ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
While many parents worry about their child’s online activity, many are not taking precautionary measures, according to new insights from ESET.
Sennheiser AMBEO soundbar marks the audio expert’s foray into home theatre
Hands-on review: Sennheiser Momentum Wireless Headphones
Apple announces first ever Apple Music Awards
Hands-on review: Glass Elite VisionGuard+ For iPhone 11 Pro Max
Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Pro 7
Hands-on review: Corsair K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard
Hands-on review: The Mophie Powerstation XXL
The Mophie Powerstation XXL is great for anyone who needs a good reliable portable charging solution or is looking to for a gift for a tech-loving friend or family member.
Game review: Planet Zoo (PC)
Frontier Developments continue to prove themselves to be the masters of the real-time park management genre with Planet Zoo.
Techtorium & New Era IT encourage IT diversity in New Zealand
Angus Fenn is a young New Zealander who is making a difference in New Zealand’s IT sector and the wider community – and he’s also partially deaf himself.
Panasonic brings back high-spec audio brand, Technics
The top-end audio range of headphones, speakers and turntables return to New Zealand.
NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
“Not just the tech sector, but all sectors of the economy will suffer, if schools don’t successfully introduce digital skills.”
ASUS launches ROG Phone II in Australia
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ASUS ROG) is reinforcing its dedication to keen mobile gamers, with a new iteration of its smartphone product, the ROG Phone.
Game review: Tokyo Dark Remembrance (Switch)
It took two years for the game to get ported to the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4 but now that it is finally here, is it any good?
Norton 360, best all-in-one internet safety package
A Norton 360 Premium one-year subscription protects up to five of your devices, including your Mac, PC, iOS, and Android devices.
Hands-on review: The ASUS ROG Theta 7.1 headset
This is a serious headset for the serious gamer. Here's why.
2K Games' new studio Cloud Chamber will develop next BioShock game
Cloud Chamber has already started work on the next BioShock game, which is expected to spend several years in development, according to 2K.
Disney+: Is it safe to subscribe?
"Excitement has been building for Disney+ and while it's in limited release, people will seek out alternative means to use the platform."
Hands-on review: OPPO A5 2020
Priced at under $350, like me you’ll be kicking yourself for spending more than twice that for a whole lot less phone.
Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
The Surface Laptop 3 is a more than capable laptop and it feels like Microsoft is slowly moving into the market space that Apple dominated for such a long time - good looking, robust, reliable laptops with premium price tags.
ANZ Bank warns businesses and customers of phishing scam
"This sole purpose of this elaborate phishing scam is to harvest the login credentials of ANZ customers so the criminals behind this scam can break into their bank accounts."
Ola set to expand operations in NZ to 11 new locations
A year after launching in New Zealand, Ola will expand its platform beyond Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to other cities including Hamilton, Dunedin, Palmerston North and Tauranga.
Gartner: Apple continues to lose as smartphone market drops
Huawei, Samsung, and OPPO increased market share in the third quarter of 2019, while Apple and Xiaomi share declined.
Vodafone bolsters Southland 4G capabilities with new sites
"Bringing connectivity to these areas not only delivers the essential communication needed, but also the safety of Kiwis living in these remote areas."
AMD issues Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition software update
"With each Radeon Software release, we laser-focus on bringing innovative features gamers demand, significant performance improvements, and the ultimate in software stability and reliability."
Hands-on review: Skullcandy Push wireless earbuds
With the number of wireless earbuds out there, there’s really no reason to have wires hanging from your ears anymore. Indeed, my Huawei phone doesn’t even have a headphone socket.
Australian workers feel voiceless, research finds
Deskless employees told us that they struggle to feel connected to head office and company leaders, that there are barriers to communicating internally."
Spark brings 5G to five South Island towns and communities
Spark has committed to delivering New Zealand’s first 5G commercial service into the five heartland communities of Westport, Clyde, Twizel, Tekapo and Hokitika.
Game review: The Alliance Alive HD Remastered (Switch)
The Alliance Alive HD Remastered is a well put together RPG that shouldn’t be missed this time around.
Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
New Zealand businesses with a need for cutting-edge performance cloud software and transfer vast amounts of data are expected to be early adopters of the trial.
Vodafone NZ invests in boosting energy efficiency
Vodafone says it expects to reduce its electricity usage in Aotearoa by at least 10% over the next three years through implementing a range of new technologies.
Digital divide most impacts Kiwis in social housing & the disabled
The ‘digital divide’ is still very much present in New Zealand society, with those in social housing and those with disabilities feeling the most impacted by inadequate internet access.
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming to NZ
The controversial foldable smartphone is now available for preorder in New Zealand from December 9, with shipping starting on December 18.
Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
New Zealand’s next generation of the workforce is prepared for the gig economy and ready for whatever disruption comes its way, according to a new report from MYOB.
Wellington Airport offers travellers a sneak peek of 5G
The trial will run until December 9. But the trial is far from fully-fledged – only five users can connect to the 5G device and only for five minutes at a time.
Hands-on review: The JBL Reflect Flow wireless earbuds are a dark horse
At $249, the JBL Reflect Flows are playing in the mid to high-end range of true wireless earphones.
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
New Zealand Rugby uses AWS-powered analytics to boost performance
Amazon Partner Network Partner Intela AI and data science company DOT Loves Data partnered to develop the Play in the Grey interactive platform on AWS.
Parents unsure how to approach 'the dangers of the digital world'
A new report finds that Australian parents are aware of digital threats, but they lack confidence when it comes to knowing how to deal with safety.
Game review: Shenmue III is a nice surprise
Shenmue III would not have come out if it wasn’t for a successful Kickstarter campaign that launched during E3 2015. Four years later, the game is finally out but does it live up to the hype?
Spare space in the car? Kiwis can now make a little money by shipping stuff
Lonelyseat is a new service that connects drivers with people who need parcels or objects shipped around the country.
Hands-on review: The Nokia 7.2 smartphone
Finally, for the first time in my life, I can discuss the merits of my photography and casually remark, “Oh that one was taken with one of my ZEISS lenses.”
Game review: Bubble Bobble 4 Friends (Switch)
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends is a charming revision of a classic coin-op arcade game. It retains enough of the original, whilst suitably updating it for the modern gaming palette.
Hays: Jobseekers must 'self-disrupt' their career in 2020
taking calculated risks, not raising salary too early and highlighting transferrable skills for a sideways move are all ways people can land a job in the next year.
Blink XT2 surveillance cams patched after 'severe' vulnerabilities found
If exploited, the vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of an affected device, allowing them to remotely view camera footage, listen to audio output and hijack the device for use in a botnet to perform, for example, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, steal data or send spam.