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Goodbye, DVDs

We're swapping DVDs for Netflix.

OPINION: Still watching DVDs? You won't be for long.

Steering cows via a collar video

Halter chief executive Craig Piggott crafted a solar-powered collar to herd cows in the morning and monitor their health.

Dairy farmer solves age-old problem thanks to modern technology.

No consent for AI images

Without their knowledge, people's faces are being used to help AI identify different ages, genders and skin tones.

People's faces are being used to help AI identify different ages, genders and skin tones, and they have no idea.

5G for driverless cars video

The Ohmio driverless car works like a autonomous tram using virtual tracks and 5G technology to guide it.

Kiwi autonomous vehicle maker Ohmio is testing its new cars using Spark's 5G technology.

Gmail suffers outage

If you're having trouble with your email, you're not alone.

Is anyone else having trouble sending emails? Yep...

#Trashtag clean-ups soar

People are taking it upon themselves to clean beaches, rivers, footpaths and gardens, some are even venturing out into ...

People are sharing before and after shots of their hard work cleaning up beaches, rivers, footpaths and gardens.

App hooks up growers and workers

The main aim of PICMI was making the lives of growers and farmers easier by simplifying the process of finding the staff ...

It's a more high-tech way than a sign out the front of the orchard, hoping someone drives past.

Life without the internet

Different generations have gravitated towards different platforms, so the absence of such websites and apps would effect ...

Imagine a version of 2019 where instead of uploading a photo to your timeline, you send it via airmail to friends and family.

Inventor of web is not happy

"We're celebrating, but we're also very concerned," says English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee.

It's been 30 years since Tim Berners-Lee first outlined what would become the web, and he doesn't always like what he sees.

Why 'cats watching man cook' is a hit

Jun's cats are the stars of his cooking videos.

Japanese food lovingly prepared under the watchful eyes of adorable cats - YouTube doesn't get any better than this.

digital living

Facebook removed 1.5m videos video

Facebook 1.2 million of the 1.5m videos shared of the shooting were blocked at upload.

More than a million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings taken down "in the first 24 hours", social media giant says.

What's up with WhatsApp?

OPINION: Facebook wants to give more power and privacy back to the users.

No consent for AI images

Life without the internet

gadgets

California dream for coding kids

Pereka Hapuku-Karaitiana, 11, Jimmy August, 11, Korey Anderson, 10, Arie Te Whiu, 10, Norma-Jean Richards, 10, and James ...

They're only 10 and 11 but the NZ Blackbots have invented a virtual reality platform for astronauts.

Huawei Mate X beats Galaxy Fold

Huawei's Mate X packs a slightly larger battery and will charge quicker.

Ridiculous bezels waste too much space on the Galaxy Fold, putting the Mate X in front.

Cafe pest control sound 'torture' video

High-pitched devices could be impacting little ones.

Cafe worker says high-pitched sound meant to deter birds and pests is better at scaring away people.

Huawei vs Samsung video

The Huawei office building at its research and development centre at Dongguan in south China's Guangdong province.

Let battle begin. Samsung just announced a folding phone, Huawei is about to.

Games

Fortnite, Peppa Pig vex parents video

Fortnite's need to make you play for 20 minutes is key to its success.

Controlling screen time for kids is becoming a bigger job for parents than feeding them.

Inside Star Wars' theme park video

An artist's concept of Inside Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, where Disney guests will take the controls in one of ...

Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland, US is promising to be the most immersive, game-like experience yet.

Two new Pokemon titles

Become the champion of the Galar region with a new team of Pokemon: Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.

Players will get a new region and new Pokemon characters and all new adventures.

The game topping Fortnite records video

Apex is free to download and play, making its money by selling outfits and other upgrades for use in the game.

For the first time since its meteoric rise, Fortnite has a challenger atop the video game industry.

social networking

#Trashtag clean-ups soar

People are taking it upon themselves to clean beaches, rivers, footpaths and gardens, some are even venturing out into ...

People are sharing before and after shots of their hard work cleaning up beaches, rivers, footpaths and gardens.

Facebook reveals approach to anti-vaxxers

Facebook said it would be "exploring" ways to counter false content, whenever users do come across it, with "educational ...

The social media platform has been a prime source for vaccination misinformation.

Women's changing priorities

"There is a lot of opportunity for us because technology is giving us that opportunity.

As glass ceilings crack around the world, women are finding they're being forced to adapt.

Teen says mum became anti-vaxer via Facebook

Ethan Lindenberger vaccinated himself against his mother's wishes.

High School student Ethan Lindenberger testified before US senators in Washington.

apps

App hooks up growers and workers

The main aim of PICMI was making the lives of growers and farmers easier by simplifying the process of finding the staff ...

It's a more high-tech way than a sign out the front of the orchard, hoping someone drives past.

New interracial couple emojis

There are 59 new emojis with 171 gender and skin tone variations coming to a phone near you.

There are 59 new emojis with 171 gender and skin tone variations coming to a phone near you.

Concern about NZ police Instagram

Instagram is used by more than one million New Zealanders - so is it appropriate police use it too?

As a video went viral for the wrong reasons, marketing experts say "fluff" could ruin police brand.

My week as Chris Hemsworth video

Actor Chris Hemsworth wants to share the secrets to health, fitness and wellbeing with you via his app, Centr.

OPINION: I put down my toast, paid the hefty fee and tested out the God of Thunder's glossy new fitness app.

Video

Inside YouTube's mosque video struggle

As a grisly video of Friday's bloody mosque massacres played out on social media, the technology company tried in vain to shut it down.

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