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Vodafone shuts down 20-year-old Paradise and Clear email platforms

Vodafone shuts down 20-year-old Paradise and Clear email platforms Matt Williams, Vodafone NZ consumer director says, “Since we launched our email service in the 1990s, email and technology have grown up a lot and our customers have told us their email service is no longer delivering the sort of experience our customers need today.“We’ve made the decision to close the service down and connect customers who need a hand setting up a new account to the email experts, Google Gmail and Microsoft Outlook,” says Williams.

Hands-on review: rsair K63 keyboard delivers supreme mfort for hours of use

Hands-on review: rsair K63 keyboard delivers supreme mfort for hours of use Well, I’m here to tell you that they need to think different.The K63 mechanical keyboard synced very nicely with my MacBook Pros and it’s a pleasure to use.

TVs too mainstream for you? Try Epson's $4,000 short range projector

TVs too mainstream for you? Try Epson's $4,000 short range projector The Home Cinema LS100 sits just inches from the wall without any long cables, shadows or glare to disrupt the viewing experience or detract from the decor.Powered by Epson's innovative laser technology, the Home Cinema LS100 features 4,000 lumens of equal colour and white brightness and a contrast ratio up to 2,500,000.

Hands-on review: rsair Scimitar Pro gaming mouse exudes ergonomics

Hands-on review: rsair Scimitar Pro gaming mouse exudes ergonomics The mouse comes armed with a set of 12 programmable buttons, that your thumb snuggles up to most comfortably.The Corsair mouse used here has a lovely light feel, along with positive actions when clicking the buttons, using the scroll wheel or moving it across the desktop.

The AU$100 million program to enurage Australians to take up EVs

The AU$100 million program to enurage Australians to take up EVs The Turnbull Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), is supporting a new $100 million asset finance program to encourage Australians to switch to electric vehicles.7% discount on finance for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and a range of eligible energy efficient and renewable energy equipment.

Media Design School and ESL team up for a major tournament

Media Design School and ESL team up for a major tournament This collaboration sees Media Design School support Australia and New Zealand’s rapidly growing esports scene.Himanshu Khanna, Media Design School programme director says, “Media Design School, both in Australia and New Zealand, are obsessed with equipping students with the right mix of fundamentals and hands-on professional skills sought after by the games industry.

Te Papa’s Hinatore (Learning Lab) gains Accenture as Innovation Partner

Te Papa’s Hinatore (Learning Lab) gains Accenture as Innovation Partner Strategy and consulting company Accenture has entered into an agreement to become the Innovation Partner of Te Papa’s learning lab, Hinatore.The lab provides a range of cutting-edge technologies that sparks curiosity and creativity in learners of all ages and connects them with New Zealand’s cultural, scientific and artistic treasures.

MAPS.ME and OpenStreetMap team up to help disaster revery and response

MAPS.ME and OpenStreetMap team up to help disaster revery and response ME and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) have partnered to create new functionality enabling the crowdsourcing of local data that is critical to humanitarian response.When responding to humanitarian emergencies like natural disasters and refugee crises, HOT will be able to immediately source map data in affected locations.

Oppo signs PB Tech deal as it ramps up NZ presence

Oppo signs PB Tech deal as it ramps up NZ presence Terence Tan, Oppo New Zealand sales director, says the Oppo camera phones are ideally suited to PB Tech.We’re delighted to be partnering with PB Tech to get our premium camera phones into the hands of even more New Zealanders.

Android 'Toast' overlay vulnerability affects all versions prior to 8.0

Android 'Toast' overlay vulnerability affects all versions prior to 8.0 The Android Toast overlay exploits all versions of Android prior to the latest version, Android Oreo.Because of these two factors, overlay attacks were previously ruled a non-serious threat.

Westpac introduces Waikato-Tainui language option to ATMs nationwide

Westpac introduces Waikato-Tainui language option to ATMs nationwide In addition to te reo Maori, te reo Waikato will be introduced to more than 90% of Westpac’s ATMs.This is the first time a bank has offered an ATM language distinct to one iwi, Waikato-Tainui, which has around 70,000 members.

Health insurer nib trials AI customer service agent Frankie

Health insurer nib trials AI customer service agent Frankie Health insurer nib has launched a trial artificial intelligence technology to assist Kiwis with their customer enquiries.Ben Rose, nib’s direct and partnerships general manager says the virtual consultant offers another choice for customers to interact with nib at a time that suits them.

Ready, steady, brawl! Samurai riot is fighting fit for steam release

Ready, steady, brawl! Samurai riot is fighting fit for steam release The game’s story revolves around Following your master’s orders to stop the turmoil of civil war between tradition and modernity.According to the developers like RPGs, every choice matters in Samurai Riot and each decision players make will lead to a unique narrative path, with a completely different story.

Spark launches rollover data & minutes to all customers

Spark launches rollover data & minutes to all customers 5GB of data and 500 minutes, which Spark says gives users more choice about when they use it.However, they are only available with a new Spark mobile Rollover pack or plan.

Never fear when Trend Micro is near: The new free app that protects nsumers

Never fear when Trend Micro is near: The new free app that protects nsumers The new free app aims to help people become aware of how many connected devices they have at home and the potential risks that they have.Especially with the increasing number of connected devices creating more doorways for cybercriminals to enter a user’s home.

Artificial Intelligence makes anti-malware solutions more effective

Artificial Intelligence makes anti-malware solutions more effective Among the products tested by iT-CUBE, there were two groups, as mentioned: NGES products and ‘conventional’ products, which may not even offer AI as a part of their anti-malware platform.In iT-CUBE’s test, nearly 4,500 individual malware samples of many types - ransomware, trojans, etc.

The EV revolution is ming faster than Kiwis think

The EV revolution is ming faster than Kiwis think During the evworld Nz showcase, I had the opportunity to talk to some of the most influential Kiwi EV influencers.As well as this, EV hybrids are the gateway to an all EV future.

The roadmap to 5G: Vodafone deploys live 400 gigabit optical system

The roadmap to 5G: Vodafone deploys live 400 gigabit optical system The new optical system is now carrying live core IP traffic between Vodafone's Auckland data centres.” “It also represents some of the most advanced technology in Vodafone New Zealand’s network, capable of carrying 44 x 400 gigabits of capacity across a single fibre pair.

Kingdom Hearts Union χ[cross] Disney Tsum Tsum event begins

Kingdom Hearts Union χ[cross] Disney Tsum Tsum event begins Kingdom hearts fans better get ready for a Tsum Tsum influx, as Square Enix has announced the first collaboration between Disney Tsum Tsum and Kingdom Hearts Union χ [cross].This month, players of the popular chart-topping mobile RPG will be able to embark on new story quests and take part in a variety of Tsum Tsum in-game events, including: Mickey and Pals as New Tsum Tsum Medal Summons (8th – 21st September) - Players can obtain four cute-but-powerful limited-time Tsum Tsum Medals featuring Mickey and friends through a new ten medal draw, with each draw guaranteeing one Tsum Tsum medal.

CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung

CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung Earlier this week, we reported on news that the popular system maintenance app CCleaner had been infected by malware for nearly a month.The CCleaner malware could be used to deliver a second-stage payload that would run on local systems and perform various tasks.