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Hands-on review: Apple Watch series 5 (Cellular)

In September of 2019, I got my hands on the Apple Watch Series 5. I loved all the new features like the always-on display. My in-depth review can be found here. In December of 2019, the Cellular version of the Apple watch was released by Spark in New Zealand. I was really excited to finally […]

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Hands-on review: A month with the Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch

All die-hard Apple fans have spent years dreaming of the 16-inch MacBook Pro and now it is finally here. By making a MacBook with a 16-inch Retina display, a new Magic Keyboard, 6 and 8-core Intel processors, new storage options and new sound system, Apple basically answered all of our requests. The Screen The new […]

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New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave

The first e-scooters from Neuron Mobility have been deployed on Auckland’s streets, one of four providers given a licence after Lime and Wave lost theirs at the end of 2019.  Neuron plans to roll out 880 e-scooters across Auckland. The N3 e-scooters – already proven in Brisbane, Australia – have been purpose-built to a commercial-grade, […]

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Hands-on review: iPhone 11 Pro Max takes the workhorse phone to a whole new level

Last year, Apple launched it’s ‘Pro’ line of iPhones, promising a new level of differentiation to the range of mobile devices already squarely positioned in the luxury category. In a nutshell, the improvements the Pro range boasted were in its camera system, battery life, and increased performance – as Apple touts, “the first iPhone powerful […]

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Kiwis concerned over digital identity and personal data

New Zealanders are becoming increasingly concerned about the protection of their identity and use of personal data by organisations, according to new research from Digital Identity New Zealand. The research found a total of 79% of New Zealanders are concerned about the protection of their identity and use of personal data by organisations, with public concern and frustration about […]

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Four-day week conversation to accelerate in 2020

As a new work year begins, experts are expecting the four-day week conversation will accelerate in 2020, with a number of Kiwi companies looking to pilot the concept. The initiative was created by Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart at Perpetual Guardian. Evidence shows very clearly how chasing productivity is good for the business. “Maybe more […]

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BlackBerry QNX to power Damon Motorcycles CoPilot warning system

BlackBerry QNX has announced it will power Damon Motorcycles’ CoPilot advanced warning system across the company’s entire line-up of advanced electric motorcycles. Damon has licensed BlackBerry QNX technology, including its real-time operating system to serve as the safe and secure foundation for the Damon CoPilot warning system on its new flagship electric motorcycle. Damon will unveil the limited edition […]

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Vodafone announces record data use by New Zealanders over New Years

Vodafone has noted that this New Year’s Eve New Zealanders around the country used a record stream of data, with almost 35% more data used across Vodafone’s mobile networks when compared to last year. Nationally, Kiwis consumed more than 121.96 terabytes of mobile data on New Year’s Eve, compared to 90.41 terabytes of mobile data […]

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LG unveils new generation of monitors, for professionals and gamers

LG Electronics has announced it will unveil its new generation of Ultra monitors at CES 2020. These monitors feature a new ‘ergo’ design for improved comfort and productivity, and are targeted for professionals and gamers, according to LG. Ergo monitor The 2020 CES Innovation Award-winning 32-inch UltraFine ‘Ergo’ 4K UHD monitor (model 32UN880) is an […]

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Year in review: What 2019 brought to the world of technology

2019 has been a year of gadgets – from foldable phones through to PCs, wireless headphones and even robot toys, there’s been plenty to keep us inspired by the wide world of tech. This list is a mere smattering of some excellent products we’ve had the pleasure of going hands-on with this year. 1. Microsoft […]