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Rural 4G opens up in New Zealand

May 30, 2014 iwishart 1

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams says 4G mobile technology is a step closer following the Commerce Commerce’s decision to grant Telecom clearance to acquire 2×20 MHz in the 700 MHz band. “Network operators […]

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Inventions worth remembering

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

SCIENCE: Apr 05, AU Edition RELATIVITY, SCHMELATIVITY Sure, Einstein hit it big in 1905. But let’s not forget the really important inventions of a century ago – like the windscreen wiper, says Pat Sheil The […]

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Australia

Dyson vacuums – sucker for a good story

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

How do you take a radical idea and turn it into a market leader? JAMES MORROW talks to Ross Cameron, Managing Director of Dyson Appliances’ South-East Asian operations about how he took a vacuum cleaner […]

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New Zealand

Review: HTC Sensation smartphone

March 16, 2012 iwishart 0

Mobile security Investigate Nov 2011 Finally found the ultimate smartphone. This magazine was an early adopter of smartphones. Picking up a Palm Treo 650 back in 2004 running on Vodafone’s GSM network, our eyes were […]

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4.5M sign Google SOPA petition

January 20, 2012 MelW 0

bc-us-onlineprivacy-petition UPI NewsTrack Mountain View, CA, United States MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 19 (UPI) — U.S. Internet search giant Google says more than 4.5 million people signed its petition against the anti-piracy laws being considered […]

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Nintendo 3DS Crosses 4 Million Mark

January 5, 2012 MelW 0

REDMOND, Wash. – Whether they were on the go or at home, whether they played in 2D on the TV or in glasses-free 3D in their hands, gamers of all ages celebrated the holidays with […]

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New Zealand

21st Century IT System for Immigration

December 18, 2011 MelW 0

A significant Government investment in Immigration New Zealand’s IT system is a further step in increasing immigration’s contribution to the economy, says Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman. Dr Coleman today announced the Government is contributing $75 […]

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New Zealand

UFB roll-out set to begin in Hawke’s Bay – PM

November 15, 2011 MelW 0

Prime Minister and National Party Leader John Key today met with the Chorus management and technicians who are about to start the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband (UFB) to Napier and Hastings. Under National’s UFB initiative, […]

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Is Facebook the new ‘Big Brother’?

September 30, 2011 iwishart 0

FACEBOOK 4EVA IS SOCIAL NETWORKING THE ULTIMATE BIG BROTHER TOOL? When Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria used Facebook to spring her cheating husband of three years, Tony Parker, just before Christmas, she was using social networking […]

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Android reigns on US smart phones

November 2, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Troy Wolverton San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. – Google’s Android software continued its rocket-like ascent over the summer, ending the third quarter with the dominant market share in the United States among […]

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BlackBerry maker debuts new PlayBook tablet

September 28, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Dan Gallagher MarketWatch (MCT) SAN FRANCISCO – Research In Motion Ltd. lifted the wraps Monday on a new touch-screen tablet device called the BlackBerry PlayBook, making it the latest wireless device maker to break […]

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Android phones outsell iPhone in 2010

August 3, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By David Sarno Los Angeles Times Google-powered Android phones are outselling Apple’s iPhone, according to a report released Monday by Nielsen Co. Among consumers who purchased a smart phone in the first half of 2010, […]