Tim Smith

A guide to global roaming

Posted by January 16th 2018

Roaming data is very useful, but very expensive. Here are some tips to keep your phone bill under control when you're overseas.

Tips for avoiding excess data

Posted by January 16th 2018

Data can be expensive, and often we go over our limit without noticing. Here are some great tips to help you better manage your data usage.

What is the “Do Not Call” register?

Posted by November 1st 2018

If you are tired of telemarketers calling at inconvenient times, then you will be glad to know there is a way to remove yourself from their call list.

Person using landline to make call

The demise of the landline

Posted by November 2nd 2018

With the growing popularity of mobile phones and internet communications, the humble landline has seen very dramatic declines in New Zealand households.

What is Civet Cat coffee?

Posted by November 2nd 2018

Civet Cat coffee or Kopi Luwak is one of the the most expensive coffees around. So what makes it so pricey? It's probably not what you expect.

What is static and does it occur?

Posted by November 2nd 2018

Static electricity can make washing and drying your clothes become a real hassle. But there is a solution to this!

The Magic Behind The Microwave

Posted by January 30th 2018

In only a couple minutes, your microwave can cook a frozen meal. But how exactly is this possible? We take a look at how microwaves work.