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Showing a mobile phone on TV3 back when there still was a TV3.
Showing a mobile phone on TV3 back when there still was a TV3 and when phone makers could get away with tiny screens.

This is Bill Bennett’s technology and telecommunications news, opinion and analysis site. It examines the subject from a New Zealand perspective and includes a weekly newsletter published every Friday.

Who is Bill Bennett

Bill Bennett is a freelance New Zealand technology and business journalist. He started writing about technology in 1980 as staff writer on Practical Computing magazine. He left the UK in 1987 to work in Wellington on The Dominion as Computer Page editor.

He spent a decade working in Sydney, Australia. There he was managing editor of two regional editions of PC Magazine. He also wrote news, features and columns for The Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. On returning to New Zealand he edited and became associate publisher of New Zealand Reseller News for IDG.

Today Bennett works as a freelance journalist. In recent months his work has appeared in The New Zealand Herald and NZ Business. You may have heard him on RNZ Nine to Noon or on Newstalk ZB. His writing also appears on Bennett is a regular on The NZ Tech Podcast.

He is co-author of the best-selling Usborne Guide to the Microcomputer.

Bennett has a Physics BSc (Hon) from Manchester University and remains interested in science. He lives in Auckland.

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