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Computer hardware suppliers, Chch & Canterbury
ABLE Business Machines 5 Washington Way + Wgtn Ackd
Aid Computers 123 Blenheim Rd
Ascot Electronics "Windows & linux operating systems specialists" consumer electronic repairs & sales TV/aerial 301 Brougham St Sydenham ++OSS
Ashburton Computer Associates 214-216 Burnett St Ashburton + links
Axon U7 Amuri Park 404 Barbadoes St & nationwide
BlankCD.co.nz misc parts
BCL Business Computers Ltd "we are IT" 506 Wairakei Rd Wgtn Ackd - into liquidation 5/3
BDT Online subsidiary was Melco S2 L1 37 Manderville St + Express Data itagent.co.nz s/ware incl SUSE LINUX Suite 5
Boise Office Supplies (Blue Star) cnrs Durham & Tuam, Colombo & Peterborough
Bryson Technologies Red Hat Linux + free Knoppix CDs! 3/954 Ferry Rd
Calder Electronics "Software, Hardware, Servicing, Web Design" Shop4 376 Riccarton Rd, Church Corner Mall, Upper Riccarton Ph/Fx: 3-341-5303/5
Canterbury Computer Maintenance Kaiapoi
CapITalise "Technology Planning & Delivery ..follows environmental concerns & attempts to use products that minimise waste & feature recyclable materials" 12 O'Connor Pl ist.co.nz
Captain Scuttle Craig McFadden Tuahiwi 3-313-9050 w/ Actiontec Lucent Venus PCI modem +Linux * * *
ClickServ online shop 358-7378 15 Solway Ave Ilam
Comaint Systems "Your One-Stop Business IT Shop" 4b Moorhouse Ave
Computer Broker quality 2nd-hand parts & PCs + Computer Future new PCs & parts 76 Thackeray St Waltham (was 17 Washington Way) +FOSS * * * *
Computer Centre 622 Colombo St ph/fx: 3-379-3428
Computer Concepts 25 Leslie Hills Dr POBox8744 Riccarton
ComTech 509 Papanui Rd 3527128 + Auckland
Comworth Systems "The printer & scanner specialists" 100 Fitzgerald Ave
Corporate Consumables "Computer and business machine supplies" 15 Carlyle St Sydenham
Custom Built Computers NZ CBCNZ 231 Fitzgerald Ave
Cyclone Computers server & desktop assemblers 4 Marylands Pl + Wgtn Ackd
DarkStar International DSI mail server & routers etc. Opawa Rd
Datasouth Datasouth Centre 514 Wairakei Rd Harewood
Dick Smith Electronics 2 x City, Riccarton Papanui Nelson Timaru Dunedin Invercargill +++OSfree
Dragon Computer Supplies 376 Riccarton Road ex 5/29 Acheron Dr, 2A/105 Gasson St, 211 Wainoni Rd
DT Computers 205 Salisbury Street (see PCs Direct)
Eco Computer Services repairs etc 33 Wyon St
Essential Technology 105 Carters Rd Amberley
Farmers online storefront
Fujitsu U2 Amuri Park Cnr Bealey Ave & Churchill St & nationwide
Gibbray Technologies 329 Armagh St
Global PC "We will not be beaten on Price!" 131 St Asaph St & Shop15 Smith City Centre Riccarton
HighTech Technology 453 Colombo St Sydenham (were Agima PC)
Hire Intelligence Canterbury "IT & AV rentals" 3-351-6967 0800-447-347
Infinity Solutions POBox2640 U3/1 Show Pl Addington + Wgtn Ackd
iPC Computer Solutions "Web Design & Hosting, Computer Sales, Services & Support" Rangiora
iTOPS.co.nz "IT advice & management that will improve the operation of your business" Josh Brown 301 Lincoln Rd Addington Ph/Fx: 3-377-5775/343-6600
Jaycar Electronics 85 Gasson St & NZ-wide jaycar.co.nz
The Laptop Co 8 Washington Way
Legend PC.co.nz UnitC 35 Riccarton Rd
Lost Temple Desktop Computer 592 Colombo St [defunct]
Orange Computer System [defunct] now@agima?
Paragon Computers 43b Carlyle St cnr Gasson
PB Technologies Auckland Hamilton Dunedin (DunLUG sponsor) +OSS + 244 Main South Rd Hornby & ex-lease
PCs Direct 6 Washington Way
PC Plus 330C Stanmore Rd
PC Practice 30 Fitzgerald Ave 0508-pcline * *
PC Rentals 2/5 Washington Way
PC Service Centre 2/289 Colombo St
PCs UnLimited PCU 414 Moorhouse Ave (access off Washington Way)
Portables Plus 4b Mooorhouse Ave
Powerstore Cnr Moorhouse Ave & Montreal St, Upper Riccarton, Burnside, Nelson Richmond Blenheim Timaru Dunedin Gore Invercargill
Pulse Data "computers for the visually impaired" 1 Expo Pl
Quiet PC NZ "hear yourself think" quietpc.co.nz Scott Walters Midhurst Rd Aylesbury RD1 Chch quietpc.com/nz/
Smart Computer Systems Unit 2, 245 Annex Rd cnr Venture Pl
Smiths City Homewares no computers online tho? Colombo St by overbridge, Riccarton & Northwood
Syntech Computer Services
TasTech Computers 03-365-6599 & here +OSfree
Tech-Rentals 231 Annex Rd
TES Limited "ICT Solutions Company" 104F Staveley St Avonhead
Total Team "network platforms" 320 Manchester St
The Warehouse.co.nz & Warehouse Stationery many stores

Repair & training specialists
Astute "Achieving simplicity in a complex world ..a total solution for projects or your ongoing telecommunications & IT service" 4 Acton St & 4 NthIs
Firstline Computer Services "repair, maintenance & installation of computers & computer related equipment" U10 357 Madras St [defunct]
InfoHelp Services free/open-source software alternatives * * * * *
PC Perfect "home run.. products & services to both small businesses & home users" Graham Gaskell 50 Neville St Spreydon
The Computer Trainers "Your on-call IT department" Andrew King 15 Neill St Hornby tct.co.nz
Visual Group "Visible Service Solutions Co" 208 Barbadoes St + Ackd Wgtn

Recyclers
Ecotech Services 3853830 107 Warrington St
Molten Media 3771154 5/105 Coleridge St

Other NZ
Ascent Technology online store Wgtn ++OSfree
Computer Concepts "Engineering powered" now owned by Spark concepts.co.nz 21 Durham St Sth
Computer Dynamics "NZ's leading distributor of Computer Cables, Adapters, Network Patch Leads, Networking Products & Accessories, Communication Equipment & general computer accessories" Ackd
Consumables "The lowest prices in NZ?" Computer Food Ltd Ackd
eMax.co.nz "importing products such as PC & laptop accessories, & small electronic gadgets etc.. selling them online" Ackd 2004 + PayPal
e3solutions ITX Store Mini-ITX 17x17cm "ultra-compact mainboard form-factor developed by Via Tech.. targets a new generation of quiet, small footprint, connected, info & entertainment systems" osCommerce
First In "Daily deals. One day only" Customers.co.nz Customail email delivery service www.customail.co.nz Cambridge & Wgtn
Hotchips mail-order Taupo +OSS
ITRecycla "Experts in Computer Data Hard Drive Shredding & eWaste Disposal" itrecycler.co.nz Wgtn Ackd
Monotapu Marketing "Shop online for electronics, computers, PDAs, mobiles.." Ackd
networkStuff "networking equipment from top brands like Cisco, 3com, US Robotics & Intel" Ackd
Noj Computers Taupo handhelds etc
NZ Computer Sales.co.nz "specialist wholesaler of Ex-lease, used & refurbished.. New & ex-demo" Ackd
NZ PC Clearance.co.nz "Best Priced PCs in New Zealand" 58B Hogans Rd Glenfield Ackd
Paradigm PCs Wgtn + Red Hat Enterprise Linux
PCsale "lowest price Wholesale.." Ackd
Pocket Solutions Ltd "Handheld Devices & Mobile Data Management for the Industrial Sector" teklogix.co.nz Lower Hutt & Rotorua
PriceSpy NZ best new prices + Gearbot "finding you the lowest prices in an impartial manner"
Procase various Ackd
productfinder IDG company index * * * * *
Proformac Computers "Sales, Service & Training" New Plymouth + Apple
Prosouth Technology Solutions Dndn
QMB Computers "Where smart Kiwis buy their PCs" Ackd
Raeco "goods & service solutions to the education information community" stationery etc Ackd
Santech Computers Wgtn
SnapperNet Snapper Network Distributors Ltd "data & communication products" Ackd
TradeMe NZ online auctions

Manufacturers
ATI Technologies Mobility Radeon grafix etc + Rage3D Rocketsearch + forums +OSS
Billion "Powering Communications with Security" ADSL VPN Firewall Router etc
Brother printers copy fax etc
Cisco "The worldwide leader in networking for the Internet"
Dell in NZ & Australia
Hewlett-Packard "HP and Compaq PCs printers servers workstations handhelds storage & more" + SmartStart "New Product Support page"s
LaCie External Storage: Hard CD-RW & DVD-RW Drives, Tape, Monitors US Aus
Lexmark printers copy fax etc
mini-itx.com "The Next Small Thing" form factor mbrd case etc
PLANET Technology "Wireless Products.. network security solutions"
Puretek "network application products" ADSL Modem etc
Silicon Graphics Inc SGI "The Source of Innovation & Discovery" + Linux training
Sony & VAIO Notebook & Desktop Computer Support
SunSolve "Sun Support" x86 & SPARC Sun Microsystems
Synaptics "Enriching the Interaction - between humans & intelligent devices" mice & touchpads Logitech

Digital Cameras
Cool-iCam for kids learning about data creation + drivers1 & drivers2 sites Warehouse $195 -> $150..
Flashcards "news affecting the Memory, Digital Camera & other related markets" + online sales "Laptops, MP3 Players & PDA's.. discounted Compact Flash, XD Cards, SD Cards, Memory Stick, Smart Media, MMC, USB Pen Drives" etc U4 St.James Court 77 Gloucester St POBox1884 Chch 0800-FLASH1/352-741 021-184-3160 + Knowlege Base + links * * * * *
Kens Cameras digital imaging 132 Armagh St
Photo & Video International online ordering Shop 9 Merivale Mall Papanui Rd Chch
Webpix Direct "...components & digital cameras" 290 Papanui Rd Merivale Chch
FrogPrints "Great digital photos made easy" Ackd
Digital Photography Review news etc Phil & Jo Askey * * *
digitalcamera-hq & photo.net tips etc
Phototools.co.nz 206 Barkers Rd Loburn
PBase "to Host & Share your photos"
Canon PowerShot A-Series Users Group forum
Fotopic "online picture gallery"
Foto Search Image Bank 50 Stock Photography, Photo, & Footage Vendors
Megacameras.com "for professional and home users" tips etc

Suppliers - world
Assmann.com DIGITUS & ednet adapters hubs cables etc De
Cheap Chips.com.au "direct source for the cheapest brand name flash memory cards" ASPLEY, QLD
Conics Japan Zaurus etc conics.net
PriceJapan.com Tokyo Zaurus etc
Shop the States.com Zaurus etc
uBid.com US online auctions
Audio & Video
AirPort Express "Connect. Listen. Print. Wirelessly" 54Mbps Apple
Black Box "tech support for data & voice networks" & BlackBox Australia "network services" blackboxnz.co.nz
Camcon IP Network Cameras LevelOne
ePanorama.net "Tomi Engdahl's Electronics Info Pages" Links +++
EQL Telecommunications "Video Baluns, Coaxial Connectors, Cables" Aus
IP Communications "IP based video, audio, & data conferencing technologies" Richard Bishop 68 Durham St Sth Sydenham Chch
Panasonic NZ Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ackd Projectors eg PT-AE500E High Definition LCD promo + Australia manual PT-AE500E
Penguin Chu Moy "hand-made portable pocket headphone amplifier, built to power & improve the potential of quality headphones" evilfire.com UK
South Island Component Centre "NTE Electronics Dealership" 185 Antigua St Chch
Squeezebox stream player "WiFi for your HiFi!.. MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC or uncompressed WAV & AIFF " 802.11 wireless or ethernet Slim Devices CA +FOSS

Education
Sitech Systems "Technology & AV solutions for the education sector" sitech.co.nz NZ-wide

Industry info
China steals internet crown from US "Internet population has surpassed.. the world's biggest.. 253 million people online despite government controls" theage.com.au 27Jul08
x Computer Chat "people who are learning about computers" [defunct]
x Computer-NZ.com "the on-line computer magazine & portal for the NZ computing scene. We showcase NZ software & hardware, IT events, geek speek, training & recruitment. Computing Tips & Tricks plus loads of free software [to] make your life easier" E Marketing Ltd + dir links [defunct]
Computerworld magazine online IDG
Geekzone "IT, mobility, wireless, handheld & pocket pc news" forum blog M$
IDG Net NZ IDG Communications Ltd "NZ's Leading Provider of Information Services on Information Technology"
IHS Electronics360 "Industry News & Analysis, Market Outlook & Trends" electronics360.globalspec.com & Arduino Meets Linux: 3rd Generation Platform 20Nov15
InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards "Where IT all begins.. INCITS is the primary US focus of standardization in the field of ICT, encompassing storage, processing, transfer, display, management, organization, & retrieval of information" IT Industry Council Washington + links ***
x IT NZ IT Managers Assn of NZ Ackd [defunct]
News InfoHelp link page - world technical industry news
m-net "ICT business news & info" +++FOSS
NZ Computer Society NZCS "for achieving ongoing improvement in the quality of the delivery of ICT by organisations & individuals" + Forthcoming IT-related events in Canterbury * * * *
Planet NZTech "aggregate.. blogs of NZers or NZ residents.. doing stuff in the tech industry" +FOSS
techlink.gen.nz [defunct]
Techlink.org.nz "Involve - Evolve" educ NZT&E
x TechLink "Chch's premier website for information & advice on computing & the Internet in NZ, written specially for average computer users & non-technical businesses" by TechWriter Services [gone 19/6/3]
x c1998 Micromart, PC General, & 2 other Chch PC producers failed in 1 year
Why Google, Microsoft, & Yahoo are buying up wind energy "near its data centres" NZ Herald 10Nov14

Services
Crazy PC "Everything Cool.. Cooling, Case Mods & Upgrades"
eDay.org.nz "drive-through recycling event.. computers or mobile phones.. environmentally sustainable" 4Oct08
HelpLINK "100% web-based Help Desk & fully integrated Knowledge Base" Ackd
Low End Mac "Value Computing" Cobweb Publishing
PrintCountry "Driver downloads, software updates & patches, informational guides & other support software" San Diego
Procon Technology "quality robot kits from fischertechnik & other hi-tech products" Melbourne
Silent PC Review " reviews, news & info about quiet, low noise, noise-free &/or silent computers & components" + Enjoy the Silence "My journey to PC modding insanity & back" Simon Edwards 10Aug03
Surge PC "NZ's Watercooling & Case Modding Specialist" loc?

Handy / How to
Ars Technica "the PC enthusiast's resource"
Australian PC Authority magazine online "making technology work for you"
Badcaps.net "plaguing computer motherboards since about 1999"
Compguys Techweb compguystechweb.com [defunct 2010?]
Computer Hope "free computer help" + Computer History
Computer Knowledge "tutorials, info, acronyms, & much more" cknow.com
Computing.Net "Tech support for Business & You" Support Forums news + OSS
CPU Scorecard
DriverGuide
Dux Computer Digest
Dvorak Simplified Keyboard introduction Marcus Brooks
Everyday Practical Electronics EPE Online "The world's first Web-delivered hobbyist magazine for electronics & computer enthusiasts" Wimborne Publishing UK & TechBites Interactive US
Experts Exchange "More IT solutions" +OSS
5 Star Support Stockton Ca +OSS
Froogle "Find products for sale from across the web"
Geekzone "IT, mobility, wireless, handheld & pocket pc news" Forums, Bluetooth Guides etc..
Google Answers Algorithms, Games, Graphics, Hardware, Internet, Operating Systems, Programming, Security, Software, Wireless & Mobile
Happy Hacking Keyboard "The Linux Keyboard! ..60 keys"
Help-Site "Computer Manuals" + forums +OSS
Homebuilt CPU "minicomputer.. TTL chips" Magic-1 + WebRing links
HWiNFO & HWiNFO32 "professional hardware info diagnostic tools" WinDOS
Mini-ITX "a motherboard form factor created by VIA" for small & silent PC projects
Modemsite.com "The Modem Info & Support Site"
The PC Guide Technical Resource Guide + links * * * * *
pchub.com "affordable digital ..global hub for laptop spare parts" Singapore
PC Mechanic "PC Assembly, Hardware & Software Tutorials" + news + links
PCStats.com "Get The 'Stats & Stay Informed!"
PlayTool.com "2005-07 by Mark Allen" & Compatibility issues for ATX power supplies & motherboards + ATX 20 pin & ver.2 ATX (ATX12V) 24 pin power supply connector pinouts.ru
Make Your Boots Shine With PXE Pre-Boot eXecution Environment article
RatedPC.com "Top Computer Stories" etc +OSS
Scrounge.org "Folk Computing for the New Millenium" +OSS * * *
Start-up apps cleanup for Windows * * *
Tom's Hardware Guide
wizard-industries hard drive security etc
Windows Messenger in XP fixes
Yahoo! Digital How To "Your PC as your entertainment box"
Parts InfoHelp Parts page link

History & definition
Abstract State Machines "A Formal Method for Specification & Verification" algorithm etc
AtariArchives.org "archiving vintage computer books, info, & software"
Babel "Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations & Acronyms" I&R Kind
Bellaire Electronics CyKey & Microwriter AgendA Chris Rainey + Len Warner / British Osborne Owners Group UK
Bletchley Park WW2 Ultra Colossus vs Enigma Machine "birth of modern day computing" UK * * * * *
Books InfoHelp link page * * * * *
Computer History Ewen Coker, The People's Embassy
CP/M collection is back online with an Open Source licence The Register 26Nov01 + MaxFrame Corp Digital Research + The Unofficial CP/M Web site + Joe Wein
Folklore.org "Macintosh Stories" + Making the Macintosh "Technology & Culture in Silicon Valley" Stanford + Woz.org Steve Wozniak + P.dro Classic Mac emulator Fr + Tony Silva Chicago + Mac Udder Side Park recycling :)
Computer Dictionary Online + Medical + Legal * * *
Computer History Museum "the world's authority on the history of computing technology" CA * * * * *
Computer Science Museum Computer Science Club, Uni California, Davis + Timeline, pix, links
Dictionary Server Protocol DICT Development Group "TCP transaction based query/response protocol that allows a client to access dictionary definitions from a set of natural language dictionary databases" dictd server +GPL + links
Everything2 E2 "a wide range of original written material" theory etc ++OSS
Free Online Dictionary of Computing FOLDOC Imperial College Dept of Computing mirrors + links +GNU
History of Computing John Impagliazzo ProfCompSci Hofstra Uni NY CompHist.org
The History of Computing Virginia Tech US + The Computer Museum
Internet Training - WWW InfoHelp link page * * * * *
HobbesNet "free accounts on VMS systems"
HCS Virtual computer history museum + "Chronology of Computer History" * * * * *
the History of Computing Project "accurate & balanced history with input from as many sources as possible & maximum access to the results worldwide"
The Jargon Dictionary Eric Raymond "Hacker Folklore" etc + Jargon "The New Hacker's Dictionary" + Jargon "The New Hacker's Dictionary by Eric Raymond" OOPweb + Online Jargon File Retrologic Systems +++OSS *
Killer List of Videogames KLOV International Arcade Museum
The Life & Work of Konrad Zuse "Z3.. the first fully functional automatic digital computer" Prof Horst Zuse EPE Online
Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator for PCs UK
Multics "Multiplexed Information & Computing Service.. mainframe timesharing OS" 1965-2000
Museum of Computing "working examples of early computers" UniBath Swindon UK + here
old-computers.com "Online museum since 1995.. the most popular website for old computers" NY *****
PC Biography "PCmuseum: Personal computer history & collection of pc's" *
PC History "Pre-IBM PC Computers" * * *
Peter's Sun3 Zoo SunOS Peter Koch De
Retrocomputing "Mostly machines made before 1982" Eric Smith * * * * *
Retrotechnology.com S-100 Mac SGI Sun DEC etc
Richard S. Shuford Uni Tennessee & RSS Computing Technology Links +++FOSS
Room 101 "The Evolution of Desktops" snaps r-101.blogspot.com
Silicon Valley as the nucleus of the modern way of computing Martin Grger
misc.sources Erik Wilde UCB dret.net/lectures Vannevar Bush As We May Think Jul45 etc
20 Year Usenet Timeline 1981-2001 googlegroups * * *
Vintage Computer Collection Mike Umbricht DEC VAX VMS Honeywell etc
Virtual Altair Museum William Sanderson, Pertec Computer Corp * * *
The Virtual Museum of Computing VMoC + links * * * * *
Webopedia online IT dictionary, resources, jobs etc
Whatis.com parts & terminology explained etc Techtarget
What was the first personal computer? Blinkenlights Archaeological Institute
Wikipedia Computing "the free encyclopedia" GUI History etc..
Xerox Alto "revolutionary machine!" 1972 raster graphics windows wikipedia

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