Google refines its logo

Same-same, but different. Google's new look.

Google gives itself a face lift - but can you spot the difference?

PC-building easier than ever

Halt and Catch Fire.

The latest PC cases are making it easier than ever to build your own PC.

Stop. Using. Fullstops.

Using full stops in texts can seem stern.

OPINION: The dos and don'ts of online behaviour come out with new trends each week.

Samsung goes for smart circle

The new Samsung Gear S2 is previewed at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event in New York August 13, 2015. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled a new Galaxy Note phablet and a larger version of its curved-screen S6 edge smartphone on Thursday, marking a fresh bid by the South Korean tech giant to revive momentum in its handset business.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The new S2 promises two to three days of battery life, compared with Apple Watch's 18 hours.

Kaspersky: 'Rub out' AVG

Russian tech entrepreneur and Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky speaks with Reuters during the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Cancun Feburary 2, 2012. Kaspersky, who runs the world's fourth-biggest maker of anti-virus software, is parting ways with a group of U.S. investors who bought 20 percent of his company a year ago when he was considering taking it public. Picture taken February 2, 2012. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS)

Security company founder told workers they should attack rival antivirus by "rubbing them out in the outhouse".

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digital living

Yahoo boss pregnant with twins

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer smiles before the session "In Tech We Trust" in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 22, 2015. More than 1,500 business leaders and 40 heads of state or government attend the Jan. 21-24 meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to network and discuss big themes, from the price of oil to the future of the Internet. This year they are meeting in the midst of upheaval, with security forces on heightened alert after attacks in Paris, the European Central Bank considering a radical government bond-buying programme and the safe-haven Swiss franc rocketing.                                           REUTERS/Ruben Sprich (SWITZERLAND  - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

0 min ago  Marissa Mayer is pregnant with twin girls, she announced on the Yahoo-owned Tumblr blog.

'Hungry for better connectivity'

9:02 AM  Southern Wairarapa towns to get ultra fast broadband as Government kicks off next phase of fibre roll-out.

The strange life of John McAfee

Uber hires Jeep hackers

gadgets

Coming soon, force touch and 4K

Force touch is available on the Apple Watch and could soon be coming to the iPhone.

New tech and gimmicks appear nearly everyday in the tech world, with some (fingerprint scanning) becoming mainstream while others (curved phones) fail to catch on.

What's Siri hiding?

Invites to annual September showcase show Siri may hold the key to some Apple secrets.

MegaBots' Mark II robot.

Giant robot gears up to battle video

It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. And it's headed for Japan.

games

No shame in Definitive Edition video

Dishonored: Definitive Edition updates the 2012 stealth action hit for a new generation of consoles.

REVIEW: For once, the "definitive" hype lives up, and reminds you why repackaging old hits isn't always a cynical cash grab.

Classic Transformers reborn video

Michael Bay's Transformers are here to stay, but have no fear 80s child, the classic characters are coming to save the day.

Tim Schafer and Cookie Monster

Kickstart your game right

The best way to ensure your game campaign's success is probably to get Tim Schafer onboard.

social networking

1 billion served on Facebook video

A million users in a day isn't cool. You know what's cool? A billion.

Facebook is boasting a new achievement, saying a billion people used the social network in a single day.

Stuff you may not know about Facebook

Did you know you can overlay colourful text on the photos you post? How about mark the end of a relationship without your 500 closest friends getting notified?

Duncan Garner was "inadvertently caught up" in the Ashley Madison scandal, TV3 reported on Tuesday.

Duncan Garner: 'Tinder was on to me'

Duncan Garner says his Ashley Madison profile was fake, but he was signed up to Tinder for research.

Apps

App solves parking problems

Parkable co-founders Warwick Beauchamp, Brody Nelson and Toby Litton hope they have found a solution to Auckland's parking woes.

A new app helps Aucklanders solve their parking woes

Instagram moves outside the box video

Your pics will no-longer have to fit into Instagram's signature square.

Vicki Campbell and 4-year-old son Jed Karam use the Educa programme through their childcare centre. It's a digital platform that helps parents and teachers to stay in the loop.

App keeps parents in the loop

Get more out of the question "how was school today?"

Video

No shame in Definitive Edition

REVIEW: For once, the "definitive" hype lives up, and reminds you why repackaging old hits isn't always a cynical cash grab.

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