• newD-Link OMNA 180 HD CAM and Apple Homekit

    D-Link OMNA 180 HD CAM and Apple Homekit

    Home automation, the integrated house, control at your fingertips. In any modern house, you will find a plethora of �things� that can be turned on and off, adjusted, set to a timer or other setting, or even to simulate a pattern. The first and se…
    - 36 mins ago 19 Jul 18, 4:42pm -
  • Huawei nova 3e review

    Huawei nova 3e review

    When Huawei launched their latest P20 series in New Zealand it hit the streets with the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. People asked "Where is the P20 Lite?". We now know the Huawei P20 Lite hits the streets as Huawei nova 3e.
    - 6 days ago 13 Jul 18, 11:09am -
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches

    An intelligent cloud-based solution designed specifically for SMBs to help them manage finances, operations, sales and customer service - Business Central also serves as an easy upgrade opportunity for businesses which have outgrown their entry level…
    - 9 days ago 10 Jul 18, 10:40am -
  • Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade

    Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade

    Spark announced today that it has completed the first major milestone in its transition from the ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a future-ready IP-based voice network dubbed the "Converged Communications Network" (CCN).
    - 9 days ago 10 Jul 18, 9:36am -
  • Microsoft ices heated developers

    Microsoft ices heated developers

    Microsoft may be in for a case of post-purchase dissonance after paying US$7.5 billion (NZ$10.8 billion) for GitHub to then stand accused by its community of being complicit in Trump's Mexican border travesty.
    - 13 days ago 6 Jul 18, 8:16pm -
  • PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising

    PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising

    PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements.
    - 16 days ago 3 Jul 18, 3:45pm -
  • Motorola Moto g6 Plus review

    Motorola Moto g6 Plus review

    The Moto g6 Plus is the latest mid-range phone from Motorola (Lenovo). Here we have a look at this new series.
    - 17 days ago 2 Jul 18, 3:38pm -
  • Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark

    Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark

    Last month, Spark launched a public campaign to encourage former customers to claim refunds. Of the almost 135,000 former customers contacted by mail or email at their last known address, around 15% have so far claimed their money.
    - 20 days ago 29 Jun 18, 10:40am -
  • Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot

    Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot

    Auckland based Cove Insurance, who earlier this month announced their coverholder status with Lloyd's of London, has sold what is believed to be New Zealand's first insurance policy by a chatbot.
    - 24 days ago 25 Jun 18, 10:04am -
  • N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students

    N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students

    Rata Street School students to get home internet access for learning via Managed Network.
    - 31 days ago 18 Jun 18, 1:08pm -
  • Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards

    Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards

    The Awards recognise the individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business.
    - 31 days ago 18 Jun 18, 1:03pm -
  • Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras

    Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras

    A premium, modular system designed for everyday conference rooms and large meeting spaces.
    - 31 days ago 18 Jun 18, 9:27am -
  • Ring Spotlight Cam review

    Ring Spotlight Cam review

    Ring started as a cloud-connected video doorbell company and soon evolved to something more like a cloud-based security company. From connected doorbells, to smart floodlight-enabled cameras and extenders to (coming soon) full house alarm systems com…
    - 31 days ago 18 Jun 18, 9:24am -
  • Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO

    Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO

    Russell Stanners has today announced that he has decided to step down from his role as Vodafone New Zealand CEO at the end of October 2018.
    - 37 days ago 12 Jun 18, 9:13am -
  • Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand

    Intergen recognised  as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand

    It has been a big week for Intergen who are celebrating both the Country Partner of the Year Award as well as being a finalist in three categories of the local New Zealand Partner Awards.
    - 37 days ago 12 Jun 18, 8:00am -
  • Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

    Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

    This year's Awards had one clear focus - customer experience. As a result, the finalists were chosen for solutions that truly empower customers through innovative use of Microsoft technology.
    - 43 days ago 6 Jun 18, 3:12pm -
  • Cora VTOL: Autonomous Electric Sky Taxi from Zephyr Airworks/Kitty Hawk (Disruption Playbook)

    Cora VTOL: Autonomous Electric Sky Taxi from Zephyr Airworks/Kitty Hawk (Disruption Playbook)

    From my new series Disruption Playbook comes an interview with the CEO of Zephyr Airworks, Fred Reid. Zephyr Airworks (and parent company Kitty Hawk) are being funded by Google co-founder Larry Page and have been secretly hard at work on Cora –...…
    - 5 Apr 18, 10:02pm -
  • Ready to be an IT Support Engineer at Gorilla?

    Ready to be an IT Support Engineer at Gorilla?

    Gorilla Technology is looking for an IT Support Engineer who is keen and enthusiastic to join the team. If you both learn technical things very quickly and have strong people skills this could be the role for you. There is much to Gorilla's special s…
    - 28 Mar 18, 6:15pm -
  • Startup nCube launches nCube Smart Home platform

    Startup nCube launches nCube Smart Home platform

    London, 8 January 2018 – UK-based smart home technology company nCube is today pleased to announce the launch of its modular smart home hub platform as well as a new range of branded smart home devices at CES 2018. The new modular design comprise…
    - 11 Jan 18, 3:31pm -
  • Tractive announces two brand-new GPS tracking devices for cats and dogs

    Tractive announces two brand-new GPS tracking devices for cats and dogs

    LAS VEGAS, January 9th, 2018 – Tractive announces two brand-new GPS tracking devices for cats and dogs at CES to strengthen their lead in the pet tech market.Europe's leading GPS pet tracking company, Tractive, has announced a pair of exciting new…
    - 11 Jan 18, 6:44am -
  • Crucial launches next gen MX500 SSD

    Crucial launches next gen MX500 SSD

    CES, LAS VEGAS – JANUARY 10, 2018 - Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, has launched the Crucial® MX500 SSD. The new drive features second generation Micron® 3D NAND technology and is 45 times more energy effic…
    - 11 Jan 18, 5:39am -
  • Sony CES announcements

    Sony CES announcements

    Sony have announced a number of new products at CES this year. I had the opportunity to look around their stand at their press conference and check out many of their new products as well as some very cool new pre release Xperia headphones. In the…
    - 10 Jan 18, 10:11pm -
  • LG announce new 2018 TVs

    LG announce new 2018 TVs

      LG have today announced their new 2018 range of OLED and LCD TVs. Rather than any major advancements with their OLED panels (it�s hard to improve on something that�s already amazing!) LG have this year focussed on improvements to picture qua…
    - 9 Jan 18, 11:06am -
  • Jabra releases new Elite series headphones

    Jabra releases new Elite series headphones

        CES, Las Vegas, 8 January 2018 � Jabra is starting the year by introducing the Elite franchise, a family of headphones and earbuds engineered for superior sound to provide the best combined voice and music experience. Jabra�…
    - 9 Jan 18, 7:29am -
  • Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3

    Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3

      Wi-Fi Alliance have this morning announced the official release of the new WPA3 WiFi security standard here at CES. WPA3 is the next generation WiFi security protocol replacing WPA2 which is now over 10 years old. The most significant improvements…
    - 9 Jan 18, 7:22am -
  • Welcome to the CES 2018 blog

    Welcome to the CES 2018 blog

    Welcome to the official Geekzone blog for CES 2018.We're currently both on our way to Las Vegas for CES 2018. While we're there we will attempt to minimise the partying and bring you daily updates of the latest in technology from the show floor and…
    - 4 Jan 18, 5:09pm -
  • Home Tech Review: Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Purifier

    Home Tech Review: Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Purifier

    At home, my family purchased our first Dyson product (a vacuum cleaner) in 2016 and had no complaints – so when Dyson offered to send another product in my direction my wife, Selina, suggested we should try it. So we set about trying it - with ...…
    - 21 Dec 17, 10:04am -
  • Will Huawei become #1 in Smartphones? - NZ Tech Podcast 365

    Will Huawei become #1 in Smartphones? - NZ Tech Podcast 365

    Direct from Shenzhen, China – journalists Tristram Clayton (NZ Herald) and Scott Bartley (NBR contributor) joined host Paul Spain to discuss the past, present and future of China's most well known tech company - Huawei. Topics include a disuccs...…
    - 22 Nov 17, 1:19am -
  • Cloud Computing:The Pros and Cons - is it right for your business?

    Cloud Computing:The Pros and Cons - is it right for your business?

    You may recall the nursery rhyme - 'Rain, Rain, Go Away'. Well some people don't just dislike rain - they also dislike cloud computing too. Does it make sense or are these people actually causing harm to their organisations? I'll give you the rundown…
    - 16 Oct 17, 1:16pm -
  • Some people love LinkedIn and manage to gain significant earnings from it- could you use it better?

    Some people love LinkedIn and manage to gain significant earnings from it- could you use it better?

    LinkedIn is the social network for professionals - are you one of those who could benefit from using it more? Paul Spain shares how some basic activity on LinkedIn helped generate a significant amount of earnings for his small business. Included are…
    - 6 Oct 17, 5:39pm -
  • newNZ gets electric vehicle charging database
    The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has launched EVRoam, claimed to be the world’s first live database of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It has been funded under the agency’s $3.4 million electric vehicle programme from the Nationa…
    - 3 hours ago 19 Jul 18, 2:29pm -
  • newIBM finds growth in security, cloud

    IBM finds growth in security, cloud

    IBM has reported second-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts' expectations as it benefited from growth in higher-margin businesses including cybersecurity and cloud computing.
    - 4 hours ago 19 Jul 18, 1:22pm -
  • newMicrosoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying off

    Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying off

    Microsoft shares are up 180 percent since Satya Nadella took over, and its market cap edged above US$800 billion for the first time earlier this month.
    - 6 hours ago 19 Jul 18, 10:50am -
  • newMicrosoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

    Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

    The company has decided they're no longer needed because express updates can fill the bill. The delta updates will end in February 2019.
    - 11 hours ago 19 Jul 18, 6:46am -
  • newGoogle faces €4.34 billion fine over Android browser and search engine ties

    Google faces €4.34 billion fine over Android browser and search engine ties

    Google has been ordered to pay a €4.34 billion fine and stop forcing Android smartphone makers to install its search engine and browser on their phones. That decision was handed down by the European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday.
    - 14 hours ago 19 Jul 18, 3:18am -
  • Data literacy now a key workforce skill, says Qlik CEO

    Data literacy now a key workforce skill, says Qlik CEO

    Data literacy, according to Mike Capone, CEO of analytics software company Qlik, is to the information age what traditional literacy — reading and writing — was to the industrial age: a skill essential to anyone wanting to fully participate in th…
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 4:09pm -
  • Wintec turns website into central communication hub

    Wintec turns website into central communication hub

    For the first time, our marketing team feels empowered to optimise the customer journey, without any IT help, says Wintec IT director Bradley Vines
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 2:28pm -
  • IRD warns against latest sophisticated email scam

    IRD warns against latest sophisticated email scam

    Claims recipient is due a large tax refund, then takes them to a fraudulent site to take their credit card details
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 2:19pm -
  • Firefighters Credit Union turns on Oracle Flexcube
    The New Zealand Firefighters Credit Union has become the first industry-based credit union in New Zealand to migrate to the Oracle Flexcube core banking system
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 11:43am -
  • Endace expands partner progam with dedicated lab
    Auckland-based network monitoring company Endace has expanded its Fusion partner program with the opening of a dedicated partner testing lab, in Austin Texas, and the addition of more staff.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 11:42am -
  • 3D print luminary lured from Lund to Auckland Uni
    Leading 3D print researcher Olaf Diegel will join the Faculty of Engineering at Auckland University under a $10m joint government and Auckland University project to foster 3D printing startups.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 11:41am -
  • Walmart signs Microsoft cloud deal

    Walmart signs Microsoft cloud deal

    US retail giant Walmart says it has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology, in a sign of major rivals of Amazon.com coming together.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 10:53am -
  • IBM backs new stablecoin

    IBM backs new stablecoin

    IBM is backing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, in a partnership with U.S.-based financial services provider Stronghold that adds stability to a sector known for its volatility, the companies said.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 10:50am -
  • What is single sign-on? How SSO improves security and the user experience

    What is single sign-on? How SSO improves security and the user experience

    Password fatigue, cloud sprawl and developer simplicity are pushing the rise of SSO.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 8:46am -
  • Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support
    The company will provide three more years of support to Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 when workloads are moved to Azure virtual machines or Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which debuts later this year.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jul 18, 7:31am -