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Auckland ICT Grad School shines light on Kiwi tech skills

Auckland ICT Grad School shines light on Kiwi tech skills The Auckland ICT Graduate School has been a phenomenal investment by the government, being one of three universities to receive $28 million in funding.The ICT skills shortage is being targeted by the government as a key area, and Dobbie believes it’s a two-pronged approach.

Grumpy tech guy: Welme to Transylvanian tech support hell

Grumpy tech guy: Welme to Transylvanian tech support hell With a sinking feeling, it dawned on me that I’d have to make a tech support call.Surely they’d have great tech support.

JB Hi-Fi buys The Good Guys for ol $870 million

JB Hi-Fi buys The Good Guys for ol $870 million The move is set to strengthen JB Hi-Fi’s presence in the home appliances market, with the retailers having highly similar customer bases and product offerings.According to JB Hi-Fi, the acquisition of The Good Guys creates a ‘best-in-class’ retailing combination.

Forza Horizon 3 demo is available to download on Xbox One today

Forza Horizon 3 demo is available to download on Xbox One today Microsoft has announced that you can now download the demo for Forza Horizon 3.The demo for the Windows 10 PC version is said to be out sometime after launch.

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers In response, Kaspersky Lab has launched Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30, aimed at solving topical cybersecurity challenges with competitors’ technical and creative talents.“With this contest, we want to spark the curiosity of as many people as possible, and show how many different ways there are to get into the cybersecurity industry.

Three sides to every story: Vodafone & Sky fight back against merger submissions

Three sides to every story: Vodafone & Sky fight back against merger submissions It's a case of three sides to every story, as Vodafone and Sky have officially responded to submissions on the proposed Sky-Vodafone merger.In Vodafone's response, the company says that the merger will benefit consumers, and that it won't stifle competition.

Air NZ bans the note 7 amidst safety fears

Air NZ bans the note 7 amidst safety fears The move comes after an FAA advisory recommended airlines ban passengers from packing Note 7's in checked luggage.Several airlines (Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tiger Airways) have banned passengers from using or charging Note 7 phones in-flight.

Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil

Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil The company says that all customers will be able to keep their existing Xtra email address, and the changes will be rolled out over three months from January 2017.After a positive nine year relationship with Yahoo, we have decided to transition our email service to SMX, a New Zealand based provider.

Grumpy Tech Guy: Isn’t that ironic - Adblock to display adverts

Grumpy Tech Guy: Isn’t that ironic - Adblock to display adverts Millions installed Adblock in a bid to rid their browsers from increasingly crappy adverts, but now the Adblock team say they're going to replace "bad" adverts with ones they deem as “good”.Internet advertising is the bane of net users, second only to auto playing video clips.

Scammers target IRD customers

Scammers target IRD customers These include phoning and claiming to be from Inland Revenue, or sending an email that appears to come from Inland Revenue or a tax refund agency.“You may be asked to enter personal Inland Revenue information, eg, your myIR Secure Online Services user ID and password.

Review: Rere is a great game sadly bogged down by several issues

Review: Rere is a great game sadly bogged down by several issues It's also a game that allows you to do different things.I just described to you the things I like about the game, but now it's onto the negatives.

EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available

EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available The FIFA 17 demo is now available to download for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4.On Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, the demo not only showcases twelve of the world’s best teams including Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid C.

How IT grads are shining brightly in Summer of Tech's world

How IT grads are shining brightly in Summer of Tech's world Tertiary insitutions try to put in that 'real world experience', but how do students carve out their tech talent?We're not going to make them experts - they're quite short, sharp events but at least they're exposed to how these particular tools and technologies are being used in industry right now," she explains.

Top 4 worlds ming to life in breathtaking VR

Top 4 worlds ming to life in breathtaking VR Here's FutureFive’s top picks for VR games with massive potential: Last year’s critically acclaimed DOOM will be one of three Bethesda titles to get the VR treatment.It is a massive open world game, with elements of crafting and exploring.

Spark drops dealer partner model for nsumer market; buys back stores

Spark drops dealer partner model for nsumer market; buys back stores The telco says it expects all mall and high street consumer stores to be under Spark ownership from late 2017.Grant McBeath, Spark general manager of customer channels, says the move is a key part of building seamless digital and real world epxeriences for its customers, with a ‘resurgence’ in the importance of physical locations to complement e-commerce and online channels.

Queenstown broadband upgrades to 4.5G, the fastest in New Zealand.

Queenstown broadband upgrades to 4.5G, the fastest in New Zealand. This upgrade can deliver up to 5 times the speed for users on the network compared to regular 4G.Single tower deployments have already been made across New Zealand including the Christchurch CBD and Silverdale, Auckland.

Facebook expands on its ever-evolving user personalisation

Facebook expands on its ever-evolving user personalisation In a recent press release, Facebook expanded on the customisation options their users can expect to see.The new feature is labelled as cinemagraphs and essentially means that users can create cover videos.

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Prompto gameplay reveal trailer

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Prompto gameplay reveal trailer Final Fantasy XV was one of 2016’s biggest RPG sensations.Its next piece of DLC has officially been announced as Episode Prompto and the gameplay trailer has been released.

The new sensor device that allows the visually impaired to detect objects from over three metres away

The new sensor device that allows the visually impaired to detect objects from over three metres away The SmartCane is an electronic travel aid that that seeks to improve the lives of the visually impaired, granting them increased mobility and freedom.The device is designed to help individuals overcome the limitations of the traditional cane by giving its users increased spacial awareness.

Small, but perfectly formed – Alienware 13 laptop review

Small, but perfectly formed – Alienware 13 laptop review Powered by Intel’s seventh generation i7 7700HQ CPU, Alienware’s miniature marvel boasts an amazing 2560x1440 OLED screen pumping out visuals via a GeForce GTX 1060.The OLED screen not only means that the lid is wafer thin, but also means that the display is absolutely fantastic.