How to create the perfect home office

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 is the ideal home office companion.

Work from home? You’re a part of a growing cohort of people who have chosen better balance.

VR company Eight360 breaks new ground video

An earlier iteration of the NOVA virtual reality unit created by Wellington tech startup Eight360.

A Wellington tech startup is working on a new frontier of VR technology.

Millions of passwords accessible by Facebook

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook and Instagram violated fundamental computer security practices.

Social media offers support video

"We decided to run this across New Zealand's newsfeeds for the whole of today as a mark of our solidarity," says a ...

"We decided to run this across New Zealand's newsfeeds for the whole of today as a mark of our solidarity."

How hate ran riot on the internet video

Police responding at the scene of the attack, which was live streamed on the internet.

On message boards, an anonymous community swiftly spread the video of the Christchurch terrorist attack.

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Facebook: AI failed on shooting video video

Tributes have been left at the Botanic Gardens for the 50 people who were killed by a gunman who livestreamed his attack.

Facebook will reexamine how recently-live videos are flagged after Christchurch shooting.

More social media scrutiny likely

A number of social media platforms have worked to remove video footage filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque ...

All companies big and small must have social media policy in wake of Christchurch mosque tragedy, barrister says.

Meet Sky TV's new broom

Sky TV chief executive Martin Stewart toured the country without revealing his job, to get Kiwis' views on the company.

Sky TV chief executive Martin Stewart promises to win in sports.

Dominion Movement literature disturbs

Far right group literature was found distributed n the Nelson CBD and around NMIT.

Far-right sticker distribution slammed as 'hurtful propaganda'.

Goodbye console? Here's Stadia video

Google didn't say how much its new service will cost, whether it will offer subscriptions or other options, or what ...

Google's making moves into the $63b gaming industry.

Instagram is now a shop video

Instagram will now let you purchase products directly through the app.

Instagram will now let you purchase products directly through the app.

Is your new smart watch following you?

There are 23.1 billion connected devices installed globally.

Smart devices make life easy. But there's a trade-off.

Myspace loses 50 million songs

A MySpace screenshot.

12 years of music disappearing into the memory hole highlights impermanence of the web.

Facebook attack claim disputed video

Police carry flowers left by well wishers to the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch. Fifty people died in the shootings on ...

A man who reported the shooting livestream disputes Facebook's claim that no-one did.

The challenge of ignoring a terrorist video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern signs a national condolence book. She has vowed not to give the attacker publicity.

ANALYSIS: Notoriety is a driver for terrorists. In the age of social media, we may all need to get better at denying them it.

digital living

How to create the perfect home office

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 is the ideal home office companion.

Work from home? You’re a part of a growing cohort of people who have chosen better balance.

Goodbye console? Here's Stadia video

Google's making moves into the $63b gaming industry.

Facebook removed 1.5m videos video

What's up with WhatsApp?

gadgets

Tech transforming cruise life video

After years in development, Carnival debuted its Ocean Medallion technology on a Princess Cruises ship late last year.

The Ocean Medallion system is designed to let passengers use it as much or as little as they wish.

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.

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

More social media scrutiny likely

A number of social media platforms have worked to remove video footage filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque ...

All companies big and small must have social media policy in wake of Christchurch mosque tragedy, barrister says.

Instagram is now a shop video

Instagram will now let you purchase products directly through the app.

Instagram will now let you purchase products directly through the app.

Myspace loses 50 million songs

A MySpace screenshot.

12 years of music disappearing into the memory hole highlights impermanence of the web.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

Video

VR company Eight360 breaks new ground

A Wellington tech startup is working on a new frontier of VR technology.

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