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Vodafone ramps up 5G initiatives

Vodafone has opened a 5G Innovation Lab in Ōtautahi, Christchurch designed to help organisations in New Zealand understand how they can benefit from the features of 5G.

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Attention, phone-makers: Our devices aren't your billboards

Manufacturers are testing our limits more than ever right now — and it's up to us to decide if we want to accept or reject what they're doing.

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Apple may introduce an ARM-powered Mac in 2021

But Apple will need to convince customers and clients that there are real benefits to any such transition to a new processor.

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7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

The new Office mobile app for iOS and Android is designed to help users complete 'microtasks' while on the go and combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

NZ cyber security companies seek US investment

New Zealand cyber security companies RedShield Security and Endace have had the chance to pitch to a US audience that included representatives from investors ForgePoint Capital, Rain Capital, Telstra Ventures and Paladin at an event...

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Next up on Microsoft's dust heap: Office 2010

The end of support for Office 2010 is coming up in less than 10 months. What does that mean for companies still running the aging Office suite? We've got answers.

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1Gbps services becoming the norm, says NZ’s Chorus

New Zealand network operator Chorus has declared that gigabit broadband services are “now the norm” following 29,000 new 1Gbps connections in the quarter to 31 December.

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With a fix for the 'temporary profile' bug still elusive, Win10 1903 and 1909 customers should check Pause Updates

Microsoft has not yet acknowledged — much less fixed — the widely publicized bug in its February Patch Tuesday update that causes Win10 1903 and 1909 customers’ desktops to disappear. If you haven’t yet installed KB 4532693, make sure...

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Challo pushes enterprise collaboration across company walls

A new enterprise collaboration system for iOS means companies can work together better – and more securely – than before.

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Spatial and Nreal partner to make AR meetings a reality

The two companies plan to team up with telcos to sell 5G-enabled augmented reality technology for remote collaboration.

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Apple joins industry effort to eliminate passwords

Apple has joined a veritable who's who of tech vendors in the FIDO Alliance who see standardized, two-factor authentication as the way forward for device log-in.

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The mess behind Microsoft’s yanked UEFI patch KB 4524244

Patch Tuesday’s truly odd Win10 patch KB 4524244 wreaked havoc before it was finally pulled last Friday night. Since then, accusations have flown about Kaspersky, in particular, and Microsoft’s complicity in signing a rootkit. There’s...

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The 11 most interesting takeaways from Android 11 (so far)

From big behavioral changes to small interface enhancements, our first look at Android 11 reveals some promising new shifts.

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Chorus debuts 2Gbps and 4Gbps fibre services

Chorus has named Queenstown, Wanaka, Cromwell and Wakatipu as the first four New Zealand towns that will get its Hyperfibre 2Gbps and 4Gbps XGS-PON based fibre broadband service.

Spark surges in H1 FY20

Spark has boasted its strongest revenue growth in three years for the half year to 31 December, an increase of 4.0 percent to $1,824m, along with EBITDAI growth of 2.2 percent to $500m and NPAT up 9.2 percent to $167m.

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Adobe Photoshop turns 30, now much smarter

Adobe introduces new machine learning-driven Photoshop features for iPad and Mac to celebrate 30 years of the application.

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Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Among other tweaks, Microsoft intends to roll out two syncing features — including one that links up browser add-ons between copies of Edge on multiple devices. User comments, however, reflect frustration at features that have not yet...

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Apple sticks with March iPhone event despite coronavirus

Apple still hopes to introduce iPhone 9 at a March special event, though supply and production may be constrained due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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