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Virtual, augmented and mixed reality explained

Posted by August 23rd 2018

Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies are arriving to market in their numbers. What are these technologies and how do they differ?

iPhone 8 & iPhone X launch in New Zealand

Posted by August 23rd 2018

Apple announced its release of the new iPhone on 12 September (California time), and it’s slated to be the biggest release since the original iPhone back in 2007. It’s the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, …

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Gaining value from loyalty programs

Posted by August 23rd 2018

Loyalty programs provide members with a range of incentives. We compare loyalty programs and show how to maximise the value.

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How to reduce hot water energy costs

Posted by November 2nd 2018

Hot water costs certainly add up during the colder months, but there are ways to limit your water usage and keep energy costs in check.


Is it better to rent or buy a home?

Posted by August 23rd 2018

Whether to rent or to buy is a question faced by many prospective home owners, and a range of factors need to be considered before committing to a home loan.

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The most popular grocery items in NZ

Posted by May 6th 2020

We all shop at the supermarket, but have you ever wondered what grocery items are the most popular? Canstar Blue explores the list.