Apple on Tim Cook's watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

Few would deny he was the right man to take over after Steve Jobs, but an undisputed hit product has proved elusive.

'Touch disease' infects iPhones

iFixit claims "touch disease" is an inherent manufacturing flaw in all of the iPhone 6 models.

A defect in iPhone 6 models is causing screens to not work properly.

Is this camera a DSLR killer?

The Fujifilm X-T2 is due to go on sale in New Zealand on September 8.

The Fujifilm X-T2 is a serious camera designed for someone who wants the best from their photography.

How nude images shaped the web

Actor Jennifer Lawrence, whose nude photos were hacked, called what happened to her "a sex crime".

The female body has, from the beginning, been the catalyst for attempts to regulate what's on the web.

Google Duo v Apple Facetime

Google duo app will be available for Kiwis soon.

While Duo may be aimed at FaceTime, I'm not convinced it's going to convince iPhone users to switch to Android.

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A (Pokémon) fight at the museum

Rare Pokemon will lurk among the exhibits at the Nelson Provincial Museum over the next few days.

How do you attract more young people to see rare artefacts? Drop a Pokemon Go lure of course.

Greenpeace 'spam attack' slammed

Thousands of templated emails intended for Hawke's Bay regional councillors have also swamped anaesthetist Roger Scott's ...

An anaesthetist fears patient data may have been lost in a torrent of emails sent to his councillor wife.

The gigs are up

With a transition to the internet age, New Zealand pushes for more fibre connections.

Kiwis are surfing more with an increasing need for speed.

Are extreme sports good for you?

The original Point Break planting the skydiving seed for many of us...

It seems those adrenaline junkies may be on to something when it comes to mental health.

'To my daughter's drug dealer'

"To my daughter's drug dealer," she wrote, "this is how I spend my daughter's birthday now," Tina Louden wrote.

Instead of hugging Ashley on her 28th birthday, Tina Louden caressed the urn bearing her ashes and posted a message.

How to keep your emails safe

Be careful with your emotions and what you write about other people in emails, unless you want them broadcast to the world.

Be careful with your emotions and what you write about other people in emails, unless you want them broadcast to the world.

Master web time waster

A college course where students could get credit for "wasting time" online? The internet bought into it, with a mix of ...

We all waste time on the internet, but this guy became an expert on it.

Throttle down for self-drive cars video

150415. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ.  Tesla S owner Sean Dick in auto pilot on the Wellington motorway.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges wants trials to begin this year - but is technology ready?

Map hack makes travel easier

My saved places extend all over the world.

Feature allows you to keep track of everything you see or read about that sounds interesting.

Self-driving cars closer than you think

Uber's self-driving Volvo, being tested in Pittsburgh this month.

Government keen on self-driving car tests in NZ by the end of the year, but don't tear up your driver's licence yet.

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Greenpeace 'spam attack' slammed

Thousands of templated emails intended for Hawke's Bay regional councillors have also swamped anaesthetist Roger Scott's ...

An anaesthetist fears patient data may have been lost in a torrent of emails sent to his councillor wife.

The gigs are up

Kiwis are surfing more with an increasing need for speed.

'To my daughter's drug dealer'

How to keep your emails safe

gadgets

Android coming to Chromebook PCs

The Google Play Store - and 2.2 million Android apps, are coming to Chromebooks in the next few months.

The Google Play Store - and 2.2 million Android apps, are coming to Chromebooks in the next few months.

Apple and Samsung still tops

Apple and Samsung together have generated 100 percent or more of all operating profits among makers of premium-priced ...

When it comes to what matters, Apple and Samsung rule, and they're unlikely to be dislodged soon.

Hands on: Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft's augmented reality HoloLens goggles.

Picking up where Pokemon Go leaves off, Microsoft's Hololens delivers a new way of looking at the world.

Switched on to service

Blenheim Electronics staff Sam Tennent, left, and Phillip Albrey have been winning awards with their customer service.

Staff at a popular Blenheim store are so switched on to customer service they have been named the best in the business.

games

Pokemon Go is in decline

A man plays Pokemon Go game on a smartphone.

Data shows Pokemon Go's daily active users, downloads and engagement are all well off their peaks.

New consoles signal big changes

The white Xbox One S is 40 per cent smaller than the original black Xbox One and features support for 4K high-definition ...

The new models are an opportunity to capitalise on technologies that have become more mainstream.

New Deus Ex scores political points

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Game that sparked outrage for using "mechanical apartheid" in marketing material deserves credit for tackling tough issues.

PS4 Slim images leak

Could this be the PS4 Slim?

Images of a PlayStation 4 Slim model appeared to have leaked online via a UK auction site.

social networking

Rare disease patient heads to clinic

Josie Galbraith has been living with a debilitating muscle condition for the past 18 years.

Josie Galbraith can't open jars, slice food, or walk very far, all because of a muscle condition she has been living with for 18 years.

Inside the world of food porn videos

Whether it's Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook, it's just about impossible to miss a recipe on social media.

It's a cut-throat industry in the world of Facebook and Snapchat recipe videos.

Why celebrities left social media

Leslie Jones temporarily left Twitter days after the release of her movie, following a particularly intense wave of ...

Many high-profile individuals have avoided or quit social media recently, often because of waves of abuse.

Opponents elated, developer disappointed by unitary plan decision

Auckland Council overturned a Unitary Plan recommendation that would have seen intensive development on a pristine ...

Auckland Council overturned a Unitary Plan recommendation that would have seen intensive development on a pristine estuary in the north of Auckland.

apps

Map hack makes travel easier

My saved places extend all over the world.

Feature allows you to keep track of everything you see or read about that sounds interesting.

New Android version released

Nexus-branded devices should receive a free upgrade to Android 7.0, nicknamed "Nougat", during the next few weeks.

Google is ready to start sending out the latest version of its Android operating system to a handful of devices.

'Plain Janes' win in online dating

Online dating frees you from the notion that people should fall at your feet.

For women on Tinder and other dating apps, being attractive is something that likely works against them.

Pokemon Go stopbank concerns

The Mangaone Stream, near Pioneer Highway.

Council concerned lazy Pokemon Go players may drive their cars along stream banks.

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Throttle down for self-drive cars

Transport Minister Simon Bridges wants trials to begin this year - but is technology ready?

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