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CERT NZ & Netsafe warn of scammers playing online blackmail hand

CERT NZ & Netsafe warn of scammers playing online blackmail hand “We can’t confirm whether the video recordings actually exist, or if this is an opportunistic scam,” CERT NZ says in a statement.There have been reports of these videos being released on social media,” Netsafe says.

Oppo’s R11 smartphone plans to make waves with its dual camera system

Oppo’s R11 smartphone plans to make waves with its dual camera system The R11 is the new flagship model of the global camera phone maker, and it is now available in New Zealand.The Oppo R11 is equipped with a high-performance and power-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset as well as an upgraded ColorOS 3.

Stay nnected to the future! Follow our social media for all the latest tech news

Stay nnected to the future! Follow our social media for all the latest tech news Follow our social media for all the latest tech news Now that the transition from NetGuide (R.P) is complete, let's take a look at the future.

Turn your smart home into a giant battery with Wi-Charge

Turn your smart home into a giant battery with Wi-Charge Mobile technologies are a part of almost every single aspect of everyday life, so it is pretty devastating when those devices decide to suddenly lose power.The Wi-Charge product line offers seamless integration to power devices wirelessly from meters away.

NZ price and release date revealed for the Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 nsole

NZ price and release date revealed for the Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 nsole NZ price and release date revealed for the Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 console PlayStation NZ has announced the release date and price for the fancy looking Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 console.As you can see, the Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 console is shiny silver and has the GT logo on the front of the console.

Air New Zealand employs a friendly robot in their five-day social experiment

Air New Zealand employs a friendly robot in their five-day social experiment The airline is partnering with CommBank in a five-day experiment utilising Chip CANdroid, the bank’s social humanoid robot.The robot will assist Air New Zealand customers while checking in and at the gate prior to boarding.

Kiwis are ncerned about how cyberbullying and fake-news uld affect their lives

Kiwis are ncerned about how cyberbullying and fake-news uld affect their lives The research shows concern about fake news is up 13% since last year, this is a large increase in concern from the 2016 results.There has been a lot more global reporting of fake news in media over the past year, especially with Trump taking office in America.

Hands on review: Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200 32GB

Hands on review: Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200 32GB The finishing touch is 32GB of Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200.The cream of the crop is the Ballistix Elite, which can reach 3600 MT/s.

One year in and Kiwi start-up is already playing with the big boys

One year in and Kiwi start-up is already playing with the big boys Less than a year in operation for this Kiwi owned and operated start-up and already it's taking on global brands in the delivery services and digital marketplace arena.“There’s a gap in the market and LazyAz is filling it,” says Taore.

You can have a chat with your spa-pool thanks to Adroit, a Kiwi startup

You can have a chat with your spa-pool thanks to Adroit, a Kiwi startup This technology promises to help take a lot of the hassle out of maintaining your spa-pool.This means that users know if someone else is using their spa when they aren’t home.

Eight things you didn’t know about smartphone market challenger Oppo

Eight things you didn’t know about smartphone market challenger Oppo Chinese device brand Oppo is a relative newcomer to the New Zealand market but has already made waves globally, especially with its growth in the South East Asian markets.With the recent launch of its latest R11 smartphone model, here are eight facts you didn't know about the brand:

Chorus mpletes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet

Chorus mpletes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet On a mission to improve the broadband experience for around 10,000 rural customers, Chorus upgraded the cabinets with new VDSL broadband electronics and connected back to the local exchange by fibre optic cable.“Slow internet speeds have been a concern for businesses and residents in these areas for a while, so it’s pleasing to be able to provide substantially-improved infrastructure,” comments Kurt Rodgers, network strategy manager at Chorus.

Using robotics, IoT & automation to clean up NZ’s waterways

Using robotics, IoT & automation to clean up NZ’s waterways Internet of Things (IoT) devices, data analytics and automation are starting to be used to  clean up waterways, in New Zealand, and around the world.The Ministry for the Environment says irrigation is by far the largest use of water in New Zealand, making up 65.

Using robotics, IoT & data analytics to clean up NZ’s waterways

Using robotics, IoT & data analytics to clean up NZ’s waterways Internet of Things (IoT) devices, data analytics and automation are starting to be used to clean up waterways, in New Zealand, and around the world.The Ministry for the Environment says irrigation is by far the largest use of water in New Zealand, making up 65.

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Note 8, hopefully this one won't randomly catch fire

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Note 8, hopefully this one won't randomly catch fire ” The Galaxy Note 8 has the biggest screen ever on a Note device, yet Samsung says its narrow body makes it comfortable to hold in one hand.The Galaxy Note 8 is equipped with two 12MP rear cameras with optical image stabilization on both the wide-angle lens and the telephoto lens.

Kiwis are embracing subscription services like Spotify and Netflix with open arms

Kiwis are embracing subscription services like Spotify and Netflix with open arms IDC New Zealand released its 2017 ConsumerScape 360-degree survey findings, which revealed that Kiwis are embracing online services.A higher proportion of New Zealand consumers pay for premium services including online music streaming, paid cloud services, and premium console gaming compared to the worldwide average.

Startup bringing STEM workshops to more schools with Mercedes win

Startup bringing STEM workshops to more schools with Mercedes win From a silent disco for children to a mobile VR showroom, a commercial wellness van, and an all-abilities childcare service, the judges saw a range of diverse and creative business ideas.Diane Tarr, Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia and New Zealand managing director says, “We created this event because we know that when used creatively, the Vito can be transformative for a small business.

Electric vehicles set to shine at New Zealand car awards

Electric vehicles set to shine at New Zealand car awards Electric vehicles have received their own category in the 2017 New Zealand Car of the Year awards.” “In 2017 the New Zealand Car of the Year provides the AA and the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Guild with even more opportunities to showcase the best of the best in a range of categories.

NZ’s first Tesla Powerwall 2 has been installed at a Queenstown home

NZ’s first Tesla Powerwall 2 has been installed at a Queenstown home Vector subsidiary PowerSmart Solar has overseen the first New Zealand installation of a Tesla Powerwall 2 solar storage battery.The Powerwall 2, which provides twice the power and holds twice the energy as the original Powerwall, was launched in Australasia earlier this year.

Hands on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks

Hands on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks With more and more IoT and smart devices becoming connected to home networks across the world, it’s getting seemingly more difficult to ensure that every device is protected from nasty intrusions and cyber attacks.Trend Micro’s Home Network Security aims to solve this issue, providing protection for everything connected to a network, by plugging directly into your router.