How Apple changed Molly's life

Molly Watt, who is deaf and blind, says the Apple Watch has helped her navigate city streets.

Deaf and blind British woman says the Apple Watch has transformed her ability to navigate.

Wearables to disappearables

'You don't need a smartwatch'

The 4th will be with you, always

At least one of the new Star Wars Battlefront maps will be inspired by Iceland's lava fields.

Battlefront gets 12 maps, Xbox teases Star Wars controllers, Google's Force-sensitive search.

Treadmill accident killed exec

Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died unexpectedly on May 2.

The husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sanberg fell off the treadmill and hit his head in Mexico.

Is Googling someone creepy?

Google makes it easy to find information about anyone.

I Google people all the time. Not only for work but also when I'm curious about someone new.

Windows 10 adds finger emoji

Microsoft's new grey-skinned figures for Windows 10.

You will soon be able to flip someone the bird using an emoji after the character was approved by Microsoft.

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digital living

Me and my metadata

Fairfax Media's Australian Technology Editor Ben Grubb took on internet provider Telstra in a legal battle to see what his metadata looked like.

Australian journalist Ben Grubb's 22-month legal battle with internet provider Telstra to access his own metadata.

Zuckerberg's Internet.org under fire

Online activists in India express concern over Facebook's control over all data accessed.

UFB shackle shaken off

New fad: zit-popping videos (graphic content)

gadgets

Samsung in Marvel Team-up video

Marvel and Samsung Mobile present ‘Assemble’, starring Lionel Messi, Eddie Lacy, John John Florence, Fabian Cancellara and two lucky super fans. If you ever dreamed of being a superhero, now it’s finally possible.

New campaign presents virtual reality tie-in for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Wellington students keen to code

Computer programming may seem a man's world, but not for long, vow students

microsoft surface 3

Surface 3 worth a closer look video

REVIEW: Microsoft's new Surface 3 strikes a surprisingly good balance between notebook and tablet.

games

A video game that's also art

Ori and the Blind Forest

REVIEW: Video game Ori and the Blind Forest harks back to 2-D classics while also being contemporary and wonderful to look at.

Storyline makes game plain video

REVIEW: Assassin’s Creed: China differs stylistically from most previous entries, but is it an adventure you’ll want to experience?

Dead Island 2 has been delayed until at least 2016.

Dead Island 2 delayed until 2016 video

Developers promise delay will mean a "better game to play as a result".

social networking

Zuckerberg's Internet.org under fire

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched Internet.org to bring the web to more people around the globe, but what's the catch?

Online activists in India express concern over Facebook's control over all data accessed.

Eggplant emoji censored

Instagram has added emoji to its search feature, but one apparently innocent symbol has been censored.

Microsoft's new grey-skinned figures for Windows 10.

Windows 10 adds finger emoji

You will soon be able to flip someone the bird using an emoji after the character was approved by Microsoft.

Apps

New app a time-saver for builders

Hand holding iPhone

Manawatu residents wanting a building inspector and can now book one using a new app.

No more secrets; app shuts

Secret amassed 15 million users but is closing after straying from its original vision.

Josianne Hyson, left, and Pragya Mohan with their Beervana beer info app.

Drink it then sync it

Looking for ways to improve your beer drinking experience? There's an app for that.

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Samsung in Marvel Team-up

New campaign presents virtual reality tie-in for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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