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Users can limit Facebook stalking

Facebook's new tool will probably shine a perhaps uncomfortable light on the sheer volume of data it amasses.

Facebook's new tool will likely shine an uncomfortable light on the sheer volume of data it amasses on users.

Don't open the PDF, warns MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is warning customers to be aware of a phishing scam.

Malicious software is downloaded via PDF file sent with email that looks like it comes from MBIE.

Ford launches eSport team video

Ford's Ranger Raptor features in the Forza Motorsport 7 video game on Xbox One.

Ford is getting into the billion dollar eSport arena with the launch of its first official eSports team.

Huawei accelerates innovation

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, explained the company's thoughts behind developing the new ...

SPONSORED: Huawei has revealed an entirely new operating system for mobile devices.

Five NZ tech stars to watch

Rocket Lab is among companies that have gone on to global success but trace their roots to innovative Kiwi founders.

From Xero to Rocket Lab, NZ punches above its weight with star tech companies.

The Warriors biggest crowd video

Plenty of the Warriors fans, and players, are eSports fanatics.

There's a reason sports organisations like the LA Lakers and Miami Heat have their own eSports teams.

Govt urged to fund gaming video

In New Zealand 76 per cent of people play video games, and 98 per cent of households have a video game device, a new ...

Interactive games are a $143 million business in New Zealand, but it could be bigger, the industry says.

Lime e-scooter review video

Lime has launched its latest e-scooter, the Lime-S Gen 3, but no date is set on when they will arrive in New Zealand.

Lime has provided a sneak peek of its latest electric scooter model, and Stuff was there for a test ride.

Lime's 'safest' e-scooters video

The new scooters have bigger wheels and new suspension.

The latest electric scooters have larger wheels, mountain bike suspension and a back brake.

It's home tech time gallery

Netatmo rain gauge for Weather Station $169.99 from Noel Leeming.  HAPIfork food monitor approx $90 from Amazon. Varram ...

Smarten up at home with today’s groovy gadgets.

digital living

The photographer shunning Photoshop

Auckland photographer and PhD researcher Anna Vasilyeva refuses to retouch the photos she posts to Instagram, in a bid ...

Photographer and academic Anna Vasilyeva says women shouldn't feel pressure to measure up to airbrushed images.

Would banning anonymity online work?

"Monstrous" and "vicious" content online prompts calls to ban anonymity on social media.

The zero-fee currency card

The perils of a digital detox video

gadgets

Huawei accelerates innovation

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, explained the company's thoughts behind developing the new ...

SPONSORED: Huawei has revealed an entirely new operating system for mobile devices.

It's home tech time gallery

Netatmo rain gauge for Weather Station $169.99 from Noel Leeming.  HAPIfork food monitor approx $90 from Amazon. Varram ...

Smarten up at home with today’s groovy gadgets.

Trapped family escapes from car

The dramatic car crash could have ended in tragedy - now the driver wants others to be more prepared.

Mum uses keyring rescue tool to free herself and two sons from crashed car, after it landed upside down in a stream.

Robotic love in the home video

So much for coming for our jobs - the robots have arrived and we're friends.

The domestic robots are here and we love them.

Games

Kiwis who are paid to play

With six months, Lorien Gugich was earning enough from streaming to quit her job.

Being paid to play video games sounds like a dream. For some Kiwis, it's a reality. But there's more to it that just switching on a camera.

Govt urged to fund gaming video

In New Zealand 76 per cent of people play video games, and 98 per cent of households have a video game device, a new ...

Interactive games are a $143 million business in New Zealand, but it could be bigger, the industry says.

Kiwi star shining in Esports

Let’s Play Live c: Dota 2 professional Sam ‘Fury’ Johnson, left, led his team to a dominating win in the Let’s Play Live ...

When he picked up his first video game, 23-year-old Sam Johnson from Christchurch never anticipated a career in the gaming industry.

Monopoly is the worst game video

A game of Monopoly is almost always really long, the ending is painful and slow, there's very little skill involved and ...

OPINION: Somehow, it bores you to death and makes you want to fight your dad at the same time.

social networking

Online vs real-life friendships video

Is picking and choosing friends online better than being mates with whoever you happen to live near?

OPINION: Is picking and choosing friends online better than being mates with whoever you happen to live near?

Facebook transcribing users' audio chats

Some Facebook Messenger users have been having their audio chats transcribed.

Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from those using its services.

What is the number neighbour craze?

All the cool kids are texting their "number neighbour" - but what does that mean?

Is the number neighbour craze worth it?

The race for election clicks

The National Party is currently running a range of ads attacking Labour’s so-called ‘Car Tax’. These ads aren’t visible ...

It's worth watching what forces are influencing our democracy. National’s ad campaign might be interested in you in ways you aren't even aware of.

apps

Tik Tok takes off

TikTok sensation Ricky Chainz with partner Mari and daughter Sarah at home.

It's bigger than Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. But if you're over 18, it's a foreign gadget.

Google Translate is imperfect magic video

The instant translation works best on stark, plain text, otherwise you might need to take a photo for processing.

Improvements to the app can make for Douglas Adams levels of instant translation, but it can't be relied upon all the time.

Running app reveals users' location

Fitness trackers should never share your details with Facebook friends, and certainly not strangers.

Strava has not only revealed the location of US military bases, but its users' homes and information.

Aus beat NZ to regulating tech

Facebook has been criticised for providing a platform where the Christchurch terror attacker could stream a live video.

Australia makes first move to regulate social media on hate speech and fakes news.

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