• BenQ EX3501R review

    BenQ EX3501R review

    The BenQ EX3501R provides you with enough desktop space to comfortably have side-by-side Windows applications that in effect works as if you a couple of smaller monitors working together.
    - 7 days ago 10 Jan 19, 6:33pm -
  • Toshiba announces 16 TB MG08 Series hard disk drives

    Toshiba announces 16 TB MG08 Series hard disk drives

    With 33% more capacity than today’s widely adopted 12TB drives, and 14% more capacity than prior 14TB models, MG08 16TB drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems, and adapted to mixed random and sequenti…
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 19, 10:42am -
  • Lexar introduces a family of M.2 SSDs to its portfolio

    Lexar introduces a family of M.2 SSDs to its portfolio

    New series features a traditional SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD (NM200), plus more advanced solutions with NVMe performance (NM500, NM520, NM600) for entry-level to PC enthusiasts.
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 19, 10:36am -
  • Toshiba Memory unveils 1TB PCIe Gen3 x4L SSDs

    Toshiba Memory unveils 1TB PCIe Gen3 x4L SSDs

    This new series of single package SSDs, featuring PCIe Gen3 x4lanes, offers sequential read performance up to 2,250 MB/s, and with improved flash management delivers random read performance up to 380,000 IOPS.
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 19, 10:31am -
  • Dyson Pure Cool Purifying Fan review

    Dyson Pure Cool Purifying Fan review

    The Dyson Pure Cool is an air purifier, fan and IoT "appliance" all packed in one sleek looking unit.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 19, 1:13pm -
  • LG introduces a rollable OLED TV

    LG introduces a rollable OLED TV

    New TV works in three modes - Full View, Line View and Zero View - allowing customers to use the TV in ways that were impossible before the development of OLED technology.
    - 10 days ago 8 Jan 19, 11:01am -
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 is here: next-gen gaming takes off

    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 is here: next-gen gaming takes off

    Priced at US$349, the RTX 2060 delivers amazing graphics with ray tracing and AI, with global availability from January 15th.
    - 10 days ago 7 Jan 19, 10:39pm -
  • Samsung Smart TVs to launch iTunes Movies and TV shows

    Samsung Smart TVs to launch iTunes Movies and TV shows

    Samsung Electronics will offer iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 Samsung Smart TV models. Support on 2018 Samsung Smart TVs will be made available via firmware update.
    - 11 days ago 7 Jan 19, 12:50pm -
  • D-Link COVR-2202 review

    D-Link COVR-2202 review

    Another take on a mesh networking product mostly done right!
    - 28 days ago 20 Dec 18, 6:10pm -
  • Spark Sport adds new content to upcoming service

    Spark Sport adds new content to upcoming service

    Spark Sport to distribute NBA TV, Liverpool FC TV and secures rights for World Rally Championship.
    - 28 days ago 20 Dec 18, 4:05pm -
  • Crucial P1 CT1000P1SSD8 SSD review

    Crucial P1 CT1000P1SSD8 SSD review

    A few years back the easiest way to improve performance on a personal computer would be to add more RAM. SSD solutions are now the best way to achieve better performance, and cost is no longer a barrier.
    - 29 days ago 20 Dec 18, 12:01pm -
  • IKEA to open in New Zealand

    IKEA to open in New Zealand

    Inter IKEA Systems B.V. has announced its intentions to grant the Ingka Group exclusive rights to explore expansion opportunities in New Zealand.
    - 29 days ago 20 Dec 18, 10:21am -
  • OPPO R17 Pro review

    OPPO R17 Pro review

    OPPO continues its progress in the middle to high end smartphone market by bringing the OPPO R17 and R17 Pro to New Zealand.
    - 36 days ago 13 Dec 18, 10:36am -
  • Telesmart announces Cloud Calling for Microsoft Teams

    Telesmart announces Cloud Calling for Microsoft Teams

    Telesmart has leveraged its experience and infrastructure to be the first provider in New Zealand to deliver Cloud Calling for Microsoft Teams.
    - 38 days ago 11 Dec 18, 10:22am -
  • Accenture acquires PrimeQ

    Accenture acquires PrimeQ

    Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in New Zealand and Australia.
    - 38 days ago 11 Dec 18, 10:15am -
  • D-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…
    - 19 Jul 18, 4:42pm -
  • 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 -
  • newTim Cook calls on FTC to let consumers track and delete their personal data

    Tim Cook calls on FTC to let consumers track and delete their personal data

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has called on the US government to introduce new tools to help users control the online data collected about their lives. Writing in an op-ed for Time magazine, Cook said consumers should have the power to “delete their data on d…
    - 1 hour ago 18 Jan 19, 12:17am -
  • newDon’t underestimate Americans’ knowledge of Facebook’s business model

    Don’t underestimate Americans’ knowledge of Facebook’s business model

    As part of its ongoing study of attitudes about Facebook, Pew Research today released some new data on how well people understand the fundamentals of ad targeting. In The Verge, Julia Alexander has the key findings:Seventy-four percent of Facebook…
    - 2 hours ago 18 Jan 19, 12:00am -
  • newGoogle Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ leaks in extensive video

    Google Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ leaks in extensive video

    At this point it may be a tradition that new Google phones show up in unboxing videos from Eastern Europe before they’ve even been announced. So it is with the so-called “Pixel 3 Lite,” a midrange Pixel phone that’s already leaked extensively…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 9:33pm -
  • newLG’s upcoming G8 flagship may have an attachable second screen

    LG’s upcoming G8 flagship may have an attachable second screen

    LG is known for trying outlandish smartphone designs to stick out in the ever-crowding mobile marketplace. Last year’s G7 introduced an extra-loud, so-called Boom Box speaker that let you blast music at high volumes, as well as some rather excellen…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 1:50pm -
  • newRep. Ocasio-Cortez is going to teach Democrats how to be more popular on Twitter

    Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is going to teach Democrats how to be more popular on Twitter

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) made a stir on the campaign trail for her effective use of social media, and tomorrow she’ll be sharing her knowledge with her fellow Democrats, according to USA Today.Ocasio-Cortez will be leading a session wi…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 11:34am -
  • newApple reportedly plans to slow down hiring after weak iPhone sales

    Apple reportedly plans to slow down hiring after weak iPhone sales

    Apple will slow down its hiring in some divisions after holiday iPhone sales came in lower than expected, according to a report from Bloomberg. That’s not quite as severe as a full-blown hiring freeze and far from layoffs. But it does indicate the…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 11:15am -
  • newApple’s new battery cases are its most powerful ones yet

    Apple’s new battery cases are its most powerful ones yet

    Apple’s newly launched battery cases for the iPhone XS and XS Max have more battery capacity than any of Apple’s prior cases. The Verge initially reported that the cases’ battery capacity was the smallest yet, but that information was incorrect…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 11:02am -
  • newAndroid Q leak reveals system-wide dark mode and bigger emphasis on privacy

    Android Q leak reveals system-wide dark mode and bigger emphasis on privacy

    If the usual cycle holds, it’s going to be a few months before Google is ready to share anything about Android Q. But XDA Developers apparently managed to spend some time with a very early version of Android’s next big update, and although it doe…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 10:43am -
  • newHuawei could face charges over trade secrets in new federal investigation

    Huawei could face charges over trade secrets in new federal investigation

    Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation into the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei for reportedly stealing trade secrets and misappropriating technology from its US partners, including T-Mobile, according to The Wall Street…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 10:37am -
  • newLargest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick

    Largest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick

    Data from a private insurance company has given scientists a new way to study whether nature or nurture matters more when it comes to staying healthy in the face of disease. Though the answer isn’t definitive or exact — it varies according to eac…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 10:37am -