The real losers in the Hirschfeld-Curran debacle will be you and I, says PAT PILCHER. He outlines the sorry saga and why the real costs may be greater than many realise.
As Sky boss John Fellet announces his intention to step down, PAT PILCHER ponders what’s needed to transform the broadcaster into a slick digital money-maker.
There’s more to be concerned about in the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle than Facebook’s lax attitude to data harvesting. PAT PILCHER backgrounds the issue – and what we should really be concerned about.
PAT PILCHER likes Oppo, and so do we. It’s a brand that gives remarkable value for money for a top-notch product. Our gadget man checks out the new R11s.
Amazon’s cool little Alexa-voiced wireless speakers finally get their NZ release in February. But PAT PILCHER only found out about it by accident. Boo, Amazon!
How is it that the news can black-out for 30 minutes and there are no shockwaves and no obvious consequences? PAT PILCHER has his say.
We got banned! That’s right, for having the temerity to link to Andrew Johnstone’s story all about his painful experience with Facebook, the social media disabled his account for three days, and took his post down. PAT PILCHER responds.
PAT PILCHER reveals the next step for mankind in TV technology… and gives us a lesson in the complex differences between the different types of TV to boot!
An expat South African uses wants to celebrate a Zulu massacre, and PAT PILCHER says that’s just not acceptable in New Zealand.
Cyber criminals are getting craftier and remain steps ahead of the latest technology. PAT PILCHER looks at the potential devastation that cyber crime is likely to inflict on lives in 2018.
What’s Wrong With Sky’s Injunction Against ISPs And What It Could More Productively Be Spending The Money On
PAT PILCHER has a novel idea for Sky TV and all the money it will spend convincing ISPs to police the internet.
Is it a watch? No! Is it smart? Yes! PAT PILCHER gives his earwax a good workout with Fitbit’s inaugural pair of earphones.