Startup’s ‘super-map’ takes on Google Earth
The startup company is attempting to create a map that will rival Google Earth by providing near real-time global imagery from commercial satellites, aerial cameras and drones.
Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno Z in gorgeous Aurora Purple
Know your motive: new research considers the next wave of robots
Mighty Ape offers Afterpay in New Zealand - finally
GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
Gaming consoles are the most secure smarthome devices
Does work experience trump formal education?
Hands-on review: Corsair HS35 is the complete console gaming headset
The HS35 delivers high-quality sound and voice clarity for gaming on multiple platforms including PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices, thanks to a universal 3.5mm connection.
Aussie company launches new chatbot service for homeless youth
Set to launch in March 2020, the chatbot is currently in design and testing and is the biggest change to the Ask Izzy platform since 2016.
Massey Uni & Stats NZ launch first research database
Massey University and Statistics New Zealand opened the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) laboratory, which will provide staff and student use for IDI-approved projects.
NVIDIA's ray tracing graphics are coming to Minecraft
Prepare your pixel spades, because Minecraft is the latest game to get the real-time ray tracing treatment, thanks to NVIDIA and Microsoft.
Auckland ICT Graduate School adopts AWS programme
“For tech companies to continue to grow and compete on a global stage, AWS is working to grow the skills base and cultivate the next generation."
Sony gets serious about reducing plastic pollution
The 'One Blue Ocean' project aims to reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. It also states that Sony will also make efforts to reduce its environmental footprint to zero by 2050.
Hands-on review: MSI Trident X Plus 9SD-074AU gaming PC
We look at one of the hottest and sexiest gaming rigs available on the local market
Five ways smart TVs are at risk of cyber attacks
Android TV is the most popular operating system for TVs – but it’s also vulnerable to many malware strains that affect other Android devices, because it shares the same base architecture.
Kiwi employees embracing a future of AI
Kiwi employees are the most secure in their roles when it comes to embracing artificial intelligence in the workplace, compared to all other countries surveyed including, Australia, USA, UK, Germany and Japan.
Govt support could turn NZ's game industry into billion-dollar boom
Grinding Gear Games’ hugely successful RPG Path of Exile has showcased the local gaming industry – last year Tencent purchased Grinding Gear Games for more than $100 million.
Bose revamps iconic QuietComfort headphones
The Bose 700s use the next-generation Bose noise cancellation for improved noise reduction and sophisticated electronic circuitry that eliminates the “hiss” regularly heard in other headphones.
Find out where you can get your Corsair gaming goods near you
Corsair has a range of retailers and resellers in most countries around the world.
Hands-on review: The Elgato Stream Deck makes streaming so much easier
Too lazy to tell your Twitter followers that you’re online? No problem - just pre-populate a tweet, assign it to one of the 15 keys and you can send it whenever you like.
Hands-on review: Belkin USB-C Mulitmedia Hub
Every new laptop owner needs something to solve their USB-C dilemmas. We look at a possible solution.
How video games are driving the need for faster internet
Video games are driving the need for internet services that are lightning fast and free of lag or latency, especially as many games now rely on the internet to provide an excellent gaming experience.
Huawei’s 10 megatrend predictions for 2025
The GIV predicts technology trends up until 2025, including 5G coverage, AI deployment, home robot adoption, and smart assistant use rates.
Hands-on review: Dyson V11 is the smartest stick vac on the block
It’s a vacuum cleaner that displays the efficiency and precision of cleaning only seen in advertisements, and never actually played out in real-life use cases.
Logitech showcases the best parts of being a tech junkie
Freshly caffeinated and after the most delicious custard and apple doughnut ever, I ventured to the Logitech Showcase, ready to be inspired. I wasn’t disappointed.
DJI’s new selfie stick has plenty of awesome features
DJI’s new Osmo Mobile 3 mobile phone stabiliser is a selfie stick in disguise – but it’s a selfie stick that has plenty of features.
Control your appliances with a D-Link mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
The device can be set to turn your TV off when you’re asleep, power on your coffee maker before you wake up, or automatically turn on your living room lamp while you’re on holiday.
Streaming service Disney+ coming to NZ – pricing and dates
The services will be another competitor entering the streaming market to compete with the likes of Netflix, Sky’s Neon offering, Lightbox.
Sennheiser goes wireless for audiophiles
Sennheiser is gearing up to launch its first audiophile Bluetooth in-ear headphones, due to hit shelves in mid-August.
Prudential Corporation Asia launches next generation health app
A new app known as ‘Pulse’ has been launched by Prudential Corporation Asia to provide an AI-powered, 24/7 health partner to users, allowing them to better understand their personal health.