DJI's new drone smaller, easier

The Mavic Pro is the size of a water bottle, has a 4K camera and the ability to track a person on the ground.

The Mavic Pro is the size of a water bottle, has a 4K camera and the ability to track a person on the ground.

Xiaomi's phone targets Apple

The 5.7-inch Mi 5S Plus is taking aim at fans of premium devices.

Xiaomi revealed a plus-sized device with dual cameras and a pressure-sensitive screen that's less than half the price of an iPhone.

Aftershocks of Yahoo breach

Cybercriminals wielding 500 million passwords could conceivably hijack tens of thousands of other accounts.

Security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.

Twitter looks for a new nest

Suitors are hovering over the social network where growth has slowed and losses continue to mount.

Suitors are hovering over the social network where growth has slowed and losses continue to mount.

Apple wants to diagnose you

The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch.

The company wants to use its apps to interpret data and turn it into advice for users, doctors and others.

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Fire crews secure and monitor a large and suspicious fire in Henderson.

WATCH: The mangled mass of an Auckland plastics factory gutted by fire.

Drones target elephant poachers

Some poachers in Hwange have used cyanide to poison elephants.

Africa has welcomed the Google and WWF initiative which aims to protect wild animals.

Wi-fi passwords for world's airports

You can now connect to the internet at any airport, thanks to a handy feature.

You can now connect to the internet at any airport thanks to a handy website and app.

These tech glasses may be cool

The Snapchat Spectacles. You've got to admit, they're better looking than Google Glass.

Snapchat Spectacles could become the first piece of high-tech headgear that people want to wear and feel comfortable being around.

You're being watched at work

Some surveillance cameras are now so powerful they can zoom in and read text messages on a mobile phones.

OPINION: An all hearing, all seeing badge worn by workers could leave you with nowhere to hide.

Twitter up for sale?

Could Twitter end up in the hands of Disney.

Twitter could sell for up to US$16 billion and there could be some serious interest.

Apple's health ambitions revealed

The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch.

The company wants to use its apps to interpret data and turn it into advice for users, doctors and others.

Merger makes sense

McLaren already has experience in electric vehicles, having incorporated an electric motor into its P1 supercar.

OPINION: McLaren may have denied it is in talks with Apple about producing cars, but such a deal could work.

How to bring your app idea to life

Hipster Whale's popular Crossy Road blends several classic gaming concepts to come up with a fresh idea.

​I've got an idea for a great game, just like a million other people, so what do I do next?

Leica to launch instant camera

The Sofort will be the cheapest Leica camera you ever own.

The world's most prestigious camera maker latest device will only cost $420.

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digital living

A week with slow internet

Slow internet speeds tend to bring out temper tantrums in many people.

I really like my smartphone, but this week I felt like throwing it at brick wall.

Tech sites want your birthdate

Of all the personal information people tend to give out willy-nilly on the internet, birthdate is perhaps the most ubiquitous.

Phone calls becoming extinct

Your friendly cyberhood

gadgets

Leica to launch instant camera

The Sofort will be the cheapest Leica camera you ever own.

The world's most prestigious camera maker latest device will only cost $420.

Charging from across a room

Tech that may allow phones, tablets and smartwatches to be powered from across a room could arrive next year.

Tech that may allow phones, tablets and smartwatches to be powered from across a room could arrive next year.

Review: iPhone 7 adaptor

Phil Schiller, of Apple, discusses the audio features of the iPhone7 during a media event in San Francisco.

Apple's lightning-to-3.5mm audio adaptor is about to become a necessary evil.

No, don't drill your iPhone video

Reaching for the drill? Don't do it.

YouTube video shows how to add a "heaphone jack" on the iPhone 7 - but it's not all that it seems.

games

Kiwi Trump game threatened?

Kiwi-made mobile game Jrump is set in a future where Donald Trump is president and the world is ending. Players have to ...

A Donald Trump mobile game made by a couple of Kiwis is making headlines overseas. And drawing some dodgy attention.

Review: ReCore

Recore

Despite a few technical hiccups, ReCore offers a perfect balance of exploration and action.

Giant company invests in Dunedin studio

Dean Hall's gaming company Rocketwerkz is going from strength to strength.

Dunedin-based gaming studio wants to do what Sir Peter Jackson did with the film industry.

League of Legends turns 10

Riot Games co-founders Marc Merrill and Brandon Beck.

​Ten years ago, League of Legends was a dream. Today, it is a game with more than 100m players.

social networking

Twitter tweaks character limit

Twitter has now excluded photos, videos and more from the count, giving users an extra 23 characters to use.

Twitter has now excluded photos, videos and more from the count, giving users an extra 23 characters to use.

Instagram rolls out comment filter

Instagram users will have the option to create a list of keywords that can be used to filter out comments they don't ...

​Not a fan of what you're seeing in your Instagram comments? Starting on Tuesday, the social network is giving you the power to ignore what you don't want to see.

Facebook admits photo mistake

Vietnam War photographer Nick Ut speaks with media next to his iconic "Napalm Girl" photograph.

But social media giant won't apologise for censoring famous Vietnam War photo due to nudity.

'Kiwi thing' takes dark turn

The It's a Kiwi Thing stamps.

NZ Post asked people to come up with classic Kiwi-isms. Things didn't go to plan.

apps

Apple's health ambitions revealed

The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch.

The company wants to use its apps to interpret data and turn it into advice for users, doctors and others.

How to bring your app idea to life

Hipster Whale's popular Crossy Road blends several classic gaming concepts to come up with a fresh idea.

​I've got an idea for a great game, just like a million other people, so what do I do next?

EasyLaw can help home buyers

Business owner and solicitor Emma Stanley.

An app produced in Southland for home buyers seeks to demystify property law.

The new Siri is still maddening

On Apple's Siri webpage, the company touts many things Siri can do.

Siri is slightly improved, but only if you take the time to enunciate correctly and slowly.

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The fire that destroyed everything

WATCH: The mangled mass of an Auckland plastics factory gutted by fire.

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