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<b>Webzen</b> – Share the joy of Christmas with these awesome game gift packs

<b>Webzen</b> – Share the joy of Christmas with these awesome game gift packs As usual, Webzen has teamed up with several news outlet to give out free codes during the Christmas season.The global developer and publisher of online games has included 4 titles (MU Online, Flyff, C9, Rappelz) this time round, and sadly MU Legend did not make the cut as it is still in the Closed Beta and development phase.

Janken Cards review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Janken Cards review - ChristCenteredGamer.com One of the most widely-known games in the world is rock-paper-scissors.In fact, it is believed that the game originated in China in the 17th Century, and is largely unchanged from that early model.

GamerTime UK Podcast #6 – Planet Coaster, Titanfall 2, XCOM 2, Reigns, Games of the Year -

GamerTime UK Podcast #6 – Planet Coaster, Titanfall 2, XCOM 2, Reigns, Games of the Year - Mike talks about how is disappointed in Planet Coaster, we talk about poor old Titanfall 2, George goes into depth about XCOM 2 and Reigns.Finally we end with our top 3 games of the year (minus mine).

Eaton's east Asia VP talks data center sustainability, Singapore & Industry 4.0

Eaton's east Asia VP talks data center sustainability, Singapore & Industry 4.0 The company helps customers manage data center power and thermal management systems that drive business benefits.DataCenterNews talks to Jimmy Yam, Eaton's vice president of East Asia.

nnected toys and wearables for Christmas? uld be a cyber security risk

nnected toys and wearables for Christmas? uld be a cyber security risk ESET is warning consumers about connected gifts this Christmas season, as the popularity for devices such as wearables, connected toys and baby monitors continues to grow.The cyber security specialists warn these types of devices can be easily hacked by e-criminals, or turned into a threat to consumers’ privacy.

New Zealand's 'love affair' with online shopping at Xmas a cyber security ncern

New Zealand's 'love affair' with online shopping at Xmas a cyber security ncern That’s according to new research from Norton by Symantec, also revealing that 20% of Kiwis find online shopping stressful because of security worries.However, researchers also found that 37% still don’t check a website’s security before shopping online and only 17% of those who bother to check are fully confident they know what to look for.

NZ leading in digital govt, set to host digital leaders summit

NZ leading in digital govt, set to host digital leaders summit The news comes following Internal Affairs Minister Hon Peter Dunne return from the D5 Summit in South Korea.“I think it is very fitting that New Zealand will be chairing the D5 and hosting the next summit.

Spark and 2degrees respond to Gisborne power outage

Spark and 2degrees respond to Gisborne power outage Due to a fatal plane crash and power outage in the Gisborne area, Spark has been keeping a close eye on its network in the region.However, there are five mobile cell-sites running on back-up battery power.

'Avalanche Network' botnet hideout busted; ESET offers cleanup help

'Avalanche Network' botnet hideout busted; ESET offers cleanup help Cybercriminal activity hub Avalanche Network has been busted by law enforcement agencies, ending a long reign of protection for botnet operators.The operators were attempting to hide from takedown and domain blacklisting, but concentrated efforts from enforcement agencies have busted what ESET called a "fast-flux or ever-changing network".

Hands-on review: Sony Xperia XZ smartphone - sleek, smooth and understated

Hands-on review: Sony Xperia XZ smartphone - sleek, smooth and understated I’ve spent almost four weeks using the Sony Xperia XZ as my primary phone, and it is amazing.There’s a volume toggle and camera button on the side, as well as the power button/fingerprint sensor.

MyRepublic's Halloween promo narrowly escapes death by mplaint

MyRepublic's Halloween promo narrowly escapes death by mplaint Kiwi broadband retailer MyRepublic has been let off by the Advertising Standards Authority, after a complaint about an unaddressed mail that was 'in very poor taste'.The unaddressed mail was in relation to a gigabit fibre broadband package, which was half price for six months.

Malicious exploit kit targeting Internet Explorer users, on global scale

Malicious exploit kit targeting Internet Explorer users, on global scale Researchers at ESET have discovered a new exploit kit spreading through the internet via malicious ads on reputable websites with high traffic.For the last two months, they’ve seen cybercriminals targeting users of Internet Explorer and scanning their computers for vulnerabilities in Flash Player.

Smartphones are beming key ntrollers of our lives

Smartphones are beming key ntrollers of our lives With over 15 million in use within Australia, we’re becoming more productive through the convenience and collaboration that they provide.We’re already using smartphones to do things like pay for items and unlock, start and drive our cars – which can all be done now without a key or remote.

Instagram loves New Zealand: Our most Instragrammed spots in 2016

Instagram loves New Zealand: Our most Instragrammed spots in 2016 “The top 10 list this year is fantastic – there are lakes, beaches, cities, glaciers, and movie sets,” says Andrew Fraser, director of Marketing Tourism New Zealand.“The photography skills of visitors and New Zealanders on Instagram are quite remarkable – although they do have some pretty good landscapes to work with,” he jests.

Autonomous vehicle tech uld stop crashes on NZ roads

Autonomous vehicle tech uld stop crashes on NZ roads A specific technology in autonomous vehicle has reduced rear end car crashes by 43%.It showed that ‘City Safety’ technology reduced the probability of a vehicle experiencing a rear end crash by 43 percent.

Chorus upgrades more rural broadband cabinets around NZ

Chorus upgrades more rural broadband cabinets around NZ The broadband cabinets have been upgraded with new VDSL broadband electronics and connected back to the local exchange by fibre optic cable.Ed Beattie, Chorus’ GM of Infrastructure, says slow internet speeds have been a concern for businesses and residents in these areas for a while.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII review - ChristCenteredGamer.com With the thirtieth anniversary of the series, Koei Tecmo has localized and released Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII for Western audiences.The previous entry, Romance of the Three Kingdoms XII, was only released in Japan and Taiwan.

Clustertruck review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Clustertruck review - ChristCenteredGamer.com In the game, your job is to jump from truck to truck until you finally reach the goal.And why are you racing along the tops, sides and bottoms of these vehicles in order to reach the goal?

Samsung, Weta and Te Papa launch interactive high-tech Bug Lab exhibition

Samsung, Weta and Te Papa launch interactive high-tech Bug Lab exhibition This must’ve struck the folks at Te Papa who are opening the high-tech blockbuster summer exhibition “Bug Lab” tomorrow.Entering the exhibit takes you past a giant wall of interactive Samsung screens and a firefly light display.

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled The drop was caused by Spark's decision to reduce its own line of phones.This year Spark has six devices across its range, including the Spark Lite and Plus models, R84, as well as its line of Skinny and cobranded devices.