Nintendo reveals release date

The new Legend of Zelda game, originally scheduled for release on Wii U in 2015, has been moved to 2017.

Nintendo has confirmed that its new video game system will launch in March 2017.

App is like texting in public

Talkshow lets you follow a topic and watch as people text each other about it - sort of like live video for texting.

Talkshow lets you follow a topic and watch as people text each other about it - sort of like live video for texting.

Twitter destined to be small

Twitter is less than one-fifth of Facebook's size.

Maybe Twitter just isn't meant to be an all-encompassing social utility.

Fitness app uproar over doping

A cyclist who holds hundreds of titles on a Strava's leaderboard has been linked to doping.

A cyclist who holds hundreds of titles on a Strava's leaderboard has been linked to doping.

Do you earn less than an intern?

Silicon Valley interns can find themselves working on live projects that have the potential to earn substantial money ...

The median monthly base salary for an intern at some of the big tech companies is $9800.

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Snapchat sued over 172kmh crash

A picture from Twitter of Christal McGee's Snapchat after crashing at over 170kmh while using the app's filter which ...

Driver wanted to record how fast she could go on a Snapchat filter.

Teams compete for Space Challenge

2016 NASA Space App Challenge. Judges from left Dr Rolf Gehre - engineering analyst and propulsion analyst with ...

Coders, designers and space enthusiasts hunkered down for two days of brainstorming on Anzac weekend.

'Cactus' skin may boost electric cars

A new membrane developed from a cactus is projected to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells.

A cactus-inspired skin could hold the secret to creating a more efficient electric car.

SpaceX: Mars by 2018

An artist rendering of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft approaching Mars.

Private spaceflight firm plans to land a spacecraft on Mars in as little as two years.

Facebook smashes expectations

Facebook's results will cheer investors in the tech sector.

Facebook is a money-making machine as its mobile ad sales surge.

'He needs to be stopped'

A 2011 Facebook photograph of Paul William Todd Abbott.

Is an online lothario, once dubbed the "modern Artful Dodger", up to his old tricks?

Future of public transport is here

The automated group rapid transport (GRT) vehicle can carry up to 24 people and is wheelchair-access-friendly.

Driverless pods are the latest and coolest mode of public transport.

Check before you fly

Blenheim Electronics store manager Phillip Albrey operating a multi-propeller entry-level drone.

Letters about the new rules have been sent out to known drone operators in the area.

Kiwi tech attracts News Corp

Plattar has raised $1.2m in seed funding from investors which include News Corp.

Christchurch brothers are making real waves in the world of augmented reality.

Vodafone quiet on sale rumour

Vodafone NZ has read the rumours but chosen not to comment.

Variety of explanations for heightened chatter, say analysts.

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Samsung forges ahead of rivals

Gloom may be settling over the computer industry but Samsung is expected to cope better than most.

Gloom may be settling over the computer industry but Samsung is expected to cope better than most.

'He needs to be stopped'

Is an online lothario, once dubbed the "modern Artful Dodger", up to his old tricks?

Top tweets to airlines

'Fake' police porn email

gadgets

Check before you fly

Blenheim Electronics store manager Phillip Albrey operating a multi-propeller entry-level drone.

Letters about the new rules have been sent out to known drone operators in the area.

Kiwi tech attracts News Corp

Plattar has raised $1.2m in seed funding from investors which include News Corp.

Christchurch brothers are making real waves in the world of augmented reality.

Don't compare Watch to iPhone

IDC estimates about 11.6 million Apple Watches shipped in 2015.

It's too premature to declare the Apple Watch a knockout or a failure.

Microsoft should stop making phones

One of Microsoft's newest smartphones, the Lumia 950 XL.

Did you know Microsoft makes smartphones? It does. But it shouldn't anymore.

games

Microsoft killing off Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 was released in 2005.

If you need a new controller for your 360, now might be the time buy it.

More details about PlayStation 4.5

PlayStation 4.5, codenamed NEO, will feature an improved GPU and higher bandwidth memory.

The new system, codenamed NEO, will feature an improved GPU and higher bandwidth memory.

Blending games and cinema

The time powers are a continuation of the mechanics seen in previous Remedy games Max Payne and Alan Wake.

Many recent high-budget video games have tried their hand at melding gameplay with traditional cinema.

Win: Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank return to PlayStation4 after a five-year hiatus this month and we have a copy to give away to one lucky reader.

social networking

Facebook may add tip jar on posts

Facebook is taking steps to become a more explicit publisher platform and looking to shift its monetisation model to ...

The move would provide a revenue-generating source for users, according to a survey.

Jailed for Facebook video

A Nelson man has been jailed after sending an offensive video through Facebook.

A man has been sent to prison for nearly a year for sending a "disturbing" video to a woman via Facebook.

Instagram a winner for Facebook

Instagram will generate $3.2b for Facebook this year.

Instagram will generate $3.2b for Facebook this year.

Teens traumatised by revenge porn video

Jess Treloar-Walker, a victim of a shadowy network of Facebook groups that traffic revenge-porn.

Secret all-male Facebook groups are sharing illegal sexual images of young women. Why aren't they being stopped?

apps

A messaging app for soldiers

The US government wants to create a secure messaging service like WhatsApp.

The US government wants to create a secure messaging service like WhatsApp.

App lets you test out a tattoo

Inkhunter is free for iPhones and an Android app is coming soon.

A new app lets you see how a tattoo looks before committing to the expense and pain.

Fingertip vineyard tour

Peter Yealands

Fancy touring vineyards undisturbed, taking in scenery and learning a bit along the way? Now you can.

MightyTV like Tinder for shows

MightyTV uses a mix of your input, software and pulling recommendations from friends.

A new TV and movie app tries and help you and your friends find good shows to watch.

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Park will 'blow people's minds'

The country's first purpose-built whitewater park has opened in Auckland.

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