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digital living

Kiwi uni student assists Interpol

More than a third of computers connected to the internet in 2015 were attacked at least once, says a cyber security student.

An international policing organisation is getting a little bit of help from the Waikato.

Facebook 'Friends Day' vid falls flat

For those who didn't know, Thursday was "Friends Day".

Sharing crash photos 'inappropriate'

Everyone hates Uber's new logo

gadgets

Clock builders having a ball video

Warren Thomas, Pete Romer and Graham Brice next to the ball clock 'mock up' sculpture they helped build.

A group of experienced craftsmen have built a working model of a ball clock to present to council.

How to back up your iPad

It's important to have a digital insurance policy should a tech disaster strike.

The Fitbit Alta will cost $229 in New Zealand.

Fitbit puts fashion first with Alta

Fitbit wants its latest entry-level fitness tracker to be fashionable with colour like teal and plum.

games

Games for girls - developed by mums

Ronel Schodt and Bridget Ellis-Pegler, with an early concept doll of Arabella.

Two Auckland mothers are developing a game and multimedia concept their kids can be proud of.

Weta takes magic leap with Google

Weta Workshop and Google to work together to take digital world beyond smartphones.

US popstar Taylor Swift.

TSwift to launch mobile game

Taylor Swift is working to develop her very own mobile game.

social networking

Twitter suspends 125,000 accounts

Twitter has shut down more than 125,000 accounts linked to radicalised Islam.

Twitter has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015.

The myth Facebook needs you to believe

The values Facebook ends up imposing on its "community" of 1.55 billion people are not agreed upon by many.

Logan Dodds is travelling New Zealand.

Kiwi plumber takes on NZ

The travelling Kiwi plumber is seeing his own backyard for the first time.

Apps

Facebook draining Android phones

Tests show removing the Facebook app resulted in a drop in power consumption of some Android services.

Tests show removing the Facebook app resulted in a drop in power consumption of some Android services.

Celebrity-backed app slammed

Blindspot allows users to send anonymous messages and is is being used as a weapon for cyber-bullying.

Property searching is a popular pastime for one-third of all Aucklanders, says Barfoot & Thompson, which has released a new phone app to speed up the process.

New app for property searches

House hunting just got easier with new app, but only for Auckland.

Video

Clock builders having a ball

A group of experienced craftsmen have built a working model of a ball clock to present to council.

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