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You won’t need a flashlight in this beautiful, naturally lit cave.Read More »
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of patent trolls suddenly cried out in terror as they were suddenly silenced. I feel something wonderful has happened. Yes, while you were sleeping, New Zealand’s parliament passed a major new patent bill that will see all software patents banned forever in the country.…Read More »
Microsoft just officially announced Windows 8.1 will be available on October 17th. Will you be upgrading?
Shortly after news broke that Windows 8.1 would be out sometime in October, Microsoft has decided to give us the official word. Windows 8.1 will be officially available on October 17th.
If you already own Windows 8, you’ll be receiving Windows 8.1 as a free update from the Windows Store on the 17th.…Read More »
Who would live there?Read More »
The stereotype of New Zealand being beautiful is mostly true.Read More »
New Zealand teenager on home detention runs out of Xbox games to play, asks to serve rest of sentence in prison
According to a report from the New Zealand Herald, a teenager who has been serving an 11-month home detention asked to spend the rest of his sentence in jail instead. The reason? Well, he ran out of Xbox games to play.…Read More »
Just as a precautionary warning, this report includes some pretty sensitive material.
Weird sexual fetishes exist, and there’s unquestionably no way around that fact. I’m not going to talk about a lot of them because some are pretty, well … vulgar.…Read More »
Music industry in New Zealand has spent $250,000 to catch illegal music downloaders. Too bad they have received only $616.57 for the effort.
In September 2011 New Zealand passed new laws that allows intellectual property owners (e.g, the music or movie industry) to send notices to New Zealand residents and citizens when suspected of illegal downloading or uploading of copyrighted content. After a person has received a third notice, the intellectual property owner can bring that person before a tribunal that can fine the accused up to NZ$15,000.…Read More »
Leave it up to Kim Dotcom to not be content with simply launching a new file-sharing service, but to have an actual launch event to go with it that is probably crazier than he is.
The whole event can be viewed on Youtube…
…and it’s up there in terms of strangeness with Qualcomm’s ‘Born Mobile’ event at CES.…Read More »