Nosy flashlight apps want more permissions than they need
It might seem like a flashlight app just needs access to the camera flash in order to turn on and off. Apparently, that’s wrong.
Hands-on review: Supercharging the RTX with the ROG STRIX RTX2080 SUPER
Apple issues clarification on extent of iOS malware infection
PAX AUS reveals this year's Indie Showcase winners
Telstra brings advanced VR streaming to Aus
Commerce Commission seeks to upgrade NZ’s emergency calling code
An esports gamer's dream: Fortress Melbourne to open in 2020
Hands-on review: Spyro Reignited Trilogy for Nintendo Switch
How well did this trilogy age? Is the switch a good home for it? This is what I aim to find out.
All the details on Apple’s newest iPhones
Apple unveiled its latest range of iPhones today focusing on camera improvements on top of the standard performance updates users have come to expect.
New wireless canopy solution makes any building smart
Cognian’s Patented Syncromesh wireless canopy makes it cost-effective to retrofit existing buildings, reducing energy and emissions.
Spyro's launch on PC & Switch comes with a surprise 'Crash'
September 3 marks the day that the Spyro Reignited Trilogy is available worldwide for PC and Nintendo Switch - and there's an added bonus.
Breaking barriers: The rise of Maori women in IT
When it comes to the ongoing need for employees, women are in the minority, occupying only 23% of professional IT roles overall.
Annoyed, angry and devastated: How Kiwis really feel about streaming the Rugby World Cup
"When it comes to watching the All Blacks and the Rugby World Cup, the message is clear… if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it."
Apple Arcade & Apple TV+ want you glued to your screen
Whether you’re into films, TV shows, documentaries or gaming, Apple is certainly pulling out all the stops to tempt people in a market that’s spoilt for choice.
AI: Urgent action needed to address NZ challenges
"But to take full advantage we need to act now, be the agile innovators we are and not wait for a fully-formed national strategy to arrive first."
Samsung says 'hundreds of apps' will work with Galaxy Fold
‘Hundreds’ of apps on the Google Play and Galaxy Stores have been updated to work with the foldable phone, thanks to a collaboration with Google to improve integrated Android OS support.
Stairway to hell: Scams, ransomware, and $6.5m gone from Kiwis' pockets
In just a three month period this year, New Zealanders reported more than 1000 cybersecurity incidents and financial losses of $6.5 million to CERT NZ.
UNISOC releases Octa-Core SoC with improved image processing and AI
The Tiger T618 SoC boasts the latest and greatest in smartphone photography tech to boost the mobile shooting experience.
Apple brings always-on display to the Watch Series 5
Both Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS) and (GPS + Cellular) models will be available in stores beginning Friday, 20 September.
ESP and AWS work to reduce NZ's carbon footprint
According to a new statement, with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS), ESP has helped clients save $40 million or 240 GWh of energy since 2001 - the equivalent of taking 21,842 houses off the grid in New Zealand.
Premium headphones driving revenue boom, says Futuresource
Thanks to the trend in premium brands, worldwide headphone revenue is growing four times faster than shipment numbers.
Spark teams up with Air New Zealand in exclusive deal
"Air New Zealand is another great example of Spark partnering with a world leading brand to bring our customers more value."
Inland Revenue & ACC to stop accepting cheques from March 2020
Inland Revenue received more than 430,000 cheque payments in the last financial year, but the amount of cheque payments has been dropping around 20% each year, according to the firm.
How the iPhone malware discovery affects Apple users – Malwarebytes
The malware implant has been patched, but iPhone users should ensure they’re running on the latest version of iOS (12.1.4) to leverage the security patches.
Heavy duty drones could be key to predicting future eruptions
“In the next project we will use these drones to study the volcanoes, and also develop submersible devices to study undersea volcanoes."
Forget disruption, you should be worrying about our lack of tech
According to the new report, ‘New Zealand, technology and productivity’, it isn’t that New Zealand has too much technology it’s that we don’t have enough.
Looking for love? Facebook gets in on the dating game
Facebook is trying to downplay the whole idea of Tinder-like swipes, and instead it’s promoting the idea of creating ‘meaningful relationships through things people have in common, like interests and groups.
Security flaw left Android phones open to SMS phishing attacks found
Check Point Research discovered the vulnerability impacts phones from Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony.