Two product stories took the honours for last week’s most popular reads on the site. There was also interest in the implications of a content deal to put English football on computer and tablet screens and my take on Fairfax’s announcement that it would close the IDG tech titles.
- MacBook Air or Microsoft Surface Pro?
Apple’s long-life slim laptop or a Microsoft’s laptop-like tablet. The two have some basics in common, which would be a better choice? It may all come down to whether you like or need touch screens.
- BlackBerry Z10 finally hits New Zealand
It took a while but the Blackberry Z10 smartphone is now finally on sale in New Zealand. Here’s a comprehensive run down that’ll help you decide if it’s the phone for you
- English football holds UFB key
There’s a link between the deal which sees English football (soccer) rights go to a fresh owner in New Zealand and the government’s plan to get businesses and consumers on the UFB fibre network.
- Adequate is good enoughYou don’t always have to queue up then hand over a small fortune to get the latest and greatest technology. In fact, there’s a strong argument for buying tools that just get the job done.
- Computerworld NZ, Reseller, PC World: It may not be all over yetFairfax announced plans to drop three of its four technology titles. To some it looked like the end, but as I pointed out in this post, that wasn’t likely to happen. Also I explain why breaking up the group of titles was never a good idea.