Is the internet giving us all ADHD?

DISTRACTION-CENTRAL: The internet, it turns out, incentivises the exact types of behaviours and thought processes that characterise ADHD.

It's no secret that the internet presents a bevy of distractions. But can it make you feel like you've got ADHD?

Kiwis mobile data obsessed video

New calling: Are you addicted to your phone?

Survey shows half of young Kiwis would rather give up calls and texts than mobile data.

Netflix spat with Aussie site

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 19:   In this photo illustration the Netflix logo is reflected in the eye of a woman on September 19, 2014 in Paris, France.  Netflix September 15 launched service in France, the first of six European countries planned in the coming months. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Australian price comparison site says people could "rush into internet TV" without realising all the factors.

Aussies leak Mordor: GOTY Ed

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor : The Bright Lord.

No official word has been made, but Shadow of Mordor's special edition now has an MA15+ rating.

Intel takes aim mobile market

Intel has been playing catch-up after falling behind in high-growth areas such as mobile chips as customer spending increasingly moved towards low-cost handsets, tablets and laptops.

With a flurry of new chips and strategies, Intel mounts its biggest push ever into the mobile market.

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digital living

Cyber crime a worldwide problem

CYBER CRIME: Cyber crime is probably the biggest risk facing companies around the world.

Cyber crime is a risk companies face around the world, and the US says companies need to help tackle the problem.

How to choose an online streaming service

Choosing an online streaming service can be daunting so here is a guide to everything available in New Zealand.

Apple builds on its empire

Tech world watching lawsuit

gadgets

Samsung's new phones may edge out Apple

The Samsung S6 Edge 32GB version will cost $1349.

If you love smartphones and design, Samsung has a new object of desire for your look book.

Drone approval too little, too late

Amazon says its drone approved for testing by the Federal Aviation Administration is no longer being used.

ROBOT RACE: Takeshi Hakamada, 35, is leading a team that is racing to develop a robotic rover for moon exploration.

Japanese robot giant leap for 'rabbit'-kind

Japan is racing to put a robot on the moon.

games

Bloodborne not releasing on PC

Bloodborne is exclusive to PlayStation 4 with no plans to release it on PC.

Sony has confirmed that Bloodborne is a PlayStation 4 exclusive, with no plans to bring it to PC.

Indie gaming in a sea of hipsters

The SXSW game festival guarantees you'll see something never done before.

The Banshee Queen Sylvanas has been added to Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm Beta.

Major Heroes update

Beta update adds Sylvanas Windrunner, the Team League ranked mode, and more.

social networking

Zuckerberg's plans for Messenger

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, participates in a discussion during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007.  Photographer:  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Facebook app can now track packages, make reservations and help businesses communicate with customers.

Code can discriminate

What you don't know about internet algorithms is hurting you.

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Now you can share DNA online

People eager to share personal data beyond what's on their Facebook, can now offer up their DNA profiles.

Apps

Zuckerberg's plans for Messenger

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, participates in a discussion during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007.  Photographer:  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Facebook app can now track packages, make reservations and help businesses communicate with customers.

Microsoft apps for Samsung

Samsung's new Galaxy S6 phones will come with OneNote, One Drive storage, and Skype.

CONSISTENCY: The overlay feature of Everyday lets you line up your selfies - or pictures of your baby.

Ultimate selfie app upgraded video

Remember Everyday? The app from 2011 has finally got a decent update.

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Kiwis mobile data obsessed

Survey shows half of young Kiwis would rather give up calls and texts than mobile data.

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