Android co-founder leaves Google

QUIT GOOGLE: Android co-founder Andy Rubin.

Andy Rubin, a high-ranking Google executive who earned the ire of the late Steve Jobs, has left the company.

'Major' hacking attack looms in US

LOOMING THREAT: A majority of cybersecurity experts polled see a likelihood of major damage from a cyber attack in the coming years.

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse.

Gamers: Keep expectations low

Destiny

Why I loved Shadow of Mordor and felt disappointed by Destiny.

Lollipop coming in November

Version 5 of Android is called Lollipop.

The latest version of Google's popular Android mobile operating system will include automatic encryption.

Facebook revenue soars

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote address at a developers conference in San Francisco earlier this year.

The social media giant made NZ$3.75 billion in advertising revenue in the third quarter, up 64 per cent.

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digital living

Giant cat appears on map

GOOGLE CAT: Marked as near Auckland's Hobson Bay walkway.

The internet's obsession with cats has stretched to Auckland tracks marked on Google Maps.

Sky goes on-demand with Neon

Service aimed at Kiwis who don't currently subscribe to Sky will cost $20 a month.

Facebook anonymous app

Supreme Kennel goes viral

gadgets

Rupert Murdoch takes to the skies with drone

Rupert Murdoch tests out the spy drone.

Thought of media mogul Rupert Murdoch at the helm of a spy drone is enough to make his critics break out in a sweat.

Battery life sets Sony apart

Sony claims its batteries will last two days which means users can finally say goodbye to nightly charging.

Sky Television New Zealand

MySky service interruption

Broadcasts will be interrupted for up to 15 minutes early Thursday for a software upgrade.

games

Review - Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive

REVIEW: The long-awaited Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive has been built from the ground up to deliver balls-to-the-wall fun, and boy, does it deliver.

A true blue Borderlands title

REVIEW: Fair dinkum, it's like Borderlands: Australian Edition. Is this game heading straight to the pool room?

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

Fresh, but bare, formula

Civilization: Beyond Earth makes for a promising start, but isn't as fleshed out as predecessors.

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Japan builds real Transformer

Your dream of a sports car that transforms into a real robot just inched closer to reality.