Hottest tech coming this year

The 77-inch LG Signature W OLED television is expected to cost US$20,000.

Here are 31 items that won a CES innovation award and that may make it into your home this year.

Making the game: Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2

Director Clay Jensen gives us the inside track on one of 2017's most eagerly-awaited games.

Big phones about compromise

The iPhone 7 Plus, left, weighs about 50g more than an iPhone 6.

Up until recently, all my phones have been four-point-something inches, which I thought was perfect.

Fujifilm unveils new cameras

The X-T20 has an indicative pricing of approximately $1699 for the body only.

Fujifilm has announced three new cameras as it carves out a share of the mirrorless market.

Emoji bug crashing iPhones

The prank also works if the characters are sent embedded in a Contacts file.

A combination of characters sent as a message is crashing and freezing iPhones.

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A Palmerston North project to create holographic exhibitions could revolutionise museum industry.

Sky high photography is 'stunning'

A sky high photo captures tyre tracks on a farm in Warea, Taranaki.

A drone, an infrared lens and a special skill helps one photographer capture quite the shot.

Planes can never vanish again

Pilots now have to report their position every 15 minutes.

Pilots now have to report every 15 minutes as airlines keep closer tabs on planes flying over open ocean.

Airbus to test flying car video

The flying car will be tested by end of 2017, says Airbus.

The plane-maker's self-piloted flying car is an answer to congested cities and pollution.

Is your digital life ready for your death?

How safe will your online life be after your worldly life ends?

You may have thought about what will happen to your finances but what about your online life?

Top 5 gaming plays of the week video

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

Emoji bug crashing iPhones

The prank also works if the characters are sent embedded in a Contacts file.

A combination of characters sent as a message is crashing and freezing iPhones.

7 predictions about Snapchat

Will Evan Spiegel will make Snapchat act more like Facebook or will he continue forging a new route?

You may be able to organise your nightly events and start to use the app to do your shopping.

Hundreds of abusive messages

Hundreds of threatening comments were made to a disabled man on Facebook.

She didn't know her victim, but called man with rare disorder a retard and threatened to slit his throat.

Eno's album to last a lifetime

Brian Eno's new album Reflections has a generative app that endlessly recreates the original piece of music while never ...

The Godfather of ambient music has created a technological wonder that literally changes every time you listen to it.

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Emoji bug crashing iPhones

The prank also works if the characters are sent embedded in a Contacts file.

A combination of characters sent as a message is crashing and freezing iPhones.

Hundreds of abusive messages

She didn't know her victim, but called man with rare disorder a retard and threatened to slit his throat.

2016's most common passwords

Zuckerberg denies stealing VR tech video

gadgets

A guide to buying a 4K TV

Expect to pay under $1500 for a 50-inch 4K HDTV; lower-resolution sets can be had for as little as $300.

Here's a geek's guide to decode the buzzwords, alphabet soup and pricing of TVs.

Review: Huawei MateBook

The Huawei Matebook costs $1725.

​Huawei has undergone a transformation over recent years, moving from being an obscure budget handset maker into the No. 3 slot in the smartphone market. 

Drone dream is crashing

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors.

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors by cutting prices.

Android creator's 'essential' phone

Andy Rubin sold Android to Google in 2005.

Two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry.

games

Review: Gravity Rush 2

Many missions take you to alien landscapes full of things to kick.

If you like magical girls, fantasy steampunk, or duck-related sidequests, Gravity Rush 2 is your kind of people.

Windows to get 'game mode' feature

The 'game mode' update is due to arrive early this year.

The move will essentially allows PCs to act almost like consoles.

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch

The Switch in its three main configurations: TV mode, tabletop mode and portable mode.

As we've come to expect from Nintendo, this is a console that does things a bit differently to everything else on the market.

Five things to know about Switch

A man plays Nintendo's new game console Switch at its launch.

Nintendo's new console will have high-end games and it is aimed at adults who like playing in groups.

social networking

Facebook and fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has previously announced measures to limit misinformation on the social network.

Facebook announces it is launching its own journalism project to crack down on fake news on the site.

Instagram's new full-screen ads

This year, Instagram is expected to generate US$3.64 billion in worldwide ad revenue, nearly double last year

Instagram users will start to see something new pop up in their Stories: advertisements.

Instagram's 5000-word rules rewritten

Instagram's terms of use in total run at least seven printed pages, with more than 5000 words, mostly written in legalese.

Instagram's terms of use in total run at least seven printed pages, with more than 5000 words, mostly written in legalese.

Digital mob seeks targets

Is Peter Leitch, the Mad Butcher, racist? Probably not.

OPINION: New things to be outraged about come along like clockwork.

apps

7 predictions about Snapchat

Will Evan Spiegel will make Snapchat act more like Facebook or will he continue forging a new route?

You may be able to organise your nightly events and start to use the app to do your shopping.

Eno's album to last a lifetime

Brian Eno's new album Reflections has a generative app that endlessly recreates the original piece of music while never ...

The Godfather of ambient music has created a technological wonder that literally changes every time you listen to it.

Invitation to intern at billionaire enterprise

Kerman Kohli, 18, was in San Francisco last year to attend the exclusive Apple Worldwide Developer's Conference.

Kerman Kohli's award-winning talents with technology landed him an invitation to intern at "the Amazon of Dubai".

Messaging privacy warning

A photo illustration shows a chain and a padlock in front of a displayed Whatsapp logo January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado ...

InternetNZ identifies three 'secure' services people can use to stay in touch.

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Holographic exhibitions to bring art out of the vaults

A Palmerston North project to create holographic exhibitions could revolutionise museum industry.

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