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Security concerns reach new peak, Unisys Security Index
Posted on 27-Jun-2017 14:11

Identity theft, credit card fraud and natural disasters are top concerns for Kiwis.... Comments (Comments)

Behind Spark’s slow-burn 4.5G plan
Posted on 26-Jun-2017 16:23

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. Upgrading Queenstown is Spark’s latest move to squeeze the most from its cellular spectrum. It’s been doing this since buying the […]... Comments (Comments)

Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 22:10

Red Hat debuts integrated, software-defined compute and storage platform designed for remote sites and edge deployments.... Comments (Comments)

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 14:10

After reporting a series of poor results, broadband monitoring company TrueNet notes a welcome return to form for Vodafone broadband performance. The latest Urban Broadband Report notes: “Vodafone Cable connections show a 31 percent increase in NZ webpage average speed this month compared to last month. Vodafone Fibre shows a 29 percent increase month on […]... Comments (Comments)

VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 19:05

VMware NSX enables new levels of security, IT automation and application continuity to government organisations.... Comments (Comments)

Brother launches next-generation colour laser printers and all-in- ones for business
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 18:56

Brother's new colour laser devices are designed for a wide range of office environments and industries.... Comments (Comments)

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The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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The horrors of owning a Ford - my story
Created by dejadeadnz, last reply by dafman on 28-Jun-2017 13:05 (72 replies)
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Time for nuclear power in NZ?
Created by Jonski, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Jun-2017 10:39 (109 replies)
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WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
Created by Boeingflyer, last reply by hyperman on 27-Jun-2017 20:13 (17 replies)
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The Workday Lunchbox
Created by Coil, last reply by josephhinvest on 28-Jun-2017 14:51 (14 replies)

Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
Created by binarybrother, last reply by tripper1000 on 28-Jun-2017 13:53 (26 replies)
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Timber Villa House needs a repaint - Pre wash required.
Created by jimbob79, last reply by mattwnz on 27-Jun-2017 20:35 (12 replies)

iStorage diskAshur 2 review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:52

I recently had the chance to review the iStorage USB memory drives but what if you need larger storage for entire laptop backups or large file transfers? Take a look at the new iStorage diskAshur2 secure external drives.... Comments (Comments)

Edifier R2000DB Lifestyle speakers review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:46

We look at Edifier's high end speakers for home entertainment.... Comments (Comments)

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This week we discuss from E3 in Los Angeles, NZs Ultra-Fast Broadband rollout progress, highlights Magpie GPS tracker, ETurbo kids smartwatch from Elanation, Kin2Kin startup shares monetisation plans, Fuji Xero NZ financial dramas. Hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) and this week's guests: Wal Reid ...
This week on NZ Tech Podcast we discuss Intel Compute Card, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference highlights incl new Macs, Apple HomePod, iPad Pro comes of age. SpaceX recycling rockets and capsules, 25% of Australians support a cashless society, Dubai's Robot Cops. This episode of NZ Tech Podcast...
Paul Spain joined Glenn Gore following his keynote at Amazon's AWS Summit in Auckland. Glenn is an Australian based in London,and he shares his own story and discusses what he's learnt working with AWS client organisations around the world. Get the Podcast here: Subscribe and listen via iTunes RS...
Unless you've been living under a rock you'll be well aware of the issues surrounding car parking at Wellington airport and the surrounding Miramar streets. Streets nearby to the airport have become a popular alternative for both travellers and staff working at the airport to avoid what many conside...
Google crawling Geekzone HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 22-May-2017 16:00
Last week (May 2017) I made the changes to start serving Geekzone over HTTPS (and this blog too). This included removing extra lines of code that dealt with HTTP to HTTPS redirection for some pages (the ones that were always served as HTTPS before the switchover) as well as setting HST header and ot...
Geekzone gone full HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 19-May-2017 10:38
Last night I switched Geekzone ( to full HTTPS support. And slowly traffic over SSL is going up (comparing last six hours overnight vs last month). Up until now we only used SSL for login, registration, private messages and profile pages plus assets (images, CSS and scripts). ...
For those of you who are regulars on Geekzone you'll know one of my pet peeves is people who don't understand the huge security risk associated with port forwards. Configuring a port forward in your router or firewall is something configured by people every day, with the vast majority probably faili...

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Driving etiquette - Another driver's lights are off
Created by openmedia, last reply by Rikkitic on 28-Jun-2017 15:21 (84 replies)
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Electric Vehicle: Will you buy one - if not why not?
Created by frednz, last reply by gzt on 28-Jun-2017 15:19 (202 replies)
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New shops at the old Dick Smith sites in NZ and Australia
Created by amiga500, last reply by Coil on 28-Jun-2017 15:19 (120 replies)
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Time to give electricity the flick?
Created by gchiu, last reply by jonathan18 on 28-Jun-2017 15:17 (991 replies)
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What's the best way to separate IoT devices from your Home Network?
Created by sonyxperiageek, last reply by davidcole on 28-Jun-2017 15:16 (1 reply)

FS: Nexus 5x 32GB
Created by lookout, last reply by lookout on 28-Jun-2017 15:14

Setting up Synology L2TP VPN with UniFi USG
Created by sonyxperiageek, last reply by michaelmurfy on 28-Jun-2017 15:06 (6 replies)

Need cheap, rugged / tough tablet for special needs child
Created by havenplaygame, last reply by Coil on 28-Jun-2017 14:59 (5 replies)

The Workday Lunchbox
Created by Coil, last reply by josephhinvest on 28-Jun-2017 14:51 (14 replies)

Steam Summer Sale
Created by lokhor, last reply by b0untypure1 on 28-Jun-2017 14:50 (21 replies)
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Fritzbox 7490 vpn server
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by surfisup1000 on 28-Jun-2017 14:32 (1 reply)

Where in WGTN can I buy UV Face Paint?
Created by Finch, last reply by MikeAqua on 28-Jun-2017 14:26 (4 replies)

Faspass is becoming like SkyGo!!
Created by myopinion, last reply by myopinion on 28-Jun-2017 14:21 (20 replies)
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Electric Kiwi faults line - how to find it and what to do in an outage
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 28-Jun-2017 14:18

Who does not have a mobile phone?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Coil on 28-Jun-2017 14:18 (45 replies)
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Malware/Virus Outbreak international alerts
Created by m1013828, last reply by Jonski on 28-Jun-2017 14:17 (2 replies)

Pzazz Building Services
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Geekzone Feature Bounty
Created by solutionz, last reply by freitasm on 28-Jun-2017 13:56 (72 replies)
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Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
Created by binarybrother, last reply by tripper1000 on 28-Jun-2017 13:53 (26 replies)
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D-Link Promo - Buy powerline kit DHP-P309AV and get another kit free (4 units total)
Created by NightStalker, last reply by stevenz on 28-Jun-2017 13:49 (4 replies)