Messaging privacy warning

A photo illustration shows a chain and a padlock in front of a displayed Whatsapp logo January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado ...

InternetNZ identifies three 'secure' services people can use to stay in touch.

World's first virtual skydive in NZ video

This is the "Street View" you get from Skydive Abel Tasman.

Interactive technology allows armchair travellers around the world to skydive over Abel Tasman.

Windows to get 'game mode' feature

The 'game mode' update is due to arrive early this year.

The move will essentially allows PCs to act almost like consoles.

Apple is trying to become HBO

It's easy to imagine Apple - as HBO has done - starting with original TV series and later adding more video programming ...

This is approximately the 400th attempt by Apple to become a significant entertainment company.

Drone dream is crashing

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors.

China's DJI, the undisputed king of non-military drones, is crushing its competitors but cutting prices.

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch

The Switch in its three main configurations: TV mode, tabletop mode and portable mode.

As we've come to expect from Nintendo, this is a console that does things a bit differently to everything else on the market.

Fingerprint risk in 'peace' photos

Flashing a two-finger peace sign is common among a lot of people when posing for a photo.

Researchers have successfully copied fingerprint data from a digital picture of a person flashing a two-fingered "V".

Video of girl's death stayed online

The video was on Facebook for nearly two weeks before the company started removing versions of the footage.

The video was on Facebook for nearly two weeks before the company started removing versions of the footage.

Android creator's 'essential' phone

Andy Rubin sold Android to Google in 2005.

Two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry.

Five things to know about Switch

A man plays Nintendo's new game console Switch at its launch.

Nintendo's new console will have high-end games and it is aimed at adults who like playing in groups.

Facebook wants to read your mind

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's founder, has previously described telepathy as the "ultimate communication technology".

Job ads suggest that the social network is planning to develop telepathic technology that can read brain waves.

Review: AirPods + Apple Watch

The Apple Watch makes a great pairing with the wireless AirPods.

How do two iPhone add-ons work without the iPhone? Like magic - mostly.

What is too much TV time?

Problems with energy begin to emerge when television viewing becomes excessive.

Small amounts can be OK okay for us, depending on the topics you are watching.

Take a virtual tour of the White House video

The White House from the South Lawn in Washington DC, United States.

Before President Barack Obama leaves The White House forever, he wants to take you on a virtual tour. 

Tourists hurt in bus crash at Tongariro

The MoaTrek Small Group Tours bus landed on its side in a stream.

Bus failed to take a turn and crashed through a fence before plunging into stream, trapping one person.

Gaming get Nitro boost

Gamers will have the chance to take on motocross superstar Levi Sherwood and his Nitro Circus colleagues in a ...

Gamers get a taste of the outdoors, as they take on Nitro Circus stars.

From gee-whiz novelty to clunky junk

Mountains of waste: It doesn't take long for the shiny new to become the clunky old.

The pace of technology change is getting ever quicker. Remember when flashcubes could singe your fingers or TVs demanded expertise with the vertical hold knob?

Nintendo Switch to launch in March video

Nintendo's Yoshiaki Koizumi introduces the Switch, its new game console, at its presentation ceremony in Tokyo, Japan.

Nintendo unveil new Switch console, which alternates between a home and mobile gaming system.

Couple invite Twitter followers to wedding

Dan Faulknor and Becky Lieshout, of Dunedin, have invited Twitter friends to their wedding on Saturday.

They got engaged thanks to Twitter and an Irish comedian, and now a Dunedin couple has taken their social media love a step further.

The mind-blowing way teens use tech

"Every morning I send a KTS to people on my streak list."

"Every morning I send a KTS to people on my streak list."

Crafty quokka on the run

Steve the quokka is on the run. He may use his cuteness to trick unsuspecting humans into giving him food.

He's known as Steve and he usually lives on a rubbish barge. But he's escaped, officials say.

Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop video

Former Mythbusters' host Adam Savage at Weta Workshop in Wellington with Jonny Fraser-Allen.

Adam Savage popped in on Wellington's Weta Workshop to check out the games and collectibles they're making.

Facebook and fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has previously announced measures to limit misinformation on the social network.

Facebook announces it is launching its own journalism project to crack down on fake news on the site.

Parris goes to work for Elton John

Parris Goebel will mentor aspiring video-makers to create a new video for Elton John's Bennie and the Jets.

Parris Goebel will help aspiring directors to make a new music video for Elton John's hit Bennie and the Jets.

Top 5 gaming plays of the week

Chris Bridle talks through his top five gaming plays of the week.

The JAM Top 5 is a weekly video series highlighting some of the best stream moments from gamers within the region. 

From Apple to electric cars video

Tesla's Autopilot system has been available on all cars built since October 2014

The designer of Apple's dominant programming language has moved to Tesla.

Intel's new PC fits in your wallet

Tucked away inside the card are a CPU, GPU, RAM, storage and wireless connectivity.

The Compute Card is that has the potential to extend the lifespan of gadgets such as laptops, tablets, and TVs.

Instagram's new full-screen ads

This year, Instagram is expected to generate US$3.64 billion in worldwide ad revenue, nearly double last year

Instagram users will start to see something new pop up in their Stories: advertisements.

Details of 1.5m gamers leaked

The details were leaked after the ESEA refused to pay a US$100,000 ransom.

The details were leaked after the ESEA refused to pay a US$100,000 ransom.

Nine games that have gone dark

Deep Down was announced during E3 2013.

We take a look at nine games that were big announcements, but have largely remained silent ever since.

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