We bring you pictures from the very first of 13 Xbox One launch events to take place around the globe today.
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Vocus Communications today opened what it calls "New Zealand's most connected data centre", in Albany on Auckland's North Shore. ICT Minister Amy Adams was in attendance to give a brief address and declare the facility open.
From Friday 25 October, Apple's latest iPhone 5s and 5c smartphones will go on sale in NZ. Telecom and Vodafone NZ have both confirmed a 25 October launch. RRPs start at $1,049 and $899 for the 5s and 5c respectively.
The 'History of Video Gaming' and 'History of Computers' exhibits were among the coolest things we saw at the DIGITAL NATIONZ expo in Auckland last month. It was with great excitement that we learnt collection owner Mark Barlow is part of a team presently seeking crowd-funding for a permanent computer museum in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.
Westpac holds media briefing on its new digital and mobile strategy, which aims to offer a full-featured banking experience across smartphones, tablets and PCs.
In its ‘Operation Kiwi Freedom’ final message, AnonOps NZ has released five encrypted files that it claims contain illegitimately obtained, classified data.
Announced last night, the BlackBerry Z30 is the latest smartphone from the once market-leading company, formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM). We had a brief hands-on with a preproduction version of the device in Auckland this morning.
On Sunday, purported members of Hactivist group Anonymous announced 'Operation Kiwi Freedom', warning of operations stepping up within the next week. In the first sign of activity since then, Twitter account @AnonOpsNZ has warned of an attack in riddle.
In response to the New Zealand government's passing of the controversial GCSB Amendment Act, 'Hactivist' group Anonymous to "broaden the scope of [its] NZ operations" over the next week with "Operation Kiwi Freedom".
At a press event today in Auckland, Vodafone New Zealand CEO Russell Stanners and consumer director Matt Williams unveiled the company’s latest range of mobile plans, dubbed “Vodafone Red”. New plans will include 1-4GB of data, and the option to upgrade your smartphone annually to a latest-model handset.
The controversial Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Bill was passed into law tonight after its third reading in parliament. The National, ACT and United Future parties voted 61 for, with the remainder of the house 59 against.
Steve Illingworth is the Asia Pacific CTO of Pivotal, the enterprise-ready data storage and analytics platform-as-a-service company spun off by VMware and parent company EMC. He explains how technology can make a difference, using the recent blockbuster movie Avengers as an example.
At its annual general meeting in Auckland last night, the NZICT group elected its 2013-2014 board. The organisation also voted in favour of a name change, and is now set to rebrand from 'NZICT' to 'New Zealand Technology Industry Association'.
The advantage of Windows 8 is touch-control, and if you don't have a setup that can take advantage of it, Dell’s S2340T might fit the bill. It has edge-to-edge glass to allow for Windows 8’s edge gestures and includes ten-point multitouch, which allows each of your fingers to be used on-screen simultaneously for touch gestures.
A total of 549 students submitted proposals to the Microsoft's Imagine Cup this year.
100 were selected for interviews, and 24 made the semi-final round of judging that was undertaken by a panel of Microsoft and industry volunteer judges, at the University of Auckland.
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