Virtual creative writing helps Kiwi kids 'feel brave'
More than 8000 children across New Zealand schools participated in live ‘virtual’ creative writing workshop as part of an effort to promote children’s wellbeing.
Find out where you can get your Corsair gaming goods near you
Twitter gets a makeover
Kiwi EdTech software innovation goes international
UPDATED: Orvibo & Arlo smart home products patched to prevent attacks
Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Scam warning: Fake Google reviews and business listings targeting the vulnerable
Emojis in the workplace struggle to span generations
“People can interpret emojis in different ways and different groups often associate different meanings with different symbols, and this doesn’t always cross the generations.”
CERT NZ report: Unauthorised account access a growing problem
New Zealanders reported direct financial losses of $1.7 million. While that is still a substantial loss, the figure is a 71% drop from the previous quarter.
UNSW's robot soccer team face off at world cup in Sydney
About 170 teams and over 1,200 participants from universities and research laboratories around the world are expected to compete at this year’s main event.
Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
The safest altitude for flying drones above marine life
If you’re planning to use a drone for a birds-eye-view of nature at its finest, it’s best to consider how high up you’re flying that drone.
AMD unleashes the ultimate PC gaming platform
AMD Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards redefine what is possible in 1440p gaming.
10 times malware proved that MacOS isn't bulletproof
Mac users need to come to terms with the fact that their devices are not immune from attack.
Game review: Super Mario Maker 2, The last 2D Mario game you need to buy
No matter which Super Mario game is your favourite, there is a way to create a level in that style.
New eye technology for cataract patients comes to NZ
The new surgical procedure replaces the lens in the eye with an artificial lens and is the first of its kind to be offered in New Zealand.
Game review: Planet Coaster - Ghostbusters expansion (PC)
Theme park management game, Planet Coaster, gets a rather spooky expansion with Planet Coaster: Ghostbusters.
Amazon admits storing Alexa recordings until users take action
Amazon’s Alexa voice service is storing all user voice recordings and transcripts on its servers by default – and people who want to delete those recordings must do so manually.
Video conferencing: How to make interviewing less awkward
“If businesses are going to use video-based interviews in their hiring process, they need to make the experience engaging."
Hands-on review: The 6th Gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
I have often marvelled at Lenovo’s ability to pack in a lot of features, making them hard to overlook if you’re constantly on the go, and in need of your office at your fingertips.
NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught - BlockchainNZ
“The disruptive effects of Libra could arrive in New Zealand as early as next year."
Startup launches AI-powered music curation service
Dubbed DIY AI, the service allows users to input a link to a song of their choosing, and within approximately 10 seconds Musiio will generate at least eight custom tags, including genre, BPM, key, and mood.
The kids are alright: Social media helps Kiwi parents monitor their grownup kids
No matter how old you are, some parents just want to make sure you’re okay when you’re having a night out on the town.
Kiwi tech company creates AR experience for new home builds
AR studio Reactar created a mobile platform called homeAR that helps buyers of new homes decide how their house should look.
Apple updates MacBooks for uni students
Barely two months since its last spruce-up, Apple is giving the MacBook Pro yet another update – while the MacBook Air has also had an upgrade.
Health app to track Kiwis' diabetes medication
Researchers will use the app, designed by Zoom Pharmacy, to report on how patients keep up with medication.
AI changing the game for sports fans
New NTT research shows over half of people aged 18-34 believe AI creates better engagement, but only a quarter know how it’s applied in sports.