Te Papa to take visitors down the rabbit hole this summer
rom the earliest optical toys to silent film, animation, puppetry, live-action cinema, videogames, CGI, 3D and beyond, Wonderland explores how the moving image has kept Alice and her stories in the public consciousness.
New eye technology for cataract patients comes to NZ
NVIDIA releases newest RTX graphics cards
AI changing the game for sports fans
Check Point research discovers new variant of mobile malware
Startup launches AI-powered music curation service
Game review: Planet Coaster - Ghostbusters expansion (PC)
Domino's introduces AI and machine learning to pizza
"With DOM Pizza Checker keeping an ‘eye’ on product quality, our customers can have greater confidence that their pizza will look as it should - and if it doesn’t, we’ll make it right by making it again."
Tinder unveils 'lite' version of its dating app
The new version will increase the app's performance and accessibility in emerging areas where data access is limited and mobile app use is more costly for users.
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.
Google can now translate pics of te reo Māori
The update is the latest Google initiative to help make te reo more accessible for learners and non-speakers alike.
Hands-on review: Micron Ballistix Elite Gaming Memory DD4-3600
Darren Price takes a look at 16GB of Micron’s Ballistix Elite DDR4-3600 gaming memory.
Hands-on review: The Belkin DuraTek Plus charging cable will outlast your device
Charging cables have one job – and they’re notorious for being bad at it.
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.
Twitter gets a makeover
Twitter has begun to rollout a refreshed and updated version of its website, as it looks to give users a more personalised experience.
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.”
Matariki AR comes alive without the need for special apps
The Matariki AR experience used a markerless Web AR platform. The experience works directly from many browsers, such as Chrome, Safari and Explorer.
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.
UPDATED: Orvibo & Arlo smart home products patched to prevent attacks
The security of smart home devices is once again under the spotlight this week, as two different device manufacturers come under fire for major vulnerabilities.
The dystopian future of the internet
“It’s only been a year since the rules lapsed, so there is still hope that our dire predictions will never come to pass."
Sydney & Melbourne amongst world's top places for women entrepreneurs
"Every day I meet inspiring women in Australia and New Zealand, so it is heartening to see Sydney and Melbourne rank in the top 15 cities globally in our WE Cities Index report."
DevOps amongst most sought after skillset
The survey found 53% of respondents believe technical skills have the highest impact on the effectiveness of an organisation or department.
Govt gets serious about drone regulation in NZ
New Zealand could be leading the world in the development of drone technologies, but we need to work out how to make those technologies safe first.
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."
AMD unleashes the ultimate PC gaming platform
AMD Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards redefine what is possible in 1440p gaming.
Game review: F1 2019 (PC)
The game models tyre wear, fuel efficiency and aerodynamics among other physical attributes of the cars. Expert players can tune cars with more efficient set-ups and even make adjustments on the fly - whilst racing.
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%.