Acer's $5k gaming monitor promises speed and brightness
Acer has given the world a sneak preview of its new Predator X35 gaming monitor, due to be released from August 1.
Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Diversity is a big challenge facing the STEM industries and as a large technology employer, Trade Me wants to help change that."
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.
Scam warning: Fake Google reviews and business listings targeting the vulnerable
"Essentially people are doing this because people are easy to scam when they are anxious, desperate or in trouble."
Jabra’s environment-aware headphones hit Aotearoa
The headphones include SmartSound that automatically adjusts the sound and noise cancelling based on the user’s environment.
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.
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.
The four key trends shaping modern consumer behaviour
"Trust is continuing to drop and it's more important than ever to make brands culturally relevant."
Canalys: 5G smartphones will overtake 4G by 2023
Asia Pacific will account for 17.4% of the 800 million 5G smartphone shipments globally in 2023.
UK tackles mapping challenges for self-driving vehicles
Great Britain is taking charge on developing global standards for high-definition mapping essential for the safe deployment of self-driving and autonomous vehicles.
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.
NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught - BlockchainNZ
“The disruptive effects of Libra could arrive in New Zealand as early as next year."
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.
One-size-fits-all not enough to secure IoT
"The growing trend for greater connectivity puts everyday objects at risk of exploitation."
NordVPN dives into password management
NordPass will remember and autosave all passwords, autofill online forms, and allow users to save private notes.
NZ Space Agency to track satellites launched from NZ
The tracking tool will have huge benefits for future commercial space activity – and for avoiding space debris.
Game review: Planet Coaster - Ghostbusters expansion (PC)
Theme park management game, Planet Coaster, gets a rather spooky expansion with Planet Coaster: Ghostbusters.
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.
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."
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.
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.