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Surface Pro 3 arrives in NZ

Surface Pro 3 arrives in NZ

Surface Pro 3, the latest device in Microsoft’s Surface tablet lineup, is available today in New Zealand retail stores.

Luggage bags to be fitted with wireless chips

Having your luggage lost could be a thing of the past as global tourism operators like Royal Caribbean move towards RFID technology. Radio-frequency identification chips (RFID) use electromagnetic fields to wirelessly transfer data meaning passengers’ luggage can be instantly identified.

Mobile data usage sees big boost at All Blacks match

New statistics from Spark New Zealand show mobile data use soared during the Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday night. An increase in mobile data usage of 110-percent was seen in comparison with an All Blacks versus South Africa test match that took place at Eden Park in September last year.

Opera signs licensing agreement with Microsoft

Opera signs licensing agreement with Microsoft

Opera Mini will become the default web browser for Microsoft’s existing feature phones and Asha phones portfolio, Opera Software today announced.

The licensing agreement applies to mobile phones based on the Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms.

Finalists named in UC's Entre phone app challenge

An app to help children with their speech, another to store paper receipts on a cellphone and a third project to help people get out of bed on time have made it into the finals of the University of Canterbury’s annual phone app competition.

Pivot rates highly for HR technology solutions in Australia

The recently released 4th Australian HR Technology report from Navigo Research named Pivots remuneration solutions as the number one most adopted solutions in Australia.

Samsung brings world's largest curved UHD TV to NZ

There’s absolutely no question that the television is the centrepiece of how New Zealanders enjoy movies and TV, and for many it’s a case of the bigger the better. Samsung has now launched the largest, clearest and most feature-packed Curved UHD TV in the world, in New Zealand.

Tertiary sector IT specialists gathering for Massey conference

An annual three-day conference attended by more than 120 information technology specialists from the tertiary education sector will be held at the Manawatū camps from September 3-5.

Lumia 530 to be launched in NZ

Lumia 530 to be launched in NZ

Today Microsoft announces a new benchmark in the affordable smartphone segment - the powerful and ultra-affordable Lumia 530 - will be available in New Zealand for only NZD169.

First internet connection commemorated

First internet connection commemorated

A plaque marking New Zealand’s first connection to the internet was unveiled in Hamilton on Wednesday and, unlike that first connection, the ceremony went without a hitch.

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