Selfies bad luck for black cats

8:13 AM  Black cats don't photograph well, and that's why they're being abandoned, Britain's RSPCA says.

Impossible to delete those selfies

Taking selfies seriously

Super selfie slightly cynical

Instagram app comes to NZ

An image from the Bolt app.

8:30 AM  Kiwi smartphone users will be among the first in the world to get a new messaging app from Instagram. But do we need another app?

PlayStation everything

EXPANSION PACK: Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House talks about movies and television shows for the PlayStation 4 at E3 earlier this year.

Sony plans to reposition the console warhorse as a hub for a network of streamed services.

Taste Oddity

ABE RETURNS: Get ready to chant, make Sligs shoot each other and become ‘okay’ with an Alien race’s bodily functions in this revitalisation of the 90s classic Abe's Oddysse.

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is an example of a reimagining done right.

Let there be Lightbox

Telecom Lightbox

Telecom appears ready to take the lid off its online television service, which had been tipped to launch this month.

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Selfies bad luck for black cats

BLACK MARK: Lovable and a traditional symbol of good luck in British folklore, but so not good for profile pictures.

8:13 AM  Black cats don't photograph well, and that's why they're being abandoned, Britain's RSPCA says.

Uber app 'sugar-coated poison'

Controversial car travel app Uber is eyeing the Wellington market but the taxi federation says it is illegal under NZ law and warns that it is "sugar-coated poison" that will lead to higher fares.

Kids consider IT 'a bum subject'

PlayStation everything

gadgets

Ready for blast off video

ENGAGE: Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck says the Kiwi company is revolutionising the global space industry.

NZ-made 10-tonne rocket capable of sending satellites into space at a fraction of current costs.

US 'neighbourhood watch' satellites

Rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral with military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft.

Drones: more research needed

Bose sues Beats over patent

Amazon opens 3D printing store

3D printing service offers customisable earrings, bobble heads and other items.

games

Taste Oddity

ABE RETURNS: Get ready to chant, make Sligs shoot each other and become ‘okay’ with an Alien race’s bodily functions in this revitalisation of the 90s classic Abe's Oddysse.

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is an example of a reimagining done right.

The horror, the horror

REVIEW: Neil Gaiman and The Odd Gentlemen come together to bring you an interactive ghost story. Sounds great, right?

Walking Dead: Season 3 arises

Battlefield's cops & robbers risk

Error gives away thousands of games

But digital retailer is letting anyone who benefited keep those games.