Why I want the Nokia 3310

The 3310 relaunch probably isn't about big sales. It's meant to draw attention to the company's first line of ...

There's plenty of reasons to embrace the dumb phone, especially as an antidote to these digitally toxic times.

Review: Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 isn’t very interested in telling a tale, but more interested in keeping up appearances.

Halo Wars 2 isn’t very interested in telling a tale, but more interested in keeping up appearances.

Are tablets still relevant gadgets?

The latest Samsung Galaxy Book is displayed during its presentation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Tablets are struggling to find their place in the tech world, but that isn't stopping companies from releasing new models.

Review: Razer's MacBook killer

The matte black Stealth is as beautiful (and fingerprint-hungry) as ever.

The recently released refreshed version pushes the boundaries of the small form factor even further.

Best apps for free overseas calls

Skype has been the pioneer of free calls since it started in 2003.

A common question we hear all the time is, how can you make international calls for free?

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Tourists will go to the moon

Two people have paid for a private mission around the moon in 2018 with SpaceX

Humans will return to the moon for the first time in 45 years, and they will pay for the experience.

Death follows birth online

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New parents and people wanting passports can fill in everything online, and soon the bereaved can too.

Parent tackles rider at skate park video

The boy's father can be seen running into the bowl, dropping his skateboard and pushing Periam, sending him flying ...

Video shows the moment a man was knocked off his bike after colliding with a boy on a skateboard in Auckland.

Apps for free overseas calls

Skype has been the pioneer of free calls since it started in 2003.

A common question we hear all the time is, how can you make international calls for free?

Tinder killing brothel business?

An Australian brothel owner says the "industry is dying out".

Free hook-up apps are swiping customers from brothels, says an Australian owner.

New Nokia won't work on Spark

Nokia's bringing back the brick: the new-look 3310.

The new-old dumbphone with Snake and a 30-day battery has a catch for Kiwis.

'Change the world', Google encourages

Adrian Pickstock, from the Interactive Advertising Bureau NZ, and John Ball from Google Australasia, say good customer ...

Google's Australasia spokesman encourages businesses to use technology to improve their lives, and the world.

BlackBerry brings back keyboard

The Keyone feature a 12-megapixel rear camera and quick charging technology.

The new Keyone, which runs on Google's Android, features a touchscreen and a keyboard.

Samsung showcases new tablets

Consumers will have to wait at least a few weeks longer for details on Samsung's next major smartphone.

Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone.

Food blogger a marathon cheat

Shown: food blogger Jane Seo a few kms from the finish line. Not shown: the bike and shortcut Seo had taken to get there.

Her fitness tracker said 18.7km run in record time. One problem: The race is 21km long.

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digital living

Facebook finally got me

Facebook: ah... go on then.

Grant Smithies arrives late to the party and wastes no time working the room.

Apple's new campus opens in April

The company also announced the facility's main theatre will be named the Steve Jobs Theater.

Samsung's reputation takes nosedive

I'll miss TV screens in planes

gadgets

New Nokia won't work on Spark

Nokia's bringing back the brick: the new-look 3310.

The new-old dumbphone with Snake and a 30-day battery has a catch for Kiwis.

BlackBerry brings back keyboard

The Keyone feature a 12-megapixel rear camera and quick charging technology.

The new Keyone, which runs on Google's Android, features a touchscreen and a keyboard.

Samsung showcases new tablets

Consumers will have to wait at least a few weeks longer for details on Samsung's next major smartphone.

Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone.

Food blogger a marathon cheat

Shown: food blogger Jane Seo a few kms from the finish line. Not shown: the bike and shortcut Seo had taken to get there.

Her fitness tracker said 18.7km run in record time. One problem: The race is 21km long.

games

Prominent gamer dies

Live-stream gamer Brian Vigneault, who died while attempting to play for 24 hours to raise money for charity.

He was attempting to play for 24 hours to raise money for charity. He only made it 22.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Inside the game

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Gerard Campbell catches up with Joel Eschler, senior producer on the new PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn.

Review: For Honor

For Honor is available now for PS4, XBox One and PC.

How is a game about Knights, Vikings, and Samurai wailing on each other not perfect?

Review: Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn is due to be released on PlayStation 4 on March 1.

Horizon Zero Dawn is a breath of fresh air, but the journey takes some missteps.

social networking

Hide your feelings from Facebook

With Go Rando running, each time you click like on a post from your news feed, the extension intercepts that like and ...

A piece of software randomly selects one of Facebook's six reactions so the site can't track your feelings.

You should be afraid of Facebook

Facebook actively created the silos by fine-tuning the algorithm that lies at its centre - the one that forms a user's ...

Facebook has spawned anxieties and addictions that detracts from a user's life satisfaction.

Why we waste hours on Facebook

People tend to show off the best moments of their life online, and that can cause issues for those exposed to only the ...

Checking social media makes you feel really good, and it even warps how you perceive time.

7 ways to filter out Twitter abuse

Twitter has a handful of tools to help those experiencing abuse on the platform to some degree.

Twitter appears to make a more serious commitment to fighting abuse.

apps

kin2kin turns one

The kin2kin family app celebrates its first birthday.

Founder Hamish McGregor says Wanaka community support is behind huge growth of family app.

Doubt cast on fitness apps

Millions of fitness trackers are sold each year, with the promise of monitoring and improving activity levels.

People who use a tracking device can lose less weight than those undertaking standard weight loss techniques.

Windows still has privacy concerns

Microsoft is being criticised over users' apparent lack of control over their personal data with Windows 10.

Microsoft is being criticised over users' apparent lack of control over their personal data.

WhatsApp copies Snapchat features

WhatsApp is adding a built-in camera to let people take photos or videos, and send them directly to their contacts or ...

It's the latest example of a Facebook-owned app building the tools popularised by its younger rival.

Video

Parent tackles rider at skate park

Video shows the moment a man was knocked off his bike after colliding with a boy on a skateboard in Auckland.

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