Single visit fibre install now available through Chorus
Chorus has been working hard to get single-visit fibre installation over the line as the Rugby World Cup gets closer.
Smartwatches drive wearables market, up 55%
Ongoing demand fuels a strong growth trajectory for wearable devices in Q1 2019 with wrist-worn and ear-worn leading the market, according to IDC.
PC game review: Observation
Observation casts players in the unusual role of the on-board space station AI, called S.A.M. As the game starts the AI is rebooting after an incident of some sort. There’s very little in the way of hints as to what to do. And this makes sense, as S.A.M.’s memory cores have been damaged.
University of Waikato's Cyber Challenge kicks off
"There is a definite shortage of cyber security professionals in the industry and through the cyber security challenge, we hope to create a more aware and cyber-ready generation in the face of the growing cyber security threats."
Push a button, get a flight - Uber Air is coming to Melbourne
"In the coming years, with Uber Air, we want to make it possible for people to push a button and get a flight.”
Carmaker tests heated steering wheels to help drivers pay attention
A ‘sensory steering wheel’ that can be quickly heated and cooled could tell drivers when and where to turn, when to change lanes, or when approaching an intersection.
Hands-on review: Edifier S880DB Active Speakers are little with big sound
The Edifier’s bass and treble tones are unexpectedly sharp and distinct, and once I’d adjusted the balance to suit my seating arrangement, the true stereo quality was a joy to listen to.
Users’ names and email addresses leaked in Flipboard data breach
“An unauthorised person accessed and potentially obtained copies of certain databases containing Flipboard user information between June 2, 2018 and March 23, 2019 and between April 21 to 22, 2019.”
Game review: Blood & Truth (PlayStation VR)
SIE London Studio releases VR action-movie inspired cockney crime caper, Blood & Truth for PlayStation VR. FutureFive’s Darren Price takes a butcher’s.
Hands-on review: Elgato’s HD60 S revolutionises game capture
Streaming your gameplay is easier than ever and all it takes is a click of your mouse.
Kiwi 'Gen Zers' crave learning & development in their jobs
Gen Z employees have clear career ambitions that first appear at university and follow them into the workforce, the study claims.
Hands-on review: Corsair listens to its fans for this classic redesign
Corsair really listened to its thousands of fans for this redesign of the popular M65, so let’s see what’s different.
Vodafone begins Voice over LTE (4G) rollout, a first for NZ
Vodafone has introduced VoLTE (4G) sites throughout Auckland’s North Shore. This is the first VoLTE offering in New Zealand, and the first of a nationwide approach for Vodafone.
TCL Electronics releases first ever 8K TV
TCL Electronics hopes its newest release will ‘propel at-home entertainment to new heights’.
Enable celebrates 100,000th connection as Rugby World Cup nears
Enable, Christchurch's fibre broadband provider, has now connected its 100,000th customer to its network, doubling the number of households and businesses connected to ultra-fast fibre broadband in less than two years.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams are popular because they prey on vulnerable people looking for love, and the victims want to believe what they are reading and seeing, which causes them to forget basic protection from scams."
Xbox has plenty to offer gaming fans, but Project Scarlett is still mysterious
Project Scarlett may be an intriguingly vague name for Microsoft’s new Xbox gaming console, although the company is giving little away about what it will actually be.
Samsung TVs to bring Kiwis Spark Sport
Samsung Electronics New Zealand has announced its support for the Spark Sport smart TV app, in a move that makes it the first brand to do so.
Volvo and Uber team up to deliver self-driving vehicle
Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several prototypes aimed at accelerating the companies' self-driving car development.
Research: e-retailers failing to deliver on promises
Rising customer complaints against online retailers reflect the perils of overly ambitious delivery services, says Tryzens.
NZ's education sector must move fast to support edtech
New Zealand’s education sector needs to face up to automation and the way it will affect people’s jobs in years to come – and it needs to move quickly to do so.
Games in review: The amazing versatility of Nintendo characters
Darren Price tales a look at Mario Tennis Aces and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition.
Air NZ soaring high for third consecutive year as NZ’s most attractive employer
Air New Zealand was recognised for its financial health, use of the latest technology and strong reputation.
Apple iOS 13 preview: Dark Mode, Sign In with Apple, all-new Maps
iOS 13 is faster and more responsive with optimisations across the system that improve app launch, reduce app download sizes and make Face ID faster.
MyRepublic in hot water over levy requirements
Under the Telecommunications Act, liable companies must provide the Commission with audited financial information that the Commission can use to apportion the levy.