Lasers used to take down drones

Authorities are using lasers, hijacking and geofences to control rogue drones in high-risk areas.

Authorities are using lasers, hijacking and geofences to control rogue drones in high-risk areas.

Apple tipped to unveil new Macs

The MacBook is the most recent Apple computer.

Apple is expected to reveal new computers next week after sending out an invite to an event.

Top coach slams Microsoft tablet

Bill Belichick: "As you probably noticed, I'm done with the tablets."

A NFL coach smashed his Surface tablet saying it was unreliable and now plans to use pen and paper.

Why Nokia couldn't beat Apple

Nokia's phones were the most popular before smartphones took over.

The company pioneered the smartphone but just couldn't keep up with Apple, Google and Microsoft.

Smartphone camera showdown

The iPhone 7 scored 86 on the on the mobile smartphone site DxOMark.

We compare the new Google Pixel against the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 7.

Review: Google Pixel smartphone

Pixels are crafted out of an aerospace-grade aluminum slab and glass.

Google's new Pixel phone is a winner for anyone looking for an excellent phone.

Is a $10k camera worth it?

The Leica M looks like an old school 35mm film camera.

Not only is the Leica M expensive, it also only takes black and white images.

The amazing sweating robot

Kengoro can do push-ups for 11 minutes straight.

Kengoro is a sweaty beefcake among metal bipeds with the ability to do push-ups for 11 minutes straight.

Why does Google ignore NZ?

The devices released earlier this month. From left, Google Wifi, Google Chromecast Ultra, Google Home, Google Pixel XL, ...

Kiwis won't be able to buy the latest Google devices unless they head overseas.

Trying out a 'hologram' keyboard

The backlit "Halo" keyboard on Yoga Book, as Lenovo calls it, contains no moving parts.

The keyboards on the latest Lenovo laptops contain no moving parts and appear only when you need it.

'Perfect' tech chair costs $8300

According to its designer, this chair lets you be the most comfortable you can possibly be working at a computer.

The workstation transitions from a standing desk to a seated table to a fully reclined platform like a dentist's chair.

Sony's new phone arrives in NZ

The XZ goes on sale here from October 18 for $1100.

Sony's new flagship smartphone features the company's familiar squarish design and a highly touted camera.

Virtual reality rides hype cycle

Priced at $629 in New Zealand, PlayStation VR has been designed to bring virtual reality to the masses.

As home VR goes mainstream, can it survive a plunge into the trough of disillusionment?

Airlines' phone fire bags video

Customers have reported Samsung Galaxy Note 7s bursting into flames.

After Samsung's fire-prone phone debacle, some airlines are taking no chances with mobile and laptop batteries.

Passengers with Samsungs faces fines video

Flying to the US? You'll need to leave your Samsung Note 7 at home.

Passengers face prosecution for taking fire-prone phones on planes, as airlines worldwide crack down.

Air NZ bans Note 7 phones

Spark have notified customers of the first reported case of a Samsung Galaxy Note7 exploding in New Zealand.

From 5am on Sunday, you can't take the fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on all Air New Zealand flights.

Android turf war is coming

Consumers tend to commit to their choice between Apple's iOS operating system for smartphones and Google's Android.

Samsung's fellow Android manufacturers such as LG and Google are in prime position to strike.

Abandoning phones is unthinkable

Some Galaxy Note 7 owners are struggling after not having a smartphone.

Power down and stop using the device? You might as well go live in a cave in a distant mountain.

How to use Apple Pay in NZ video

Apple Pay lets you store your credit card information on your iPhone and then pay via wireless terminals.

If you have an iPhone and bank with ANZ, then you might want to take a look at Apple Pay.

Can the Samsung brand survive? video

South Koreans will still consider Samsung phones as an option despite the Note 7 debacle because it's a matter of ...

Samsung "done in China" analysts say as Note 7 death vaporises $24.1b in stock value in single day.

Hutt tech speeds up Wall St

Lower Hutt-based firms Qamcom Research & Technology NZ (QRTNZ) and Aviat Networks have created a fast communication ...

Technology created in Wellington is being used to speed up global financial markets.

Three alternatives to the Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge starts from $1400.

If you had your heart set on a Note 7 then it's probably time to consider something else.

Be in to win a GoPro Hero 5, Fitbit Charge 2 and a UE Mega Boom

Be in to win summer tech gadgets worth over $1,200

Check out our latest reviews of the GoPro Hero 5, the Fitbit Charge 2 and see more of our outdoor tech ideas for summer 

Five Note 7s have caught fire

The latest incident could heighten pressure on US regulators to recall replacement Note 7s.

AT&T, the third-biggest customer of the South Korean company, has stopped selling the phones.

Review: Sony's new headphones

Sony's MDR-1000X Bluetooth wireless headphones raise the stakes when it comes to noise-cancelling.

Sony's new Bluetooth headphones reduce the roar of jet engines to a whisper.

Oculus unveils hardware, social VR

Oculus will release 35 new games will be unveiled over the coming months.

The VR headsets can now be used with cheaper computers and it hints at a wireless option.

Jackets may recharge your phone

Wearable technology has been largely constrained to smartwatches, camera-sunglasses, and fitness trackers.

Scientists take the next step in making flexible garments that harness the sun that can charge gadgets.

Hands-on: Google Pixel

Tests by DxOMark has given the Pixel cameras a score of 89, placing it above the competition.

The new Google smartphone have six features that set them apart from the competition.

Meet Google's new smartphone

The Google Pixel phone is displayed during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco.

Kiwis might have a long wait to get their hands on the company's two new two premium smartphones.

Will Google's phones succeed?

Rick Osterloh, of Google, introduces the Pixel Phone by Google.

Google os simply too conflicted to make good on the promise of its smartphones.

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