Finally, some copyright infringement notices

, posted: 7-Jan-2012 17:00

Not for me, but Orcon customer "anonnz", David Zanetti at Tech Liberty blogs. It's a detection notice, sent out by Orcon after a complaint from Warner Music: David notes that the notice probably isn't compliant with the amended Copyright Act, lackin (read the entire post)...



Reviews written by Jergan

, posted: 5-Jan-2012 14:24

I find Amazon mostly annoying because the site and the vendors on it have stuff that's priced really well, and often not available in NZ yet cannot be shipped here. If it can be shipped, the freight cost is often more than the price of the item in qu (read the entire post)...



Yes, this iPod still works

, posted: 18-Dec-2011 20:19

Abby's iPod has taken a beating but it keeps on err, beating. Or delivering the beats. Something.



Screen is smashed but it still works.

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What SOPA means for business and innovation

, posted: 10-Dec-2011 12:35

Unfortunately, it looks like the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA will pass and become law. As Cory Doctorow writes at Boing Boing, SOPA is "a censorship law that gives America the power to censor and shutter any website in the world." SOPA will proba (read the entire post)...



Sony Tablet S reviewed

, posted: 7-Dec-2011 18:16

I had a chance to look at one of Sony's Android offerings, the Tablet S for the NZ Herald. Here's the link the review. Android tablets (and phones) are improving at a rate of knots, and it's quite clear that competing vendors are working hard to h (read the entire post)...



NZCS Newsline: history, asymmetry, testing and tax

, posted: 2-Dec-2011 12:14

Subscribe to Newsline | NZCS Website This Week at NZCS NZCS: Formative years (Part 2 of 4): 1975 - 1985Various NZCS has been part of the IT industry for as long as the industry has existed, celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2010. However the Soc (read the entire post)...



SOPA means the end of the Internet

, posted: 18-Nov-2011 10:54

How does the Stop Online Piracy Act and the associated Protect-IP Act kill the Internet? With DNS blacklisting, Internet filtering and jail time for users and website owners deemed to infringe on copyright. "The worst bill in Internet history" is in (read the entire post)...



TDD vs FDD for LTE

, posted: 14-Nov-2011 12:47

New Zealand is debating how to best use the 700MHz spectrum that'll be freed up for other uses after analogue television broadcasts are switched off in favour of digital TV. Mobile operators are jockeying to get a fat slice of the "Digital Dividend" (read the entire post)...



InternetNZ Christchurch Funding Round

, posted: 14-Nov-2011 09:59

I received the below this morning from InternetNZ, and am reposting it on my blog. Please spread the word. InternetNZ has launched a funding round as part of its contribution to helping rebuild the earthquake-ravaged Canterbury region. If you or your (read the entire post)...



Nokia N9 reviewed

, posted: 1-Nov-2011 15:59

Check out my review of the Nokia N9 "hero phone" on the Herald site. I quite like the sleek, black little thing, especially for the great pictures it takes with the 8Mpixel camera that has an f/2.2 Carl Zeiss Tessar lens. Samples: And a slightly (read the entire post)...





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