Tech News and Opinions (by Paul Spain)

New Apple MacBook Pro launches with Sandy Bridge CPUs, Thunderbolt, HD webcam

, posted: 25-Feb-2011 10:09


Apple have launched the latest generation of the MacBook Pro laptops today. This new generation features the new generation of Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs and chip set.

Alongside the faster CPU is the addition of faster graphics courtesy of the AMD Radeo HD 6000M, 720p HD webcam, Thunderbolt (aka Light Peak) 10GB/s connectivity,

The new MacBook Product is launching online globally today (starting with New Zealand) - however it appears there is a lack o (read the entire post)...



Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) beta shines

, posted: 16-Sep-2010 18:24

I have been using the new Internet Explorer 9 beta today and have been very impressed so far. Bearing in mind it's just a beta and still likely some months away from final release it's reliability and responsiveness is excellent. IE 9 is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.With Internet Explorer 9's improved performance and standards support including HTML5 it seems to address most techical reasons why Windows users have often been using competing browser (read the entire post)...



Gorilla Technology offering free IT help to firms offline due to the Christchurch Earthquake

, posted: 6-Sep-2010 14:21

It appears that little attention is being given to supporting those firms who have lost infrastructure or data and may fail as a result of the earthquake on Saturday.

In order to assist some of the affected small-medium businesses Gorilla Technology is flying me to Christchurch today. I will be able to provide a mix of hands on help and consulting advice for businesses wondering how to get back up and running again. Free assistance will be offered on a first-in-first-served type basi (read the entire post)...