How nude images shaped the web

Actor Jennifer Lawrence, whose nude photos were hacked, called what happened to her "a sex crime".

The female body has, from the beginning, been the catalyst for attempts to regulate what's on the web.

'Touch disease' infects iPhones

iFixit claims "touch disease" is an inherent manufacturing flaw in all of the iPhone 6 models.

A defect in iPhone 6 models is causing screens to not work properly.

A (Pokémon) fight at the museum

Rare Pokemon will lurk among the exhibits at the Nelson Provincial Museum over the next few days.

How do you attract more young people to see rare artefacts? Drop a Pokemon Go lure of course.

Apple on Tim Cook's watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

Few would deny he was the right man to take over after Steve Jobs, but an undisputed hit product has proved elusive.

Greenpeace 'spam attack' slammed

Thousands of templated emails intended for Hawke's Bay regional councillors have also swamped anaesthetist Roger Scott's ...

An anaesthetist fears patient data may have been lost in a torrent of emails sent to his councillor wife.

The gigs are up

With a transition to the internet age, New Zealand pushes for more fibre connections.

Kiwis are surfing more with an increasing need for speed.

Are extreme sports good for you?

The original Point Break planting the skydiving seed for many of us...

It seems those adrenaline junkies may be on to something when it comes to mental health.

'To my daughter's drug dealer'

"To my daughter's drug dealer," she wrote, "this is how I spend my daughter's birthday now," Tina Louden wrote.

Instead of hugging Ashley on her 28th birthday, Tina Louden caressed the urn bearing her ashes and posted a message.

How to keep your emails safe

Be careful with your emotions and what you write about other people in emails, unless you want them broadcast to the world.

Be careful with your emotions and what you write about other people in emails, unless you want them broadcast to the world.

Harambe zoo deletes Twitter account

Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, was killed earlier this year.

"@CincinnatiZoo deleted their Twitter just like they deleted Harambe", wrote one Twitter user.

Chargeable bags feed your gadgets

This BirkSun Boost Sport backpack uses solar power to recharge.

Backpacks that have charging and data-storing features are a booming business and sales are up almost 5 per cent.

Master web time waster

A college course where students could get credit for "wasting time" online? The internet bought into it, with a mix of ...

We all waste time on the internet, but this guy became an expert on it.

Dare game like movie version

Emma Roberts and Dave Franco in a scene from Nerve.

Double Dog is a game that allows users to send and receive dares within the community on the app.

Explained: Android Nougat

New emoji, new quick settings and a new split-screen mode feature in Android Nougat.

Nougat changes the way Android works on your smartphone in several fundamental ways.

Throttle down for self-drive cars video

150415. News. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ.  Tesla S owner Sean Dick in auto pilot on the Wellington motorway.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges wants trials to begin this year - but is technology ready?

Map hack makes travel easier

My saved places extend all over the world.

Feature allows you to keep track of everything you see or read about that sounds interesting.

Self-driving cars closer than you think

Uber's self-driving Volvo, being tested in Pittsburgh this month.

Government keen on self-driving car tests in NZ by the end of the year, but don't tear up your driver's licence yet.

New Android version released

Nexus-branded devices should receive a free upgrade to Android 7.0, nicknamed "Nougat", during the next few weeks.

Google is ready to start sending out the latest version of its Android operating system to a handful of devices.

Drones used to patrol beaches

The drone is being used on Poniente beach at the eastern costal town of Benidorm, Spain.

Spanish authorities have rolled out the new technology to detect swimmers and boats in trouble.

Pokemon Go is in decline

A man plays Pokemon Go game on a smartphone.

Data shows Pokemon Go's daily active users, downloads and engagement are all well off their peaks.

Android coming to Chromebook PCs

The Google Play Store - and 2.2 million Android apps, are coming to Chromebooks in the next few months.

The Google Play Store - and 2.2 million Android apps, are coming to Chromebooks in the next few months.

Shops and pubs snub phones

Some British bookshops have made an effort to get people off their phones while browsing.

One bar has put up a Faraday cage while several shops have stopped offering free wi-fi.

Apple and Samsung still tops

Apple and Samsung together have generated 100 percent or more of all operating profits among makers of premium-priced ...

When it comes to what matters, Apple and Samsung rule, and they're unlikely to be dislodged soon.

New consoles signal big changes

The white Xbox One S is 40 per cent smaller than the original black Xbox One and features support for 4K high-definition ...

The new models are an opportunity to capitalise on technologies that have become more mainstream.

Hands on: Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft's augmented reality HoloLens goggles.

Picking up where Pokemon Go leaves off, Microsoft's Hololens delivers a new way of looking at the world.

Gorilla has been publicly shamed

Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, was shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy got into his enclosure.

Jokes and memes around shot gorilla Harambe aren't funny and are upsetting staff, Cincinnati Zoo's boss says.

At the mercy of digital geeks

The digital age sometimes feels less like like progress and more like a war.

OPINION: I have a love-hate relationship with technology.

Switched on to service

Blenheim Electronics staff Sam Tennent, left, and Phillip Albrey have been winning awards with their customer service.

Staff at a popular Blenheim store are so switched on to customer service they have been named the best in the business.

New Deus Ex scores political points

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Game that sparked outrage for using "mechanical apartheid" in marketing material deserves credit for tackling tough issues.

How they make Good George beer gallery video

Brewing director Brian Watson explains how they make Good George brews.

Ever wondered how they make Waikato's iconic Good George brews?

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