We're all guinea pigs

11:49 AM  The fact is, big companies use customers as unwitting guinea pigs all the time - online and in the real world.

Dating site experiments on users

Journal concerned by study

Facebook admits error with study

Escaping email

Make it stop: Turn to tech to halt reply all email chains.

12:55 PM  More email translates to less productivity as workers spend more time weeding their inboxes.

Dotcom assets appeal

POLICE PROSECUTION: Mega founder Kim Dotcom.

12:58 PM  Police appeal High Court judge’s refusal to extend restraining order that freezes Kim Dotcom's accounts.

Sneak peek at 'selfie' phone

Windows Phone

Microsoft gives employees a sneak peek at a 'selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel camera.

Facebook forces app on users

POP-POP: Messages will soon disappear entirely from iOS and Android Facebook apps as users are herded into the separate Messages app.

Ability to send and receive messages using Android or iOS app to be removed; users are not happy.

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digital living

Colincraig.co.nz frustrates leader

A satirical website devoted to Conservative Party leader Colin Craig may be out of reach of the Electoral Commission.

1 min ago  Satirical website refuses to say who is behind parody of Conservative Party leader Colin Craig.

Dotcom assets appeal

12:58 PM  Police appeal High Court judge’s refusal to extend restraining order that freezes Kim Dotcom's accounts.

Escaping email

We're all guinea pigs

gadgets

Sneak peek at Microsoft's 'selfie' phone

Windows Phone

Microsoft gives employees a sneak peek at a 'selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera.

Amazon opens 3D printing store

3D printing service offers customisable earrings, bobble heads and other items.

US 'neighbourhood watch' satellites

Drones: more research needed

Ready for blast off video

NZ-made 10-tonne rocket capable of sending satellites into space at a fraction of current costs.

games

Taste Oddity

ABE RETURNS: Get ready to chant, make Sligs shoot each other and become ‘okay’ with an Alien race’s bodily functions in this revitalisation of the 90s classic Abe's Oddysse.

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is an example of a reimagining done right.

The horror, the horror

REVIEW: Neil Gaiman and The Odd Gentlemen come together to bring you an interactive ghost story. Sounds great, right?

Walking Dead: Season 3 arises

Battlefield's cops & robbers risk

Error gives away thousands of games

But digital retailer is letting anyone who benefited keep those games.