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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 >>

Is now a good time to start a business?

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 11:07 am | Digitl

We live in uncertain times. There’s a logic in staying with your current employer. More >>

Glassholes return with Facebook, Ray-Ban

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 11:03 am | Digitl

Which is brave considering they are not even as smart as the now abandoned Google Glass . Normal-looking In effect, it is a pair of cameras, linked to your phone by Bluetooth, and carefully disguised in normal-looking sunglasses. More >>

Christie makes case for technology sovereignty

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 10:52 am | Digitl

Writing at Newsroom, Catalyst co-founder Don Christie says technological sovereignty could be a defining issue of the decade . More >>

Facebook vileness of the week

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 10:44 am | Digitl

Another week, another example of Facebook not taking responsibility. More >>

Reserve Bank gets NZ's first privacy compliance notice

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 10:41 am | Digitl

NZ's first privacy compliance notice looks more like a test run for future breaches than a serious rap over the knuckles. More >>

Envoy Pro SX — next generation portable storage from OWC

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:47 pm | Digitl

OWC Envoy Pro SX is a portable Thunderbolt SSD. It’s fast, rugged and small enough to fit in a pocket. At a glance For: Fast, rugged, portable. Against: SSD storage is more expensive than a disc. This is more noticeable with greater storage capacities. ... More >>

6GHZ band: Why you need it more than the telcos

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:34 pm | Digitl

Decisions made this year by the Radio Spectrum Management, the government agency that decides how radio waves are used, will affect everyone who uses Wi-Fi at home or work. More >>

JBL Live 660NC — noise-cancelling headphones for less

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:29 pm | Digitl

JBL Live 660NC noise cancelling headphones sound good and cost less than rivals. The compromise is they are uncomfortable. At a glance For: Long battery life, noise cancelling, decent sound quality, low price Against: Uncomfortable. Optional, but ... More >>

A meditation on Samsung’s new foldable phones

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:21 pm | Digitl

From next month well-heeled New Zealanders will be able to spend NZ$2700 on a Galaxy Z Fold3 phone. NZ$1600 will put a Galaxy Z Flip3 in one of your deep, deep pockets. More >>

Software’s mysterious productivity gap

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:05 pm | Digitl

Almost every business software company sells the idea of productivity. Yet there’s evidence that it does not deliver on that promise. More >>

Chorus fibre pricing decision

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:00 pm | Digitl

Last week the Commerce Commission issued a draft decision on the value of Chorus’s regulated asset base (RAB). It set the value at a precise $5.427 billion. More >>

Xero iPad app – small business accounting

Friday, 6 August 2021, 7:25 pm | Digitl

When it comes to reports and intensive work, Xero’s cloud-based small business accounting works best in a web browser. The Xero iPad app is great for updating information while on the run. More >>

The last time everyone was working from home

Friday, 6 August 2021, 7:21 pm | Digitl

Sydney last attempted city-wide working from home in 2000 when it hosted the Olympics. More >>