TV freedom for just $60

A WAY AROUND THE CENSORS: A Chinese-made portable media player, which North Koreans call "Notel".

Portable media player provides many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite Govt efforts.

Battlefield: As seen on TV video

Battlefield: Hardline.

REVIEW: Hardline is a love letter to the crime dramas that have dominated screens since the 70s.

Reddit CEO loses sexism trial video

CLAIMS REJECTED: Ellen Pao, right, and attorney Therese Lawless leave the courtroom after losing in Pao's high profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a venture capital firm on Friday (local time).

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's gender-bias claims in case that that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks.

Switching back to dumb phones

Nick Fuentes with his beloved Nokia 208 after breaking so many smartphones.

Abandoning your smartphone for an older style frees you to pay more attention to the world around you.

IT guy helps Kiwi tech firms

Guy Haddleton says talent and training spell success.

How do you build a billion-dollar business? If any Kiwi knows, it could be Guy Haddleton.

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digital living

Internet's 'most toxic' community

Reddit has been accused of being the home for racism, misogyny, homophobia.

Scientist Ben Bell set out to quantify exactly which Reddit communities were the proverbial worst.

Neon brings dragons to battle video

Sky TV has sharpened its Neon offering, adding the latest series of Game of Thrones.

Is the internet giving us ADHD?

Netflix spat with Aussie site

gadgets

Switching from smart to dumb phones

Nick Fuentes with his beloved Nokia 208 after breaking so many smartphones.

Abandoning your smartphone for an older-style mobile phone frees you to pay more attention to the world around you.

Kiwis mobile data obsessed video

Survey shows half of young Kiwis would rather give up calls and texts than mobile data.

Eeny Meeny: Is it worth signing up to a smartphone trade-up deal?

Eliminate phone envy - for a price

Is it worth signing up to a smartphone trade-up deal? Blayne Slabbert checks them out.

games

Aussies leak Mordor: GOTY Ed

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor : The Bright Lord.

No official word has been made, but Shadow of Mordor's special edition now has an MA15+ rating.

Major Heroes update

Beta update adds Sylvanas Windrunner, the Team League ranked mode, and more.

Bloodborne is exclusive to PlayStation 4 with no plans to release it on PC.

Bloodborne not releasing on PC

Sony has confirmed that Bloodborne is a PlayStation 4 exclusive, with no plans to bring it to PC.

social networking

Would you pay for content?

essel CEO and co-founder Jason Kilar, left, and co-founder Richard Tom, right, pose for a photo at their headquarters in San Francisco.

Vessel will charge $3 per month for exclusive early access to clips of musicians, sporting events etc.

Now you can share DNA online

People eager to share personal data beyond what's on their Facebook, can now offer up their DNA profiles.

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, participates in a discussion during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007.  Photographer:  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Zuckerberg's plans for Messenger

Facebook app can now track packages, make reservations and help businesses communicate with customers.

Apps

Twitter launches video app

Twitter's announcement comes on the same day that Meerkat unveiled a list of investors.

Twitter Inc launched a video streaming app called Periscope on Thursday.

Messenger app to mix it up

Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool .

Today's concept of a "burn book" was popularized by the movie Mean Girls

Burnbook bullying app

"This app was created to increase cyberbullying. There's no other reason."

Video

Battlefield: As seen on TV

REVIEW: Battlefield: Hardline is an unashamed love letter to the crime dramas that have dominated the airwaves since the 1970s.

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