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Canon sued after printer stops scanning when  ink runs out

Sunday, 24 October 2021, 5:50 pm | Digitl

David Leacraft found his Canon Pixma MG6320 printer would refuse to scan or fax documents if there was no ink in the device's cartridges. More >>

Printers: An offer you cannot refuse

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 6:25 pm | Digitl

In the 1980s I worked on a magazine feature about the paperless office of the future. We interviewed people who said it was close. Any day now. More >>

The home printer market is broken

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 1:24 pm | Digitl

When much of the world went into lockdown companies and schools sent employees and students home to work and study. More >>

Download 2.0 - Oct 15 - New Zealand third for fixed data use

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 1:13 pm | Digitl

New Zealand takes the bronze medal for fixed line broadband data use in a week where numbers and reports dominate the telco sector news.   New Zealand third for fixed line data use A report from UK-based Communications Chambers shows New Zealand fixed ... More >>

Poly Voyager Focus 2 headphones review: made for work

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 6:11 pm | Digitl

Long battery life, unfussy design and an innovative approach to better microphone performance make the Poly Voyager Focus 2 Bluetooth headphones a solid work-from-home performer. More >>

China deals with out-of-control tech giants: Should we?

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 6:08 pm | Digitl

Xi Jinping has grasped a fundamental truth in his quest to win the technology race – that internet companies are all ultimately disposable Writing at the Guardian John Naughton wonders if   there are lessons for the west in the way China deals ... More >>

SafeStack Academy raises $2.3m to export security know how

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 6:03 pm | Digitl

Laura Bell has raised $2.2m to expand her online security training platform SafeStack Academy, with Jelix Ventures leading a raft of local investors in the round. More >>

Gartner: PC shipments flat in third quarter of 2021

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 6:00 pm | Digitl

Gartner says 84.1 million PC were shipped in the third quarter of 2021 . That's up one percent on the same period a year earlier. Which doesn't sound much, but last year saw the most buoyant PC activity in almost a decade. More >>

ThinkPad P14s i Gen 2 workstation review

Friday, 1 October 2021, 7:00 pm | Digitl

Lenovo’s ThinkPad P14s i Gen 2 workstation may be pricey but it is one of the most powerful laptops you can buy. If you need raw power, this delivers. More >>

Download 2.0 – October 1, 2021

Friday, 1 October 2021, 12:53 pm | Digitl

This week: A trial run of The Download 2.0, a weekly wrap of New Zealand telecommunications news. You can subscribe below to get the newsletter delivered to your email inbox every Friday.  Spark chooses Nokia to speed 5G rollout More >>

Unpicking AWS' New Zealand numbers

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:54 pm | Digitl

Amazon Web Services says it will build a Region in New Zealand . AWS plans to start operating local cloud data centres by 2024. More >>

Dealing with telecoms pain points

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 7:28 pm | Digitl

The Commerce Commission wants to find and fix the pain points people have when dealing with telcos. More >>

NZ broadband faces competitive reset

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 7:27 pm | Digitl

Low Earth orbit satellites, 5G and a fibre speed bump are set to reboot broadband competition. More >>

iPhone 13 - Incremental is only half the story

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 7:25 pm | Digitl

Apple iPhone 13 reviews from the US press are in. There is a wider spectrum of opinion than you’d expect to see when Apple launches a new iPhone. More >>

Red flag for Chinese phones

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 7:22 pm | Digitl

Lithuania’s Defence Ministry warns his nation’s citizens to throw away Chinese phones and not buy new ones . More >>

Red flag for Chinese phones

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 7:22 pm | Digitl

Lithuania’s Defence Ministry warns his nation’s citizens to throw away Chinese phones and not buy new ones . More >>

Two hidden messages behind iPhone 13 launch

Saturday, 18 September 2021, 2:58 pm | Digitl

Apple may launch new iPhone models every year, but the product cycle is, in effect, two years. More >>

How long must you work to buy an iPhone 13 Pro?

Saturday, 18 September 2021, 2:51 pm | Digitl

According to online retailer Picodi the average New Zealander has to work 8.4 days to afford an Apple iPhone 13 Pro . More >>

Farewell Clive Sinclair

Saturday, 18 September 2021, 2:43 pm | Digitl

At the Guardian Haroon Siddique writes  Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81 .  Sir Clive Sinclair, the inventor and entrepreneur who was instrumental in bringing home computers to the masses, has died at the age of 81. His daughter, ... More >>

Oppo stumbles as phone competition bites

Saturday, 18 September 2021, 2:04 pm | Digitl

Bloomberg reports that Chinese phone maker Oppo says it will cut 20 percent of the staff in its software and device teams . Oppo will merge operations with OnePlus, another phone brand in the BBK stable. More >>