Spider-Man's webslinging return video

Early signs show that yes, he does whatever a Spider-Man can.

Marvel Studios and Insomniac Games have been working on a new Spider-Man game - we get the insight from the team ahead of its release.

Aus teen hacked Apple

The teenager repeatedly broke into Apple's mainframe because he was such a fan.

The teen repeatedly broke into Apple's mainframe because he was such a fan.

Risks of the Internet of Things video

It's cheaper to make appliances and other devices with smart technology than not.

We live in the age of the smart home, smart car, smartphone ... what does this 'smartness' do for us?

Samsung struggles to standout

The Samsung Note 9 looks great and has high-end specs. Compared to last year's model, it's got a larger display, better ...

OPINION: Samsung's new Note 9 is a good smartphone, but we have seen it all before.

Google to take big step: Report

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Report Google will control a big retail space in Chicago, but tech giant calls it rumour.

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Facebook's fake ads used TV stars

Today co-host Georgie Gardner is among Australian TV stars whose name is used in advertisements on Facebook without her ...

Australians reportedly gave credit card details after seeing dodgy adverts.

Virtual reality quake training

A vibrating base and virtual reality kit was used to simulate the events of an earthquake.

When the big one hits, this hospital has already experienced it - in VR.

Google tracks movements - like it or not

Even with Location History paused, some Google apps automatically store time-stamped location data without asking.

Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

Even better than the real thing

Massey Universtiy PhD student Alex Schnack's virtual store can more accurately figure out what attracts shoppers to ...

Student's virtual reality market research leaving consumer surveys in the dust.

Author's trolls untouchable by police

Samoan author Lani Wendt Young claims police have ignored her complaints about a torrent of online abuse.

Trolls have threatened to rape author Lani Wendt Young and burn her house down, but she says police said they're powerless.

Can my son go screen-free for the school holidays?

I got my son to go screen-lite for the holidays. Was I bribing him? Of course I was.

My 13-year-old notched up a 12-hour gaming stint. I knew something had to change.

Tech hacks to transform your life

There are dozens of shortcuts built into computers and software.

The more time we spend on devices, the more important it is to learn how to use them well.

High hopes for procurement change

Cloud computing has made previous models of procuring services, such as buying through pre-approved panels, look rigid.

New approach expected to give small firms better look-in on $3 billion government IT spend.

Facebook drug deals

Lantus SoloStar Insulin 100IU/ml was being sold on a Facebook buy and sell page.

Pharmacist outraged as prescription medications are being sold illegally on Facebook.

Kids don't need phones at school

We need to educate kids about how addictive devices can be.

OPINION: On the school pick-up, I notice a lot of kids on their phones seconds after leaving class.

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Aus teen hacked Apple

The teenager repeatedly broke into Apple's mainframe because he was such a fan.

The teen repeatedly broke into Apple's mainframe because he was such a fan.

Risks of the Internet of Things video

We live in the age of the smart home, smart car, smartphone ... what does this 'smartness' do for us?

Google tracks movements - like it or not

Even better than the real thing

gadgets

Oppo R15 Pro is bang for buck

The new Oppo R15 Pro smartphone combines beautiful design and materials with a big, bright screen, and is powered by the ...

There’s a new kid on the smartphone block and it’s well worth a close look.

Surveying work suited to drones

Surveyor John Macfarlane takes a drone for a test flight.

Land surveyors no longer have to put their bodies on the line for work with the help of technology.

IBM pits computer against humans

Dr Noam Slonim, principal investigator, stands with the IBM Project Debater before a debate between the computer and two ...

IBM computer debates two humans in first public display of its new AI technology.

Human drone no more

Colin Aitchison uses a drone to complete surveying work.

Now he's flying drones over vineyards to spot stressed-out grapes. And it's paying off.

Games

$60k lost in romantic scam

Words With Friends is the latest platform to be used in romantic scams.

Words With Friends scammers send poetry and links to romantic songs by Celine Dion. Then they ask for your money.

'My son's addicted to gaming'

The 12-year-old has been gaming since he was 8 years old but his mum says Fortnite is the first game he can't put down.

The 12-year-old spends up to six hours a day playing Fortnite and charged games bills to his parents' bank accounts.

Old meets new in Sonic Mania Plus

If HD and 4K just doesn't scratch your nostalgia itch, special graphical filters allow you to mimic the fuzzy output of ...

Sega's super-fast blue hedgehog returns in a new game which blends classic level design with a raft of fun new features.

Kiwi sports stars hooked on Fortnite video

Adam Blair, David Fusitua and Ken Maumalo hit the at the LPL studios in Auckland.

Rieko Ioane's star-studded gaming squad includes brother Akira and fellow All Blacks Jordie Barrett and Ardie Savea.

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Author's trolls untouchable by police

Samoan author Lani Wendt Young claims police have ignored her complaints about a torrent of online abuse.

Trolls have threatened to rape author Lani Wendt Young and burn her house down, but she says police said they're powerless.

How to avoid a brutal public roasting

Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran, who once made me faint in a Lower Hutt EMI store.

OPINION: Dug into my old posts to see if there was anything in there that could be used against me... all references to #TeenWolf have been safely purged.

Trump's relentless human 'bots'

Twitter has robot-like accounts known as bots - which authorities say were used to manipulate the US election.

Dedicated Trump supporters who tweet and retweet thousands of times a day are being mistaken as 'bots' in a Twitter crackdown.

Parents choose screens over kids

A survey commissioned by My Food Bag and Stuff discovered 83 per cent of parents are watching TV, on a device or on the ...

When we actually have dinners together we focus intently – just not on each other.

apps

Google planning China search app video

The new Google search app released in China will reportedly block websites on Beijing's blacklist.

Google are developing a search engine for China that blocks results Beijing considers sensitive.

Breadcrumbs app creates trail to secret spots

Breadcrumbs app co-founders Brendan Platt, left, and Cameron Brodie hope new students in Wellington can settle into ...

Two Wellington entrepreneurs have developed a digital trail of breadcrumbs to help people settle into a new city.

Instagram launches video app

Kim Kardashian reveals the first photo of Chicago West.

Instagram, the go-to for people showing their best selves, hopes video will lure younger viewers.

Help at your fingertips

Akerei Maresala-Thomson spent the past decade developing MyRivr, a social services app to help people easily access ...

His friends 'risked everything' to help support his dream, but a former gang member and police officer knows it has paid off.

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Spider-Man's webslinging return

Marvel Studios and Insomniac Games have been working on a new Spider-Man game - we get the insight from the team ahead of its release.

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