Out now: NetGuide July IssueJuly 3 - 8am
Welcome to the July issue of NetGuide, the digital magazine aimed at Kiwi consumers.
This month features a jam-packed issue featuring comment and analysis on heaps of new releases, such as Apple’s iOS7, Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 update and Facebook’s new video for Instagram.
But as always, don’t take our word for it – check out what the experts say through a range of exclusive NetGuide interviews through out the issue.
Mega CEO Vikram Kumar dropped by for a chat, telling NetGuide his strong thoughts on the new GCSB proposals and why Kiwis shouldn’t sit back and let the government carry out mass surveillance without reason.
And for those of you living under a rock the past month, you may have missed the Sky TV have lost the rights to air the English Premier League in New Zealand. Unknown Kiwi firm Coliseum Sports Media came up with the goods, and tell NetGuide why Kiwis should be excited by a switch to online.
We also check out the world of Porno Politics, chatting with the founder of the Tits & Glass, an adult app which caused a stir among Google Glass chiefs.
Speaking of Google, the internet search giant announced the end of Google Reader on July 1, adding the service to a long list of discontinued products – we check out the Graveyard and uncover the skeletons in the Google closet.
Our resident product reviewer Courtney has been at her very best again, offering comment on the new Microsoft Surface Pro and the HP Slate 7 devices which landed at the doors of NetGuide last month.
With the switch to digital nearing by the weeks, we offer advice on the key things to look out for when buying Digital TV devices and using Digital TV services, after all, the digital age is almost upon New Zealand.
Make sure to check out other top of the range advice when buying wireless accessories and a hybrid tablet also.
We also speak with Kiwi app developers SUSH Mobile on how and why to make an app, while also discussing the ongoing saga with involving US whistleblower Edward Snowden in what is becoming the world’s biggest game of hide and seek.
Not forgetting the embattled BlackBerry however, we discuss why the end is near for the redesigned Canadian phone manufacturer following poor smartphone sales, and why a switch to iOS, Android or Windows is inevitable.
Dependable highlights also include a stack of product, game and app reviews, and general tech and gaming news including PS4 and Xbox One info.
We’re inviting you to try out the new issue by simply visiting http://mynetguide.co.nz, type in the voucher code FREESINGLEISSUE950 and redeem your free digital copy.
So kick back, relax and enjoy this issue – hopefully as much as we did writing it.