Connections between telecommunications and the energy sector are not new. They could soon become more important. Continue reading
If you got an Amazon Echo smart speaker this Christmas, there’s a good chance you lost interest in the device and the Alexa voice technology before the holidays ended. Continue reading
Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE 5G press release leads with the phone’s case design.
That’s right. Samsung’s public relations professionals think the single standout fact that will get journalists and others writing about the new phone is the case.
This tells you everything about the state of the phone market in 2021: it’s no longer exciting. We appear to have reached an evolutionary dead end. Continue reading
Simple answer is ‘less than you might think in the short term, but watch this space’. Continue reading
Paul Spain and Bill Bennett delve behind the news – Rocket Labs (Neutron update and SolAero acquisition), NZ Border exemptions for tech workers, Chatham Islands 4G, a costly NFT typo, Windows 11, and more.
Some concessions, but Chorus has not got the final regulatory ruling it wanted from the Commerce Commission. Continue reading
It’s not hard to understand why public relations companies push clients to respond to negative news stories. Yet it may not always be the best strategy.
In the first part of this week’s technology segment on RNZ’s Nine to Noon show I talk with Kathryn Ryan about some of the big trends in tech this year, starting with plugging gaps in broadband coverage, the work done by the Rural Connectivity Group and extending the 5G network. Continue reading
IDC reports manufacturing constraints and logistical issues are behind a 20.4 percent drop in printer sales in the third quarter of 2021. Continue reading