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Back to basics, how to get started on your smart home journey
Tue, 22nd Aug 2017
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It can be a bit overwhelming to get started on your smart home journey, here are three basic products to get you going...
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Remote controlled toilets and electronic piggy banks, three ridiculous ‘smart’ appliances
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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In the realm of the odd but handy, behold iKettles, Porkfolios, and high-tech loos, blending convenience with a touch of the bizarre.
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From mood lighting to a disco rave, Heelight is a smart-bulb that promises it all
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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Revolutionary Heelight bulb set to light up homes in ANZ with its 16 million colours, catering to every mood without needing Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
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Hyundai Mobis creates NFC-based smartkey for vehicles: Encryption & authentication at the core
Tue, 15th Aug 2017
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Encryption and authentication technologies are able to encrypt data between the vehicle and smartphone; as well as accurately identify the requests.
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Out with the card, in with the new: Kiwis are looking for new ways to pay for goods and services
Tue, 11th Jul 2017
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New Zealanders embrace tech with 65% keen on alternative payment methods, Visa survey reveals.
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Bitdefender BOX launches in Japan for smarter home device security
Mon, 6th Mar 2017
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Bitdefender BOX is a solution that allows customers to protect their home networks from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing & other online threats.
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Technology changing the face of retail, exec says
Fri, 18th Nov 2016
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Electricity retailers are urging for a robust debate on emerging technology, with the customer at the forefront of the industry's development plans.
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Grumpy tech guy: Are smart appliances aimed at dummies?
Tue, 6th Sep 2016
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If opening the fridge door to see what’s in the fridge is too much of a chore then great, you’ve saved yourself 15 seconds.
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Intelligent systems revenue to exceed $2.2 trillion by 2020
Thu, 19th May 2016
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IDC forecasts that intelligent systems will have a CAGR of 7.2% from 2015-2020, with revenues exceeding $2.2 trillion in 2020.
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All new 9.7-inch iPad Pro comes to New Zealand
Tue, 22nd Mar 2016
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Apple has released an all new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and says it will be available to order March 24 for a starting price of NZ$1,049.
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Kiwi ingenuity strikes again with world's first smart car mount
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Kiwi entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign for Bluejay, the first smart car mount. Campaign has already raised $15k.
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Sharp rolls out interactive whiteboard built for the classroom
Tue, 2nd Feb 2016
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Sharp has announced the release of a new interactive whiteboard for the classroom, just in time for a new school year.
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Hands-on review: Neo Smartpen N2
Thu, 5th Nov 2015
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The Neo Smartpen N2 proudly claims to bridge the gap between paper and digital. Artists, writers, scribblers will find this a welcome addition.
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Road to 2025: Digital economy to hit $4.8trillion during second digital revolution
Thu, 29th Oct 2015
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A fresh wave of digital transformation is coming, with industries across the board impacted by the ‘Second Digital Revolution’.
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Governments are investing more in education technology
Fri, 23rd Oct 2015
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There is a direct correlation between investments into education and a country’s prosperity, according to Transparency Market Research.
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Smart Technologies brings collaboration tools to ANZ
Fri, 2nd Oct 2015
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Smart Technologies has launched its kapp product family in Australia and New Zealand, targeting the education and business sectors.
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Sonos announces new flagship smart speaker and tuning software
Wed, 30th Sep 2015
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Sonos has announced a new flagship smart speaker, the Play:5, and its Trueplay tuning software will be available later this year.
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Hands-on review: Belkin Home Automation Kit
Wed, 23rd Sep 2015
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The Belkin range of WeMo products can transform your rooms into a smart and secure home or workplace, either in-home or remotely.
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Proliferation of smart devices continues
Wed, 16th Sep 2015
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Smart devices are no longer limited to mobile phones, bracelets and home appliances. Now, there are devices to take care of all our basic necessities.
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Consumer adoption of Internet of Things inevitable, study shows
Tue, 16th Jun 2015
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IoT adoption set to soar in next decade, with 30% of consumers planning to purchase an in-home device in next 2 years.