iPhone 7 falls more than 800m video

New images show a dual-camera iPhone 7 Pro, an iPhone 7 Plus and an iPhone 7.

Ukrainian vlogger climbs the world's tallest building, then throws his new iPhone 7 plus off it.

The death of anonymous apps

Yik Yak encouraged its users to share anonymous messages within a semi-gated group.

In the two years since the heyday of Yik Yak, Whisper and Secret, most apps have slowed down or closed.

Android user tests iPhone 7

A lot of the iPhone's restrictions feel kind of mean after so long being in charge of my own stuff.

As ever, it's a case of convenience and consistency versus freedom and flexibility.

No Man’s Sky ad investigation

No Man’s Sky is an open-world galaxy exploring game.

The UK Advertising Standards Authority is looking at whether the game's advertising was misleading.

How to become a VR developer

VR engineers make an average of US$100,000 as a base salary.

Online education startup Udacity promises to give the next generation of VR developers the skills they need.

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A case of iPhone rage video

A man in Dijon was caught on camera smashing iPhones.

Irate over service at an Apple store, he took it out on the phones. By smashing all of them.

EV fund should go supernova video

Mike O'Donnell says he has changed his view on the future of electric cars.

OPINION: The Government's fund to help boost electric vehicle up-take is open for business.

Girl's heartbreaking war posts

Bana Al Abed has not been to school since it was destroyed in a bombing.

Aleppo child shares sobering reports on the war as she watches the city she loves being destroyed around her daily.

Social media has its pros and cons stuff nation

14 year-old Ethan Griffiths says social media has its pros and cons, but he admits he couldn’t live without it.

OPINION: "I couldn't live without social media, and I am not afraid to admit it."

How to control e-cigs

Josef Nolan gave up smoking with the help of "vaping", the use of electronic cigarette devices.

E-cig retailer Cosmic says ''Big Tobacco'' are selling a dangerous new kind of tobacco device.

ABs make nine changes

Lima Sopoaga, left, and Damian McKenzie will be on the bench for the All Blacks for the test against Argentina on Sunday ...

Nine changes in Steve Hansen's team to take on Pumas with surprise restings and a potential debut for Damian McKenzie.

Your phone is being tracked video

Your phone is being tracked.

Part of the crowd at a large event? Chances are you're being tracked.

Special guests at (Rebel) Base Hospital video

Star Wars characters visited the children's ward at New Plymouth base hospital to hand out some collectable cards.   ...

The Evil Galactic Empire joined forces with the Rebel Alliance to cheer up sick kids.

One hell of a bus ride video

The bus narrowly missed a  hospital building with staff inside.

Driver was seen chasing his runaway bus as it careered down a hill with a terrified passenger on board.

Android update plain but handy

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

Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first.

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How to become a VR developer

VR engineers make an average of US$100,000 as a base salary.

Online education startup Udacity promises to give the next generation of VR developers the skills they need.

Aftershocks of Yahoo breach

Security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.

A week with slow internet

Tech sites want your birthdate

gadgets

These tech glasses may be cool

The Snapchat Spectacles. You've got to admit, they're better looking than Google Glass.

Snapchat Spectacles could become the first piece of high-tech headgear that people want to wear and feel comfortable being around.

US spies finally embrace iPhones

NGA staff have iPhones, although they aren't allowed to use them in the agency's building.

US spies are catching up to the masses in their gradual embrace of 21st-century technology.

Leica to launch instant camera

The Sofort will be the cheapest Leica camera you ever own.

The world's most prestigious camera maker latest device will only cost $420.

Charging from across a room

Tech that may allow phones, tablets and smartwatches to be powered from across a room could arrive next year.

Tech that may allow phones, tablets and smartwatches to be powered from across a room could arrive next year.

games

Pokemon fades but isn't dead

Pokemon Go ended its reign as the top-grossing US iPhone app after 74 days on top.

The game needs to evolve to have real staying power - just like its namesake digital creatures.

Kiwi Trump game threatened?

Kiwi-made mobile game Jrump is set in a future where Donald Trump is president and the world is ending. Players have to ...

A Donald Trump mobile game made by a couple of Kiwis is making headlines overseas. And drawing some dodgy attention.

Review: ReCore

Recore

Despite a few technical hiccups, ReCore offers a perfect balance of exploration and action.

Giant company invests in Dunedin studio

Dean Hall's gaming company Rocketwerkz is going from strength to strength.

Dunedin-based gaming studio wants to do what Sir Peter Jackson did with the film industry.

social networking

Twitter tweaks character limit

Twitter has now excluded photos, videos and more from the count, giving users an extra 23 characters to use.

Twitter has now excluded photos, videos and more from the count, giving users an extra 23 characters to use.

Instagram rolls out comment filter

Instagram users will have the option to create a list of keywords that can be used to filter out comments they don't ...

​Not a fan of what you're seeing in your Instagram comments? Starting on Tuesday, the social network is giving you the power to ignore what you don't want to see.

Facebook admits photo mistake

Vietnam War photographer Nick Ut speaks with media next to his iconic "Napalm Girl" photograph.

But social media giant won't apologise for censoring famous Vietnam War photo due to nudity.

'Kiwi thing' takes dark turn

The It's a Kiwi Thing stamps.

NZ Post asked people to come up with classic Kiwi-isms. Things didn't go to plan.

apps

Android update plain but handy

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

Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first.

Wi-fi passwords for world's airports

You can now connect to the internet at any airport, thanks to a handy feature.

You can now connect to the internet at any airport thanks to a handy website and app.

Apple's health ambitions revealed

The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch.

The company wants to use its apps to interpret data and turn it into advice for users, doctors and others.

How to bring your app idea to life

Hipster Whale's popular Crossy Road blends several classic gaming concepts to come up with a fresh idea.

​I've got an idea for a great game, just like a million other people, so what do I do next?

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A case of iPhone rage

Irate over service at an Apple store, he took it out on the phones. By smashing all of them.

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