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Parasitic and Irrelevant: The University Vice Chancellor

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 12:22 PM
They are some of the most remunerated officials of one of Australia’s most importantly lucrative sectors, drawing huge “packages”, as they are termed, for little more than ribbon cutting, attending meetings and overseeing policies that, if implemented, ... Read more...

Logitech Slim Combo iPad Pro keyboard review

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:31 AM
Logitech's Slim Combo for iPad Pro keyboard is a mixed bag. Its good points are excellent. Its less good features are, well, disappointing. Read more...

Ultra Hub Plus: Vodafone 4G wireless while you wait for fibr

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:24 AM
New customers signing for Vodafone's home fibre plans can get an Ultra Hub Plus modem as part of the deal . This means they get a connection on the carrier's mobile network straight away. Lucky customers will connect via 4G. Less fortunate ones may have ... Read more...

D-Link Covr review: fails to fix Wi-Fi woes

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:13 AM
D-Link's NZ$600 Covr attempts to help home users fill Wi-Fi blackspots. I say attempts because the results are hit and miss. Most of the time it misses. Read more...

EliteBook x360 review: secure, tiny business convertible

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:08 AM
HP's EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is a premium business convertible laptop. It's the kind of upmarket laptop a big company employer might hand you if they think you need portability and flexibility. Read more...

Oppo's wacky $2400 Lamborghini Android phone

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:03 AM
Phone maker Oppo has struck an exclusive deal with 2degrees for a NZ$2400 Lamborghini-branded Android phone. It is this seasons' most expensive Android phone; at least in New Zealand. Read more...

Oppo Find X review: Pricey pop-up camera phone

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:00 AM
A pop-up camera sets the Oppo Find X from the premium phone pack, it's nice, but expensive for an Android. As the review says, it is not for everyone. Read more...

Judge discharges Greenpeace activists

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 08:20 PM
Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Convicting Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman and activist Sara Howell for interfering with a seismic survey last year would have been unfair when a fellow protestor was granted diversion for the same offence, Judge ... Read more...

Casting Kavanaugh: The Trump Supreme Court Drama

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 06:09 PM
Stage set Washington. Object: adulterating power. The arm of government: the judiciary. That particular group of high ranking paladins remains up in the air as US Supreme Court appointee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh floats around in a stage of grinding limbo, ... Read more...

The kīngitanga movement: 160 years of Māori monarchy

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 09:10 AM
A traditional haka held during the week-long coronation ceremony for the Māori king. Xavier La Canna/AAP , CC BY-ND Read more...
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