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Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game

Surprise surprise: NZ tels need to up customer service game A new survey from Consumer NZ has revealed internet and mobile companies are struggling with the basics of customer service.Nearly two-thirds of consumers experienced lengthy delays to speak with a customer service rep,” she adds.

NETGEAR mmitted to proactive approach in router vulnerability saga

NETGEAR mmitted to proactive approach in router vulnerability saga While Trustwave claimed that Netgear was slow to address the vulnerabilities, Netgear released a statement this week saying that the vulnerability is “not a new or recent development”.In fact, the company says it has been working with the security analysts to evaluate the vulnerability and its effects.

REPORTS: Auckland Spark store ram-raided

REPORTS: Auckland Spark store ram-raided A Spark store in the upmarket Auckland suburb of Ponsonby was raided yesterday after thieves rammed the store with a car, taking off with a number of mobile devices.This is the second time the store was ram-raided a few months ago.

Apple pips Samsung following ‘roller aster’ year for the smartphone

Apple pips Samsung following ‘roller aster’ year for the smartphone 5 million units during 4Q16.47 billion units shipped, marking the highest year of shipments on record, yet up only 2.

<b>Age of Wushu 2</b> – Producer reveals more details about new sandbox title

<b>Age of Wushu 2</b> – Producer reveals more details about new sandbox title While Age of Wushu is a traditional MMORPG where content is packed for the gamers, while Age of Wushu 2 is a sandbox title where players have to discover things and create new content.A: Age of Wushu 2 itself is an innovative product, hence it is hard to talk about specifics.

Flame in the Flood Review (The Gamers Lounge)

Flame in the Flood Review (The Gamers Lounge) The market for survival rogue-like games is large.There are so many to choose from, each of there different, yet similar.

Greens praised for stance on te reo Māori in schools

Greens praised for stance on te reo Māori in schools The Greens are being praised by several education industry players for their goal to have every New Zealand child learning te reo Māori at school.Meanwhile, the PPTA says universal te reo Māori in schools will ‘rejuvenate’ the language.

NZ dodging malware bullets better than most, new Microsoft report finds

NZ dodging malware bullets better than most, new Microsoft report finds 8% of New Zealand computers encountered malware attacks, compared to the worldwide rate of 20.This measure is a rate metric that shows the number of computers cleaned for every 1000 unique computers using the Malicious Software Removal Tool.

Hands-on review: Maximus IX Formula - unique in every way

Hands-on review: Maximus IX Formula - unique in every way What we have in the lab today is the latest flagship motherboard from ASUS’s renowned Republic of Gamers range, the Maximus IX Formula.Together with the safe slot design across all PCI Express x16 slots, you are guarded in all angles during transportation.

Google's new generation of Chromebooks, designed for students and educators

Google's new generation of Chromebooks, designed for students and educators And at Bett this week we're introducing a new generation of Chromebooks designed to adapt to the many ways students learn.Look out for new Chromebooks from Acer, Asus, HP, Dell, and Lenovo in addition to the recently announced Samsung Chromebooks—a powerful option for educators.

Jordan Corby's New Hong Kong eSports

Jordan Corby's New Hong Kong eSports Hong Kong eSports is the most prominent Hong Kongese team in League of Legends, having supported the scene in Hong Kong since Season 3.Behind them, HKE has embraced a new era and brought on an entirely new staff to guide these young players, with American coach Jordan Corby at its helm.

Online bullying worse than the playground

Online bullying worse than the playground A new report from Norton by Symantec has revealed parents worry their children are more likely to be bullied online than on a playground.The report reveals that while 71% of parents in New Zealand allowed their children to access the internet before age 11, many had a wide range of concerns.

Twitter users beware: Phishers target acunt verification in latest attacks

Twitter users beware: Phishers target acunt verification in latest attacks What’s worse is that these techniques could be applied to any social media platform that uses account verification.Devin Redmond, vice president and general manager of Digital Security and Compliance, Proofpoint, says attackers will always go where their victims are.

Hands-on impressions with the Nintendo Switch nsole, Zelda and more

Hands-on impressions with the Nintendo Switch nsole, Zelda and more If you are unfamiliar with the Nintendo Switch, it's the new hybrid console being released by Nintendo later this year.Holding the Switch console in portable mode is much more comfortable in your hands and the device is much lighter too.

Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech

Vodafone's two cents on what lies ahead for tech When your fridge is held hostage As more people become aware of cyber-security threats and how they can improve their safety online, Vodafone says 2017 will see the tech industry respond by further improving security tools and minimising risks.Nisha says mobile experiences are becoming richer and more immersive and this, in turn, requires more bandwidth and ever-faster speeds.

Exclusive: The four CES trends that have Noel Leeming excited

Exclusive: The four CES trends that have Noel Leeming excited CES 2017 has thrown up something of a problem for Noel Leeming’s Jason Bell.Among those trends was the move of automotive towards becoming more of a consumer electronics offering.

<b>Neverwinter</b> – Perfect World reveals The Cloaked Ascendancy update

<b>Neverwinter</b> – Perfect World reveals The Cloaked Ascendancy update [Play free now] Global games publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios today announced Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy is releasing for PC Windows on 21 February, following on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year.The Cloaked Ascendancy begins following the harrowing events of Storm King’s Thunder in the northern reaches of Faerûn, as adventurers return to the city to honor a fallen hero.

<b>Neverwinter</b> – Perfect World reveals The Cloaked Ascendancy content update

<b>Neverwinter</b> – Perfect World reveals The Cloaked Ascendancy content update [Play free now] Global games publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios today announced Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy is releasing for PC Windows on 21 February, following on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year.The Cloaked Ascendancy begins following the harrowing events of Storm King’s Thunder in the northern reaches of Faerûn, as adventurers return to the city to honor a fallen hero.

<b>Bluehole Studio</b> – Korean developer receives new multi-million investment

<b>Bluehole Studio</b> – Korean developer receives new multi-million investment Earlier today, it was announced Bluehole Studio (developer of TERA) has received a new financial investment from another Korean games studio.4% stake in Bluehole Studio, equaling to 166,666 shares.

<b>Farm Heroes Saga</b> – King loses IP infringement lawsuit in South Korea

<b>Farm Heroes Saga</b> – King loses IP infringement lawsuit in South Korea Back in 2015, King (developer of Candy Crush) brought Korean studio Avocado Entertainment to court of IP infringement of its game, Farm Heroes Saga.The “copycat” game, Forest Mania, was accused by King of plagiarizing Farm Heroes Saga’s user interface (UI), map structure, board layouts and special tiles design.