CBS signs up for Joost: smaller broadcasters to feel the pain

, posted: 13-Apr-2007 20:15

After getting cosy with Viacom in February this year, Joost is now officially in bed with CBS as well. That means popular TV programmes like CSI will appear on Joost plus CBS News (they're not there yet; I just checked).

This is one de (read the entire post)...



Cheap but good: Dell's Photo 926 all-in-one printer

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 20:36

A NZ$159 printer can't be good, I thought, but I've been using the Dell Photo 926 inkjet for over a month now and it's put in sterling service. Here's what it looks like, courtesy of Dell's photographers:

That handy rul (read the entire post)...



Martha Stewart's new site provides insight into life in prison

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 13:30

Martha Stewart has a nice new green website, and after reading Read/WriteWeb's take on it, I visited her place on the Internet.

You can Ask Martha for things on the site, so I did just that:



The results returne (read the entire post)...



How much would you pay for Digital TV?

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 08:31

May 2 is the launch date for DVB-S or free-to-air (if that's the right term) digital broadcasts in New Zealand. Although Kordia is running terrestrial trials as well in Auckland - sshh, don't tell anone, Kordia likes to be secretive about the (read the entire post)...



Abduction of British sailors Iranian revenge against the US

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 07:10

If the Independent is to be believed, the Iranians snatched the 15 British sailors to retaliate against the US trying to abduct two of its officials visiting Arbil in Iraqi Kurdistan early January this year. The Americans were after generals Jafari a (read the entire post)...



Vuze challenges Joost

, posted: 10-Apr-2007 21:21


Joost was first out of the blocks, but now the people behind popular P2P application Azureus have launched Vuze . (The name means... views. Geddit?) In other words, P2PTV competition is heating up.

Vuze is making a point out of High (read the entire post)...



Could APN please hire a tech editor for the Herald?

, posted: 10-Apr-2007 07:11

Like it or not - and I contend that there are plenty of people in New Zealand who don't - technology is important nowadays. It keeps the wheels of the economy turning and by itself, brings in plenty of money. Maybe it's not up there with farm (read the entire post)...



Is that all Tom's Hardware's worth after 10 years?

, posted: 9-Apr-2007 17:12

Reading on The Inquirer that Tom's Hardware appears to have been sold to, well, we don't know whom yet. Rafat Ali at PaidContent thinks it's French B2B media organisation BestofMedia Group. Umm... whodat?

Either way, The Inq re (read the entire post)...



Old media fires warning shot across Google's bow, gets more than bargained for in return?

, posted: 8-Apr-2007 09:37

Are search engines and aggregators like Google stealing content? That's what Sam Zell, new owner of media giant Tribune Co contends, and he's not alone. Google settled a lawsuit last week with Agence France-Presse (AFP) over Google News usin (read the entire post)...



Snail Mail

, posted: 7-Apr-2007 10:00

My relations with NZ Post are a little uneasy. For a while, the postie in our neighbourhood tried perhaps to set a new record distributing the mail, by simply chucking it in the general direction of the letterbox. As a result, mail went missing so I (read the entire post)...





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