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Truck driver on 'unlimited' 2Degrees calling plan told to cut down

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +1200

An Auckland truck driver is perplexed and annoyed after receiving a text message from his mobile phone provider saying he needs to cut down on calls, despite paying for "unlimited" calling.Mike Oliver received a text from 2Degrees...

Media Files:|caption=Truck driver Mike Oliver is annoyed he's been asked to cut back on his call use on his "unlimited" 2 Degrees mobile plan. Photo/ supplied

Comment: Why Apple's iPhone X launch was a bit of a fizzer

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:59:14 +1200

Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That's pronounced "iPhone 10," for the curious.) As expected, Apple showed off a phone with an edge-to-edge screen, advanced facial recognition technology...

Media Files:|caption=The iPhone X, which comes a decade after the original model, is Apple's first major redesign since 2014 and represents a significant upgrade to the iPhone 7 line. Photo / Bloomberg

Commerce Commission reveals the companies Kiwis complain about the most

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +1200

Kiwis complained about phone and internet providers more than any other sector last year, according to a new Commerce Commission report.The consumer watchdog received 603 Fair Trading Act complaints about the telecommunications...

Media Files:|caption=We've all been there. Photo / 123rf

Apple unveils new iPhone X, Apple TV and iPhone 8: RIP home button, charging cable

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:03:17 +1200

Following months of anticipation, Apple has finally unveiled its souped-up "anniversary" phone, the iPhone X.The US$999 iPhone X features an edge-to-edge display with richer colours and facial recognition software calle Face ID...

Media Files:|caption=Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, discusses features of the new iPhone X. Photo / AP