POCKETVouchers is a local mobile marketing company who specialise in traceable mobile vouchers. Their unique approach means that customers can track exactly how many vouchers have gone out, how many have been redeemed, and ensures that vouchers cannot be redeemed multiple times. “I would recommend start-ups have a good look at Azure.” When POCKETVouchers decided [...]
Provoke are an online experience consultancy based out of Wellington in New Zealand. They build solutions using the full spectrum of Microsoft technologies: ASP.NET, Silverlight, SharePoint, and more. Coupled with their top-end user experience and design skills, it was a natural progression for Provoke to move into Windows Phone 7 development. I had a chat [...]
Thivy Ruthramoorthy and Sashank Ramkumar are two recent university graduates working at Datacom’s Auckland offices. Inspired by Microsoft New Zealand’s Windows Phone 7 app development challenge, they both downloaded the development tools and created applications for the competition within a month.
NV Interactive is a design and development company based out of Christchurch and Wellington in New Zealand. NV have a long-standing relationship with New Zealand Cricket, going back to some early work on big-screen scoreboard solutions for live matches. More recently, NV Interactive put together the BLACKCAPS Video Vault, a searchable compilation of every highlight [...]
School holidays start next week, so I’m taking a look at a bunch of different toys and gadgets that should keep bored kids happy for a few days. Click below for video: Item: LEGO Games (available at all good toy stores) Price: From $25 Rating: 5 / 5 Info: Two toys in one! First you [...]
Who doesn’t love lasers? Favourite tool of the James Bond villian, and weapon of choice for Luke Skywalker. Today I took a look at some slightly less awesome laser-based gadgets. Read on to see which ones Dr Evil would love, and which you should give a miss.
With the recent launch of Apple’s iPhone 4, it’s time to do a once-over of the current smartphone market in New Zealand to see if there are any pretenders to the throne. Today on TVNZ Breakfast I took a look at a few of the models available from local carriers.
Grandparents and gadgets don’t really go together, but this week on TVNZ Breakfast I took a look at few gadgets that might just fit the bill. Helpful or historical, these devices will come in handy for the age-challenged individuals in your life.
We’ve made it past the shortest day, but it’s still getting colder. So today on TVNZ Breakfast I too a look at some techie items that will keep you warm, dry, and amused until the sun comes out again.
This week I take a look at a few different gadgets to get your music pumping. If you want to mix up a storm like a pro DJ, or just work out to your music without losing your headphones, there’s a gadget here for you.