Sims 4 is free right now video

Sims 4 was first released in 2014.

7:57 PM  Gaming website Origin is allowing people to download The Sims 4 for free - for a limited time.

NZ ranked 5th for 'digital life'

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Ease of getting high-speed broadband at home the let-down for expats who've moved to NZ.

Huawei is the big loser video

Kiwi phone companies tell customers to think twice before buying Huawei phones.

OPINION: This could be the end of Huawei smartphones in the West.

Tech company sold for $45m

Annette Schleiss and Ian Craig have been running CORE Transport Technologies from Nelson since 2008.

It tracks cargo from locations all over the world, and now has been bought by a Canadian company.

The disinformation age

Artist Jessica Savage Broer photoshopped this image to include President Donald Trump. She said she wanted to make the ...

Growing risk of audio and video manipulation will soon leave people questioning everything they see.

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Sniping reporter mission removed

The Breaking News mission in Sniper 3D Assassin.

Wildly popular mobile game had a mission requiring you to make a journalist "famous in a different way".

Facebook needs govt scrutiny

Former managing director of Facebook Australia and New Zealand Stephen Scheeler warned the rapid change of online ...

The tech giant's former NZ and Aus boss calls for more examination following the surprise election win in Australia.

Transported in time, and space gallery video

Experiences include being at the bottom of the ocean, walking in a Salvidor Dali painting, and being on the rings of Saturn.

If you've ever wanted to see a blue whale up close, Techweek gives you the chance.

Resist regulation at all costs

Helen Clark says changing hate speech laws would "not necessarily" have prevented Christchurch attacks.

OPINION: The desire to regulate what people say online has nothing to do with terrorism. It is designed to marginalise inconvenient voices.

Uber's Wall Street disaster video

A banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailing service ...

ANALYSIS: Could it get any worse for Uber? What does the company's future look like?

Trial by Facebook video

Yolande Jeffares' family received abuse after Nelson Snippets posted misinformation about a family funeral.

Dozens say they are victims of an anonymously run community Facebook page. What can they do?

How do hackers hack?

My mum's hackers sent her an email with the subject line "High level of danger. Account was under attack".

I got a panicked call from my mother this week. She'd been hacked.

Seeking: Social media boss for the Queen video

We're guessing it's not all cute great-grandkid posts, but it would still be pretty fun to do social media for the Queen.

It seems Her Majesty is looking to up her game on Twitter and Instagram by hiring a digital communications officer.

Uber's new features

aying almost double for an executive Uber Black will also unlock two more features.

OPINION: If only Uber could offer these features to other areas of my life.

New Intel security flaw

Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world.

The bug is embedded in the architecture of computer hardware, and it can't be fully fixed.

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Professional phone, professional business

Low f-stop numbers mean fast lenses and great low-light capture. And with it's clever image processing software, the P30 ...

The Huawei P30 Pro is a smartphone which is pushing the boundaries of possibility in a mobile device.

Google wants to move in with you

Google bought Nest Labs - a company that specialises in manufacturing high-end smart home devices - for US $3.2 billion ...

Tech giant riding 'internet of things' wave.

Photo finish: Nokia 9 PureView

The five cameras feature ZEISS optics creating superb dynamic range, capturing detail and texture from the highlights ...

Nokia 9 PureView is the world’s first 5 camera array smartphone.

Smart and affordable smartphones

With the introduction of the all-new Galaxy A Series, Samsung is further revolutionising the possibilities available in ...

With the introduction of the all-new Galaxy A Series, Samsung is further revolutionising the possibilities available in an affordable device.

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Trial by Facebook video

Yolande Jeffares' family received abuse after Nelson Snippets posted misinformation about a family funeral.

Dozens say they are victims of an anonymously run community Facebook page. What can they do?

Social media 'dangerous for sure'

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Selena Gomez, the third most-followed person on Instagram, has labelled social media "terrible for my generation."

Snippets backlash prompts nightly closure

The Nelson Snippets Facebook page will shut down at night to ‘‘keep the trolls at bay’’.

Controversial community page answers backlash with online opening hours.

Christchurch Call: No easy fix

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Jacinda Ardern at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on April 16, 2018.

OPINION: Countries have reason to clamp down on social media, but they should also be cautious about what they are giving up.

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Whatsapp hack: Update your device video

The malware was able to penetrate phones through missed Whatsapp voice calls.

The targeted spyware used voice calls to infect phones and effectively turn them into pocket surveillance devices.

US court rules against Apple video

Apple suffered a significant defeat at the Supreme Court in the US.

Tech company suffers significant legal defeat in row over the way it runs its App Store.

New Facebook design on the way

A redesigned Facebook app and desktop version of the site puts private groups in the centre of the page.

A redesigned Facebook app and desktop site puts private groups in the centre of the page.

The joys of outsourcing your life

A cloud of people are waiting to help you with your life.

As day-to-day life gets busier, is paying strangers to do your chores the smartest move?

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Huawei is the big loser

OPINION: This could be the end of Huawei smartphones in the West.

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