Martin Kovacs

Martin Kovacs Martin Kovacs is a freelance journalist with a background in the IT and petroleum industries. Having started out reporting on petroleum, Martin branched out into IT, and over the past few years has been a regular freelance contributor to a number of publications. Martin continues to write for both industries.

Battery boost: How to enhance smartphone battery life

Posted by June 3rd 2020

New-release smartphones are arriving to market decked out with increasingly immersive displays, ever more powerful cameras and sophisticated software – and, amid this evolving array of features, it is important not to overlook the role …

Need for speed: How to get the most out of a UFB connection

Posted by June 3rd 2020

Amid the ongoing rollout of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network, broadband speeds are increasingly becoming a consideration for consumers, and in seeking to fully harness the speeds on offer there are a number of factors …

LED rush: Consumers tapping into long-lasting lighting benefits

Posted by December 2nd 2019

Sales of incandescent light bulbs have plummeted in recent years, as consumers increasingly turn to more energy-efficient LEDs, according to figures recently released by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). The IRI New Zealand figures …

Zero carbon bill: What it means for climate change action

Posted by November 18th 2019

The government's recently passed zero carbon bill provides a framework via which New Zealand can address climate change challenges going forward – and, among a number of goals, has set a target to reduce carbon …

Security camera guide- Keeping an eye on your home

Security camera guide: Keeping an eye on your home

Posted by November 18th 2019

Security cameras are arriving to market with an ever-evolving range of features, allowing householders to keep an eye on what is happening both inside and outside of their residence, with the capacity to both record …

The great 5G leap: New services set to be launched

Posted by November 18th 2019

Momentum has been building in recent years towards the launch of 5G mobile networks, with 5G technology set to bring about an age of significantly faster mobile internet, an ever-evolving range of smart, connected devices …