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Hands-on review: DJI OSMO handheld 4K camera

Hands-on review: DJI OSMO handheld 4K camera Your phone or your tablet acts as a live viewfinder with full manual camera settings via Wi-Fi connection.Full manual controls allow you to tweak your ISO (which ranges from 100-3200) and camera settings in the app.

Further changes to speed up apartment UFB nnections

Further changes to speed up apartment UFB nnections The Government has announced further reforms to speed up connections to its UFB programme for apartment dwellers.This applies to apartment buildings as well as shared driveways,” says Adams.

Vic Uni and Weta Digital launches mputer graphics programme

Vic Uni and Weta Digital launches mputer graphics programme The increase in demand in computer graphics professionals has seen Victoria University in Wellington introduce a new Computer Graphics programme.The first cohort of undergraduate students have started classes for the new Computer Graphics major, offered as part of Victoria’s Bachelor of Science degree.

World of Tanks interview with The Chieftain, Nicholas Moran

World of Tanks interview with The Chieftain, Nicholas Moran net is famous for its free-to-play historic military battle games World of Tanks and World of Warships.Most tanks will have an air-cooled machine gun like the Besa 7.

Updated: Education sector slams Joyce on inme rankings

Updated: Education sector slams Joyce on inme rankings NZEI Te Riu Roa national executive member Lynda Stuart says Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce’s analysis is ‘another indication of the government’s narrow view on education’.The information released by Joyce revealed those studying IT, engineering and health-related fields were likely to earn a lot more than other areas of study.

Hamilton's $85 million UFB build mes to an end

Hamilton's $85 million UFB build mes to an end The Government has officially announced the completion of the UFB rollout across Hamilton, marking the biggest area completed so far in the Ultra Fast Broadband programme.The rollout has taken close to five years with a price tag that exceeds $85 million.

The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction

The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction Although nothing has lived up to their most recent introduction the HP Spectre.The Spectre is officially the world’s thinnest laptop at just 10.

$26m redevelopment for Takapuna Grammar School begins

$26m redevelopment for Takapuna Grammar School begins Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland is set to start a major redevelopment worth $26 million that will vast improvement to the school's digital learning spaces.Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says the redevelopment includes restoration of the school’s main block, as well as upgrades to the buildings’ interior and redevelopment of the existing technology block.

Lexar teams up with GoPro

Lexar teams up with GoPro The range includes Lexar Professional 1000x (32GB, 64GB and 128GB), and High-Performance 633x (32GB, 64GB and 128GB) microSDTM memory cards.The Works with GoPro programme enables memory card manufacturers like Lexar to ensure that their products achieve optimal performance and compatibility with GoPro products.

Hands-on review: DJI Phantom 4 Drone

Hands-on review: DJI Phantom 4 Drone When I opened up the box (which is a nifty work of art in its own right), I was blown away by the cute and sexy looks of the DJI Phantom 4.There are three features that make the Phantom 4 stand out from the crowd: Flying is now for everyone.

Fibre unbundling will unlock full potential of UFB, says Vodafone

Fibre unbundling will unlock full potential of UFB, says Vodafone From 2020, the Government will move to a framework for regulating copper and fibre services that is similar to the one used for utilities like electricity lines.Adams says the move will deliver the stability needed to support investment in high quality and affordable communications services for New Zealanders.

Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores nfirmed

Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores nfirmed All of New Zealand’s Dick Smith stores will be closed by April 26, with another 53 Australian stores also closed by then.All Dick Smith stores are expected to be closed by May 01 under the ‘controlled closure’ of the business.

Auckland local board to establish tech innovation hub

Auckland local board to establish tech innovation hub At local government level, elected local boards make a large number of the decisions that affect our daily lives.In Auckland, the Waitemata Local Board and one elected representative, in particular, are taking an active role when it comes to encouraging entrepreneurship.

Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology

Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology The Government has announced funding of $500,000 that will see over 40 more schools across the country receive wireless technology.The funding is part of the Ministry of Education’s Wireless School Network Upgrade Project.

Auckland uncil rolls out dog safety app

Auckland uncil rolls out dog safety app In the wake of several reported dog attacks this week, Auckland Council is this week rolling out a ‘dog safety’ app designed to keep children safe around our four legged friends.According to the council, Auckland will be the first city to roll it out in schools, using a suite of iPads donated by educational IT supplier Cyclone.

Ultrafast Fibre mpletes 50,000th UFB nnection, targets Kiwi business

Ultrafast Fibre mpletes 50,000th UFB nnection, targets Kiwi business Last week saw the 50,000th connection to Ultrafast Fibre’s UFB network, marking what the company says is an important milestone for the local fibre business.“We are delighted to have achieved our 50,000th connection,” says Ultrafast Fibre CEO William Hamilton.

New 1 Gigabit fibre offering good news for NZ

New 1 Gigabit fibre offering good news for NZ Communications Minister Amy Adams is welcoming news the three local fibre companies will be offering a 1 Gigabit product for residential on the government’s UFB network.Local companies Enable, Northpower Fibre and Ultrafast Fibre advised the release of the new Residential Only BS2a 1G/500Mbps service from 1 October.

2degrees targets ‘multi-device’ users with new fibre broadband offering

2degrees targets ‘multi-device’ users with new fibre broadband offering The Gigabit Speed Boost will bring up to 1Gbps down and 500Mbps upload when added to an Ultra-fast fibre plan.The company says that its Speed Boost is designed for high data users with multiple devices, not households with single computers.

Vodafone announces pricing for gigabit broadband plans

Vodafone announces pricing for gigabit broadband plans After spending $22 million and partnering with Huawei, much of the cable network Vodafone inherited by acquiring TelstraClear is now capable of running at gigabit speeds.Where billions have been invested in installing fibre infrastructure throughout New Zealand, Vodafone was able to marry its cable network with high capacity fibre and cabinets.

Spark deploys its 'fastest' UFB service to most of NZ

Spark deploys its 'fastest' UFB service to most of NZ Delivered over gigabit technology, the telco says its new plan option is the fastest residential service that it has to offer.According to the telco, to get the fastest speeds possible, customers will need to have high specification hardware in their homes and be testing over an Ethernet connection.