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Flicks & Prime Video embark on year-long premium content partnership
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Flicks, an authoritative film and TV guide under Vista Group, announces a year-long Premium Content Partnership with global streaming giant, Prime Video, set to commence on 1st March, 2024.
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The power behind personalised customer journeys
Mon, 4th Sep 2023
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big data
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Brands need to understand their customers' wants, motivations, and pain points to create a successful customer journey. Personalisation is key.
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Vista Group appoints Sarah Lewthwaite as chief executive
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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Movio, the data-driven movie marketing firm, has appointed Sarah Lewthwaite as CEO and Matthew Liebmann as chief innovation and data officer.
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Hands-on review: FIFA 19 - the winning formula is back
Mon, 24th Sep 2018
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25 years since EA Sports’ inaugural FIFA game, they’re still doing what they do best - producing a game that’s loved by football fans all around the world.
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Electric Village to open in Gisborne - NZ’s first energy hub
Fri, 27th Oct 2017
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Flick will also power the region’s first fast charging electric vehicle station which will be located on the main street outside the hub.
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Film review - Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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Suits, guns and cowboys, Kingsman: The Golden Circle delivers a massive action spectacle with just the right amount of humour...
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Film Review: The Fate of the Furious
Thu, 20th Apr 2017
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gaming
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cartech
Thrilling ride with 'The Fate of the Furious'; a spectacular feast of action that leaves viewers yearning for another watch!.
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Grumpy tech guy: Welcome to Transylvanian tech support hell
Tue, 13th Sep 2016
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Frustrated by a phone glitch, a journalist's call to tech support takes a bizarre turn as he's connected to a call centre in Transylvania.
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Grumpy tech guy: Top tech annoyances and their solutions
Wed, 7th Sep 2016
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smartphones
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Grumpy Tech Guy divulges today's tech irks and fixes, from bogus free apps to fanboy follies and the plague of cable clutter.
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Film review: Star Trek Beyond - a formulaic but fun blockbuster
Mon, 25th Jul 2016
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Star Trek Beyond is one of those films that might not go down in history as the highlight of the franchise, but boy, is it one hell of a ride.
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The 5th Wave: Five waves, 105 incomplete plot lines
Fri, 15th Jan 2016
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Alien apocalypse flick 'The 5th Wave' disappoints with teen clichés and hasty plot, leaving viewers and critics underwhelmed.
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Hands-on review: Philips Hue Tap
Fri, 4th Sep 2015
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Perhaps the biggest benefit of the Hue lighting gear is the ability to control lighting wirelessly with an Android or IOS smartphone,.
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Stop whinging about the DVD player app for Windows 10
Fri, 7th Aug 2015
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video
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The issue that appears to have got Giz’s pants bunched up is the fact that Microsoft are charging US$15 for their DVD-playing app.
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Kiwis rank top 100 films of all time
Thu, 2nd Jul 2015
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In a recent poll undertaken by Flicks.co.nz, Kiwis have ranked what they think are the 100 greatest movies ever made. They’ve also ranked the worst.
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Are TV networks out of step with tech?
Fri, 22nd May 2015
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digital entertainment
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facebook
Ignoring such a public outcry could be seen as a balsy move, or it could highlight just how out of touch with tech mediaworks execs are.
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Hands-on review: Sony Z3 Tablet Compact
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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mobility
From out of nowhere Sony has developed a reputation for crafting slick smartphones, all carrying the Xperia moniker.
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Kiwis loving Kiwi movies online
Thu, 4th Jul 2013
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nz
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Mt Zion and The Hobbit two of New Zealand's favourite flicks to watch online at home.
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Review: Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse
Mon, 1st Oct 2012
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Microsoft's compact Wedge Touch Mouse dazzles with Bluetooth connectivity and BlueTrack tech, perfect for on-the-go users, despite its sensitivity.
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Review: Microsoft Sculpt Touch Mouse
Mon, 1st Oct 2012
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microsoft
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gaming
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The Microsoft Sculpt Touch Mouse connects via Bluetooth and is designed to free your desk up from any additional wires.
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The real benefit of unified communications: Integrating business processes
Mon, 20th Aug 2012
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uc
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contact centre
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teleport
Forget the fuzzy benefits of combining your communication modes into a single point; that’s more of a convenience play.
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2011 Web Awards finalists announced
Tue, 23rd Aug 2011
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apple
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printing
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gaming
The voting has now finished and finalists decided. Check out who has made it into the top five in each category.
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7 Iphone apps for kiwis
Mon, 1st Nov 2010
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telstraclear
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flicks
Revamp your iPhone with 7 must-have apps for Kiwis, from greeting card hassles to All Blacks updates and even tailoring your Subway order.
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RED STEEL 2
Sat, 1st May 2010
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Red Steel 2, a video game masterpiece, marries Wild West and samurai action on the Wii, showcasing what motion controls were made for.
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FIFA Soccer 08 – Xbox 360
Sat, 1st Dec 2007
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gaming
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FIFA 08 on Xbox 360 dazzles with new features, 30 leagues including the Hyundai A-League, and pioneering 'Be-A-Pro' mode, reshaping football gaming.