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D-Link ANZ launches a new range of high-performance routers

D-Link ANZ launches a new range of high-performance routers ” The AC2600 EXO Router supports up to four data streams to maximise connection speeds to multiple devices simultaneously.The DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is a powerful wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments.

End of an era – 2degrees to shut up shop on 2G

End of an era – 2degrees to shut up shop on 2G “While our 2G customers make up a small and declining percentage of our overall customer base there are still a few 2G devices out there, some in gloveboxes as barely used back-up phones,” Sheriff says.“While we are making this change to better serve the majority of our customer’s needs, we are also committed to helping 2G customer’s upgrade.

Fujitsu develops hands-free speech translation device

Fujitsu develops hands-free speech translation device In 2016, Fujitsu Laboratories developed hands-free technology that recognizes people's voices and the locations of speakers, and that automatically changes to the appropriate language without physical manipulation of the device.Based on the results, Fujitsu Laboratories learned that, as there are many situations in which healthcare providers have their hands full, such as when providing care in a hospital ward, there was a great need for a wearable speech translation device that could be used without being physically touched.

Intel invests US$1billion in AI to "make the impossible possible”

Intel invests US$1billion in AI to "make the impossible possible” To drive AI innovation, Intel is making strategic investments spanning technology, R&D and partnerships with business, government, academia and community groups.It is deeply committed to unlocking the promise of AI: conducting research on neuromorphic computing, exploring new architectures and learning paradigms.

Film review - Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Film review - Kingsman: The Golden Circle Let me say from the outset that I was a huge fan of the first film, I loved its crass wit and sometimes childish humour.That’s one of the big things about this movie it never feels like it really takes a step back to set things up like the first film.

Hands-on review: The Acer Spin 7 laptop performs most admirably

Hands-on review: The Acer Spin 7 laptop performs most admirably For the purpose of this review, I’ve used the Spin 7 mostly as a laptop, and I have to say, it’s performed most admirably.You will need one anyway, as the model I have has two ports on the right and a headphone port.

Explosive story trailer for Call of Duty: WWII shoots out

Explosive story trailer for Call of Duty: WWII shoots out Explosive story trailer for Call of Duty: WWII shoots out Activision and Sledgehammer Games have revealed a new trailer for Call of Duty: WWII giving us more footage from what we can expect to see and do in the game's single player story mode.The story will take gamers to many famous locations such as the beaches of Normandy, Hürtgen Forest and more areas in Europe and Germany.

Waymo and Intel llaborate on self-driving car technology

Waymo and Intel llaborate on self-driving car technology As Waymo’s self-driving technology becomes smarter and more capable, its high-performance hardware and software will require even more powerful and efficient compute.By working closely with Waymo, Intel says they can offer Waymo’s fleet of vehicles the advanced processing power required for level 4 and 5 autonomy.

iOS 11 is here: Everything you need to know about the update

iOS 11 is here: Everything you need to know about the update iPhone and iPad customers around the world will now be able to update their devices to iOS 11, a major update to one of the world’s most advanced mobile operating systems and the biggest software release ever for iPad.Drag and drop makes moving images, text and files between apps easier than ever using multi-touch.

Apple kills 32-bit apps in iOS 11 update

Apple kills 32-bit apps in iOS 11 update Thousands of app owners and businesses will see their apps gone for good from the App Store as iOS 11 kills 32-bit apps.Grant Hull, Enabled CEO says, “The common assumption is mobile apps are build-once products never to be touched again.

Alexa, say my name: Turns out people love talking to their speakers

Alexa, say my name: Turns out people love talking to their speakers According to Futuresource voice-enabled smart speakers are driving global home audio sales upwards, despite a softening in demand for non-smart speakers and soundbars and a decline in sales of hi-fi systems.Total home audio shipments grew 32% between Q2 2016 and Q2 2017 to reach $3.

HPE’s Spaceborne mputer successfully powers up in space

HPE’s Spaceborne mputer successfully powers up in space It’s been one month since the SpaceX CRS-12 rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on August 14, sending HPE’s Spaceborne Computer to the International Space Station (ISS).It has been a long month for us, HPE’s Spaceborne Computer engineers, as we waited for an update from NASA on when we would be scheduled to power on the system in space.

Hands on review: Ring Floodlight Cam gives you eyes, ears and voice everywhere

Hands on review: Ring Floodlight Cam gives you eyes, ears and voice everywhere If you have a family home, physical home security can understandably be of utmost importance, and things like security cameras could be something that you might think about investing in.However with IoT transforming the way we think about just about any device, security cameras have to be more than just a single camera operating to a server, they have to be smart.

Tesla and Solarcity team up to install Powerwalls across NZ

Tesla and Solarcity team up to install Powerwalls across NZ Booth saying, “We are delighted to have been selected to provide Tesla Powerwall home battery solutions across New Zealand.Instead, homeowners simply pay a fixed monthly fee for the solarZero energy service.

Huawei and Vodafone launch sleek new Y series phones

Huawei and Vodafone launch sleek new Y series phones With Māori language week completed, consumer electronics company Huawei believes te reo Māori initiatives need not be restricted to a single week.Like Huawei’s recently released flagship P10 Series, both handsets offer te reo Māori as a standard language option, available as a full operating system or dual English/Māori keyboard, however, the new phones come at a much lower price point.

Back on the ice with NHL 18

Back on the ice with NHL 18 The fast pace and sometimes vicious contact between players is what make EA Sports’ NHL games so exciting.Despite this disappointing omission, NHL 18 still brings enough to the table to make the latest entry in the franchise worth a look.

Google and HTC announce US$1.1 billion partnership

Google and HTC announce US$1.1 billion partnership The agreement aims to be a testament to the decade-long strategic relationship between HTC and Google around the development of premium smartphones.This agreement also supports HTC’s continued branded smartphone strategy, enabling a more streamlined product portfolio, greater operational efficiency, and financial flexibility.

Gamer proposes to his girlfriend in VR

Gamer proposes to his girlfriend in VR Recently Alex Lackovic, asked Zero Latency, a virtual reality gaming company from Melbourne if they could build him a custom and one-of-a-kind world to propose to his girlfriend Kelly in.The world Alex asked them to build was her favourite place, a tree outside her grandmother’s house in South Africa.

68% of iOS users won’t be able to use their new Apple Watch at launch

68% of iOS users won’t be able to use their new Apple Watch at launch The Apple Watch is the world’s most successful smartwatch line.It made headlines earlier this month when it unveiled the Apple Watch Series 3, with an integrated eSIM to support both LTE and UMTS connectivity.

Ride the artificial intelligence wave: Four technologies making AI accessible

Ride the artificial intelligence wave: Four technologies making AI accessible Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer pure science fiction, relegated to books, television and dystopian movies - we’re well past that point today.Growth and investment in AI have been astonishing, and its set to continue with Gartner predicting AI technologies will be in almost all new software by 2020.