the cusp of an ‘AI winter’? - BBC News More >>

Why Microsoft’s ritzy Surface Laptop 3 costs a fortune

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 12:32 pm | Digitl

Mike Riversdale has a problem with the price of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 . He responded to my review of the Laptop on Twitter: "Official Microsoft price is NZ$3100, but shop around, retailers have better deals." That is a disgusting ... More >>

Stop worrying about kids and phones

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 1:52 pm | Digitl

Not everyone thinks phones have a negative effect on youngsters. At the New York Times Nathaniel Popper writes: More >>

Foldable phones impressive, useful, but hold off on buying

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 1:47 pm | Digitl

Samsung is on its second generation of foldable phones. Motorola and Huawei are a step behind, but remain in the game. Will your next phone be one you can fold? More >>

Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 8:29 pm | Digitl

The 15-inch version of Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 is big, beautiful and nicely put together. While it is less powerful than most other laptops of this size and price, it meets a real need. At a glance:   For: Large screen with 3:2 ratio for ... More >>

Android after Huawei: No winners

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 8:25 pm | Digitl

Huawei may need Google more than Google needs Huawei, but the ban still threatens Android’s dominance. More >>

The great virtual private network con job

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 8:22 pm | Digitl

Most people don’t need a VPN. That won’t stop advertisers barraging you with scare stories. More >>

Gartner: 5G's arrival to see phone sales grow 3% in 2020 

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 6:42 pm | Digitl

Gartner analyst @MobileAnn forecasts worldwide #smartphone sales will grow 3% in 2020. Read more. #Mobilephone #Tech @Gartner_IT Source: Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Will Grow 3% in 2020 More >>

 

 

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