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Microsoft boasts 15 percent marketshare in New Zealand, looking to further market products and services

Microsoft boasts 15 percent marketshare in New Zealand, looking to further market products and services

Rich Edmonds 92

Microsoft's New Zealand general manager Paul Muckleston has boasted at this week's Tech Ed 2013 conference in Auckland that the company has leaped in smartphone marketshare in the region, from just 2 percent two years ago to 15 percent reported in July of this year. We've previously looked at how Microsoft has been gaining grounds in Europe and Latin America. Muckleston notes that...

Rumor: Telecom New Zealand won’t be getting Lumia 925; already EOL’d Lumia 920

Rumor: Telecom New Zealand won’t be getting Lumia 925; already EOL’d Lumia 920

Daniel Rubino 69

It looks like those on Telecom, based in New Zealand, won’t be getting their hands on the excellent Nokia Lumia 925 as was planned. A source familiar with the carrier has informed us that the phone has evidently failed network testing and “won't be offered by Telecom”. What makes the matter worse is that the Lumia 920 was designated end-of-life (EOL) last month and indeed, that phone is...

NeatStreets now available for Windows Phone to help keep Australia and New Zealand clean

NeatStreets now available for Windows Phone to help keep Australia and New Zealand clean

Rich Edmonds 3

Orange Stripes has released a NeatStreets app for Windows Phone. NeatStreets is a service available for those who reside in Australia (website) and New Zealand (website), which enables residents to report on any issues with litter, graffiti, sanitation, footpaths, roads, streetlights, and more. These reports are forwarded to the authorities who will be able to act on the compiled...