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Apple Watch feature failure

Apple's third watch features the ability to connect itself to the internet, but it's not living up to it is specifications.

Apple's latest wearable accessory can connect to the internet on its own - well, it should be able to.

Review: iPhone 8

From left, the iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and iPhone 8 models.

The difference between Apple's new iPhone models is a bit like flying first class compared with economy.

Huawei takes a jab at Apple

Huawei teased that "the real AI phone" will come next month when its new flagship phone is revealed.

Huawei teased that "the real AI phone" will come next month when its new flagship phone is revealed.

No new gadgets from Microsoft

Microsoft just sent invitations to an event on October 3.

The company has announced an event next month but will focus on virtual reality, not new products.

Screen shortage delays phones

IPhone X isn't available until November 3, the most significant gap since the original iPhone debuted in early January ...

An OLED crunch has already muddied the releases of several consumer tech products.

How to clean your headphones

headphones

Whether you have earbuds or headphones, give them a good clean because they've been in your ears.

A guide to choosing a phone

If you want cutting-edge hardware like the Samsung Note 8, then you will have to pay for it.

No matter who you are, the first thing to figure out is what feature is your top priority.

New iPhone on pre-sale tonight video

Apple fans can get their hands on the premium iPhone X in Vodafone and Spark stores early November.

Vodafone and Spark's pre-sales launch at 7.01pm. Here's the cheapest way to get your hands on one.

Items phones made obsolete

Having an alarm clock by each bedside used to be the standard in every home.

​The smartphone's rise in prominence over the last decade has served as the death knell for many things.

iPhone X: a non-review review

In New Zealand, the iPhone X will cost $1799 (64GB) or $2099 (256GB). They will be available for pre-order on October 27 ...

I got my hands on it - but not for long.

Kiwis miss out on Apple tech

Kiwis will be able to buy the Apple Watch Series 3, but not the version with a cellular connection.

You could almost hear the crying of Apple fans during the first few announcements of the Apple event.

Apple reveals three iPhones

The new iPhone X has a 5.8-inch screen.

The new iPhone X is bigger, has no home button, and you'll pay up to $2000 for it.

iPhone X: Catch-up or revolution?

From left, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and iPhone 8 models.

"There has never been anything like it," Apple said. Um, actually there is.

Samsung eyes foldable phone

When Samsung will release its first foldable phone has been a perennial question in the market since Samsung first ...

Samsung has said it aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand.

Recap: Apple iPhone launch

Apple has revealed the iPhone X - a state of the art phone the company is calling the biggest leap forward since the ...

Stuff is at Apple Park in Silicon Valley for the 10th anniversary iPhone launch.

When to upgrade your phone

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is one of the latest phones tempting people to upgrade.

A two year-old smartphone isn't as terrible as it once was.

What to expect at Apple's event

The Apple event starts at 5am on Wednesday (NZ Time).

For the first time, Apple plans to unveil three phones, including a premium model.

Do you need a TV anymore?

About 10 years ago, TVs were the only place you could watch television shows. That monopoly is long gone and now any ...

With most people owning multiple devices, the humble television is fighting for its place in the family home.

Quantum computer in 10 years

Even Albert Einstein was "freaked out" by quantum effects and called them "spooky".

Quantum computers work millions of times faster than conventional ones.

Evolution of the iPhone

Steve Jobs holds the first iPhone.

When Steve Jobs revealed the first iPhone 10 years ago, he kickstarted the smartphone revolution.

The fight to replace phones

Most tech industry experts assume AR devices will eventually replace the smartphone.

We're slowly building up to a future without screens, keyboards, or, indeed, the smartphone itself.

Review: OnePlus 5 smartphone

The 5.5-inch OnePlus 5 is available in New Zealand for $790 with 6GB of RAM – generous for an Android handset – and 64GB ...

The Android-powered OnePlus 5 is sleek and powerful without breaking the budget.

New phone could be iPhone X video

New iPhones are due out on September 12.

Leaks suggest Apple's most important new phone will be the iPhone X.

New iPhone production glitch

The latest iPhone set to be unveiled next Tuesday will reportedly feature a 5.8-inch OLED display and 3-D sensing ...

A slip up in Apple's factory could make next week's launch a bit bumpy.

The iPhone hype is fading

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has previously indicated that leaks and rumours about upcoming products are causing ...

The launch of the next iPhone is not exciting most people, according to a survey.

Review: Samsung Note 8

The new Note 8 bears a striking resemblance to another Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8+.

Samsung's new smartphone is big and expensive but also impressive.

Review: A small, mighty DSLR

Its compact size makes the 200D an easy camera to use for smartphone photographers.

Canon's new EOS 200D is designed to appeal to those of us unfamiliar with photographic jargon.

We may have hit 'peak phone'

Most people who want one already have a smartphone, and there are no new features that are sufficiently compelling for ...

If phones sales slow down, innovation and competition will be damaged and we will all be worse off.

Huawei's chip will beat Apple

Huawei will launch the Mate 10 and its sister phone, the Mate 10 Pro, in Munich on October 16.

Huawei aims to use artificial intelligence-powered features such as instant image recognition to take on rivals.

Review: Star Wars droids

Programmable R2-D2 and BB-9E are the latest additions to Sphero's range of robotics Star Wars droids.

Sphero's latest interactive robots are straight out of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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