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Smartphone sales to reach 1.5 billion this year — Gartner
The rebound reflects the consequences faced by the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, a year in which smartphone sales declined by 10.5%.
NZ telco industry's two golden rules for avoiding phone scams
New Zealanders are being urged to trust their instincts and be cautious of unexpected phone calls as part of International Fraud Awareness Week.
2talk provides SIP services that put your business in charge
2talk is a provider that is committed to providing solutions to small and medium enterprises in Australia and New Zealand.
The case for cloud-based business phone systems
With the pandemic overhauling the means of business communication and collaboration, the time has come to consider Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems.
Hands-on review: Oppo Find X2 Lite
If you're in the market for a new phone and do not want to pay a full fortnight’s paycheck, the Oppo Find X2 lite is a great option.
Smartphone market continues to grow - Canalys
Smartphone shipments hit 369m, Apple leads Q4 surge with iPhone 11 success.
Hands-on review: Huawei Mate20 Pro
Huawei’s answer to the Apple XS, the Mate20 Pro, is nearly in the wild. FutureFive’s Darren Price takes the new smartphone for a spin.
Remember the RED holophone? Unsurprisingly the launch is delayed
RED's 'holophone' launch delayed, Jannard cites major updates and carrier certification hurdles.
Two million ANZ consumers now have access to future of payment
ANZ users usher in new era with eftpos on Android Pay, enabling 2 mil to Tap and Pay.
Make your desk phone yours with Yealink's Android smart desk phones
Yealink has once again made the smart media phone space its own with the introduction of its latest device as it irons out previously complex tasks.
Commerce Commission recommends deregulating Spark wholesale voice services
Spark's wholesale voice services should be deregulated to ensure that end users are not locked into Spark's services, the Commerce Commission says.
Vocus eyes aggressive channel expansion for Commander business
Vocus Communications’ Commander business is launching a new assault on the channel, with plans to double its partner base this year.
Countdown adds insurance services to supermarket offering
- Countdown, the New Zealand supermarket chain owned by Australian retailer Woolworths, is adding insurance services as it seeks to widen the offe.
We never talk anymore..
My big problem with phone calls these days is that you have to drop whatever you are doing in order to talk to the person calling you. It’s rather rude, really.
Web self-service preference rises among ANZ channel
Businesses in Australia and New Zealand are using a total of 19 channels to support customer service; the top three of which are...
Android App of the Week - Photoshop Touch
I rarely ever review paid apps, basically just because I am a big cheapo. But oooh. Photoshop Touch for your phone? Yes please.
Ubuntu joins the touchy, feely Linux shouting match
The thot just plickened where mobile technology is concerned, as Ubuntu shows off (yet another) Linux for the handset up in Barcelona.
Android App of the Week - SwiftKey Keyboard
There’s nothing worse than a bad keyboard on a touch screen phone, and my phone came with the.worst.one.
Microsoft rolls out Mango
Microsoft has begun upgrading Windows phones around the world with its new Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, aka Mango.
Telecom tempting XT customers with package deal
Just how cheap is the new home phone, mobile & internet bundle?.
Who’s managing your 0800 phone bill?
The cost of keeping customers waiting longer than 10 seconds rings bells with many CIOs.
Vodafone launches talk plan for business users
Vodafone claims its new talkZoneZero plan will enable customers to call anyone in New Zealand for no more than $136 a month.
Moving into a fibre revolution
Telecom and WorldxChange Communications (WxC) claim we are a step closer to a revolution in the way users interact with the cyber-world, as a result of a joint venture between the two organisations to deliver phone and broadband services over an open access fibre network.