The VCR is officially dead

The heyday came in the 1980s and and '90s, when VCRs exploded in popularity.

8:48 AM  The VCR's demise may come as a shock, mostly because many thought it was already dead.

Instagram posts reveal your age

If you post about your location or nature then you're considered "Instagram-old".

9:26 AM  If you post about your location or nature then you're considered "Instagram-old".

iTunes trips up KickassTorrents

KickassTorrents serves as a hub for links users could use to download them.

17 min ago  There's something ironic about legal purchases leading to the downfall of a man behind a piracy empire.

Pokemon border busters

US Border Patrol agent John South said the teens were engrossed and wandered into the United States.

Two Canadian teens playing Pokemon Go accidentally cross border into US.

One theme, 50 gamers, 48 hours

The challenge is to design a new game in 48 hours.

Pokemon Go's the talk of the town, but in just 48 hours these designers hope to make something even better.

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Nori win for Wellington

Nori merchandise has already been created and is on sale in Korea, and its creators expect the show to be sold around ...

Capital's sound expertise forms company to win work during gaps between international blockbusters.

Pokemon hard on relationships

Pokemon Go is bringing couples together.

It might pay to think twice before bringing Squirtles and Pidgeys into the relationship.

Where will our phones go next?

A "Pidgey" Pokemon is seen on the screen of the Pokemon Go mobile app.

After Pokemon Go the sky's the limit, says Kiwi games developer.

USB car charger maps where you parked

The Zus app helps you find your way back to the car, as well as set a timer so you don't overstay your welcome.

The in-car gadget charger and app which remembers where you parked.

Catching cash with Pokemon Go

People are adapting their business to attract Pokemon gamers.

People in all types of businesses are cashing on the worldwide craze of Pokemon Go.

Pokemon no: Driver hits police car video

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Not surprisingly, playing Pokemon Go while driving is a poor idea.

What it takes to get a Twitter ban

Twitter doesn't generally comment on while they ban users.

Twitter doesn't have publicly available guidelines for the threshold that must be met for a permanent ban.

Making Pokemon money

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Students setting up businesses to make money as Pokemon Go farmers.

Pokemon No-Go in Saudi Arabia

The religious edict is an update to an existing ban on the Pokemon card and video games.

Saudi clerics have issued a ban on Pokemon Go, declaring the game a form of gambling.

App showcases refugee process

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App teaches users about asylum-seeking process by letting them play govt officers conducting interviews.

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USB car charger maps where you parked

The Zus app helps you find your way back to the car, as well as set a timer so you don't overstay your welcome.

The in-car gadget charger and app which remembers where you parked.

How to take a perfect food pic

When was the last time you sat down to a meal and ... ate it? Without take a photo first?

Used vibrator among sale items

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Apple's iPhone 7 sneak peek?

The purported iPhone 7 unit on top of an iPhone 6s. Note the missing headphone jack and redesigned antenna stripes.

A video posted on Chinese social network Weibo appears to feature an extended look at Apple's iPhone 7, which is expected to be revealed in the coming months.

Tips for buying a big screen TV

All the jargon can be confusing but one important specification is the refresh rate. Aim for 120Hz.

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Review: Star Trek Communicator

The device needs to be paired with a Bluetooth-enabled phone to receive and make calls.

The Star Trek Communicator is a working replica of the prop used in the original 1960s series of Star Trek.

DNA may replace hard drives

Your data may one day be stored on synthetic DNA molecules instead of hard drives.

A team successfully encoded about 200 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

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Pokemon No-Go in Saudi Arabia

The religious edict is an update to an existing ban on the Pokemon card and video games.

Saudi clerics have issued a ban on Pokemon Go, declaring the game a form of gambling.

Pokemon Go: tips and tricks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Want to capture that rare Pokemon and become a Pokemon master. Here are some handy hints to help you on your way.

Pokemon Go back in NZ

Pokemon Go players found themselves at a loss when the game went offline.

Pokemon Go is back online in New Zealand, but servers are still down in many other regions.

Pokemon used to lure fugitives

A rare Charizard Pokemon has  apparently been detected at a police station in New Hampshire, US.

Rare Pokemon character detected at police station. Will app-loving criminals try to catch it?

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Mobile app gets more "go"

Josh Reeves of Energy City Cabs waits for avid Pokemon hunters Sam O'dell, Tyler Blake, Sam Hiscock and Jacob Jones at ...

Mobile game gets more mobile with a taxi company's competition getting in on the act.

Coup a coup for social media

People react near a military vehicle during an attempted coup in Ankara, Turkey.

Attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

$35k to see what you say

While some government departments rely on free online tools to monitor social media, the Ministry of Primary Industries ...

Some Government departments reveal they spend up large to check what you are saying about them online.

Facebook ban because of name

Isis Thomas says she loves her first name and will not be changing it.

"I have no plans to change my name ... I just want Facebook to realise it's my real name."

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Making Pokemon money

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Students setting up businesses to make money as Pokemon Go farmers.

Pokemania 'not new' video

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Kiwi professor claims to have nearly unleashed pokemania on the world five years ago with a similar app.

Mission Bay overrun with Pokemon

Mitchel Ter-Weijden and Caleb Forsyth were lured to Mission Bay in the hope of catching good Pokemon.

On a busy day hundreds, if not thousands of people are catching Pokemon at Mission Bay with some interesting side effects.

New app turns pictures in to art gallery

Prisma lets users turn photos into artworks, similar to famous paintings.

We try out popular new Prisma app on some of our favourite pictures.

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Nori win for Wellington

Capital's sound expertise forms company to win work during gaps between international blockbusters.

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