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Huawei: what no-one wants to tell you

There’s more to the Western restrictions on Huawei than meets the eye. Behind the headline news story there’s another story. It’s one you don’t hear or see in the mainstream media. There has been plenty about Australian and US claims the company spies. You may also have heard something about a possible hidden kill switch […]

Huawei ban: Arguments for and against

Communications Minister Kris Faafoi says New Zealand could ban Huawei from building 5G mobile networks. In New Zealand could bar Huawei Newsroom reports: Faafoi said that companies had approached him saying they would like to use Huawei’s technology, but he said New Zealand could ultimately follow Australia in barring the company from contracts relating to […]

Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras

Every recent high-end phone launch has focused, sorry about that, on the camera. Likewise, every phone promotion or marketing campaign pushes cameras to the fore. Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 in Auckland last month. The company invited journalists to an open plan restaurant. There, Samsung invited journalists to photograph the chef preparing food. The menu […]